Listen! Sanctorum stream new track ‘False Idols’

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UK metal band Sanctorum have revealed a new track, “False Idols.”

The song is the first to be taken from their forthcoming album, Old Ghosts/New Wars, which is due for release on the 1st of September. Advanced copies will be available during Sanctorum’s UK tour in August, supporting LA metal legends My Ruin.

You can hear “False Idols” below. Take a listen and let us know what you think!


Ahead of the album release and UK tour, Sanctorum recently revealed that they have recruited a new bassist, Matt Adamson. Writing via their Facebook page, the band said: “The Sacred Mood Tour with My Ruin is now just 5 weeks away, so we would like to introduce you to our new bass player Matt Adamson – come give him a warm welcome at one of the shows!”

The full tracklisting for Old Ghosts/New Wars is as follows:

sanctorum_old-ghosts-new-wars_front1. Before We Let Go
2. Price to Pay
3. False Idols
4. Cold New Light
5. City of Ghosts & Born of Scars
6. The Tide
7. The Dead Know Better
8. When All’s Said and Done

Meanwhile, My Ruin have announced that their show with Sanctorum in York on the 22nd of August has changed location. The gig had originally been scheduled to take place at the historic Fibbers venue but, following the announcement that Fibbers is to close, will now take place at The Duchess. The bands have confirmed that tickets already purchased are still valid.

My Ruin, supported by Sanctorum, will play:

15th of August: Alt-Fest, Kettering
16th of August: Underworld, London
17th of August: The Haunt, Brighton
19th of August: Sound Control, Manchester
20th of August: O2 Academy, Birmingham
21st of August: The Fleece, Bristol
22nd of August: The Duchess, York
23rd of August: The Waterfront, Norwich

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Sanctorum reveal new album, “Old Ghosts / New Wars”

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UK metal band Sanctorum have revealed details of their new album, Old Ghosts / New Wars.

Writing on their Facebook page the band revealed that the LP will be released on the 1st September.

“Our new album OLD GHOSTS / NEW WARS will be released digitally and via our merch store on September 1st! If you wish to buy it before then, we will have advance copies with us on The Sacred Mood Tour this August, so come pick up a copy at one of the shows!”

The album cover, which you can see below, was designed by Sanctorum’s new bassist and professional photographer, Matt Adamson.

“We wanted to do something a bit different to typical Metal album covers,” said the band. “There’s a lot in there for you to find (booklet included), but you have to look for it!”

A full tracklisting for Old Ghosts / New Wars is below.

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1. Before We Let Go
2. Price to Pay
3. False Idols
4. Cold New Light
5. City of Ghosts & Born of Scars
6. The Tide
7. The Dead Know Better
8. When All’s Said and Done

Meanwhile, Sanctorum will embark upon a UK tour this coming August, supporting renowned LA metal band My Ruin on The Sacred Mood Tour. Live dates are as follows:

Friday 15th Aug: Alt-Fest, Kettering
Saturday 16th Aug: Underworld, Camden
Sunday 17th Aug: The Haunt, Brighton
Tuesday 19th Aug: Sound Control, Manchester
Wednesday 20th Aug: O2 Academy, Birmingham
Thursday 21st Aug: The Fleece, Bristol
Friday 22nd Aug: The Duchess, York
Saturday 23rd Aug: The Waterfront, Norwich

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