01. From the Ashes…
02. Sweet Sorrow
04. Beneath the Surface
06. Until Death Do Us Part
08. Room 9
09. No Salvation
11. Lies Inc.
12. Room 6
André Vuurboom - Vocals, rhythm and
Kees Harrison - Bass
Rob Cerrone - Rhythm guitars
Anand Mahangoe - Lead guitars
Joost van den Broek - Keyboards
Ruud van Diepen - Drums
All music and lyrics written by André
Vuurboom, except for ‘Epilogue’,
written by André Vuurboom and Joost
van den Broek.
Produced, engineered, mixed and mastered
by Joost van den Broek.
Drums, rhythm and clean guitars recorded
at Excess Studios, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Bass, keyboards and vocals recorded at Joost
van den Broek’s home studio.
Guitar solos recorded at Anand Mahangoe’s
human mind, one of the darkest places in
the universe… In fact, a universe
in itself. Let us take you on a journey
through the dark and experience all kinds
of sensations along the way…
the Ashes…’ is the stunning
debut album from Sphere of Souls, a new
band that is already being described as
the ultimate amalgamation of Dutch prog-metal
of Souls features ex-Sun Caged members André
Vuurboom (vocals) and Joost van den Broek
(keyboards), who also handled production
duties. Former Autumn Equinox bassist Kees
Harrison and drummer Ruud van Diepen create
the powerful backbone of the band, whilst
rhythm guitar duties are handled by former
Imperium guitarist Rob Cerrone. Lead guitar
work is courtesy of virtuoso Anand Mahangoe.
the Ashes…’ is an album of a
conceptual nature, featuring thirteen tracks
ranging from the heavy to the atmospheric.
Fans of the band members’ previous
bands will not be disappointed at the music
contained within, yet they will also hear
a new sound that is unique to the band.
November 2005 Sphere of Souls signed an
international record deal with Lion Music,
who will release ‘From the Ashes…’
on Friday, 21 April 2006.
Sphere of Souls’ ‘From the Ashes…’
is a hotly anticipated release that has
already received excellent build-up coverage
from the rock/metal press.
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