Latest Inner Wound releases
140721: Axenstar signs with Inner Wound Recordings
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Swedish power metal band Axenstar to the label. Their up-coming album "Where Dreams Are Forgotten" will be released later this year. Release dates, track listing and album samples will be announced later this summer.

Axenstar was formed in 1998, and have since then released five albums: "Perpetual Twilight" [2002], Far From Heaven [2003], The Inquisition [2005], The Final Requiem [2006] and "Aftermath" [2011].

Axenstar is:
Magnus Winterwild - Vocals, Bass
Jens Klovegård - Guitar
Joakim Jonsson - Guitar
Adam Lindberg - Drums

Axenstar about the new album:
"This is an album we're extremely proud of! The whole band have contributed to the songwriting and we have really taken the time to make sure every song has gotten the attention it deserves. We have gone back to the roots of the Axenstar sound and mixed it with all the new influences we got over the years and it has turned into this great and exciting new album. As always we have recorded the album at Studio Underground with Pelle Saether in charge of the mixing and producing. And of course we're really excited to have been signed to Inner Wound Recordings and to work with them on this release! Make sure to check out our new album "Where Dreams Are Forgotten" later this year!"

Axenstar band photo: http://innerwound.com/promo/axenstar_band.jpg

Axenstar online:
Website: http://www.axenstar.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/axenstartheofficialsite
140625: Red Dragon Cartel: Limited 12" red vinyl edition announced
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the release of a limited 12" red vinyl edition of the self-titled debut album from RED DRAGON CARTEL. A deal was inked with Frontiers Records, and the release dates are set to August 29thth for Europe and September 30th for North America. The edition is strictly limited to 500 copies worldwide and includes an insert with lyrics.

"Red Dragon Cartel" is available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Store:
http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Track listing:

Side A
01. Deceived
02. Shout It Out
03. Feeder
04. Fall From The Sky (Seagull)
05. Wasted

Side B
01. Slave
02. Big Mouth
03. War Machine
04. Redeem Me
05. Exquisite Tenderness

"High Road" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/red_dragon_cartel.jpg
140528: Night Ranger: "High Road" limited 12" vinyl edition announced
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the release of a limited 12" vinyl edition of the NIGHT RANGER album "High Road". A deal was inked with Frontiers Records, and the release dates are set to July 18th for Europe and August 5th for North America. The edition is strictly limited to 500 copies worldwide and includes an insert with lyrics.

"High Road" is available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Store:
http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Track listing:

Side A
01. High Road
02. Knock Knock Never Stop
03. Rollin' On
04. Don't Live Here Anymore
05. I'm Coming Home

Side B
01. X Generation
02. Only For You Only
03. Hang On
04. St Bartholomew
05. Brothers

"High Road" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/nightranger_highroad.jpg
140409: Pyramaze: "Immortal" re-issue announced
The classic Pyramaze album "Immortal" will be re-issued through Inner Wound Recordings on May 9th in Europe and May 13th in North America. "Immortal" was originally released in 2008 and received fantastic response within the metal community. The album feat. Matt Barlow [ex. Iced Earth] on vocals on all tracks and marked his return to the metal scene.

"Immortal" was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen [Volbeat, Amaranthe, Pretty Maids] and the artwork was created by Felipe Machado Franco [Blind Guardian, Rhapsody of Fire, Iced Earth]. The re-issue feat. track commentary and album history written by Pyramaze guitarist and founder Michael Kammeyer.

"Immortal" track listing:
01. Arise
02. Year of the Phoenix
03. Ghost Light
04. Touched by the Mara
05. A Beautiful Death
06. Legacy in a Rhyme
07. Caramon's Poem
08. The Highland
09. Shadow of the Beast
10. March through an Endless Rain

Pyramaze "Immortal" line-up:
Matt Barlow - Vocals
Michael Kammeyer - Guitars
Morten Gade Sørensen - Drums
Jonah Weingarten - Keyboards
Niels Kvist - Bass
Toke Skjønnemand - Guitars

"Immortal" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/pyramaze_immortal_artwork.jpg
Pyramaze "Immortal" line-up band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/pyramaze_band_immortal_lineup.jpg

"Immortal" is available for pre-ordering at these locations:
http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com
http://www.amazon.com/Immortal-Pyramaze/dp/B00IP14IU4
http://www.amazon.de/Immortal-Pyramaze/dp/B00IP14IU4

Pyramaze online:
Website: http://www.pyramaze.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pyramaze
140108: Persuader: "Son of Sodom" streaming online
The track "Son of Sodom", taken from the up-coming PERSUADER album "The Fiction Maze" is now available for streaming at YouTube.

