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Jeff Loomis - Ihsahn To Guest On New Solo Album

Century Media press release:

Legendary guitarist Jeff Loomis has been in the studio the last few months working on his highly anticipated sophomore solo album, to be released later this year. Since entering the studio, Loomis has revealed a number of notable guests that will be appearing on the release and now, Loomis announces the newest special guest: Ihsahn, formerly of Norwegian black metal band Emperor and current solo artist.

Jeff Loomis updates: "I know most of you are aware that Christine Rhoades is doing some vocals on my album. At first I thought she'd be the only guest singer on the record but then this one song started coming together, it's pretty brutal. I've always wanted to do really, really heavy music and after hearing this, both Aaron and myself thought we needed some crazy, sick singer on it. We just sat around tossing names out for a bit, nothing really was sticking and then Aaron says, 'I got it... Ihsahn' and it was one of those moments where you knew that was the answer all along, it just hadn't been unlocked in your mind yet. Anyway, a few short emails back and forth and we had his vocal track in. It came out amazing. I can't wait for you to hear it. Ihsahn, thanks again, it's an honor to have you on my record."

The new album will be produced by Aaron Smith (7 Horns 7 Eyes), and fans should keep their eyes peeled for previews of developing songs, studio updates and additional details.

Band profile: Jeff Loomis
Posted: 26.01.2012 by JD


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26.01.2012 - 13:09
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WOW now I really can't wait for this one. Ihsahn is a true legend!
26.01.2012 - 20:54
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The Avenger
1 Legend + 1 Legend = 1 epic album? Can't wait.
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26.01.2012 - 21:30
Good to see Jeff moving on and doing something new to show how brilliant he is as a guitarist/musician. I just cannot wait to hear this album !!!!!!
27.01.2012 - 02:45
27.01.2012 - 06:49
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Sounds awesome.......i'm waiting for it!!
27.01.2012 - 07:30
LeChron James
I'm intrigued
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