RADIANCE is the solo project of Sami Raatikainen, a Finnish musician/producer. THE BURNING SUN is the 2010 debut album. It is a continuous, 49-minute track and is meant to be listened to as a whole. The album is split into seven tracks purely out of practical reasons.
Sami Raatikainen is a Finnish guitarist who plays for the German technical death metal band Necrophagist. He joined Necrophagist in 2006 after the departure of Christian Münzner. He also plays guitar in the Finnish technical death metal band, Codeon.
Mats Levén - male vocals (Yngwie Malmsteen, Therion, Krux, Abstrakt Algebra, Amaseffer, At Vance, Lion's Share, AB/CD, Apocalyptica, Jupiter Society, Adagio, Narnia...) Noora Häkkinen - female vocals Sami Raatikainen - music & lyrics (Necrophagist, Codeon) Produced, mixed and mastered by Sami Raatikainen