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Bolt Thrower have launched an online music player, so far featuring two new songs from the band's upcoming album, "Those Once Loyal".
To listen to the songs go here.
Also featured is a competition, pictures and a screensaver available for download.
"Those Once Loyal" is due to be released via Metal Blade in Germany on November 11th, the rest of Europe on November 14th and in the U.S. on November 15th.
The new Bolt Thrower album had to be pushed back for another two weeks. The final release date is now November 14, 2005. The German release date is the November 11, 2005.
The title of the album is "Those Once Loyal", and here's the track list:
At First Light
Those Once Loyal
Anti-Tank (Dead Armour)
Last Stand Of Humanity
When Cannons Fade
There will be a limited digipack edition including the bonus track "A Symbol Of Eight."
Rehearsals are over and Bolt Thrower is in the studio recording their first release in over 3 years. The band promises regular studio updates will be available on their website so keep checking back. In the meantime, check out this BoltThrower.com exclusive: Karl Willetts first interview since he rejoined the band.
Bolt Thrower have decided to give you a chance to hear a song off the HVP demo with Karl on vocals. The track is unmixed, with the odd rhythm guitar missing. The Mp3 can be found in the Music Downloads section.
Bolt Thrower are currently in final rehearsals for their 8th as yet untitled studio release. In mid May the band enter Andy Faulkner’s Sable Rose studios where they will spend the next three months recording the album. The as yet untitled album will be released on Metal Blade Records around October/November 2005.
In other news Bolt Thrower finally have an official website. Check it out: http://www.boltthrower.com.
Bolt Thrower's original vocalist Karl Willetts has rejoined the legendary British grinders after the short tenure of former Benediction growler Dave Ingram.
Karl was happy to be back in the fold:
It's fantastic to be a part of the mighty Bolt Thrower again. It feels great to be back with the guys, I can't wait to get my teeth into the new songs and get back on the road again. I've got some unfinished business to attend to...!
The now complete line-up of Bolt Thrower - Karl Willetts, Gavin Ward, Barry Thomson, Jo Bench & Martin Kearns will spend the next few weeks finishing off the new material and plan to go into the studio in the new year.
British extreme metal pioneers Bolt Thrower have announced the departure of vocalist Dave Ingram. In a statement, the band said, "Dave has been suffering with health and personal problems for a while now and he has decided that it would be best if he left the band to concentrate on his recovery. We would like to thank him for the 6 years he dedicated to the band and we wish him all the very best for the future."
Bolt Thrower were due to go into the studio shortly to record their eighth album, (the follow up to 2001's "Honour, Valour, Pride" — the only Bolt Thrower release featuring Ingram on vocals), but the recording will now be delayed until a replacement is found.