Arch Enemy's "The Root Of All Evil" Trailer Video Posted Online
Band Photo: Abigail Williams (?)
Arch Enemy has launched the official album trailer for their upcoming release, "The Root of All Evil," viewable below.
The Root of All Evil contains a selection of completely re-recorded tracks from the band’s first three albums, "Black Earth" (1996), "Stigmata" (1998) and "Burning Bridges" (1999), reenergized and upgraded by the band’s definitive line-up. The new record will be available in the US on October 6th, via Century Media Records.
Furthermore, the band has confirmed a European headlining run with Destruction, Abigail Williams and Triosphere, which will kick off in December.
Arch Enemy vocalist Angela Gossow checks in to comment about the band’s recent touring activities, as well as the European run coming up in December:
"We had a great time playing the European summer festivals and then going to Mexico for three sold out, insanely raging shows! We are currently preparing for our Moscow gig, Belgium’s Mass Deathtruction festival, Japan’s Loudpark, all Asia dates, Australia, New Zealand and then Europe! Yes, the Tyrant will return to its Root Of Evil once again. Raising hell in the month of Christmas kitsch – loving it!
"We will bring some young talent with us - Abigail Williams and Triosphere (make sure not to miss them!) and also one of the true German Thrash Metal legends we have been worshipping when we were 'young talents' ourselves: DESTRUCTION! Holy shhhhhh...
"I remember staring at their bullet-belt covered outfits and listening to 'Mad Butcher' and then actually having to go back (!) into their discography and picking up ‘Sentence Of Death’, ‘Infernal Overkill’ and ‘Eternal Devastation’. This seems like…yesterday! And today we are bringing them out as special guest for some selected dates and hopefully for even more shows in the near future!
"You can not miss this package if you are METAL TO THE LAST F...ING BONE - this package certainly is! See all you raging thrashers in December!!!"
The Root Of All Evil presents classic Arch Enemy tracks (once originally recorded with ever changing band members, i.e. former vocalist Johan Liiva, drummer Peter Wildoer, bass player Martin Bengtsson), now with the vocals of Angela Gossow, several completely new bass lines by Sharlee D’Angelo, the ever-present guitar wizardry of the Amott brothers as well as Daniel Erlandsson’s merciless punch. The album was recorded by Daniel Erlandsson and Rickard Bengtsson, whereas mixing and mastering duties were handled by Andy Sneap (Megadeth, Testament, Exodus).
To check out a first track of this release, head over to the freshly redesigned MySpace page of Arch Enemy and listen to “Beast Of Man.”
You can see Arch Enemy live on the following dates:
09-October-2009 DK Gorbunova @ Moscow (Russia)
10-October-2009 Mass Deathtruction Festival @ Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)
ARCH ENEMY – ASIAN TOUR OCTOBER 2009:
17-October-2009 @ Loud Park 09, Tokyo (Japan)
18-October-2009 @ Liberty Square - Taipei (Taiwan)
20-October-2009 @ World Trade Center - Manila (Philippines)
21-October-2009 @ Hitec Auditorium - Kowloon (Hong Kong)
23-October-2009 @ The Star Live House - Beijing (China)
25-October-2009 @ Seoul Ax - Seoul (Republic Of Korea)
28-October-2009 @ Senayan Tennis Indoor Stadium - Jakarta (Indonesia)
ARCH ENEMY – AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER 2009:
01-November-2009 @ Capitol, Perth with Suffocation
03-November-2009 @ Fowlers Live, Adelaide with Suffocation
05-November-2009 @ The Forum, Melbourne with Suffocation, Winds Of Plague
06-November-2009 @ The Roundhouse, Sydney with Suffocation, Winds Of Plague
07-November-2009 @ The Hifi, Brisbane with Suffocation, Winds Of Plague
10-November-2009 @ Transmission Room, Auckland (New Zealand) with Subtract, Tainted
ARCH ENEMY – GREECE 2009:
27-November-2009 @ Block 33 Club (ex-Ydrogeios Club), Thessaloniki
28-November-2009 @ Gagarin 205 Club, Athens (Greece)
ARCH ENEMY- “Tyrants Of Evil” European Tour 2009
with Destruction, Abigail Williams & Triosphere
01-December-2009 – Madrid, Sala Heineken + Abigail Williams
02-December-2009 – Sevilla, Sala Q + Abigail Williams
04-December-2009 – Lisboa, Garage + Abigail Williams
06-December-2009 – Villava/Pamplona, Totem + Abigail Williams
07-December-2009 – Barcelona, Razzmatazz + Abigail Williams
09-December-2009 – Aarau, Kiff + Abigail Williams
11-December-2009 – Amsterdam, Melkweg + Destruction, Abigail Williams & Triosphere
12-December-2009 – Lengerich, Satans Convention / Festival + Destruction, Abigail Williams, Triosphere
13-December-2009 – Rijssen, Lucky + Destruction, Abigail Williams, Triosphere
15-December-2009 – Hamburg, Markthalle + Destruction, Abigail Williams, Triosphere
16-December-2009 – Saarbrücken, Garage + Destruction, Abigail Williams, Triosphere
17-December-2009 – Andernach, JUZ Live Club + Abigail Williams, Triosphere
19-December-2009 – Leipzig, Hellraiser + Destruction, Abigail Williams, Triosphere
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