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Hello everyone! We have some truly

exciting news to share!

 

We're finally entering the studio to

finish our new album titled "From Sand - Part II".

 The Drum recordings will be held

between November 1-3 at the legendary

Robert Lang Studios

-https://www.robertlangstudios.com/ 

in Seattle, WA.

The studio that had recorded bands such as

Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, etc. 

 

 Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, and Vocals will be recorded once

again at the 242 Studios in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA - USA.

 

Rafael Macedo (Vocals/Guitars) will be once again in charge of the Production of the album. The Mixing and Mastering, as announced before, will be handled by the amazing Jens Bogren (Symphony X, Arch Enemy, Paradise Lost, Devin Townsend) and Tony Lindgren at the Fascination Street Studios in Sweden, starting at the end of November 2018. https://www.fascinationstreet.se/

 

 We will share videos from the entire recording process, with additional live videos from social media, pictures, etc... 

 

 The full tracklist, album cover, behind the scenes info, and much more will be announced soon! Stay tuned on our official website and on our social media pages.

 We are beyond excited about the new album and we can't wait to share with you!

- Rafael Macedo

Release date of new single and video announced!

For immediate release! The music video for the song "Dusk", which will be the first single for our new upcoming album "From Sand - Part II”, will be released on NOVEMBER 7, 2017, on the band's official YouTube channel simultaneously with the digital release on platforms such as iTunes, Google Play, Beats, Amazon, CD Baby, Spotify, YouTube Music, Pandora, and others.

The band's new video was produced and directed once again, by renowned director Tommy Merry! Tommy has an extensive career directing Horror Movies to music videos and we are extremely lucky to have the opportunity to work with him.

The album is being produced and mixed by one of the greatest Heavy Metal producers nowadays, the Swedish Jens Bogren, who was in charge of the production of albums from Arch Enemy, Symphony X, Angra, Pain of Salvation, Katatonia, Dragonforce, Paradise Lost, James Labrie and Devin Townshend. In charge of mastering will be Tony Lindgren, both from Fascination Street Studios. The album concludes the story started on "From Sand - Part I".

"Dusk" was filmed at the legendary SoundWave studios in Oakland (California, USA), known for being active since the early days of the Bay Area Thrash Metal scene, where several prominent bands have rehearsed or filmed there, such as The Cure, Metallica, Testament, Forbidden, Primus, Faith No More, Green Day, Machine Head, Exodus, Death Angel, and others.

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Sincerely,

The Element

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! The Element filming music video for its upcoming new single “Dusk”

We are extremely excited to announce we are filming a music video for our new upcoming single, titled “Dusk”, to be released soon. The incredible Tommy Merry will once again be in the director’s chair. The band has worked with Tommy in his previous music video release for the track “She’s Made From Sand”.
“Dusk” is the first single for The Element’s new album “From Sand - Part II”, which is being mixed by the amazing Jens Bogren and mastered by Tony Lindgren at the Fascination Street Studios
Stay tuned for the release date for both the single and the video! 
Sincerely,

The Element

We are extremely excited to announce we are filming a music video for our new upcoming single, titled “Dusk”, to be released soon. The incredible Tommy Merry will once again be in the director’s chair. The band has worked with Tommy in his previous music video release for the track “She’s Made From Sand”.
“Dusk” is the first single for The Element’s new album “From Sand - Part II”, which is being mixed by the amazing Jens Bogren and mastered by Tony Lindgren at the Fascination Street Studios
Stay tuned for the release date for both the single and the video! 
Sincerely,

The Element

New Video Release! The Element - She's Made From Sand LIVE at Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, CA - USA - 01/18/2017  

New Video Release! The Element - Shine Shy Shine LIVE at Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA - USA - 11/10/2016  

Pictures last show

Pictures taken by Renee Janhke from The Element's show at Diablo Valley College - 11/10/2016

Full videos from the show coming up soon! Stay Tuned!!!

We are really excited to announce that we will be playing on November 10 at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA - USA. Tickets link:

https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=dvc01l

 This is an official Diablo Valley College concert and it will be held in the Performing Arts Center, the College’s main theater.

  The Element will be playing an extended set and it will include songs from our new upcoming album “From Sand - Part II”, as well as other surprises. This is truly a show you don’t wanna miss.

  We wanted start right away calling out our fans and friends to come up and share this incredible and special night with us. Help us spread the word, we will see you there!

Update New Album

Hello everyone! We just wanted to give you a quick update about our new album "From Sand - Part II". We're in the process of finding the best way to release it. As you know, it is a delicate process and it is necessary to take our time with it. The 2 first singles "Natural" and "Dusk", which were mixed by the incredible Jens Bogren ( Symphony X, Pain of Salvation, Arch Enemy, etc..) and mastered by Tony Lindgren at Fascination Street Studios, are ready to go. All the rest of the album is written and ready as well. We will be releasing it at least one of the singles in the upcoming months. We just wanted to thank all of you for the incredible support and patience. We're incredibly excited about it and working really hard to deliver the best music we've ever done for you. Stay tuned for more news soon!

Sincerely,

Rafael Macedo, Jeremy Villucci, Marco Bicca and Mitch Stewart - The Element

New Video release!

Hello everyone, this is a guitar instrumental tune by Rafael Macedo called "Dry Leaves". In charge of the mix and master was the amazing producer Adair Daufembach . Also, Rafael had playing with him on this tune, The Element's Marco Bicca, Drummer on the drums and Mitch Stewart on the Bass. We hope you enjoy it! Help us promoting it by sharing the video!

 

Rafael Macedo - "Dry Leaves"

The Element @ The NAMM Show 2016

 

New album "From Sand - Part II" being mixed by Jens Bogren!

 

 Press release

  San Francisco Bay Area, California, May 4 — SF Bay Area, California-based progressive metallers The Element, have announced that the new album “From Sand - Pt II”  will be mixed by legendary producer and recording engineer, Jens Bogren (Symphony X, Devin Townsend, Opeth, Kreator, Paradise Lost, Dragonforce, James Labrie, etc) and mastered by Tony Lindgren (Paradise Lost, Kreator, Katatonia) at Fascination Street Studios -  http://www.fascinationstreet.se/ - in Sweden.

 

 

 

 

New Album "From Sand - Part II" recording sessions

 

For immediate release: The Element in the studio recording new album!

San Francisco Bay Area, September 23, 2014
   The Element has entered the studio to record its new album titled "From Sand - Part II" . The new concept album concludes the story that started on band's latest release "From Sand - Part I".
  Once again, The Element's Vocals/Guitars Rafael Macedo will be in charge of the engineering and producing. Rafael Macedo started working with the band's drummer Marco Bicca a week ago and he has laid down 5 tracks so far...

   

Buy The Element's first album "From Sand - Part I"

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