Check it out here: http://youtu.be/AOM3Iy1iSCI

"The Fiction Maze" will be released in Europe on January 17th and in North America on January 21st through Inner Wound Recordings. Avalon/Marquee released the album in Japan on December 25th.
140106: Andromeda: Re-issues for "II = I" and "Chimera" announced
Inner Wound Recordings will re-release the classic ANDROMEDA albums "II = I" and "Chimera". The release dates are set to January 21st for North America and January 24th for Europe.

Both albums are remastered and contain liner notes written by Andromeda guitar player Johan Reinholdz.

"II = I" track listing:
01. Encyclopedia
02. Mirages
03. Reaching Deep Within
04. Two Is One
05. Morphing Into Nothing
06. Castaway
07. Parasite
08. One In My Head
09. This Fragile Surface

"Chimera" track listing:
01. Periscope
02. In the End
03. The Hidden Riddle
04. Going Under
05. The Cage of Me
06. No Guidelines
07. Inner Circle
08. Iskenderun
09. Blink of an Eye
131204: Andromeda: Vinyl editions for "II = I" and "Chimera" announced
Inner Wound Recordings will release limited 12" double gatefold vinyl editions of the classic ANDROMEDA albums "II = I" and "Chimera". The release date is set to December 20th.

Both albums are remastered and contain album commentary by Johan Reinholdz and Martin Hedin.

The vinyl editions can be pre-ordered at the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

"II = I" track listing:

A:
Encyclopedia 07:35
Mirages 05:42
Reaching Deep Within 04:50

B:
Two Is One 10:09
Morphing Into Nothing 07:34
Castaway 06:16

C:
Parasite 06:54
One In My Head 08:02
This Fragile Surface 08:04

D:
Bonus: Album commentary by Johan & Martin 22:54

"Chimera" track listing:

A:
Periscope 06:11
In the End 04:58
The Hidden Riddle 05:51

B:
Going Under 06:27
The Cage of Me 07:08
No Guidelines 06:23

C:
Inner Circle 07:03
Iskenderun 05:30
Blink of an Eye 09:29

D:
Bonus Bonus: Album commentary by Johan & Martin 24:59
131120: Persuader: "The Fiction Maze" details revealed
The fourth PERSUADER album "The Fiction Maze" will be released in Europe on January 17th and in North America on January 21st through Inner Wound Recordings. Avalon/Marquee will release the album in Japan on December 25th.

”The Fiction Maze” is another step forward for PERSUADER as they constantly continue to develop their sound, song-writing skills and performance. Persuader describes the sound: “A lot of hard work was put into creating the perfect mix of everything we've done so far. We've expanded on the Persuader sound while keeping true to the core that is the band; heavy riffing, strong melodies, pounding rhythms and soaring vocals.”

The mixing and mastering was handled by Ronnie Björnström [Aeon, Apostasy, Bone Gnawer] and the production fits the album really well, giving lots of space to the more aggressive side of the Persuader sound, but without losing the melodic parts in the process.

“The Fiction Maze” is the proof that Persuader is still one of the most exciting Swedish bands, and also one of the best power metal bands there is. The performance, song-writing and production is outstanding and with vocalist Jens Carlsson [who made his best vocal contribution so far on this album] they truly stand out in the scene and “The Fiction Maze” will for sure be a big hit and a classic in the scene.

Check out an album teaser at YouTube here: http://youtu.be/lvJAbt3Zbsw

"The Fiction Maze" track listing:

01. One Lifetime
02. War
03. The Fiction Maze
04. Deep in the Dark
05. InSect
06. Son of Sodom
07. Sent to the Grave
08. Heathen
09. Dagon Rising
10. Worlds Collide
11. Falling Faster

"The Fiction Maze" can be pre-ordered at the Inner Wound Recordings Store [CD, vinyl, t-shirt bundle available] at http://innerwound.bigcartel.com

A limited 12" double gatefold edition of "The Fiction Maze" will be released on February 7th.

Persuader is:
Jens Carlsson - Vocals
Fredrik Hedström - Bass
Emil Norberg - Guitars
Daniel Sundbom - Guitars
Efraim Juntunen - Drums

"The Fiction Maze" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/persuader_artwork.jpg
Persuader band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/persuader_band.jpg

Persuader online:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Persuader/50270729045
131002: Silent Voices: "Reveal The Change" details revealed
The up-coming SILENT VOICES album entitled "Reveal the Change"" will be released on November 29th in Europe and December 3rd in North America through Inner Wound Recordings.

Silent Voices feat. Sonata Arctica members Henrik Klingenberg and Pasi Kauppinen. "Reveal the Change" feat. guest vocals by Mats Levén [ex. Therion, Yngwie Malmsteen], Tony Kakko [Sonata Arctica], Mike Vescera [Obsession, ex. Loudness, Yngwie Malmsteen] and Mike DiMeo [ex. Masterplan, Riot]. The album is mastered by Ted Jensen [Bon Jovi, Dream Theater, Megadeth].

Silent Voices about the new album:
"The entire band and all the people we are working with are very excited about this new album. We cannot wait for everyone to hear the new songs and to be back on tour again."

