UPON WINGS is set to release its new EP, Afterlife, on March 5th via Sword of the Spirit Records LLC. Today, Revolver Magazine is hosting the exclusive premiere of Upon Wings’ new music video for “Afterlife,” featuring guest vocals and production from Brett Hestla (ex-Creed, Dark New Day).
Since “Afterlife” hit rock radio, the track has reached #12 on SiriusXM Octane’s BIG-UNS countdown, plus been featured on the likes of WIIL (Chicago), KXXR (Minneapolis), KTCL (Denver), WRKZ (Columbus), WRAT (Monmouth), WKRL (Syracuse), KQXR (Boise), KRDJ (Lafayette), WCPR (Biloxi), KGRR (Dubuque), KRWN (Farmington) and beyond.
The single is now available for purchase on iTunes and Amazon.
Afterlife the EP can be pre-ordered now on iTunes.
Rock and metal fans will recognize plenty of names on “Afterlife.” Kid Rock recording engineer and Grammy-nominated mixing engineer Glenn Brown mastered the single, while Brett Hestla (ex-Creed, Dark New Day) provided guest vocals and production talents. More assistance came from Canadian producer and guitarist Kevin Jardine and drummer Peter Tzaferis. Recording sessions for “Afterlife” took place at Johnny K’s legendary Groovemaster Studios in Chicago, where Disturbed, 3 Doors Down, Staind and countless other heavy music-makers have laid down tracks.
UPON WINGS combines operatic, female-fronted goth-pop with rousing rock and metal in a unique, ethereal fashion. Frontwoman Anne Autumn Erickson is a classically-trained dramatic mezzo-soprano, and her lyrics take listeners down a path of heartfelt introspection, pain, joy and faith.
2. You Are My Weapon
3. Take Away
4. The Dream