Superskum.com conducted an interview with guitarist Juha Raivio of Finnish doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN on September 18 at the Gothic Theatre in Englewood, California during the band’s North American “Teutonic Terror Attack” tour with ACCEPT and KREATOR. You can watch the chat below. Also available is footage of the Englewood performance.
SWALLOW THE SUN‘s fifth full-length album, “Emerald Forest And The Blackbird”, entered the official chart in Finland at position No. 2. Released on February 1 via Spinefarm Records, the CD was recorded during September and October 2011 by Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, AMORPHIS, CHILDREN OF BODOM) at Drumforest Studios in Viitasaari and Sonic Pump 2 in Helsinki, and by Hannu Honkonen at Noisework Studios in Helsinki. The effort was mixed by Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, AMORPHIS, MOONSPELL) and was mastered by Mika Jussila (NIGHTWISH, AMORPHIS, SENTENCED) at Finnvox Studios. The artwork was once again created by Rami Mursula.