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Greek melodic power metal band Valor is about to return with a third album, four years following last offering "The Yonder Answer."
Originally formed in 2002, Valor has always been distinguished by unique epic compositions and superb performances filled with melody and passion. These attributes are clearly evident throughout the band’s newest release, “Arrogance: The Fall.”
Pitch Black Records comments: "Even though this latest work might be a bit more on the aggressive side in terms of song-writing, the band’s masterful blend of melodic power metal with galloping riffs and epic elements is still there! Along with an improved and refined sound, 'Arrogance: The Fall' promises not to disappoint their fans who are eagerly awaiting this release or any other fans of finely-crafted epic power metal for that matter!"
Greek epic power metal band Valor returns with a special limited edition 7” single titled “The Crown and the King.”
Side A features a brand new track (“The Crown of Evermore”) taken off the band’s upcoming album and Side B features a cover of the Accept classic “The King.”
Limited to 250 copies, the 7” single will be released on March 5th, during the Up the Hammers Festival warm-up show in Athens, Greece to coincide with the band’s appearance at this year’s festival (Day 2 – March 7th).
All orders will include a unique code to download the two tracks specifically mastered for digital audio in high quality mp3 and flac formats along with complete artwork and lyrics. Pre-orders are now up at this location. More...
Pitch Black Records has checked in with the following announcement about offering a free sampler in celebration of the label's fifth anniversary:
"When we were putting together our first release back in 2008 we knew that we were going to continue doing this for a long time afterwards. This was obvious from the sheer passion and dedication we found ourselves putting into that first release and this hasn’t changed one bit for any of our releases that followed later on.
"Five years might not sound much (or even 20 releases for that matter) but hey, we never bragged about being the biggest label ever! Besides, we pride ourselves in that what we lack in quantity we most certainly make up in quality! Each and every one of our releases has received a fair share of enthusiastic reviews, many of those releases have been included in 'best of the year' lists by various writers and reviewers while others have received significant distinctions. Of course we’re not forgetting the fans and how they have all embraced Pitch Black Records and our releases so a HUGE thanks to you as well for being part of this.
"During the last five years we have established some good solid relationships and friendships, both with business partners as well as with the artists we have had the honor of working with and releasing their work. Even more exciting things are happening this year, some of which include an important new distribution deal for North America (details to be announced soon), some great new releases (including new albums by Illnath and Arrayan Path) our new and revamped online store already in operation and our just-released free mobile app (currently available for Android, coming soon for iPad and iPhone). We are also working on a compilation album that will be very special in lots of ways. More...
Pitch Black Records has checked in with the following announcement about inking a deal with Valor:
"We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our roster, Greek epic heavy metal band Valor! Valor was formed in 2002 by and two years later released first mini-CD ('The Nameless One'), which received high praises from international underground media.
"In 2008 came the band’s first full-length album ('Destiny’s Path') which was again greatly received by fans and media while at the same time it laid strong foundations for a solid bond between band members as friends and as musicians.
"The forthcoming new album, 'The Yonder Answer' is the result of an intensive collaborative effort between all band members the result of which is an album full of melody and passion and pure epic heaviness!" More...
Greek act Valor recently announced the band has finished the mixing process for upcoming new album "The Yonder Answer," with the mastering to begin soon.
According to a statement from the band, "The Yonder Answer" will feature 10 songs unified by a common concept. The album was recorded at Hideout Studios with the producer Kostas Rigopoulos. Further details will be announced as they are made available.
To check out Valor's music, and find more info on the band, head over to the group's official Facebook profile here.