Check out an album teaser at YouTube: http://youtu.be/ogX0PlrqqGg

"Reveal the Change" track listing:
01. The Fear Of Emptiness
02. No Turning Back
03. Reign Of Terror
04. Faith In Me
05. Black Water
06. Burning Shine
07. Through My Prison Walls

"Reveal the Change" can be pre-ordered at the Inner Wound Recordings Store at http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

"Reveal the Change" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/silent_voices_artwork.jpg
Silent Voices band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/silent_voices.jpg

Silent Voices online:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/silentvoicesofficial
Website: http://www.silentvoices.net
Twitter: https://twitter.com/silentvoicesnet
130918: Silent Voices signs with Inner Wound Recordings
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the finnish progressive metal band Silent Voices to the label. Their up-coming album "Reveal the Change" will be released late November/early December. Release dates, track listing and more will be announced during the coming weeks.

Silent Voices is:
Timo Kauppinen - Guitar
Henrik Klingenberg [Sonata Arctica] - Keyboards
Pasi Kauppinen [Sonata Arctica] – Bass
Jukka-Pekka Koivisto – Drums
Teemu Koskela [Winterborn] - Vocals

Silent Voices about the new album:
"The entire band and all the people we are working with are very excited about this new album. We cannot wait for everyone to hear the new songs and to be back on tour again."

Silent Voices online:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Silent-Voices/180717818658481
Website: http://www.silentvoices.net
130911: Persuader signs with Inner Wound Recordings
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Swedish power metal band Persuader to the label. Their up-coming album "The Fiction Maze" will be released late 2013/early 2014. Release dates, track listing and more will be announced during the coming months.

Persuader was formed in Umeå, Sweden 1997, and have since then released three albums: "The Hunter" [2000], "Evolution Purgatory" [2004] and "When Eden Burns" [2006], all highly acclaimed in the metal scene.

Persuader is:
Jens Carlsson - Vocals
Fredrik Hedström - Bass
Emil Norberg - Guitars
Daniel Sundbom - Guitars
Efraim Juntunen - Drums

Persuader about the new album:
"So finally, we're back! A journey that began some five years ago has finally come to the end of the line and we're extremely proud to uncover the new Persuader album entitled "The Fiction Maze". A lot of hard work was put into creating the perfect mix of everything we've done so far, expanded on the Persuader sound while keeping the core that is the band; heavy riffing, strong melodies, pounding rythms and soaring vocals. Combined with a crushing production courtesy of mixer extraordinaire Ronnie Björnström [Aeon, Apostasy, Bone Gnawer] this turned out to be quite a beast of an album, the true pinnacle of our career so far. The time has come, now join us through the fiction maze!"

Persuader online:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Persuader/50270729045
130501: Timo Tolkki's Avalon: "The Land Of New Hope" limited 12" double gatefold edition announced!!
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the release of a limited 12" double gatefold edition of the Timo Tolkki's Avalon album "The Land Of New Hope". A deal was inked with Frontiers Records, and the release date is set to June 19th. The edition is strictly limited to 700 copies.

"The Land Of New Hope" is available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Store;
http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Track listing

Disc 1

Side A
01. Avalanche Anthem
02. A World Without Us
03. Enshrined In My Memory

Side B
01. In The Name Of The Rose
02. We Will Find A Way
03. Shine

Disc 2

Side A
01. The Magic Of The Night
02. To The Edge Of The Earth

Side B
01. I'll Sing You Home
02. The Land Of New Hope

"The Land Of New Hope" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/avalon_artwork.jpg
130321: Saffire signs with Inner Wound Recordings!
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Swedish melodic hard rock band Saffire to the label. Their debut album "From Ashes To Fire" will be released on May 17th in Europe and North America.

Saffire are inspired by the 70's and 80's rock and metal bands like Rainbow, Dio, Whitesnake, Van Halen and Black Sabbath. The sound of Saffire can be described as a mix of those bands with a progressive twist, something that makes them stand out in the scene.

The debut album "From Ashes To Fire" was mixed by Fredrik Nordström & Henrik Udd at Studio Fredman [At The Gates, In Flames, Hammerfall] and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios [Symphony X, Opeth, Kreator]. Needles to say, the production on “From Ashes To Fire” is excellent. The artwork for the album was created by Anders Fästader at A Trailermade Production [H.E.A.T., Hardcore Superstar, The Poodles].

Victor Olssons intelligent songwriting and impressive guitar playing together with the bands excellent musicianship and the powerful and emotional vocals from Tobias Jansson, Saffire is a dangerous five piece with an exciting future ahead of them.

