Norwegian extreme metallers IN VAIN have issued the following update:"After much work during Christmas, we are 98% done [with the sophomore IN VAIN CD] and only small corrections remain. Our new album will be entitled 'Mantra' and it will feature seven songs with a playing time of more or less an hour. As prevously mentioned, we will also include a video of the recording and other stuff. More news on artwork, mastering and last but not least, music will hopefully be available in not too long. We have worked quite a lot on this album and hope you will enjoy it." "Mantra" tentative track listing: 01. Captivating Solitude
03. Ain't No Lovin'
04. On The Banks Of The Mississippi
05. Circle Of Agony
06. Wayakin (The Guardian Spirit Of The Nez Perce)
07. Dark Prophets, Black Hearts
08. Sombre Fall, Burdened Winter IN VAIN released its full-length debut, "The Latter Rain", in 2007 via Indie Recordings. The CD was recorded at DUB Studio (GREEN CARNATION, BLOOD RED THRONE, CHAIN COLLECTOR) in the summer/fall of 2006 and involved close to 20 guest musicians and several guest vocalists, such as Jan K. Transeth (IN THE WOODS...) and Kjetil Nordhus (GREEN CARNATION, TRAIL OF TEARS). For more information, visit the band's MySpace page.
IN VAIN on tour with VREID in 2007: