Sunday, 15 January 2017

FIREWIND Launch 'Back On The Throne' lyric video; 'Immortals' album out next week


Ahead of the release of their 8th studio album, ”Immortals”, on January 20th, 2017, melodic Power metal masters FIREWIND have launched a digital single and lyric video (Produced by Cloud Music Typography) for the track 'Back On The Throne'.

Check out 'Back On The Throne' here:
Single on iTunes (also instant grat): http://smarturl.it/FIREWINDbottiTunes

FIREWIND’s Gus G. checked in to comment about the track as follows: “”Back On The Throne" is the 3rd single off our forthcoming album "Immortals" and its classic heavy metal roots vibes are shining bright on this one. Crank it up to 11!”

Check out other previously launched material for FIREWIND’s “Immortals” release:
“Hands Of Time” / First single and opening track:

“Ode To Leonidas” / Second single and video clip:


The tracklisting for the “Immortals” album reads as follows:
FIREWIND – “Immortals”:
1. Hands Of Time
2. We Defy
3. Ode To Leonidas
4. Back On The Throne
5. Live And Die By The Sword
6. Wars Of Ages
7. Lady Of 1000 Sorrows
8. Immortals
9. Warriors And Saints
10. Rise From The Ashes

“Immortals” marks the first time FIREWIND used an outside co-producer, working with Dennis Ward (Unisonic, Pink Cream 69), who not only engineered, mixed and mastered the album, but also co-wrote it together with Gus G. Next to the standard jewel case CD and Digital Download formats, “Immortals” will also be released as LP on 180gr vinyl with a poster as well as the entire album on CD as bonus. Additionally, there will also be a limited edition Mediabook CD with expanded booklet, a bonus track (“Vision Of Tomorrow”) and 3 stickers.

In order to support the release of “Immortals”, FIREWIND are set to hit the road across Europe and the UK. Those dates as well as some first festival dates confirmed for 2017 and also a string of GUS G. solo shows in Asia are as follows (Updates marked *):

FIREWIND – Europe & UK Tour 2017
Special Guests: Manimal & Scar Of The Sun
15.02.2017 Glasgow (UK) - Audio
16.02.2017 Manchester (UK) - Academy 3
17.02.2017 Sheffield (UK) - Corporation
18.02.2017 Wolverhampton (UK) - Slade Rooms
19.02.2017 London (UK) - Underworld
21.02.2017 Southampton (UK) - Engine Rooms
22.02.2017 Paris (France) - Backstage by the Mill
24.02.2017 Wetzikon (Switzerland) - Hall Of Fame *
25.02.2017 Vienna (Austria) - Szene
26.02.2017 Budapest (Hungary) - A38
27.02.2017 M√ľnchen (Germany) - Feierwerk
28.02.2017 Aschaffenburg (Germany) - Colos-Saal
01.03.2017 Bochum (Germany) - Rockpalast
02.03.2017 Vosselaar (Belgium) - Biebob

FIREWIND – European Festivals 2017:
02.06.2017 Pilsen (Czech Republic) - Metalfest Open Air
16.06.2017 Duisburg (Germany) - Rage Against Racism
13-15.07.2017 Balingen (Germany) - Bang Your Head
09-12.08.2017 Villena (Spain) - Leyendas del Rock
08.09.2017 Olen (Belgium) - Olensfest

GUS G – Live 2016/2017:
20.01.2017 Anaheim, CA (USA) - The Grove (w/ Metal Allegiance, Marty Friedman)
22.03.2017 Tokyo (Japan) - Club Quattro
23.03.2017 Osaka (Japan) - Club Quattro
25.03.2017 Seoul (South Korea) - Vhall

Century Media Records will also be re-releasing FIREWIND’s albums number three, “Forged By Fire” (2005), and four, “Allegiance” (2006), for the first time ever on LP format on January 20th, 2017 as well. Both records will be available each on 180 gr. vinyl and will include the full album on CD as bonus. The pre-order for both releases is now also available here: http://smarturl.it/FIREWINDimmortalsCMD

Feel free to also check out a newly created “Best of FIREWIND” playlist on the band’s Spotify profile here: 

FIREWIND line-Up
Henning Basse - Vocals
Gus G. - Guitar
Petros Christo - Bass
Bob Katsionis - Keyboards
Jo Nunez - Drums

FIREWIND discography
Between Heaven And Hell (CD, 2002)
Burning Earth (CD, 2003)
Forged By Fire (CD, 2005)
Allegiance (CD, 2006)
The Premonition (CD/LP, 2008)
Live Premonition (CD/DVD, 2008)
Days Of Defiance (CD/LP, 2010)
Few Against Many (CD/LP, 2012)
Apotheosis - Live 2012 (CD, 2013)
Immortals (CD/LP, 2017)

FIREWIND online