Check out an album teaser for "From Ashes To Fire" over at YouTube: http://youtu.be/OiDvkOhe8BQ

Track listing;
01. Magnolia
02. Kingdom of the Blind
03. Freedom Call
04. End of the World
05. What If
06. A Symphony Unheard
07. Paralyzed
08. Modus Vivendi
09. The Betrayer's Fate
10. She Remains a Mystery
11. Say Goodbye
12. The Redemption
13. Stormy Waters

"From Ashes To Fire" can be pre-ordered at the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Saffire online:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/saffiresweden
Website: http://www.saffire.se

"From Ashes To Fire" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/saffire_artwork.jpg
Saffire band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/saffire_band.jpg
130228: Jorn: "Lonely Are The Brave" 12" vinyl edition announced
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the release of a 12" vinyl edition of the JORN album "Lonely Are The Brave". A deal was inked with Frontiers Records, and the release date is set to April 19th. The edition includes an insert with lyrics.

"Lonely Are The Brave" is available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Store; http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Track listing;

Side A:
01. Lonely Are The Brave
02. Night City
03. War Of The World
04. Shadow People
05. Promises

Side B:
01. Man Of The Dark
02. Soul Of The Wind
03. The Inner Road
04. Hellfire

"Lonely Are The Brave" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/jorn_latb.jpg

For more information:
http://www.innerwound.com
130220: W.E.T.: "Rise Up" 12" vinyl edition announced
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the release of a 12" vinyl edition of the W.E.T. album "Rise Up". A deal was inked with Frontiers Records, and the release date is set to April 19th. The edition comes with an insert with lyrics.

"Rise Up" is available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Store; http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Track listing;

Side A
01. Walk Away
02. Learn To Live Again
03. Rise Up
04. Love Heals
05. What You Want
06. Bad Boy

Side B
01. The Moment
02. On The Run
03. Broken Wings
04. Shot
05. Still Believe In Us
06. Still Unbroken

"Rise Up" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/wet_riseup.jpg

For more information:
http://www.innerwound.com
121121: Vandroya signs with Inner Wound Recordings
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Brazilian progressive power metal band Vandroya to the label. Their debut album "One" will be released on January 18th in Europe and North America. The Japanese edition of the album will be released on December 19th through Spiritual Beast and the Brazilian edition will be released on February 4th through Voice Music.

Vandroya is definitely one of the best kept secrets from Brazil and led by the fantastic vocalist Daisa Munhoz [Soulspell] they bring something new to the melodic metal table with their epic progressive power metal. Vandroya should be perfect for fans of Kamelot, Symphony X, Angra and Sonata Arctica.
The artwork for "One" was created by Felipe Machado Franco [Blind Guardian, Rhapsody of Fire, Iced Earth].

Check out an album teaser for "One" over at YouTube: http://youtu.be/PuKhUjnO8II

"One" track listing;
01. All Becomes One
02. The Last Free Land
03. No Oblivion For Eternity
04. Within Shadows
05. Anthem (For The Sun)
06. Why Should We Say Goodbye?
07. Change The Tide
08. When Heaven Decides To Call
09. This World Of Yours
10. Solar Night

"One" can be pre-ordered at the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Vandroya online:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vandroya
Website: http://www.vandroya.com

"One" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/vandroya_artwork.jpg
Vandroya band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/vandroya_band.jpg
120827: Soulspell: New album "Hollow's Gathering" announced
The third full-lenght album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL entitled "Hollow's Gathering" will be released in Europe and North America on October 12th through Inner Wound Recordings.

"Hollow's Gathering" feat. guest appearances by Tim "Ripper" Owens [ex. Judas Priest, Iced Earth], Blaze Bailey [ex. Iron Maiden], Michael Vescera [Obsession, ex. Loudness, Yngwie Malmsteen], Amanda Sommerville [Trillium, Avantasia], Markus Grosskopf [Helloween] and many more. The album was mixed by Matt Smith [Theocracy] and mastered by Miro at The Gate Studio [Avantasia, Kamelot, Rhapsody]. Artwork was created by Felipe Machado Franco [Blind Guardian, Rhapsody of Fire, Iced Earth].

The project is conceived by drummer Heleno Vale. Many vocalists play different characters in a story concerning the conflicts among human emotions. These characters face situations of internal conflict as they are requested for making decisions which, without their knowledge, affect and change the course of the present, future, and even past of all the other characters. The SOULSPELL story intends to make us wonder how a fifteen-year-old boy, a powerful evil dragon, or even a simple humble lumberjack, by simply living and believing, can interfere in the lives of all in every possible dimension.

Check out an album teaser over at YouTube: http://youtu.be/Mf3sAa3M6Lc

"Hollow's Gathering" track listing;
01. Hollow's Gathering
02. A Rescue Into the Storm
03. To Crawl Or to Fly
04. Anymore
05. Adrian’s Call
06. Change the Tide
07. From Hell
08. The Keeper’s Game
09. The Dead Tree
10. Whispers Inside You

"Hollow's Gathering" is available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Store: www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

"Hollow's Gathering" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/soulspell_artwork_internet.jpg
Soulspell band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/soulspell_internet.jpg

Soulspell online:
www.soulspell.com
www.facebook.com/soulspellmetalopera
120823: Pastore signs with Inner Wound Recordings
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Brazilian heavy metal act Pastore to the label. Their new album "The End Of Our Flames" will be released on October 12th in Europe and North America. Their debut album "The Price For The Human Sins" will be released digitally in Europe and North America October 12th as well.

