Soen's Breathtaking Release ATLANTIS Is Out Now!

Today, the engaging, enchanting, cutting, yet beautiful Swedish metal supergroup Soen release the stunning ATLANTIS via Silver Lining Music. ATLANTIS is available as a DVD-CD with bonus footage, a Double 12” Limited Edition Vinyl, Long Form Video, Digital Download and Streaming at this location

ATLANTIS is a special concert film featuring thirteen of the group’s most popular compositions reinterpreted with live orchestral accompaniment. ATLANTIS was created within the mystic and magical confines of Atlantis Grammofon Studio in Stockholm, Sweden, which has seen a wide range of international artists record, from Quincy Jones to Lenny Kravitz to Green Day. Formerly a movie house in 1941, it went on to become Metronome Studio (during which time ABBA was born) before becoming Atlantis Grammofon in 1983..

Filmed and recorded on December 10th 2021, Martin Lopez (drums & percussion), Joel Ekelöf (lead vocals), Lars Enok Åhlund (guitars & piano), Cody Lee Ford (lead guitar) and Oleksii “Zlatoyar” Kobel (bass) worked together with an 8-piece orchestra to reinterpret and rediscover fresh energy and elements in classic Soen songs, such as “Antagonist”, “Monarch”, “Jinn” and “Lucidity”, as well as introducing a stunning interpretation of Slipknot’s deeply dark meditation on darkness rejecting love, “Snuff”. The end result of this 80 minutes performance is some remarkable new aural refractions of Soen’s greatest material for fans to absorb and enjoy. As has always been the way with Soen: the deepest dives yield the greatest treasures.

ATLANTIS was recorded by David Castillo and Iñaki Marconi, mixed by Castillo, and mastered by Tony Lindgren. The performance was filmed and directed by George Laycock from the bespoke British production house Blacktide Phonic/Visual.

Watch/Listen to the recently released “Trials”, "Fortune" and Slipknot cover “Snuff” from Soen’s “alternative utopia” this location

“‘ATLANTIS’ undeniably proves that SOEN's music can be as breathtaking, poignant and ultimately beautiful in an acoustic live setting as it is imposing, crunching and thunderous in their studio releases. These guys are truly masters of combining emotion and strength, power and atmosphere in their own unique way” – SONIC PERSPECTIVES
“Flawless and sublime… So delightful and satisfying, you could listen to this endlessly and still be just as excited as the first time hearing it.” FISTFUL OF METAL
“ATLANTIS is a deep dive into SOEN's artistic soul” – A&P REACTS
“Intimate, prog and atmospheric” – ROCK HARD ITALY
“An Absolute gem” – WANTLIST
"Not so much a different spin but emphatically one that adds a new and enlightening perspective and dimension to the Soen catalogue 9/10” – POWER PLAY
“Stop signs for the restless world” – STARKSTROM
“This concert film of Soen is a definite must see” - HeadBangers LifeStyle
“Starring on 'Atlantis' is guitarist Cody Lee Ford, who comes up with one beautiful solo after another.” - AARDSHOK

Following the success of the IMPERIAL European Tour, the relentless metal quintet will shortly embark on a twenty-date North American Tour, kicking-off at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall; the tour will also see Soen perform as special guests of Katatonia in Dallas and Austin on December 6th and 7th. The band are excited to be on the road again and show no signs of slowing down in their quest to bring the Soen experience to the world.

For a full list of confirmed dates, tickets, and additional information visit this location

IMPERIAL North America Tour 2022:

22 November - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
23 November - Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace
25 November - Ottawa, ON - Brass Monkey
26 November - Montreal, QC - Le Studio TD
27 November - Quebec City, QC - L'Imperial
29 November - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
30 November - New York City, NY - Gramercy Theatre
01 December - Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage
02 December - Charlotte, NC - The Underground
03 December - Tampa, FL - Crowbar
04 December - Atlanta, GA - Center Stage
06 December - Austin, TX - Come and Take it Live*
07 December - Dallas, TX - Amplified Live*
08 December - Houston, TX - Scout Bar
10 December - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
11 December - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
13 December - Seattle, WA - The Crocodile
15 December - Roseville, CA - Goldfield Roseville
16 December - Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
17 December - San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick

*Guests to Katatonia

    The additional orchestral musicians and contributors on ATLANTIS are:

  • Stefan Stenberg, Double Bass
  • Joakim Simonsson, Piano and Organ
  • Karin Liljenberg, Violin 1
  • Andreas Forsman, Violin 2
  • Erik Holm, Viola
  • Cecilia Linné, Cello
  • Johanna Börjesson, Vocals
  • Therése Börjesson, Vocals
  • Technical support: Dan Wahlbeck
  • Drum tech: Rickard Gustafsson
  • Sound support: Niclas Lindström

Soen wish to thank them deeply for their immense contribution to this performance.

ATLANTIS Track List:

1. Antagonist
2. Lunacy
3. Monarch
4. Trials
5.River
6.Jinn
7. Illusion
8. Modesty
9. Lucidity
10. Savia
11. Fortune
12. Snuff
13. Lascivious
14. Lotus

SOEN:

  • Martin Lopez, Drums and percussion
  • Joel Ekelöf, Lead vocals
  • Lars Enok Åhlund, Guitars and Piano
  • Cody Lee Ford, Lead Guitar
  • Oleksii ”Zlatoyar” Kobel, Bass

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