||Germany's Agathodaimon have checked in with an update about the release of their new In Darkness album. Furthermore, the band revealed its cover artwork, done by Hicham Haddaji of Strychneen Studio, which you can now enjoy below. You can expect the new opus on June 28th, 2013 under Massacre Records.
Agathodaimon entered the Kohlekeller Studios in February and hope to finish the recordings with producer Kristian "Kohle" Kohlmannslehner in late April.
Band update: "As reported earlier, studio work is going fine, and we're confident that all will be done until end of April. In case you might not know it yet: release date for In Darkness is set to the 28th of June! Artwork was done by Hicham Haddaji of Strychneen Studio, check out his other works at this location. So far, the basic recordings are done. What's left? Fine tuning, some details here and there, and of course the mix! Well, how will the new album sound like, you might ask? In a word, awesome. Yes, that's what YOU decide in the end. But we're sure it has a lot of killer songs, and we did step into the right direction - though it's also a step backwards. Back to the roots, to be clear."
"Speaking of new songs - it also features 'old' material, back from when our Romanian vocalist Vlad was still around. But don't worry, it's a history lesson that won't sound outdated. Actually, there's a re-recording of 'Dusk Of An Infinite Shade,' something we actually worked on many years ago, but back then skipped the idea because it didn't seem to match with the other material. It simply did not sound right. But now, it turned out that it was a great preparation to get in the mood and to set the sails to embark on a journey... In Darkness. First, secret pre-listening sessions did confirm that also fans of our recent albums won't be scared away. Plus, we're currently figuring out how to best realize a public pre-listening..."