AWAKE Adds Second Guitarist

May 31, 2009

U.K. progressive metal band AWAKE has announced the addition of second guitarist Steven Coles (brother of other guitarist Andy Coles) to its ranks. The group now has two guitarists and is back as a six-piece.

AWAKE states, "We are still currently working on our follow-up album to [2007's] 'Illumination', which we aim to release later this year!"

AWAKE 2009 is:

Simon Shedwell - Lead Vocals
Andy Coles - Guitar
Steven Coles - Guitar
Chris Le Motte - Bass
Craig Burkitt - Keyboards
Alex Townsend - Drums

"Illumination" was produced by Tom S. Englund of EVERGREY at Division One Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Cd's stunning artwork was produced by Mattias Norén of Progart Media, who has worked with many bands, including ARENA, KAMELOT and EVERGREY.

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