On July 29, excessive steel masters ARCH ENEMY will unleash their eleventh studio album, “Deceivers”, through Century Media Information. For followers who cannot look ahead to the file’s launch, the band is now providing a brand new seven-inch single, “Sundown Over The Empire”, with the title monitor additionally showing on “Deceivers”. The official music video for “Sundown Over The Empire”, directed by Grupa13, will premiere at the moment (Friday, Could 20) at 9:00 a.m. PDT / 12:00 midday EDT.
ARCH ENEMY‘s founder and chief songwriter Michael Amott feedback: “Behold the ‘Sundown Over The Empire’, the fourth single from our upcoming ‘Deceivers’ album! This can be a quicker tune with some manic riffs and a relentless beat that I can envision turning into a ‘hit within the pit’! Lyrically, it is sadly a type of that appears to ring extra true with every passing day these days… ‘Phrases turned to struggle, brother combating brother, one other false truce, because the individuals die…’. The accompanying video was shot in Poland with the Grupa13 crew and does not observe the lyrics slavishly however has a terrific message and vibe in its personal proper. Oh, and I am stoked that we’re releasing ‘Sundown Over The Empire’ as a limited-edition bodily single on 7″ vinyl!”
“Sundown Over The Empire” seven-inch single is out there within the following variations:
* white vinyl (restricted to 1000 copies; accessible through CM Distro Europe)
* clear orange vinyl (restricted to 500 copies; band unique)
“Sundown Over The Empire” monitor itemizing
01. Sundown Over The Empire
02. The Judging Eyes
In a current interview with Tampa Bay Inventive Loafing, ARCH ENEMY singer Alissa White-Gluz said in regards to the band’s resolution to launch extra singles than regular this time round.
“I feel over the course of the final couple of years everybody has needed to rethink how they launch due to the best way music is consumed now,” she mentioned. “We put equal time into all of the songs, however then, perhaps solely two or three of them get highlighted as singles. However that is to not say that the remainder of the songs did not take simply as a lot time and power and coronary heart to create. We’ve followers who know each single tune, however we wished to present individuals a possibility to find somewhat bit extra about our sound.”
ARCH ENEMY performed the primary present of “The North American Siege 2022” tour with BEHEMOTH and NAPALM DEATH on April 16 at The Marquee in Tempe, Arizona. ARCH ENEMY‘s set included the three new songs the group launched over the previous couple of months: “Deceiver, Deceiver”, “Home Of Mirrors” and “Handshake With Hell”.
Amott beforehand said about “Deceivers”: “Having simply celebrated our twenty fifth anniversary as a gaggle and now releasing our eleventh studio album, one may simply assume that we’d be cruising alongside and going by means of the motions at this level. In actuality, nothing might be farther from the reality in relation to ARCH ENEMY and our new album, ‘Deceivers’.
“It’s, surely, all the time a problem to boost the bar every time in each the songwriting and manufacturing aspect of issues, and it may well really feel a bit daunting earlier than we get into it. However as soon as we do get began and absolutely immerse ourselves within the inventive course of, it is actually like there’s nothing else on this planet and we’re very targeted. And imagine it or not, for essentially the most half, we’ve got a ton of enjoyable making this music! Creating ‘Deceivers’ was no totally different. As soon as once more we shut out the surface world and went deep into the inventive zone. I imagine we pulled out some actually fascinating musical and lyrical themes this time, just a few issues would possibly even increase an eyebrow or two — whereas retaining all of the signature components of the band. Ultimately, it is ARCH ENEMY at full velocity and energy.”
After “The North American Siege 2022” tour, ARCH ENEMY will seem at choose summer season festivals earlier than embarking on the rescheduled “European Siege 2022” trek (with BEHEMOTH, CARCASS, UNTO OTHERS) within the fall.