PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349) and guitarist John Espen Sagstad (TROLLFEST, SARKOM), has set "The Wanderer and His Shadow" as the title of its upcoming CD, due on April 2 through Candlelight Records. Clocking in at just over 40 minutes, the album was recorded and mixed by Christian Wibe at Nye Losjen studios in Sofiemyr, Norway and features artwork by Kjell Åge Meland, who did the front cover to the band's debut release, "Atrocity Divine".
"The Wanderer and His Shadow" track listing:
01. Origin of Sin
02. The Wanderer and his Shadow
03. Cyanide Storm
04. Coming to an End
06. Where Angels Burn
07. My Curse
08. Chaos Incarnate
"Coming to an End" features a guest appearance by SOLEFALD vocalist Lazare Nedland, while Nachtgarm from NEGATOR appears on "Chaos Incarnate". Former PANTHEON I member Gunhild contributes "her great violin skills" on "Where Angels Burn". A pre-production version of the song "Core of the Soul" has been made available for download in the "Media" section of the band's official web site, www.pantheon-i.com.
Available on World Chaos Productions, PANTHEON I's debut album, "Atrocity Divine", was mixed at I.Y.F. Studios in Oslo, Norway by Martin Storm-Olsen and PANTHEON-I, and was mastered at Strype Audio by Tom Kvålsvoll.
PANTHEON I combine aspects of black, death, progressive and speed metal to create a unique sound that features violin and cello. "Atrocity Divine" is said to apeal to those "who have a fascination for brutal, extreme and melancholic music."