SOEN — the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis — has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The band’s debut album, “Cognitive”, will be released in February 2012. The CD is being mixed by the Grammy Award-winning Canadian producer David Bottrill, who has previously worked with PETER GABRIEL, TOOL, SMASHING PUMPKINS and MUSE.
“Cognitive” tentative track listing:
04. Last Light
11. Writhen (bonus track)
SOEN‘s music is described in a press release as “a unique mix of melodic and rhythmic exprementation.”