Check out the music video for the track "Brutal Storm" over at YouTube: http://youtu.be/2QJFlAywxvQ

The sound of Pastore can be described as a modern straight to the point kind of heavy metal, with powerful vocals influenced by bands like Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Iron Maiden and Helloween. The mix and mastering of "The End Of Our Flames" was handled by Thomas "Plec" Johansson [Scar Symmetry, Miseration, Incrave] at Panic Room Studio, Sweden.

"The End Of Our Flames" track listing;
01. The End Of Our Flames
02. Night And Day
03. Brutal Storm
04. Fools
05. Empty World
06. Liar
07. When The Sun Rises
08. Envy
09. Unreal Messages
10. Bring To Me Peace
11. The World Is Falling

"The End Of Our Flames" can be pre-ordered at the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Pastore online:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pastore/176083842440230

"The End Of Our Flames" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/pastore_artwork.jpg
Pastore band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/pastore_band.jpg
120814: Obsession: New album "Order of Chaos" announced
The classic US heavy metal band OBSESSION will release their new album "Order of Chaos" on October 3rd in Europe and October 9th in North America through Inner Wound Recordings and on September 19th in Japan through Spiritual Beast.

Obsession vocalist Michael Vescera recently commented on "Order of Chaos" in an interview with BW&BK; "It’s a cross between Carnival Of Lies and the early Obsession stuff. I think it’s geared more towards the older sound, the straightforward metal like the Marshall Law album (’84), but you can hear some of the Carnival sound in there, too.”

"Order of Chaos" track listing;
01. Order of Chaos
02. Twist of the Knife
03. Forbidden Desire
04. When the Smoke Clears
05. License to Kill
06. Wages of Sin
07. Cold Day in Hell
08. Act of God
09. Mercy Killing
10. Dark Shadows

The Japanese edition of the album will feature the exclusive bonus track "The Damned".

Check out an album teaser at YouTube: http://youtu.be/2VQTXpzYr6k

"Order of Chaos" can be pre-ordered through the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

"Order of Chaos" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/obsession/obsession_artwork.jpg
Obsession band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/obsession/obsession_band.jpg

For more information on Obsession;
Official website: http://www.theobsession.net
Official facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/obsessionmetal
120506: Jorn - "The Duke" 12" vinyl edition announced
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the release of a 12" vinyl edition of the classic Jorn album "The Duke". A deal was inked with the German label AFM Records, and the release date is set to June 1st. The edition includes an insert with lyrics.

"The Duke" is available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Recordings Store; http://www.innerwoundstore.bigcartel.com

Side A;
01. We brought the angels down
02. Blacksong
03. Stormcrow
04. End of time
05. Duke of love

Side B;
01. Burning chains
02. After the dying
03. Midnight madness
04. Are you ready
05. Starfire

Images of the release:
Photo 1: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/jorn_the_duke_01.jpg
Photo 2: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/jorn_the_duke_02.jpg
120401: Obsession signs with Inner Wound Recordings
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the classic US heavy metal act Obsession to the label. Their up-coming album "Order of Chaos" will be released later this year. More details will follow.

Michael Vescera recently commented on "Order of Chaos" in an interview with BW&BK; "It’s a cross between Carnival Of Lies and the early Obsession stuff. I think it’s geared more towards the older sound, the straightforward metal like the Marshall Law album (’84), but you can hear some of the Carnival sound in there, too.”

Obsession "Order of Chaos" line-up;
Michael Vescera - Vocals
John Bruno - Guitars
Scott Boland - Guitars
Chris McCarvill - Bass
BJ Zampa - Drums

Obsession online:
Website: www.theobsession.net
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/OBSESSION-Featuring-Michael-Vescera/102578099779988

Obsession band photo: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/obsession_band.jpg
120314: Shadowside signs with Inner Wound Recordings
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Brazilian heavy metal act Shadowside to the label. Their up-coming album "Inner Monster Out" will be released on May 11th in Europe and on May 22nd in North America.

Power, energy, intensity. These three words defined Shadowside’s career path very well, a band that is considered nowadays the rising star of Brazilian Rock/Metal. "Inner Monster Out" brings a heavy, bold, aggressive and intense sound, accompanied by what's considered by the fans and reviewers as one of the most powerful female vocals in the scene today.

