25 April 2012
Firewind: "Wall Of Sound" digital single out NOW; Festival appearance for Greece confirmed; "Few Against Many" album pre-order links available!
Greek melodic Metallers FIREWIND, lead by guitar wizard and Ozzy Osbourne band-member Gus G., are soon to unleash their newest studio album effort "Few Against Many" on May 21st, 2012 in via Century Media Records in Europe. The album release is preceded by a digital release of the album's 1st single, "Wall Of Sound", which is out NOW. As one of several digital retail platform options, you can get it via Itunes by clicking here.
FIREWIND had recently launched special online trailer as teaser for the "Wall Of Sound" digital single and "Few Against Many" album release. Check out teaser snippets of the songs "Wall Of Sound" and "Losing my Mind" within the clip here.
The final tracklisting of the upcoming album will be as follows:
FIREWIND - "Few Against Many"
1. Wall Of Sound
2. Losing My Mind
3. Few Against Many
4. The Undying Fire
5. Another Dimension
7. Edge Of A Dream (Feat. Apocalyptica)
9. Long Gone Tomorrow
10. No Heroes, No Sinners
The song "Edge Of A Dream" features a special appearance of Finnish cello-superstars Apocalyptica. While the album's standard version will be available in the CD format as well as LP and also as Digital Download, "Few Against Many" will also be released as limited edition Digipak CD with two special bonus tracks: "Battleborn" and an acoustic version of "No Heroes, No Sinners".
In the light of the upcoming new album's release, the band has recently announced the first dates for their main European tour to promote "Few Against Many" for September/October together with Leaves' Eyes and several appearances at prestigious European Summer festivals, including a freshly confirmed date for July 18th in the band's Greek hometown Thessaloniki, at Mylos Open Air. Here are all upcoming FIREWIND shows:
FIREWIND - Live 2012:
08.-10.06. Donington Park (UK) - Download Festival / www.downloadfestival.co.uk
12.-15.07. Vizovice (Czech Republic) - Masters Of Rock Festival / www.mastersofrock.cz
18.07. Thessaloniki (Greece) - Mylos Open Air
28.07. Rotterdam (The Netherlands) - Roadgrill Festival / www.roadgrill.nl
16.-18.08. Dinkelsbühl (Germany) - Summer Breeze Open Air / www.summer-breeze.de
24.08. Beijing (China) - Star Live
25.08. Shanghai (China) - Mao Livehouse
26.08. Taipei (Taiwan) - Hwa Sha Auditorium
FIREWIND & LEAVES' EYES - "Few Against Many" European Tour 2012:
25.09. Paris (France) - Divan du Monde
26.09. Colmar (France) - Le Grillen
27.09. Bochum (Germany) - Matrix
28.09. Hamburg (Germany) - Knust
30.09. Berlin (Germany) - SO36
02.10. Aschaffenburg (Germany) - Colos Saal
03.10. Ingolstadt (Germany) - Eventhalle
04.10. Cologne (Germany) - Underground
05.10. Zwolle (The Netherlands) - Hedon
06.10. Vosselaar (Belgium) - Biebob
In the meantime, pre-order links for "Few Against Many" have been made available by CM Distro (for Europe) now too. Check out the following pre-order options:
Ltd. Digipak CD
Ltd Red Coloured LP
Ltd. Digipak CD bundle with Gus G. signed copy of "Forged By Fire" CD:
Ltd. autographed CD
FIREWIND's upcoming album, "Few Against many", was mixed by Jason Suecof & Eyal Levi at Audiohammer Studios (Trivium, All That Remains, Death Angel, etc.) and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music (Mastodon, Hatebreed, Symphony X, etc.). The iconic album's artwork was once again created by FIREWIND's longtime partner in all design matters, Gustavo Sazes / www.abstrata.net (Arch Enemy, Angra, Dream Evil, etc.), who has been working with the band since the release of the album "The Premonition".
FIREWIND have previously launched "making of" videos from the album's recordings session via the band's YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/firetv). Check them out here:
Studio Diary Part Four - Keyboards: www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMh-RLzJEbk
Studio Diary Part Three - Guitars: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9akBJCtFBms
Studio Diary Part Two - Bass: www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKSbMGQR6R0
Studio Diary Part One - Drums: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DB1q7M7b2I
Stay tuned for more news on FIREWIND and "Few Against Many" In the coming weeks...