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INSOMNIUM Release ‘Shadows Of The Dying Sun’
April 28th, 2014

Joensuu, Finland-based melodic death metal group Insomnium issued sixth full-length studio album Shadows Of The Dying Sun on April 28th, 2014 in Europe through Century Media Records. The label also scheduled North American release for the 29th.

The outing’s drums were cut by Kimmo Perkkiö at SF Sound. All other parts were recorded by Teemu Aalto at Korkeakoski Studios in Kotka. Mixing duties were handled by André Alvinzi at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden, while mastering duties were handled by Svante Forsbäck at Chartmakers.

Cover artwork responsibilities were overseen by Wille Naukkarinen, once again.

The track listing was as follows;

01. ‘The Primeval Dark’
02. ‘While We Sleep’
03. ‘Revelation’
04. ‘Black Heart Rebellion’
05. ‘Lose To Night’
06. ‘Collapsing Words’
07. ‘The River’
08. ‘Ephemeral’ (album version)
09. ‘The Promethean Song’
10. ‘Shadows Of The Dying Sun’

In its first week of release, Shadows Of The Dying Sun landed at position two in Finland, at position 18 in Germany, at position 33 in Switzerland, and at position 38 in Austria.

Directed by Grupa 13, a music video was filmed for the track ‘While We Sleep’ in Wrocław, Poland. An official lyric video was released for the song ‘Revelation’, meanwhile. Digitally released on September 23rd, 2013, the single ‘Ephemeral’ is lifted off of the album.

The effort marked the first Insomnium full-length to feature guitarist Markus Vanhala. Fifth studio record One For Sorrow was released in October 2011, meanwhile.