04 February 2005
Strapping Young Lad: Making Of "Alien"
The countdown starts on Monday, February 7th with a weekly documentary about the making of this most extreme & unyielding metal album, starring Devin Townsend (vocals / guitars), Jed Simon (guitars), Byron Stroud (bass) and Gene Hoglan (drums) - collectively known as STRAPPING YOUNG LAD.
Check out http://www.centurymedia.de/syl/ to view the Making Of “Alien” online:
- The first part will be online February 7th (Recording session at the Armoury Studio in Vancouver)
- The second part will be online February 14th (Gene Hoglan pounds through 11 tracks at Armoury Studio in only three days)
- The third part will be online February 21st (At Greenhouse Studios in Vancouver, recording bass, guitars and female vocal for "Possessions")
- The fourth part will be online February 28th (At the Dev Lab, recording vocals and keys)
- The fifth part will be online March 7th (The technical secrets of "Alien": Devin talks about effects and samples)
- The sixth part will be online March 14th (More technical secrets of "Alien": Gene Hoglan talks about drums)
- The seventh and final part online March 21st (Even more technical secrets of "Alien": Byron Stroud about his bass equipment, Dave Young's keyboard tricks and an insight to Jed Simon's guitar world)
You can see all parts in high-resolution quality on the bonus DVD of the limited first edition of "Alien".
STRAPPING YOUNG LAD "Alien" out in Europe on March 21st, 2005.
Visit STRAPPING YOUNG LAD's website: http://www.strappingyounglad.com