Veil of Secrets is a new band formed by Vibeke Stene and Asgeir Mickelson.
Their debut album Dead Poetry marks Stene’s return to the scene after leaving Tristania in 2007 and Mickelson’s first outlet as the main songwriter.
Vibeke Stene is known as the singer of Tristania, 1997-2007. With Veil of Secrets, she has composed the majority of lyrics and vocals.
Asgeir Mickelson is known for having played drums in Borknagar, Sarke, Ihsahn, Spiral Architect, Vintersorg, Testament, and others. With Veil of Secrets, he has written all music and recorded drums, guitars, and bass.
Growling vocals on the album were done by Erling Malm (Endolith, Articulus) who will also play guitar live. Violin was done by Sareeta (Ram-Zet, ex-Ásmegin).
Dead Poetry is produced by Vibeke Stene and Asgeir Mickelson, mixed at Toproom Studio by Børge Finstad, and mastered at dUb Studio by Endre Kirkesola.
|1.||The Last Attempt||5:24||CD1-1||A1|
|2.||Sear the Fallen||6:50||CD1-2||A2|
|4.||The Lie of Her Prosperity||6:19||CD1-4||A4|
|Asgeir Mickelson||Drums, Guitars, Bass|
|Erling Malm||Growling Vocals|