News

TESTAMENT: NEW SONG STREAM + NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

TESTAMENT: NEW SONG STREAM + TOUR - 2012-06-28 00:00

2012-06-28 00:00 - Bay Area thrash metal legends TESTAMENT have launched a stream of the new track, “True American Hate,” via the Dark Roots Of Earth Landing Page at http://bit.ly/tdroelp.

“True American Hate” is the first track to surface from the band’s highly-anticipated follow-up to 2008’s The Formation Of Damnation. Dark Roots Of Earth is due out on July 31st in North America; pre-order bundles are available on the Nuclear Blast USA Webshop at http://store.nuclearblastusa.com/Artist/Testament/10177.

Dark Roots Of Earth was produced, mixed and mastered by acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap (Arch Enemy, Nevermore, Accept, Exodus). Eliran Kantor (Atheist, Sigh, Anacrusis, Gwar) provided the cover artwork. Special bonus tracks were recorded, mixed and mastered by Juan Urteaga (Machine Head,Exodus, Ted Nugent, Night Ranger) at Trident Studios.

Dark Roots Of Earth jewel case track listing:

01. Rise Up
02. Native Blood
03. Dark Roots Of Earth
04. True American Hate
05. A Day In The Death
06. Cold Embrace
07. Man Kills Mankind
08. Throne Of Thorns
09. Last Stand For Independence
Dark Roots Of Earth CD/DVD track listing:

01. Rise Up
02. Native Blood
03. Dark Roots Of Earth
04. True American Hate
05. A Day In The Death
06. Cold Embrace
07. Man Kills Mankind
08. Throne Of Thorns
09. Last Stand For Independence

BONUS TRACKS:

10. Dragon Attack (QUEEN cover)
11. Animal Magnetism (SCORPIONS cover)
12. Powerslave (IRON MAIDEN cover)
13. Throne Of Thornes (extended version)
+ Bonus DVD

Dark Roots Of Earth vinyl track listing:

Side A:

01. Rise Up
02. Native Blood
03. Dark Roots Of Earth

Side B:

04. True American Hate
05. A Day In The Death
06. Cold Embrace

Side C:

07. Man Kills Mankind
08. Throne Of Thorns
09. Last Stand For Independence

Side D (Bonus Tracks):

10. Dragon Attack (QUEEN cover)
11. Animal Magnetism (SCORPIONS cover)
12. Powerslave (IRON MAIDEN cover)


Last weekend, TESTAMENT wrapped up filming a music video for “Native Blood” with director Mike Sloat (Machine Head, American Head Charge). The song, whose lyrics are about vocalist Chuck Billy’s Native American heritage, was filmed at the Hopland Indian Reservation in Hopland, California. Check out behind-the-scenes photos from the video shoot on the band’s Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151823567205332.866192.23598655331&type=1)

TESTAMENT will be co-headlining a fall tour with fellow thrashers Anthrax featuring Death Angel as openers. Confirmed dates are:
9/14 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
9/15 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre
9/16 – Kennewick, WA @ Toyota Center (Kennewick)
9/17 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
9/20 – Vancouver, BC – CANADA @ Vogue Theater
9/21 – Calgary, AB – CANADA @ MacEwan Hall
9/22 – Edmonton, AB – CANADA @ Edmonton Event Centre
9/24 – Saskatoon, SK – CANADA @ Odeon Event Center
9/25 – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA @ Burton Cummings Theatre
9/29 – Toronto, ON – CANADA @ Danforth Music Hall
9/30 – Quebec City, QC – CANADA @ Capitole du Quebec
10/02 – Montreal, QC – CANADA @ Metropolis
10/03 – Portland, ME @ State Theater
10/05 – Montclair, NJ@ Wellmont Theatre


TESTAMENT is:

Chuck Billy – Vocals
Eric Peterson – Guitar
Alex Skolnick – Guitar
Greg Christian – Bass
Gene Hoglan – Drums

Related News
BLACK STAR RIDERS ANNOUNCE MORE TOUR DATES

BLACK STAR RIDERS ANNOUNCE MORE TOUR DATES

2014-04-18 00:00 - Hard rock supergroup BLACK STAR RIDERS have added eight additional headlining shows throughout the Midwest & East Coast on their first run of the U.S. this spring in support.. Details

ANTI-MORTEM: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE "SOUTHERN"

ANTI-MORTEM: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE "SOUTHERN"

2014-04-17 00:00 - Native Oklahoman quintet and saviors of southern-infused hard rock ANTI-MORTEM are set to release their debut album, New Southern, on April 29th... Details

WITHIN TEMPTATION’s RUUD JOLIE "METAL SCHOOL"

WITHIN TEMPTATION’s RUUD JOLIE "METAL SCHOOL"

2014-04-16 00:00 - Guitarist Ruud Jolie of symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION spoke to FUSE NEWS about his day job as a teacher at the recently-founded Metal Factory Music Academy in Holland... Details

VADER: "WHERE ANGELS WEEP" LYRIC VIDEO ONLINE

VADER: "WHERE ANGELS WEEP" LYRIC VIDEO ONLINE

2014-04-16 00:00 - The official lyric video for the song “Where Angels Weep” by Polish extreme metallers VADER, is now available for viewing on... Details

KATAKLYSM: Artist Profile Interview Part 2

KATAKLYSM: Artist Profile Interview Part 2

2014-04-15 00:00 - Montreal based death metal powerhouse KATAKLYSM, are currently on tour in North America with Belgian gore-grinders ABORTED in support of their new album... Details

TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN: NEW LYRIC VIDEO

TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN: NEW LYRIC VIDEO

2014-04-15 00:00 - The song comes from The Life And Times Of Scrooge, the first solo record by NIGHTWISH composer Tuomas Holopainen, which will be released... Details

SABATON RELEASE THIRD TRAILER FOR HEROES

SABATON RELEASE THIRD TRAILER FOR HEROES

2014-04-14 00:00 - Avid war historians & Swedish heavy metallers SABATON have released the third album trailer to their upcoming seventh studio release, Heroes, due out... Details

SONATA ARCTICA RELEASE VIDEO FOR "LOVE"

SONATA ARCTICA RELEASE VIDEO FOR "LOVE"

2014-04-14 00:00 - “Love,” the new Patric Ullaeus-directed video by Finnish melodic metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA is now available for viewing... Details

EDGUY: ANIMATED VIDEO FOR "LOVE TYGER" ONLINE

EDGUY: ANIMATED VIDEO FOR "LOVE TYGER" ONLINE

2014-04-14 00:00 - The official video for “Love Tyger,” a track off the band’s eleventh studio release, Space Police: Defenders Of The Crown, can now be viewed on... Details

KATAKLYSM Officially Part Ways with Drummer

KATAKLYSM Officially Part Ways with Drummer

2014-04-11 00:00 - Montreal based death metal powerhouse KATAKLYSM, have issued the following statement: Details

Quick access