SIGH: 'Scenes From Hell' Track Listing Revealed

Japanese extreme metal band SIGH has completed work on its eighth studio album, "Scenes From Hell", for an early 2010 release via The End Records.

SIGH's Mirai Kawashima has posted the final in-studio blog for MetalSucks, which over the past several months has documented the recording process for "Scenes From Hell". An excerpt follows below.

"The album has finally been mixed and mastered. We were supposed to finish mixing it by the end of June, but it was not easy at all. Of course I knew it'd be tough to mix all those orchestral instruments properly, but it was much harder than expected. The brass section sounds very powerful by itself. Guitar, bass and drums sound powerful enough by themselves. However, once all are mixed, they could often kill each other's powerfulness! After having gone through numerous trials and errors, we finally succeeded in getting the proper result. And the album has been mastered by Maor Appelbaum, who also mastered our tribute to VENOM. He has worked with such artists as Yngwie Malmsteen and Rob Halford, so he knows how to master the metal stuff! 'Scenes from Hell' definitely sounds powerful, symphonic and relentless. This is the musical description of hell!"

"Scenes From Hell" final track listing:

01. Prelude to the Oracle
02. L'art de Mourir
03. The Soul Grave
Musica in Tempora Belli
04. The Red Funeral
05. The Summer Funeral
06. Musica in Tempora Belli
07. Vanitas
08. Scenes from Hell

The cover artwork for the album was created by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, AGHORA, TO-MERA, GWAR, SICKENING HORROR) and will be revealed soon.

Video footage of SIGH performing a cover version of the VENOM classic "Black Metal" at last year's Damnation Festival, which was held November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K., can be viewed below.

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