"Inner Monster Out" was produced, mixed, and mastered at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden by Fredrik Nordström (ARCH ENEMY, AT THE GATES, BRING ME THE HORIZON, IN FLAMES), and features guest vocals from the likes of Björn "Speed" Strid (SOILWORK), Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY), and Niklas Isfeldt (DREAM EVIL). The artwork was created by Felipe Machado Franco [BLIND GUARDIAN, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, ICED EARTH].

Shadowside vocalis Dani Nolden comments on the signing;
"We are very excited about the worldwide release of "Inner Monster Out" and extremely proud to work with Inner Wound Recordings! As if by fate, even the label name and our album title fit. A hardworking, artist-friendly company, and it's safe to say it's the best place Shadowside has ever been! We can't wait to have you all listening to the album, it's the heaviest and surely the best one we've done so far. Play it loud!"

Check out the music video for the track "Angel with Horns" over at YouTube: http://youtu.be/bmpib_jyo20

"Inner Monster Out" track listing;
01. Gag Order
02. Angel with Horns
03. Habitchual
04. In the Name of Love
05. Inner Monster Out
06. I'm Your Mind
07. My Disrupted Reality
08. A Smile Upon Death
09. Whatever Our Fortune
10. A.D.D.
11. Waste of Life
12. Ace of Spades (bonus track)

Shadowside are confirmed to perform at the Metal Open Air festival that takes place in São Luís, Brazil April 20-22. The lineup consists of bands such as Anthrax, Blind Guardian, Megadeth, Venom, Symphony X, Andre Matos, Anvil, Saxon and many others.

"Inner Monster Out" will be released in Japan on March 14th through Spiritual Beast.

Shadowside online:
Website: www.shadowside.ws
Facebook: www.facebook.com/shadowsideband
111102: Andromeda "Preemptive Strike" video posted online!
The Swedish progressive metal band ANDROMEDA have released the music video for the track "Preemptive Strike" online. "Preemptive Strike" is the opening track off the up-coming ANDROMEDA album "Manifest Tyranny", which will be released on November 25th in Europe through Inner Wound Recordings and in North America on November 21st through Nightmare Records.

"Preemptive Strike" was directed and produced by Patrik Ekeblom and Axel Persson for Holy Smoke Production.

Click here to check out the video: http://youtu.be/uiSaakTpZ-o

"Manifest Tyranny" can be pre-ordered through the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Check out Andromeda online:
Website: http://www.andromedaonline.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Andromeda/103701379666615
111012: New Andromeda album "Manifest Tyranny" announced!
The Swedish progressive metal band ANDROMEDA will release their new album "Manifest Tyranny" on November 25th in Europe through Inner Wound Recordings and in North America on November 21st through Nightmare Records. The album will be released as a regular CD version, in digital formats, as well as a very exclusive wooden box edition, strictly limited to 400 copies worldwide.

A digital single for the track "Lies ’R’ Us" will be released on October 28th.

Andromeda with several albums and tours under their belt is definitely one of the most successful progressive metal bands in Scandinavia and Europe. This fall they've appeared at festivals like Generation Prog, Denmark Rock Festival and Slottsskogen goes progressive, and when the new album hits the shelves many more shows will be announced.

"Manifest Tyranny" track listing;
01. Preemptive Strike
02. Lies ’R’ Us
03. Stay Unaware
04. Survival of the Richest
05. False Flag
06. Chosen by God
07. Asylum
08. Play Dead
09. Go back to Sleep
10. Antidote

"Manifest Tyranny" can be pre-ordered through the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

"Manifest Tyranny" artwork: http://www.ulterium-records.com/promo/andromeda/andromeda_artwork.jpg
Andromeda band photo: http://www.ulterium-records.com/promo/andromeda/andromeda_band.jpg

Check out Andromeda online:
Website: http://www.andromedaonline.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Andromeda/103701379666615
110825: Andromeda signs with Inner Wound Recordings
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Swedish progressive metal band ANDROMEDA to the label for their up-coming album, scheduled for a late 2011 release. More details regarding this album will be made official during the coming month.

Andromeda with severals albums and tours under their belt is definitely one of the most successful progressive metal bands in Scandinavia and Europe. This fall they've got festival appearances like Generation Prog, Denmark Rock Festival and Slottsskogen goes progressive lined up, and when the new album hits the shelves many more shows will be announced.

Check out Andromeda online:
Website: http://www.andromedaonline.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Andromeda/103701379666615
110715: Soulspell: "A Legacy of Honor" reissue announced
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the reissue of the Soulspell debut album "A Legacy of Honor". The album was only released in Japan and South America in 2008, but will be made available in Europe and North America in CD format on August 5th.

"A Legacy of Honor" was produced by Tito Falaschi [Shaman, Almah] and the artwork was created by J.P. fournier [Avantasia, Edguy, Draonforce]. Guests on the album includes Renato Tribuzy [Tribuzy], Iuri Sanson [Hibria], Leandro Caçoilo [ex. Eterna] among others.

