ARKAEA, featuring members Raymond Herrera and Christian Olde Wolbers of Fear Factory and Threat Signal, have just finished their debut album YEARS IN THE DARKNESS. The album is set to be released on July 14, 2009 on E1 Music, formerly KOCH Records.
YEARS IN THE DARKNESS was produced by Christian Olde Wolbers and ARKAEA and mixed by legendary Producer Terry Date, best known for his work with the Deftones, Slipknot, White Zombie, Soundgarden and Pantera. The CD was mastered by Ted Jensen of Sterling Sound, who also mastered Fear Factoryıs gold album, Obsolete.
"We are truly proud of this record," states Olde Wolbers. "Ironically half of the ARKAEA album consists of songs that were intended to be the next Fear Factory record."
Track listing for YEARS IN THE DARKNESS is as follows:
Beneath the Shades of Grey
Years in the Darkness
Break the Silence
The World As One
Away From the Sun
First song on the album, LOCUST Is available streaming on the band's Myspace