Groundbreaking Japanese act SIGH have revealed the artwork for their 7th studio album,
entitled Hangmanâ€™s Hymn, due out later this year on The End Records. You can to view it here.
“This is by far the best SIGH album we have done – from the production to the songwriting. We’re proud of the results,” states frontman Mirai Kawashima. “We hope our fans embrace what we have done with our music this time around as their support has always been great for SIGH.”
The album was recorded at Studio Moopies with engineer Takamichi Osada and the band handling production duties. The album features guest appearances from:
Rob Urbinati (SACRIFICE) – Guitar solo on the track, â€œThe Master Maliceâ€
Aurielle Gregory (ex-GIANT SQUID) – Female vocals on the track, â€œThe Master Maliceâ€
Tim Conroy (ex-GIANT SQUID) â€“ Trumpet used/manipulated on various tracks
Steven Sagala (ENFORSAKEN) â€“ Vocals used/manipulated on various tracks
An mp3 for the song, “Death with Dishonour,” has been made available for dowload here.
In other SIGH news, the band has been invited to play this year’s Inferno Festival, which is scheduled to take place April 5-7 at the Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo, Norway.