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The Sword Releases E-Card For New Album, "Gods Of The Earth"

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Austin, Texas' THE SWORD have unveiled an ecard previewing their new album, "Gods Of The Earth," out April 1st on Kemado Records. The ecard features the first single, "Fire Lances Of The Ancient Hyperzephyrians," as well as a sneak peak of the video for the track. "Gods Of The Earth" is THE SWORD's sophomore album. Their critically acclaimed debut, "Age Of Winters," was released in 2006.

In addition to the new full length, the group is also releasing a 10" picture disc on March 18th containing "Fire Lances Of The Ancient Hyperzephyrians" as well as the b-side, "Codex Corvidae."

THE SWORD is heading out on tour this March and April in support of "Gods Of The Earth." The confirmed tour dates can be found below:

"Gods of the Earth" Tour with Saviours and Black Cobra
03.25.08 - Nottingham, UK - Rock City
03.26.08 - Oxford, UK - Academy
03.27.08 - Birmingham, UK - Academy
03.28.08 - Manchester, UK - Academy
03.29.08 - Glasgow, UK - King Tut's
03.30.08 - Stoke, UK - Sugar Mill
04.01.08 - Newport, UK - TJ's
04.02.08 - Portsmouth, UK - Wedgewood Rooms
04.03.08 - London, UK - Underworld
04.04.08 - Colchester, UK - Arts Centre

"Gods of the Earth" Tour with Children and Slough Feg
04.14.08 - Lubbock, TX - Jake's Sports Center
04.15.08 - Albuquerque, NM - Launchpad
04.16.08 - Phoenix, AZ - The Brick House
04.17.08 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah
04.18.08 - Los Angeles, CA - El Rey Theater
04.19.08 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's
04.21.08 - Portland, OR - Berbati's
04.22.08 - Seattle, WA - Neumo's
04.24.08 - Boise, ID - Nuerolux
04.25.08 - Salt Lake City, UT - Club Vegas
04.26.08 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
04.28.08 - Wichita, KS - Barley Corn's
04.29.08 - Oklahoma City, OK - Conservatory

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1. Hetfield writes:

All hail THE SWORD.
Finally, A band playing some PROPER metal!!

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2. Txmetalhead writes:

This band is bad a$$~

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3. Txmetalhead writes:

Southern rock at its finest!
The SWORD is great.

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4. chris from RI writes:

this band is unbelievable

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5. Red_Chord writes:

Yeah, still listen to their first album every time I get the chance. It's so great, bad a$$ and old school. HEck yeah !!

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6. Txmetalhead writes:

They are from Austin, Texas - I couldn't believe that. They just keep getting better. I also like Kylesa, a lot.

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7. Red_Chord writes:

Thanks Texas, I just went and discovered Kylesa...love it a lot. I love it when other guys gives me a new band to listen to.

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8. Kalis_wrath writes:

Hm... I am going to have to give this a listen. All of you guys that I trust in your opinion of metal are giving them praise. I must admit my stupidity as to what the f*** an ecard is however.

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9. Red_Chord writes:

It's a card with an E on it and then it does things that shows stuff for whomever watches it but you also need a sound card to do more things with it. That should help you !!!

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