Blues Pills reveal cover art for new album ‘Lady In Gold’

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Blues Pills have shared the cover art for their forthcoming album, Lady In Gold.

The band announced their second studio LP last month and have now confirmed it will be released on the 5th of August via Nuclear Blast.

Says Blues Pills bassist Zach Anderson: “The design comes from the dutch artist Marijke Koger-Dunham who already worked with us for the first album cover.

“We are super proud to have the opportunity to work again with such a legendary artist who has worked with the Beatles, Cream and many more. The original design was made by her 50 years ago. We worked together to adapt the colours to fit the mood of the album. Hopefully our fans will like it as much as we do.”

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The full track list for Lady In Gold is:

01. “Lady In Gold”
02. “Little Boy Preacher”
03. “Burned Out”
04. “I Felt A Change”
05. “Gone So Long”
06. “Bad Talkers”
07. “You Gotta Try”
08. “Won’t Go Back”
09. “Rejection”
10. “Elements And Things”

Blues Pills are set to play the following tour dates:

Jun 23rd: Halden Tons Of Rock, Norway
Jun 24th: Neuhusen Southside Festival, Germany
Jun 25th: Scheessel Hurricane Festival, Germany
Jun 30th: Roskilde Festival, Denmark
Jul 01st: Norrkoping Bravalla Festival, Sweden
Jul 02nd: Skanevik Blues Festival, Norway
Jul 07th: Borlange Peace & Love, Sweden
Jul 08th: Suwalki Blues Festival, Poland
Jul 12th: Heidelberg Halle 02, Germany
Jul 13th: Salzburg Rockhouse, Austria
Jul 15th: Obertraubling Airport, Germany
Jul 16th: Bludenz Woodrock, Austria
Jul 17th: Augsburg Musikkantine, Germany
Jul 19th: Colmar Grillen, France
Jul 20th: Worpswede Music Hall, Germany
Jul 23rd: Abertillery Steelhouse Festival, UK
Jul 26th: Siegburg Kubana, Germany
Jul 28th: Breitenbach Am Herzberg Burg Herzberg Festival, Germany
Jul 30th: St Goarshausen Loreley, Germany
Jul 31st: Mosbach Elzpark, Germany
Aug 12th: Bildein Picture On Festival, Austria
Aug 17th: Hasselt Kiewit, Belgium
Aug 18th: Hasselt Pukkelpop, Belgium
Aug 19th: Torgau Kulturbastion, Germany
Aug 20th: Wilburgstetten Summer Breeze Festival, Germany
Nov 11th: Wangels Metal Hammer Paradise, Germany

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Knifeworld reveal cover art and video teaser for new album ‘Bottled Out Of Eden’

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Knifeworld have shared the cover art and a video teaser for their forthcoming new album.

Bottled Out Of Eden is scheduled for release on the 22nd of April via InsideOut Music.

The band have also revealed that they will be hosting a launch party at London’s Bush Hall on the 12th of May. Tickets are on sale now via See Tickets.

Says Knifeworld frontman Kavus Torabi: “The beautiful artwork has been executed, once again, by Steve Mitchell at 57 Design. He’s been responsible for all of our graphics since the beginning and, for me, his work really defines the look of Knifeworld.”

The video teaser includes footage recorded during the making of the album in a studio in Midi-Pyrenees in the south of France.


The full track list for Bottled Out Of Eden is:

01. “High/Aflame”
02. “The Germ Inside”
03. “I am Lost”
04. “The Deathless”
05. “Foul Temple”
06. “Vision Of The Bent Path”
07. “I Must Set Fire To Your Portrait”
08. “Lowered Into Necromancy”
09. “A Dream About A Dream”
10. “Secret Words”
11. “Feel The Sorcery”

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Def Leppard reveal track list and cover art for new LP


Def Leppard have shared the track list and cover art for their eponymous new album.

The follow-up to 2008 LP Songs From The Sparkle Lounge is due for release on the 30th of November and was written over an 18-month period.

