| November 11, 2008|
Catch 22 Records
It Dies Today
11 November 2008
| DWS Studios in Niagara Falls, New York|
Metalcore, Groove metal, Hard rock
Songs for the Incurable Heart, Dead to Me, Further Efforts, V, Cross Roads
Blood Scent is STEMM's third full-length album and first on new record label Catch 22 Records. It was released on November 11, 2008, almost exactly three years since their prior release, which was on November 15, 2005. The album is the first to feature the band's new line-up with new member Alex Scouten taking over guitar duties while former guitarist Joe Cafarella handles full-time vocals for the first time. The first single from the album has been announced as "Awake," the song also has an accompanying video that was produced by GDM Video Production company. The first 1,000 albums sold will also feature a DVD, STEMM's first ever, that will document several aspects of the band and the recording process for Blood Scent. During a recent interview, vocalist Joe Cafarella talked at length about the new album, saying
The band was sending their second single "House of Cards" to rock radio on August 10, 2009. "House of Cards" would later be featured in EA Sports MMA.
Joe "Jodah" Cafarella - Vocals, Guitar
Steve Crowl - Bass, Back up vocals
Alex Scouten - Guitar, Back up vocals
Dan Nelligan - Drums
Engineering - Steve Wayland & Mike Hatalak
Samples - Steve Wayland
Mixing and Mastering - Mike Hatalak
Vocal Production - Judah Moses Nero
All Music Written by: STEMM
All Lyrics Written by: Joe Cafarella except the 2nd verse of "As Real As it Gets" by: John David Green and the final verse of "Casualty for Prayer" written by: T.J. Frost and "Wish" written by: Trent Reznor
Mike Hatalak - Guitar on "Blood Soaked"
Bruce Wojick - Slide guitar on "House of Cards"
Judah Nero - Harmonies on "Beneath My Skin"
T.J. Frost - Ending vocals on "Casualty for Prayer"
Ruth Ann Davis - Samples on "Wish"
- "Blood Soaked" - 5:21
- "House of Cards" - 4:49
- "One King Down" - 3:52
- "Awake" - 3:47
- "The Devil Walks Among Us..." 4:30
- "Broken Face Masterpiece" - 3:22
- "As Real As it Gets" - 5:02
- "Wish" (N.I.N. Cover) - 5:00
- "Beneath My Skin" 4:51
- "Never Will I Break" 3:28
- "Casualty for Prayer" - 12:04
1Blood Soaked5:21Blood Scent Wikipedia
2House of Cards4:49
3One King Down3:52