Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 10:53 AM
From The Forthcoming Reaching Into Infinity Album
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On May 19th, international metal superstars DRAGONFORCE will release their new studio album, Reaching Into Infinity, via Metal Blade Records in the USA. Today, the band has launched the record's second single, "Curse Of Darkness", which can be heard below.
To hear the first single, "Judgement Day", plus watch a live video for the classic track, "Operation Ground And Pound" (which is taken from the special CD/DVD edition of Reaching Into Infinity), please visit: metalblade.com/dragonforce - where the album can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:
special CD/DVD edition
2LP (limited to 1000 copies; sides A and B: translucent purple vinyl, sides C and D: fluorescent green vinyl)
*exclusive bundles with a shirt, plus digital options are also available!
Reaching Into Infinity special CD/DVD edition track-listing:
Disc 1 - CD
"Reaching Into Infinity"
"Ashes Of The Dawn"
"Curse Of Darkness"
"Land Of Shattered Dreams"
"The Edge Of The World"
"Our Final Stand"
"Hatred And Revenge"
Disc 2 - Bonus DVD: "DragonForce Live at Woodstock Festival Poland 2016"
"Heroes Of Our Time"
"Operation Ground And Pound"
"Holding On" (Multi-angles)
"Heroes Of Our Time" (Multi-Angles)
"Operation Ground And Pound" (Multi-Angles)
For their seventh studio album, DRAGONFORCE has opened up their sound like never before, capturing the fierce, forlorn and fun with both menace and melody. "I think we have proven that playing fast was something we were good at, so this time I wanted to bring even more diversity into our music," Frederic Leclercq (bass) comments. "It's great to challenge ourselves instead of staying in a comfort zone, and I really wanted to experiment with Marc's vocals. I think people are going to be surprised at his brutality!" The first album to feature Gee Anzalone (drums), the Italian drummer has laid down an impressive performance to provide the perfect backbone to the DRAGONFORCE sound, which of course still boasts the band's trademark insanely-fast solos, courtesy of guitarists Herman Li and Sam Totman. Recording the bulk of the album at Fascination Street Studios, Sweden, with producer Jens Bogren, the band also laid down tracks while touring their Killer Elite "best of"-album, utilizing Lamerluser Studios, (London, UK), Dark Lane Studios (Witney, UK), as well as the band's own Evil1 Studios in Charleville-Mezieres, France and Shredforce One Studios (CA, USA).
DRAGONFORCE will give USA fans their first taste of new songs starting July 7th, when the band hits the road for a North American tour this summer! See below for all dates.