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Swallow The Sun Bio

Swallow The Sun
Band members
P. Pasanen M. Jämsen M. Kotamäki J. Raivio M. Honkonen A. Munter


Swallow The Sun was formed in spring 2000 by Raivio. Soon Pasanen came along as they both also play in Plutonium Orange. They rehearsed a couple of songs, one of them being 'Through Her Silvery Body' from the first demo 'Out Of This Gloomy Light'. In 2001 M. Jämsen, whom Raivio & Pasanen already knew from their earlier bands, joined as a second guitarist and M. Kotamäki from Funeris Nocturnum as a vocalist. They rehearsed a few songs and started to look for a bassplayer & keyboardist. The search wasn't very long: A. Munter and M. Honkonen, also of FN, joined the band after their first rehearsal with STS. So, in spring 2002 they started to arrange songs for the demo, which was recorded in January 2003. The recordings took place at Sam's Workshop with Sami Kokko, who also mixed the demo.
A record deal with Firebox Records was made a few months after the recordings of the demo, and Swallow the sun entered studio at late July 2003. During the following 3 weeks they recorded their debut album.

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