Jesper Strömblad ex-In Flames, jamming with Sight of Emptiness in Costa Rica

  • Founder and former guitarist of In Flames and current member of the Resistance and Dimension Zero.
  • Jesper Strömblad and Sight of Emptiness got together to play the other day, and ended up jamming on some killer “old school” In Flames(Official) & Dimension Zero songs.

The band comments: “This is definitely a dream come true for us, because, since day one, Dimension Zero has been one of our major influences, as well as “old” In Flames. So, have the privilege and opportunity to jam and get to know the guy who wrote so many great songs, riffs and iconic albums is unbelievable. We had so much fun! What a great artist and down to earth person he is. Skål för fan!”

In recent news:

 

Deception, the new video from Costa Rica-based melodic metallers SIGHT OF EMPTINESS, can be seen below. Filmed in ICELAND, during the band’s 2012 European tour, the clip features a guest appearance by Christian Älvestam (ex-Scar Symmetry, Solution .45). The song comes off SIGHT OF EMPTINESS‘ third album, “Instincts”, which features additional guest appearances by the following musicians: Glen Drover (KING DIAMONDMEGADETH), Ralph Santolla (DEICIDEICED EARTHOBITUARY), vocalist Whitfield Crane (UGLY KID JOE) guests on the song Essence” and later appeared in its music videoOle Halvard Sveen (EXTOL,MANTRICLENGSEL) and last but not least, one that comes as a shocking-but-pleasant surprise, no other than the Minister of Culture of Costa Rica; Manuel Obregón, who plays the Marimba and the acoustic piano.

  • Video was filmed at jaw-dropping natural beauty of Iceland, during the band’s 2012 European Tour.
  • Featuring ex-Scar Symmetry and current Solution .45 Christian Älvestam. (one of three Instincts tracks on which he appears). 

“Instincts” was recorded at SoloHits Studios in San José, Costa Rica with Swedish producer Thomas “Plec” Johansson (SCAR SYMMETRYWATAINMORS PRINCIPIUM ESTSOLUTION .45MISERATION), who traveled all the way to Costa Rica to work with the band closely for about 22 days. The CD was mixed and mastered by Thomas Johansson at Panic Room Studios in Skara, Sweden.
Instincts is available for streaming in full at Bandcamp and for purchase at the band’s Official Store.

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