Thy Art Is Murder - Unveil New Album Uncensored Cover

Aussies Thy Art Is Murder are readying the release of their brand new studio album, called Holy War. The deathcore unit has now revealed the original uncensored cover artwork for their upcoming release. The album cover and packaging photos were shot by the band's long time photographer and friend, Thomas Savage. You can see it below along with the album's tracklist and the other cover as well.

Guitarist Andy Marsh explains: "We wanted Holy War to be our most confronting release to date. From the moment the album title was conceived and the lyrics were born we had a distinct vision that the album cover artwork must be equally as confronting, as scary, and as real as what we are about as a band. Unfortunately after circulating our intended album cover around to the distributors and retailers, and after several meetings with the label and those we all work with, we were told we would have to cover the image, or choose a different cover. Not wanting to alter our desired cover in any way shape or form, we opted to contain it within the album packaging and roll with one of the other images from the layout. Here it is in all its magnificent glory, a child for every religion that has indoctrinated the young and disadvantaged, and sent them off to war and bloody death without cause or reason. This album is for them."

Uncensored cover art

You can pick up the extremely limited edition picture disc vinyl and bundle packs from the Nuclear Blast webstore here.

Produced and mixed by Will Putney (Suicide Silence, Exhumed, The Acacia Strain), Holy War is the band's second release for Nuclear Blast Entertainment. It will be made available in various formats and unleashed in North America on June 30th, in Europe and Australia on June 26th, and in the U.K. on June 29th.

First cover

01. Absolute Genocide
02. Light Bearer
03. Holy War
04. Coffin Dragger
05. Fur And Claw
06. Deliver Us To Evil
07. Emptiness
08. Violent Reckoning
09. Child Of Sorrow
10. Naked And Cold
11. Vengeance (Bonus track - initial CD pressings and vinyl only)

Band profile: Thy Art Is Murder
Posted: 25.04.2015 by BloodTears


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Comments: 3   Visited by: 53 users
25.04.2015 - 20:34
Uuuu, that is a gooood album cover!
And I see the blade fall down upon the head of lord in heaven
And Darkness falls upon the end of history
While I drink the milk of the Black Goddess and cry over the mankind

Black Moses is my name...
25.04.2015 - 21:53
Yeah that's pretty ballsy. Hope the album's as good as their last.
26.04.2015 - 09:10
Eh, I really prefer the censored cover to be honest.

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