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On April 7, 2009.

On April 7, 2009, “TBO Records” and “PIAS Recordings” label released the self-titled, debut Other Lives album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Joey Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Eric Kiner – electric and steel guitar
  • Gus Seyffert – electric guitar, organ
  • Josh Onstott – bass, mellotron, backing vocals,
  • Joey Waronker – percussion
  • Matt Taylor – art direction
  • Sachiko – art direction

Track listing:

  1. E Minor
  2. Don’t Let Them
  3. Black Tables
  4. End of the Year
  5. Speed Tapes
  6. Paper Cities
  7. Matador
  8. It Was the Night
  9. How Could This Be
  10. AM Theme
  11. Epic

On February 8, 2010.

On February 8, 2010, “Sire” label released “Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice, Chapters 1–13”, the seventh HIM strudio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “The Lair Studios” and “NRG Studios” in Los Angeles, California, and was produced by Matt Squire.

Personnel:

  • Ville Valo − lead vocals, artwork, art direction
  • Mikko “Linde” Lindström − guitar
  • Mikko “Mige” Paananen − bass
  • Janne “Burton” Puurtinen − keyboards
  • Mika “Gas Lipstick” Karppinen − drums
  • Travis Huff − engineer
  • Steve Tippeconnic − recording assistant
  • Tate Hall − recording assistant
  • Dave Colvin – recording assistant
  • Neal Avron − mixing
  • Nicholas Fournier – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Craig Aaronson – A&R
  • Larry Goetz – programming
  • David Roemer – photography
  • Matt Taylor – artwork
  • Varnish Studio Inc – art direction
  • 2Rabbits Studios – screen prints

Track listing:

All tracks by Ville Valo.

  1. In Venere Veritas
  2. Scared to Death
  3. Heartkiller
  4. Dying Song
  5. Disarm Me (With Your Loneliness)
  6. Love, the Hardest Way
  7. Katherine Wheel
  8. In the Arms of Rain
  9. Ode to Solitude
  10. Shatter Me with Hope
  11. Acoustic Funeral (For Love in Limbo)
  12. Like St. Valentine
  13. The Foreboding Sense of Impending Happiness

On September 29, 2009.

On September 29, 2009, “Virgin / EMI” label released “Black Gives Way to Blue”, the fourth Alice in Chains studio album. It was recorded October 2008 – March 2009, at “Studio 666” in Northridge, California, “Henson Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Raskulinecz, Jerry Cantrell, William DuVall, Mike Inez, and Sean Kinney.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Cantrell– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • William DuVall– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, art direction
  • Mike Inez– bass, backing vocals, art direction
  • Sean Kinney– drums, percussion, art direction
  • Elton John– piano
  • Lisa Coleman– vibraphone
  • Chris Armstrong – tabla
  • Stevie Black – string arrangement, engineer
  • Paul Figueroa – recording engineer
  • Nick Raskulinecz – recording engineer
  • John Lousteau, Martin Cooke, Kevin Mills – engineer assistant
  • Randy Staub – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Matt Taylor – art direction, design
  • James Minchin III – band photography
  • Rocky Schenck – package interior photography
  • Emmanuel Polanco – illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Jerry Cantrell, except where noted.

  1. All Secrets Known
  2. Check My Brain
  3. Last of My Kind – Jerry Cantrell, William DuVall
  4. Your Decision
  5. A Looking in View – Jerry Cantrell, William DuVall, Sean Kinney, Mike Inez
  6. When the Sun Rose Again
  7. Acid Bubble
  8. Lesson Learned
  9. Take Her Out
  10. Private Hell
  11. Black Gives Way to Blue

On July 10, 2007.

On July 10, 2007, “Reprise” label released “Zeitgeist”, the seventh Smashing Pumpkins album. It was recorded August 2006 – February 2007, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, Terry Date and Roy Thomas Bake. The cover design was by Shepard Fairey (Obey Giant).

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, percussion, production
  • Roy Thomas Baker– recording , mixing
  • Terry Date– recording
  • Bruce Dickson, Justin Corrigan – photo shoot art supervision
  • Amber Griffin – photo shoot hair, makeup
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Cynthia Obsenares – photo shoot costume design
  • Chris Owens, Kevin Mills, Alex Pavlides, Zephyrus Sowers, Bo Joe, Davey Rieley – assistant engineering
  • Vanessa Parr, Noel Zancanella – mix assistance, assistant engineering
  • Matt Taylor– package art direction
  • Bjorn Thorsrud– recording , mix assistance
  • Christina Wagner – photo shoot producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan.

  1. Doomsday Clock
  2. 7 Shades of Black
  3. Bleeding the Orchid
  4. That’s the Way (My Love Is)
  5. Tarantula
  6. Starz
  7. United States
  8. Neverlost
  9. Bring the Light
  10. (Come On) Let’s Go!
  11. For God and Country
  12. Pomp and Circumstances