The symphonic metal band Xerath has posted a teaser for their upcoming album III on their Facebook page. Producer Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Epica) returns to work with the band on the near 70-minute, 14-song recording. It features artwork by Colin Marks (Suicide Silence, Sylosis, Oceano) and drops in September on Candlelight Records. The video preview can be checked below as well as the album's tracklist and cover art.

The official pre-orders for the album will begin on August 5th via ITunes, Amazon and other physical and digital music outlets.

Album release dates:

Europe - 15/09/14
US - 16/09/14
Rest of the world - 17/09/14







Tracklist for III:

01. I Hold Dominion
02. 2053
03. I Hunt For The Weak
04. Autonomous
05. Bleed This Body Clean
06. Death Defiant
07. Sentinels
08. Passenger
09. Ironclad
10. Demigod Doctrine
11. The Chaos Reign
12. Witness
13. Veil Pt. 1
14. Veil Pt. 2

Shares drummer Michael Pitman: "We branched out more and enlisted the help of various live performers, such as a live string quartet, classically trained altos and sopranos, to give this album the level of production it required. As we always have, we recorded at multiple studios to capture the sound we were looking for. The biggest addition to the sound this time around is Conor. He had some huge shoes to fill and the first thing we looked for in a guitarist was that he was able to keep that real, soulful element. Conor got this straight away and in him I think people will hear a guitarist who can give you those special moments but then floor you in an instant with savage speed and outright technique. There is a real danger to his playing."


Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Xerath
 
Posted: 27.06.2014 by Karlabos



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Rupert - 27.06.2014 at 16:26  
No bra.
BloodTears - 27.06.2014 at 17:03  
So pumped for this one!

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