2018-12-17 - Japan's leading traditional heavy metal band, ANTHEM, have signed to Nuclear Blast Records (for the European territory) to break into the worldwide market. The first release, "Nucleus", will be their greatest hits album, completely re-recorded with English lyrics! Today they release the first single from that album, 'Black Empire'.
Check out the single here: https://youtu.be/C96wh7l-2lw
Singer Yukio Morikawa comments:
“We are very pleased to release the first single ‘Black Empire’ from the greatest hits album “Nucleus”. The original version is featured a former vocalist Mr. Eizo Sakamoto, so my version is finally revealed to the fans and with English lyrics! The new ‘Black Empire’ has ANTHEM’s passion and soul very much. Please give it a listen!“
Also, today the band announce their festival show in Europe ever: On April 26th-27th 2019, ANTHEM will play at the Keep It True festival in Germany!
Pre-order will start on January 18th.
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2018-12-20 15:00 - ANTHEM have unveiled their first album trailer. The trailer features singer Yukio Morikawa and bassist Naoto Shibata discussing more details about 'Black Empire'! Details
2018-11-22 18:00 - Japan's leading traditional heavy metal band, ANTHEM, have signed to Nuclear Blast Records to break into the worldwide market. Details