INITIUM


Year: 2010


Initium

1. INITIUM
2. IRON FAITH
3. TRAIL OF THE SUN
4. FEAR THE SKY
5. AVENGER
6. SAINTS OF PERCEPTION

As the first piece of work Rising Storm has produced, “INITIUM” can be seen as the first step the band has taken. It means as much as “ignition” or “beginning” and that’s what it was made for. Therefore it is an extended play and not a full length album. But these six songs are enough to foresee the path Rising Storm is taking. A heavy mix of old-school Power Metal, Classic and progressive influences describes best what is awaiting those who dare to listen to it.

The writing and recording process has taken up to only one year, even though the band has been heavily involved in playing shows. The E.P. is self-recorded and produced by Tony Schumacher, who has proved himself an invaluable help to Rising Storm.

The E.P. hasn’t been made under the frame of a concept, although the lyrics are focused on philosophical ideas and ancient mythology. Topics like “Troy” and “the war of Horus” on the one side and the danger of manipulation on the other side are just a few examples of what this E.P. is about.

“Initium” ignited the fire of Rising Storm. A first flash of lightning and a hint of what has yet to come…



Lineup


Karl Bormann - Lead Vocals, Bass Tony Schumacher - Guitar
Erik Haus - Drums
Eric Grothkop - Guitar


Additional Information


Produced by Tony Schumacher.
Recorded in Neubrandenburg, Germany.
Mixed and Mastered by Tony Schumacher in Neubrandenburg, Germany.

Cover Art by Jonas Schauß.
Pictures by Theo Prill.