Therion Release ‘Sitra Ahra’ Artwork

Sweden’s genre-defying THERION have uploaded the artwork by Thomas Ewerhard (Hammerfall, Edguy, Avantasia) for their new album, Sitra Ahra, onto their official website.  Mixed by Lennart Östlund (Led Zeppelin, ABBA) at the legendary Polar Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, Sitra Ahra will be released later this year.  In regards to the new album, THERION mastermind Christofer Johnsson stated back in February, “Expect something spectacular, even by THERION’s standards!”
 
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In May 2009, Johnsson announced that vocalist Thomas Vikström (ex-CANDLEMASS) had official permanent member status.  Johnsson recently recruited Christian Vidal (ex-The Road Vultures, ex-Cuero) from Argentina as the band’s new guitarist, who his live debut with THERION on June 4, 2010 in Mexico City.  Comprising THERION’s new rhythm section are Johan Koleberg (Animal, Zan Clan, Lion’s Share) on drums and Nalle “Grizzly” Påhlsson (Treat, Zan Clan, Vindictiv) on bass.  

The track listing for THERION’s upcoming studio release is:
01. Sitra Ahra
02. Kings Of Edom
03. Unguentum Sabbati
04. Land Of Canaan
05. Hellequin
06. 2012
07. Cu Chulain
08. Kali Yoga III
09. The Shells Are Open
10. Din
11. After The Inquisition: Children