Jon Schaffer of Iced Earth, has posted the following message concerning the band's new albums on the message boards of the bands official site:
"I just wanted to give you an update of what's happening in Iced Earth world."
"We just finished mixing and mastering the single which will be titled "Overture of the Wicked" and should be released in late May or early June. The 4 songs that will be featured on this are as follows:
1.) Ten Thousand Strong
3.) Birth of the Wicked
4.) The Coming Curse
"Ten Thousand Strong will be the song that we will be filming a video for in the following months, most likely in June right around the Sweden Rock festival."