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Latest Ancestral News

Below is our complete Ancestral news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Ancestral Announces New Album

Italy's Ancestral will issue the new album "Master of Fate" on January 20th via Iron Shield Records (with distribution via Pure Steel Records). The album is the sophomore full length effort and first new material from the band in 10 years (2007's "The Ancient Curse").

"Master of Fate" represents the band with an original and varied style that combines U.S. thrash metal and teutonic melodic metal. It will be the first studio album to feature vocalist Jo Lombardo (Orion Riders/Metatrone), who joined the band in 2014.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Back To Life
2. Wind Of Egadi
3. Seven Months Of Siege
4. Master Of Fate
5. Refuge Of Souls (instr.)
6. Lust For Supremacy
7. No More Regrets
8. On The Route Of Death
9. From Beyond
10. Savage (Helloween Cover) More...

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Ancestral Recording New Album

Following previous full-length album "The Ancient Curse," this coming October Ancestral will mix and master new album "Master of Fate" at the Hertz Studio in Poland (Behemoth, Decapitated, Vader).

The new album, which will be released next spring, contains 9 new songs plus the bonus Helloween cover track "Savage."

Ancestral also comments: "We are honoured to announce that one song will feature Fabio Lione (Rhapsody of Fire, Vision Divine, Angra) as special guest. Stay tuned for more news!" More...

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Ancestral Recruits New Vocalist

Italian power metal band Ancestral has issued the following announcement about recruiting a new vocalist after the departure of Mirko Olivo:

"Hi Guys, we are very happy to announce that the new singer of Ancestral is Jo Lombardo (Metatrone and Orion Riders)!

"Not only is he a great person, but also an incredibly talented singer with loads of experience. We are currently recording the vocals and this guy is really buckling down!

"Also thanks to his versatility the Ancestral sound is not being deformed, on the contrary, it results more aggressive than ever before with the right blend of melody! More news soon! You will not be disillusioned! Welcome, Jo!"

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Power Prog Offers Free "Brazil Rocks" Compilation

As a year end gift for metal fans, Power Prog Records is offering a free download of "Brazil Rocks, Vol. I" a compilation of acts from South America. The compilation can be had by heading on over to the Pure Prog Facebook Page "Compilations For You Free" Tab located here.

Bands included are:

Age of Artemis
Kiko Loureiro (Angra)
Still Alive
Rygel More...

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