Maledictus Eris, the new upcoming album of Danish folk metal band Svartsot will be released in July/August.

The band released the following statement: "We're proud to be able to release the cover artwork and tracklist for the third Svartsot album; Maledictus Eris. As previously announced, the album recounts the tale of the Black Death's incursion into Danish history from 1349 to 1350. The album begins the tale from just prior to the plague's arrival through to when the first bout relinquished its grasp, and focuses on the way the epidemic affected the population - from victim to survivor. We have taken more inspiration from medieval music than on previous albums, and the feel of the album in general has taken a darker and more emotive turn on this recording.

We are extremely satisfied with the way this album has turned out and hope that the fans - both old and new - will take kindly to it. But at the same time, we should also make clear that this album is somewhat different to its predecessors, and not for the worse as far as we're concerned.

We have a series of live dates in Denmark lined up for after the release, and hope to be able to add more European dates to the list soon. News on dates and leading up to the release will be posted as soon as we have it."

Album Release Dates:

27.07.2011 Spain, Finland, Sweden
29.07.2011 Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg
01.08.2011 Rest Of Europe
09.08.2011 USA, Canada

Maledictus Eris tracklist:

01. Staden...
02. Gud Giv Det Varer Ved!
03. Dødedansen
04. Farsoten Kom
05. Holdt Ned Af En Tjørn
06. Den Forgængelige Tro
07. Om Jeg Lever Kveg
08. Kunsten At Dø
09. Den Nidske Gud
10. Spigrene
11. ...Og Landet Ligger Så Øde Hen

Band profile: Svartsot
Posted: 08.06.2011 by BudDa


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warrior_of_ice - 08.06.2011 at 23:25  
necrovamp - 09.06.2011 at 00:13  
Might avtually buy it
arj - 09.06.2011 at 00:27  
åsome news. Hopefully it will live up to the first one. The second was a bit of a let-down for me.
Justicelust - 10.06.2011 at 16:56  
Great news, can't wait.

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