"A Legacy of Honor" track listing:
01. The Gathering
02. Age Of Silence
03. Troy
04. Alexandria
05. Milvian Bridge
06. The Blacksmith
07. The Impaler
08. A Little Too Far
09. Army of Just One Mind
10. SOULSPELL
11. Weight Of Evil
12. Eternal Skies
13. The Last Life

"A Legacy of Honor" artwork: http://www.innerwound.com/promo/soulspell_legacy_artwork.jpg

"A Legacy of Honor" is available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Recordings Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com
For more information on Soulspell: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Soulspell/113409505380412
110420: Enbound: "Combined The Souls" video posted online!
The Swedish melodic metal band ENBOUND have released the music video for the track "Combined The Souls" online. "Combined The Souls" is the opening track off their up-coming debut album "And She Says Gold" which will be released in Europe and North America on April 29th through Inner Wound Recordings. The album was released in Japan on April 20th through Spiritual Beast.

"Combined The Souls" was directed and produced by David Guvå & Daniel Mizera at Bollmedben Film. The Enboundine in the video is played by Oksana Maria Lorczak.

Click here to check out the video: http://youtu.be/xV4qO80k3iI

For more information on Enbound: www.enbound.com
110311: Lost in Thought signs with Inner Wound Recordings!
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the progressive metal band LOST IN THOUGHT from Wales to the label. Their debut album "Opus Arise" will be released on April 29th.

The band has a wide variety of musical influences, which is incorporated in their music. Combining the elements of progressive rock, symphonic power and melodic metal to create their unique and epic sound. From all these musical elements, Lost In Thought's music consists of both heavy and distinct riffs, large orchestrations, melodic guitar and keyboard unisons, epic vocal melodies, variable time signatures and dynamic ballad sections. "Opus Arise" is definitely a must for all fans of bands like Threshold, Circus Maximus, Pagan's Mind and Seventh Wonder.

"Opus Arise" was mastered by Jacob Hansen [Volbeat, Pretty Maids, Destruction]

LOST IN THOUGHT will embark on a one month long tour in Europe supporting Delain and Serenity on April 29th, the same date "Opus Arise" is released.

"Opus Arise" track listing;
1. Beyond The Flames
2. Entity
3. Blood Red Diamond
4. Seek To Find
5. New Times Awaken
6. Delusional Abyss
7. Lost In Thoughts
8. Assimulate, Destroy
Head over to the official LOST IN THOUGHT myspace profile to check out the full opening track of the album "Beyond The Flames"; www.myspace.com/officiallostinthought
110225: Enbound signs with Inner Wound Recordings!
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Swedish melodic power metal band ENBOUND to the label. Their debut album "And She Says Gold" will be released in Europe on April 29th and a release date for Japan will be announced shortly.

Enbound features vocalist Lee Hunter [Lars Säfsund] also known for his work with the band Work of Art, as well as performing in musicals like Jesus Christ Superstar, in the TV program "Singing Bee" on Swedish television and performing with Biondo in the Rumanian Eurovision song contest 2008.

"And She Says Gold" was mastered by Björn Engelmann [Rammstein, Primal Fear, Sonata Arctica] at Cutting Room and the artwork was created by Thomas Ewerhard [Avantasia, Masterplan, Edguy].

"And She Says Gold" is a masterpiece of melodic power metal, and definitely one of the best debut albums to come out during the last ten years in the scene. The powerful arrangements that characterize Enbound, together with the smooth and emotional vocals by Lee Hunter, Enbound has created something special. Fans of melodic metal and hard rock will for sure love the sound of Enbound, and the future of the band is really exciting!

Do not miss out on this new Swedish melodic metal sensation! Pure gold!

Enbound is:
Chromium carbide: Swede
Lithium oxide: Lee Hunter
Cupronickel: Marvin Flowberg
Cementite: Mike Cameron Force

"And She Says Gold" track listing:
01. Combined The Souls
02. Descending
03. Noiseless Bullet
04. Squeals Of War
05. Frozen To Be Feat. LaGaylia Frazier
06. Under A Spell
07. Untitled X
08. I Am Lost To You
09. Shifting Gears
10. Love Has Come
11. The Broken Heart
12. Running Free
13. Me And Desire
14. Beat It [European CD bonus track]

Visit the official ENBOUND myspace profile to listen to the entire opening track "Combined The Souls" as well as some other samples off the album: www.myspace.com/enboundband
110121: Malison Rogue signs with Inner Wound Recordings!
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Swedish heavy metal band MALISON ROGUE to the label. The bands self-titled debut album was produced by Mats Levén [ex. Yngwie Malmsteen, Therion, Treat] and mastered by Micke Lind [Dio, Candlemass, Talisman] and will be released in Europe on March 25th.

