New LEMMY Tribute Record Features Members Of WOLF, DENATA And SEANCE

New LEMMY Tribute Record Features Members Of WOLF, DENATA And SEANCE

Swedish paleontology professor and heavy metal aficionado Mats E. Eriksson named a fossil worm, Kalloprion Kilmisteri, in honor of Lemmy Kilmister in 2006. Now — ten years later — the fossil has come to brutal sonic life with the aid of prolific Swedish metal musicians, notably members of WOLF, DENATA and SEANCE, interpreting the "paleo metal" song "Silurian Overkill".

The "Kalloprion Kilmisteri - Silurian Overkill" record features three, thrash/death metal tracks with lyrics by Eriksson. The lyrics hail the fossil and honor Lemmy, who tragically passed away in December 2015, while simultaneously flirting with the MOTÖRHEAD legacy.

The first song, a death'n'roll-oozing beast, is composed and arranged by Swedish death metal pioneers SEANCE, this being their first release since 2009! SEANCE today features Tomas Andersson (FREEVIL, DENATA, SEANCE), Johan Larsson (SEANCE), Mique Flesh (FREEVIL, SEANCE, ex-WITCHERY, ex-SATANIC SLAUGHTER), and Tony Toxine Vargfrost (FREEVIL, SEANCE, ex-WITCHERY, ex-SATANIC SLAUGHTER).

The second song, a fast thrash/death metal composition by DENATA, with Tomas Andersson on vocals, features a MOTÖRHEAD-esque guitar solo by film music composer and longtime, die-hard MOTÖRHEAD fan Mattias Bärjed (FREE FALL, REFUSED, ex-THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, ex-NYMPHET NOODLERS).

The third song was also composed by thrash/death metal band DENATA and proudly features howling, metal singer extraordinaire Niklas "Viper" Stålvind (WOLF) on vocals and lead guitar.

The first two tracks were mixed by Mique Flesh in HellSmell Studio, whereas the third track was mixed by Simon Johansson (WOLF) and Mike Wead (KING DIAMOND) in SolnaSound Recording.

Following the digital release, the songs will also be available on a limited, collector's edition 12" picture vinyl, limited to 300 copies worldwide.

The record is released by Mats E. Eriksson together with fellow paleontologist Achim G. Reisdorf as the fourth album in the Sonic Science Slam Explorer series.

The official release party for the vinyl will take place November 11 at the grand opening ceremony of the "Rock Fossils" exhibition in Chemnitz, Germany.

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