SWALLOW THE SUN Looks Back On 2007; Video Available

Juha Raivio and Matti Honkonen of the Finnish doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN recently took part in sounds2move.de's 2007 Christmas special. They spoke about their most memorable moments of 2007 and discussed their plans for the future. Watch the 12-minute video clip below.

The double-LP vinyl release of "Hope", the third album by SWALLOW THE SUN, has been postponed until early 2008 — most likely January, or February at the latest — "due to some circumstances, mainly concerning the artwork," according to the label, Garden Of Exile Records. The 18-gram vinyl release will contain an AMORPHIS cover as a bonus track, featuring a guest appearance by AMORPHIS vocalist Tomi Joutsen.

Pressing details:

Green / Black vinyl: 100 copies
Green vinyl: 150 copies
Black vinyl: 250 copies
Total: 500 copies

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SWALLOW THE SUN recently posted its video for the song "Doomed to Walk the Earth" on YouTube. The track comes off "Hope", which entered the Finnish national chart at position No. 3 back in February. The follow-up to 2005's "Ghosts of Loss" was recorded at Seawolf Studios in Helsinki and was mastered at Finnvox studios with Minerva Pappi. The LP features a vocal appearance by Jonas Renkse of KATATONIA on the song "The Justice of Suffering".


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