The Malison Rogue sound can be described as a mix between Iron Maiden, Queensryche and Fates Warning. The album contains a great mix of fast songs like “We’re All Born Sinners” and “The Pain You Cause”, the fantastic mid-tempo track “The Griever”, the powerful ballad “My Mistakes” and the epic “Scars”.

Together with bands like Enforcer and Steelwing, MALISON ROGUE is a part of the new wave of Swedish heavy metal that is taking the world by storm!

"Malison Rogue" track listing:
01. Friend or Foe?
02. The Pain You Cause
03. The Griever
04. My Mistakes
05. This Lonely Road
06. Scars
07. We’re All Born Sinners
08. Everything Fades

Visit the official MALISON ROGUE myspace profile for more information and to check out clips from the album: www.myspace.com/malisonrogue
100927: Signum Regis signs with Inner Wound Recordings!
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the melodic metal band SIGNUM REGIS to the label. Their up-coming album "The Eyes of Power" will be released in Europe and North America on November 12th. SIGNUM REGIS feat. Göran Edman [ex. Yngwie Malmsteen, John Norum] on vocals, and their self-titled debut album was released on Locomotive Records in 2008.

"The Eyes Of Power" is a one of a kind conceptual metal album. The whole concept revolves around real historical events that defined the Roman – Persian relations during the late antiquity (224 – 630 AD) in the Middle East. With a clear aim to capture the atmosphere of that particular time period and to keep the language as authentic as possible, Original written sources and scholar literature were carefully studied. On the album you can hear many oriental sounding riffs and chord progressions.

"The Eyes of Power" track listing:
1. Renewal in the East
2. Dura Europos
3. Purpleborn
4. Mystical Majesty
5. One Fatal Enterprise
6. The Underground Temple
7. Oathbreaker
8. Roma Aeterna
9. Destroyers of the World

Visit the official Signum Regis myspace profile for more information and to check out clips from the album: www.myspace.com/signumregis
100825: Soulspell - The Labyrinth of Truths
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the release of the second full-lenght album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL. The album is entitled "The Labyrinth of Truths", and features guests like Jon Oliva [Jon Oliva's Pain, ex. Savatage], Roland Grapow [Masterplan, ex. Helloween], Zak Stevens [Circle II Circle, ex. Savatage] and Edu Falaschi [Angra]. The release date for Europe and North America is set to October 8th!

The project is conceived by drummer Heleno Vale. Many vocalists play different characters in a story concerning the conflicts among human emotions. These characters face situations of internal conflict as they are requested for making decisions which, without their knowledge, affect and change the course of the present, future, and even past of all the other characters. The SOULSPELL story intends to make us wonder how a fifteen-year-old boy, a powerful evil dragon, or even a simple humble lumberjack, by simply living and believing, can interfere in the lives of all in every possible dimension.

For more information, and samples from the album, head over to: www.myspace.com/soulspellmetalopera
100615: Shadyon signs with Inner Wound Recordings!
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the French progressive metal band SHADYON to the label. Their up-coming album "Mind Control" will be released in Europe and North America on August 27th.

Shadyon combines progressive parts, powerful riffs and AOR melodies and blend them together in a tasteful way, and create their own brand of melodic progressive metal. Their musical inspiration comes from widely spread bands as Toto, Devin Townsend, Ark, In Flames, Winger and Evergrey.

Track listing:
01. Calm before the storm
02. New dimension
03. Last escape
04. Forgotten nightmare
05. Mind control
06. Guardian angels
07. Into the fire
08. Strange visions
09. Sun and stars
10. Gates of dawn

Led by the emotional vocals of Emmanuel Creis, Shadyon presents a mature album with “Mind Control”, full of hooks and emotion. With the perfect amount of melodic and progressive parts, this album will definitely appeal to fans of progressive and melodic metal as well as AOR and hard rock.

Visit the official Shadyon myspace profile for more information and to check out clips from the album: www.myspace.com/shadyon1
100325: Welcome to the Inner Wound Recordings website!
Finally our website is released! If you browse around you can find information about the label, our up-coming releases as well as contact information.

Check "releases" in the menu to see which releases we've released, and what's up-coming on the label. We've also got quite many news to present to you during the coming months. 2010 is looking to be a busy year, filled with lots of rock'n'roll!

Thanks for your support, rock on!
100325: Giant and W.E.T. limited 12" picture discs announced!
On April 9th we'll release two new limited 12" picture discs of the albums "Giant - Promise Land" and "W.E.T. - W.E.T.". Click "shop" in the menu to check out artwork, track listing etc. You can also pre-order them for a special pre-order price.
100325: Painside - "Dark World Burden" coming April 2nd!
The debut album from Painside "Dark World Burden" will be released April 2nd in Europe and North America. The first reviews of the album have been really positive! Sweden Rock Magazine gave the album 8/10 and described vocalist Guilherme as "a Bruce Dickinson with some extra authority".

Be sure to check out "Dark World Burden" when it hits the stores!