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''Hereafter'' was recorded, mixed and mastered by Maxime Côté at Red Well Studios, during 2011.

All music and lyrics by Maxime Côté.
Additional vocal arrangements on ''The Departure'' and ''The road'' by Egan O'Rourke.
Bass solo on ''Underworld'' composed by David-Alexandre Brousseau.

Rhytm guitars = David Cloutier
Lead guitars = Maxime Côté
Bass and vocals = David-Alexandre Brousseau
Drums = Lyle Cooper
Clean vocals on ''The departure'' and ''The road'' = Egan O'Rourke
Additional vocals on ''Them'' and ''The road'' = Pierre-Aleksandr Plessix
Additional vocals on ''Them'' = Vanessa Chevarie

I'd like to personally thanks David-Alexandre Brousseau for his disponibility and for believing in my project, Lyle Cooper for bringing my music to a new level, Mike Garrison for his great work recording the drums, Egan O'Rourke for his awesome vocals and his arrangements which I'd have never thought of, David Cloutier for his great guitars chops, Vanessa Chevarie for her unique voice, Pierre-Aleksandr Plessix for his killer vocals and support, and finally Lukasz Bober for the great artwork which was completely what I wanted on the first version.

I'd also like to thank whoever encouraged me in my project in a way or another; you know who you are.

Please check out the bands of everyone who participated on the album :

My other band Catuvolcus :
David Cloutier = Eyeless :
Lyle Cooper = The faceless :
Egan O'Rourke = Daylight dies :
Vanessa Chevarie = Aenygmist :
Lukasz Bober page :
Studio where the drums were recorded :

Hope you enjoy the music.



released November 24, 2011



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Hands Of Despair Montréal, Québec

''Hands of despair'' started as a solo project back in 2008. It took 3 years and 2 solo albums to finally find the real sound of what HoD was meant to be; a mixture of the heaviness of death metal, the intensity of black metal, the ambiance of doom metal and the complex structures of progressive metal.

''Hereafter'', the new album of HoD, is out now.
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