The song titles were revealed by frontman Joe Elliot via Instagram when he posted a picture of a hand-written note detailing the name of each track.

Guitarist Phil Collen recently described the new album as “probably the most diverse thing we’ve ever done,” adding: “I think it’s the best thing we’ve done since Hysteria – I really do. It’s the loudest rock guitars we’ve ever had.”

Def Leppard are set to tour the UK in December on a bill with Whitesnake and Black Star Riders.

The track list for Def Leppard is:

Def Leppard 2015 cover01. “Let’s Go”
02. “Dangerous”
03. “Man Enough”
04. “We Belong”
05. “Invincible”
06. “Sea Of Love”
07. “Energized”
08. “All Time High”
09. “Battle Of My Own”
10. “Broke ‘N’ Brokenhearted”
11. “Forever Young”
12. “Last Dance”
13. “Wings Of An Angel”
14. “Blind Faith”

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Anti-Flag reveal American Spring album details

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Pittsburgh punk rockers Anti-Flag have today revealed the cover art and track list for their new album.

American Spring, the band’s first LP for Spinefarm Records, will be released on the 25th May.

“The songs on American Spring are an aggressive critique of the global social and political climate of 2015,” explain the band. “The artwork is no different. The cover art is meant to challenge our collective view of violence and peace. The entire American Spring package includes essays, personal liner notes, and further information behind the driving forces of each song, detailing ways for us all to take action against injustice in the world. The American Spring is now.”

The full track list for American Spring is:

01. “Fabled World”
02. “The Great Divide”
03. “Brandenburg Gate”
04. “Sky Is Falling”
05. “Walk Away”
06. “Song For Your Enemy”
07. “Set Yourself On Fire”
08. “All of The Poison, All of The Pain”
09. “Break Something”
10. “Without End”
11. “Believer”
12. “To Hell With Boredom”
13. “Low Expectations”
14. “The Debate Is Over (if you want it)”

Keep your eyes peeled later in the month, as lead track “Fabled World” will premiere worldwide on the 31st of March.

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Black Star Riders detail formats and reveal cover art for new LP

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Black Star Riders have revealed the cover art and format availability of their new album, The Killer Instinct.

The follow up to their debut album All Hell Breaks Loose will be released on the 23rd of February via Nuclear Blast.

Says frontman Ricky Warwick of the new album’s philosophy: “Life’s not fair. Never has been, never will be. Sometimes you have to live with a killer instinct just to survive in the pursuit of happiness. Nobody can do for you what you should be doing for yourself.”

He adds about the cover art: “It’s a bit of a continuation from All Hell Breaks Loose. people will see the link – it’s very rock’n’roll. It’s going to look cool.”

The tracklist for the standard version of the album is as follows:

Black Star Riders Killer Instinct Cover 640x64001. “The Killer Instinct”
02. “Bullet Blues”
03. “Finest Hour”
04. “Soldierstown”
05. “Charlie I Gotta Go”
06. “Blindsided”
07. “Through The Motions”
08. “Sex, Guns & Gasoline”
09. “Turn In Your Arms”
10. “You Little Liar”

The album will also be available in a ltd. edition 2CD digibook format featuring six bonus tracks, a ltd. edition gatefold black vinyl version and a ltd. edition gatefold clear vinyl version.

The band will also tour the UK and Europe in March next year, with support coming from The Amorettes, except at Glasgow and London where other acts are expected to be announced. Confirmed dates are as follows:

Mar 05th: Glasgow O2 ABC
Mar 06th: Glasgow O2 ABC
Mar 07th: Newcastle O2 Academy
Mar 08th: Leeds O2 Academy
Mar 10th: Nottingham Rock City
Mar 11th: Cambridge Corn Exchange
Mar 13th: Manchester Academy
Mar 14th: Wolverhampton Civic Hall
Mar 15th: Exeter University
Mar 16th: Bristol O2 Academy
Mar 18th: Bournemouth O2 Academy
Mar 19th: Norwich UEA
Mar 20th: London Shepherds Bush Empire
Mar 21st: London Shepherds Bush Empire

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