The debut album of SILVER LAKE by ESA HOLOPAINEN is available on May 28th via Nuclear Blast and comes not only with the legendary guitar riffs of Esa Holopainen from AMORPHIS, one of Finland’s biggest guitarists and metal songwriters, but also seven famous rock and metal vocalists such as Jonas Renkse (Katatonia), Einar Solberg (Leprous), Björn “Speed” Strid (Soilwork), Anneke Van Giersbergen and many more, that dive you into a world of catchy, progressive metal masterpieces that breathe the beauty and melancholy of Finland.
Last Friday, the band released their second and new single “Ray Of Light” featuring vocals of Einar Solberg from the Norwegian progressive metal masters LEPROUS. The song comes with some 80’s vibes that leaves you dancing in magical spheres.
Watch the music video here:
Get the song here: https://bfan.link/ray-of-light
“”Ray Of Light” was one of the first songs that I wrote for the album. The only vocalist I imagined to sing this song was Einar Solberg. We have toured together in the past and beside he is a true gentleman he is absolutely one of the most unique singers that I know. I hope you all enjoy this song and the music video as much as I do”, says Esa Holopainen.
The self-titled album is available as a CD digipak, in various coloured vinyl editions, a limited CD boxset (incl. the digipak, signed card, guitar pick and flag) as well as digital.
Pre-Order here: http://nblast.de/SL-SilverLake
Pre-Save here: http://nblast.de/SilverLakeAlbumPre
01. Silver Lake
02. Sentiment (feat. Jonas Renkse)
03. Storm (feat. Håkan Hemlin)
04. Ray Of Light (feat. Einar Solberg)
05. Alkusointu (feat. Vesa-Matti Loiri)
06. In Her Solitude (feat Tomi Joutsen)
07. Promising Sun (feat. Björn ‘Speed’ Strid)
08. Fading Moon (feat. Anneke Van Giersbergen)
09. Apprentice (feat. Jonas Renkse)
More on “SILVER LAKE by ESA HOLOPAINEN”:
Official Video “Storm”: https://youtu.be/wTQBfqxi4cc
First album trailer (“how it all began”): https://youtu.be/kuFbR82Pedc
Second album trailer (“about the guest musicians”): https://youtu.be/lASjSB8kh3A
SILVER LAKE’s debut is still very much at the start of its life, but Esa is already considering the future
“I am extremely happy with the SILVER LAKE record, so the second solo album is definitely a tempting idea! However, there are no concrete plans, so we just have to wait and see…”