Black Lotus is the follow-up to 2012’s Now & Forever, and delivers SISTER SIN’s patented brand of no bullshit, full-throttle heavy metal.
Written by guitarist Jimmy Hiltula and drummer Dave Sundburg, the Black Lotus story began in May at Leon Music Studios outside Karlstad, Sweden, with Rikard Lofgren and Gustav Ydenius, along with Cameron Webb (Motorhead, Megadeth) on board to mix.
Vocalist Liv Jagrell discusses the origin of the title:
“The album title Black Lotus came up after a couple songs were already written. They seemed to have darker touch than before and somehow Black Lotus summed that feeling up. Lyric-wise, the inspiration comes from all kinds of places. Mostly personal struggles but also politics and fictionâ”.