Breaking the Stillness available in Japan!

Our debut album is now available on the Japanese market. We’re really glad and excited that the album has now hit the streets. Next up will be North America and the digital release on March 13th. People looking to buy the Japanese version can find links to marketplaces below.

PHYSICAL:
Amazon Japan
CD Japan
Tower Records
DIGITAL:
iTunes Japan
Morawin Japan

Song from upcoming album available for streaming

We are glad to announce that a song from our upcoming album BREAKING THE STILLNESS is now available online for streaming. The song is the fourth track of the album and is titled “Someone Else’s Eyes”. Check it out at SoundCloud or listen to it from the player below

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Interview with Alexa

Alexa recently conducted an interview with Metal Shock Finland. She answered many interesting questions. Read the interview here.

Shear signs with Lifeforce Records!

Despite our recent lack of updates, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes. Now we can finally proudly announce that we’ve signed with Lifeforce Records. Our debut album is set to be released in March of 2012.

Click here for the full press release.

Shear confirmed for Summer Breeze Open Air 2011!

We’re happy to announce that with your helpful votes in the New Blood Award competition, we managed to place in the top 6 of the competition. This means that we will be playing at Summer Breeze Open Air 2011, Wednesday 17th of August! Thanks once again and see you there!

Video update #4 from the studio

Time for our fourth, and final video update from the studio. The final episode covers Alexa’s vocal recordings in the studio. She did an amazing job on all songs! Now we have all tracks recorded and the we are ready to start mixing of the album. We are very pleased with the result sofar. Hope you enjoy the video!

Vote Shear to Summer Breeze 2011!

Shear has been chosen as one of the twenty finalists in the New Blood Award 2011 competition. Six of the best competitors will get a chance to play at Summer Breeze 2011 in Germany. The final six bands are chosen in an online voting. Users rate all the twenty bands on a scale from 1 to 5, and the highest scorers will play at the festival. Voting requires registration to the site.

If you would like to support us and see us play in Germany, head over to the site and vote for us. Remember to read and respect the competition rules. Rate all bands in a fair way that represents your musical taste. Furthermore, everyone who participates in the voting has a chance of winning free tickets to the festival!

Follow this link to vote!

Video update #3 from the studio

Yet again it’s time to make a small update from the studio in the form of a new video. We have now completed almost all of the instrument tracks, only a couple of guitar tracks needs to be recorded. Currently we are working on the vocal tracks, and everything sounds really good. Check the video and see what we have been up to!

Video update #2 from the studio

It’s been three weeks since our last update. Initially we had planned to make more frequent updates but we’ve been really busy with our studio sessions. So far everything is going good. Currently we have finished recording all drums, rhythm guitars and bass guitars. Furthermore, we have laid down some additional guitars, lead guitars and synths. We have also started recording vocals on a few tracks. Piece by piece the songs start taking their final form and we are really pleased by how everything sounds so far!

We now present you a video update from the studio including recording of the rhythm and bass guitars. Hope you enjoy it! Keep visiting our site for further updates!

Video footage from the studio

Last week we entered Sonic Pump Studios and started the recordings of the upcoming album. The drums for all ten songs were recorded in three days, and Juffi had a really nice groove the whole time. Our next step is to start working on the guitars. Keep checking our site for further updates.

As promised we are here to deliver you some video footage. Part 1 of our studio diary is now available at YouTube.

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