...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
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...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead is celebrating the release of "IX" in Europe today with the launch of a brand new video for the track "The Ghost Within." Watch it below, courtesy of Amazon Music.
The album will follow in the U.S. on the 10th of November. The band is also set to hit Europe on tour next month with Your Favorite Enemies and Midnight Masses. Dates are available after the video clip.
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead is set to release new album "IX" in Europe on the 20th October and the U.S. on the 11th of November.
The band had this to say about the track: "A Million Random Digits - the title stolen from a book I found on one of those shelves in a guest house where backpackers are supposed to leave a book when they take one.
"Fortunately I'm not a backpacker so I'm not obligated to leave anything if I take one - which is also how I got a copy of Balthazar Gracian's Art of Worldly Wisdom (in it Gracian recommends allowing yourself one vice, and mine is stealing useful things like books). The lyrics were inspired by the Viking series I'd recently watched on the History Channel - actually I watched a pirated copy (yet another vice) because we don't get the History Channel out here.
"I felt a sense of connection to the idea of the Northmen being away from family while going a-raiding, similar to being away from family while working on a record - you end up killing about the same amount of people as well."
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead is set to release new album "IX" in the U.S. on November 10th and in Europe on October 20th.
Today the band reveals a first new track off the album, titled "The Ghost Within." Check it out below thanks to Stereogum.com. Catch the band live on these dates:
3-Nov Germany, Marburg - KFZ
4-Nov Switzerland, Bern Reitschule-Dachstock
5-Nov Switzerland, Winterthur - Salzhaus
6-Nov Switzerland, Luzern - Konzerthaus Schuur
7-Nov Austria, Linz - ahoi! Pop Festival (Posthof)
8-Nov Switzerland, Laufen - Biomill
9-Nov Germany, Munich - Ampere
10-Nov Germany, Berlin - Bi Nuu
11-Nov Germany, Hamburg - Knust
12-Nov Germany, Cologne - Gebaude 9
14-Nov UK, Glasgow - The Art School
15-Nov UK, Coventry - Kasbah
16-Nov UK, Manchester - Ruby Lounge
17-Nov UK, London - Dingwalls
18-Nov UK, London - Dingwalls
20-Nov Germany, Hannover - Café Glocksee
21-Nov Germany, Bielefeld - Forum
22-Nov Netherlands, Eindhoven - Speedfest
23-Nov Belgium, Brussels - VK
24-Nov France, Paris - La Maroquinerie More...
Billboard.com reports: ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead is launching its own label, Richter Scale Records, in association with Justice Records, which is distributed by Fontana/Universal.
The band's next album is due in January 2009 and was co-produced by longtime collaborator Mike McCarthy and Chris "Frenchie" Smith. According to a spokesperson, Trail Of Dead was intent "on creating a more anthemic record" this time around.
Footage from the recording sessions can be found on Trail Of Dead's Web site.
The band left Interscope following its third album for the label, 2006's "So Divided," which has sold just 26,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Trail Of Dead's 2002 label debut, "Source Tags & Codes," has shifted 124,000.
DETHKLOK — the stars of the animated Cartoon Network "Adult Swim" program "Metalocalypse" — will open for ...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD on their U.S. tour in the fall. This Adult Swim-backed trek will include free shows at 12 U.S. colleges (open to the public) beginning on October 29, although the tour schedule for has not been announced.
On September 25, Adult Swim will unleash the brand-new CD from DETHKLOK on an unsuspecting public. "Dethalbum" features several full-length songs from Adult Swim's most metal animated series "Metalocalypse" plus all-new tracks.
To coincide with the premiere of the second season of "Metalocalypse" on Adult Swim and release of "Metalocalypse Season 1" on DVD, a regular and a deluxe CD edition of "Dethalbum" will be released. The deluxe edition will include a second disc featuring seven even more brutal tracks, the animated video for the utterly brutal single "Bloodrocuted", and the premiere episode from Season 2 of "Metalocalypse".
"Dethalbum" track listing:
Disc 1 (Regular and Deluxe Editions):
02. Go Into the Water
05. Go Forth and Die
07. Better Metal Snake
08. The Lost Vikings
10. Briefcase Full of Guts
11. Birthday Dethday
14. Face Fisted
Disc 2 (Deluxe Edition ONLY):
01. Duncan Hills Coffee Jingle
02. Blood Ocean
03. Murdertrain A Comin'
04. Pickles Intro
05. Kill You
07. Dethklok Gets in Tune
* Video for "Bloodrocuted"
* Episode from Season 2
Created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, "Metalocalypse" follows the on- and off-stage adventures of DETHKLOK, an incredibly talented and insanely popular Norwegian heavy metal band. DETHKLOK boasts the lineup of vocalist Nathan Explosion (lyrical visionary), Skwisgaar Skwigelf and Toki Wartooth (two of the fastest guitarists alive), bassist William Murderface and drummer Pickles — the soul of the band. Not really.
"Dethalbum" features a guest appearance by legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DEATH, DARK ANGEL, TESTAMENT). He previously stated about the CD, "What a killer metal record! I can't wait for everyone else to hear it, and since it has now been slated for a September 25th release, that is now gonna be sooner than later, especially with leakage. And yes, it appears that we are going on tour with it as well! The logistics are being worked on as we speak, but it looks like it's gonna be a real killer, multi-media show. I'm looking real forward to that, I've even suspended the booking of a ton of clinics to clear my schedule to be available."
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead's new track "Wasted State Of Mind" has been made available online here.
The groups new album "So Divided" is set for a November 14th release date via Interscope.