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The Forest
Studio album by Soulers
Released September 1, 2017
Recorded 2017 at Dai Maō's home studio in Saint-Paulin, Quebec
Genre Doom metal
Progressive metal
Thrash metal
Progressive death metal
Length 39:00
Label independent
Soulers chronology
Beautiful Like a Rainbow
(2017)
The Forest
(2017)
Soulers
(2017)

The Forest is the second album by the Canadian one-man band Soulers, released on September 1, 2017. It was inspired by Dai Maō's stressful exploration in the forest and deals with anything that happens in the forest, such as tragedies and wildfires.

Musical style Edit

The album marks a stylistic turn towards a progressive doom sound with elements from thrash metal and death metal, leaving behind the instrumental rock sound from the previous album Beautiful Like a Rainbow. Influences for The Forest included Potmos Hetoimos and Dream Theater.

At 39 minutes, it was the shortest Soulers album ever released until it was over-taken by 2018's The Cosmic Dimension.

Track listing Edit

No. Title Length
1. "A Tragedy in the Woods"   16:48
2. "The Disaster"   22:12
Total length:
39:00

Personel Edit

  • Dai Maō – guitar, bass, drums, vocals
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