March 9, 2006
January 25, 2011
Slumber was formed in Sweden in 2002 by vocalist Siavosh Bigonah,
Ehsan Kalantarpour (both of Persian descent) and guitarist
Jari Lindholm, eventually filling out to a seven-member band.
On the strength of two demos, Karmageddon Media signed the band,
originally intending to release the demos as a debut album, though
eventually the band decided to re-record most of those songs for
that debut album, 2004's Fallout
The band operate in the melancholic, dark metal arena that always
to mind, as well as bands such as
The songs flow well, with an excellent sense of pace and mood,
with the occasional female choired vocals providing a nice
contrast to Bigonah's growl.
is a winner, and highly recommended to fans of the
Unfortunately various issues prevented the band from moving forward,
and six years after the release of Fallout
, with a long-awaited new
album not yet released, Slumber folded.
Some members are continuing in a new band called Atoma, and it has been
reported that that second album, originally called Resonance
be released with a new title under the Atoma name in 2011.