The solo project Mendel, founded by Aborted’s guitarist Mendel bij de Leij, is to release the third solo album "Universal Omega" on October 26, 2017. Above, you can listen to two tracks, "Descending Upon Hades" and "Hellbound", from the upcoming LP.
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According to the official Facebook page of the artist, "album has been in the making for over two years". Drums for the release were performed by Koen Herfst (Armin van Buuren), and the bass parts by Willem Jan Keddeman. Also, some tracks feature guest musicians:
- Guest Keyboard solo on "Descending Upon Hades" by Alex Karlinksy
- Guest vocals on "Universal Omega" by JC Wardenaar and Sven de Caluwe (Aborted)
- Guest vocals on "Hellbound" by Daniel de Jongh (Textures)
- Guest vocals on "Skyfall" by JC Wardenaar
- Guest vocals on "The Darkest of Days" by JC Wardenaar and Valerio Recenti