As if the previous updates didn't persuade us enough to keep our fingers crossed for a new release this year from the Finnish metallers, Ghost Brigade have announced that they have re-signed their contract with the French renowned label Season Of Mist. This seemed to be a perfect opportunity for the band to introduce two new band members entering their line-up: Joni Saalamo on bass (replacing Janne Julin) and Joni Vanhanen on keyboards, which indicates the band has finally settled on a new, permanent keyboardist.
With a fruitful year behind them, Ghost Brigade seem to be preparing to release some new material. The band's guitarist Wille Naukkarinen finally gave fans some news on what's going on in their camp in his interview with Metalfuzz.com.
Ghost Brigade has found an original way to release a new update. The Finns let their fans know they are working on new material by posting a picture on their Facebook page. The band is demoing new songs even though they didn't specify if they plan to release a new EP or full-length album to follow last year's effort Until Fear No Longer Defines Us.
Hot on the heels of new album Until Fear No Longer Defines Us (released last August), Finnish metallers Ghost Brigade will embark on a two-week tour of Europe with opening acts A Storm Of Light and Intronaut. Below are the dates and venues.
Until Fear No Longer Defines Us, the upcoming third album from Finland's Ghost Brigade, is now being streamed in its entirety at this location. The album will be released on August 19th in Europe and on August 23rd in North America through Season of Mist.
"Clawmaster", a brand-new track from Finnish atmospheric sludge metallers Ghost Brigade can be streamed in the YouTube clip below.
"Clawmaster" comes off the band's upcoming new album, entitled Until Fear No Longer Defines Us, which will be released on August 19th in Europe and on August 23rd in North America through Season Of Mist. More album details were previously reported over here.
Ghost Brigade's forthcoming album will be entitled Until Fear No Longer Defines Us. The new album will hit the stores on August 19th in Europe and on August 23rd in North America through Season of Mist.
Until Fear No Longer Defines Us will be released as a CD digipak limited to the first pressing, a double gatefold coloured vinyl with digital download card, and a collector's box with CD Digipak, regular or unisex t-shirt, leather bracelet, postcard hand-signed by all band members and metal button badges.
Find the cover artwork and tracklist of the band's third opus below.
Ghost Brigade have set Until Fear No Longer Defines Us as the title of their forthcoming third album, which has been scheduled for an August 19th (August 23rd in North America) release.
In order to celebrate the release of Until Fear No Longer Defines Us, the band will embark on a Finnish tour in next September and October. Support for most of the shows comes from Finnish dark hardcore act Unkind.
Sons Of Aeon has uploaded three brand-new songs online. The tracks are called "Weakness," "Seeds of Destruction," and "Burden" and are available for streaming/free download at the band's website.
The drums were recorded at Studio Watercastle in Jyväskylä, Finland by Arttu Sarvanne, while guitars and bass were recorded at Sons Of Aeon's home studio and the vocals were handled by Teemu Liekkala. The mixing and mastering was taken care of by Antti Malinen.
The Finnish-based metal band features ex-Swallow The Sun drummer Pasi Pasanen, Ghost Brigade guitarist Wille Naukkarinen and Ghost Brigade guitarist Tommi Kiviniemi on bass. The line-up is completed with Code For Silence vocalist Tony Kaikkonen and Tapio Vartiainen on guitars.
Insomnium are very happy to announce a co-headlining European tour with their good friends Ghost Brigade. The tour wreaks havoc across Central Europe from May 20th to May 29th. The tour is presented by Metal Hammer, Legacy, Twilight and Metal.de. Here are the dates:
Finnish metallers Ghost Brigade have issued the following update:
"Isolation Songs" is now streaming in its entirety at our MySpace page.
The album will be in stores on August 3 in Europe (August 25 in the US) via Season Of Mist Records. The first pressing of the album will be a digipak CD and contains one bonus song "Liar". There are also complete lyrics on the booklet this time.
Alright, have a nice week folks!"
More details about "Isolation Songs" were previously reported at this location.
Ghost Brigade took the world by surprise when their debut album "Guided By Fire" was received with raving reviews in autumn of 2007. Stimulated by this success, the Finns will be back in the shops this year, with a new delivery of their original blend of Post-Rock, Metalcore, Progressive Rock, Death and Doom Metal.
Their sophomore album is entitled "Isolation Songs", and will be released on August 3rd in Europe (August 25th in the US) through Season Of Mist Records.
"We are collectively very proud of this record", guitarist Wille comments. "It was a lot of work to get this album done, it took almost two years to write these songs, but now that it's 100% ready I can only say that I feel privileged to be a member of Ghost Brigade. I have a strong feeling we have created something very special with 'Isolation Songs' and it is by far my personal favorite of all recordings I've ever been a part of. I hope people will enjoy these songs as much as we do once they get the chance to hear them. If only August was here already! Be safe!"