HAMMERFALL frontman Joacim Cans began recording the vocals for his upcoming solo album, titled "Beyond the Gates", on January 15 with producer Charlie Bauerfeind (HELLOWEEN, MOTÖRHEAD, SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, RAGE). Charlie is also slated to mix the CD, which will be released under the CANS banner on April 26 through Sanctuary Records.
Late February, the video clip for the track "Red Light" will be shot. Director for the clip will be Joacim's longtime friend Roger Johansson, who is known for his outstanding work with HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES and SOILWORK, among others. The theme for the video will be revealed soon.
"Beyond The Gates" was recorded with the following band lineup: Matt Sinner (bass, SINNER), "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (guitars, ex-HALFORD, PAINMUSEUM), Stefan Elmgren (guitars, HAMMERFALL) and Mark Zonder (drums, FATES WARNING).
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