Today is the release of the self-titled debut album from ASHES OF ARES, featuring the founding members Matt Barlow (ex ICED EARTH), Freddie Vidales (ex ICED EARTH) and Van Williams (ex NEVERMORE). Watch the brand new trailer including press quotes: »Ashes Of Ares« will be released as a limited CD in digipak incl. a bonus track as well as in two different 2LP versions. The tracklist reads as follows 01. The Messenger 02. Move the Chains 03. On Warrior's Wings 04. Punishment 05. This is my Hell 06. Dead Man's Plight 07. Chalice of Man 08. The Answer 09. What I Am 10. The One-Eyed King bonus track 11. The Answer (acoustic version) Listen to the full album stream on Order the album here: Or via iTunes: (incl. digital booklet) Here you find some quotes: "An emotionally catching rollercoaster ride through every corner of the Metal globe and Matt Barlow in absolute top form. What else could you ask for? This is top pros at work.” BLIND GUARDIAN, Hansi Kürsch "What do we get when ex-members of Iced Earth and Nevermore join forces? PURE FUCKIN' METAL! Emotive, slightly dark but most of all: something amazing!" ROCK TRIBUNE (BE), Vera "The rough edges of Iced Earth are merging with the playfulness of Nevermore into a piece of art, that has one-of-a-kind vocalist Matt Barlow sitting on the throne – the real big picture!" CLASSIC ROCK (D), Hartl Grill "Might as well be the next Dark Power Metal Genre Classic…“ ROCK IT! (D), Andreas Schöwe "The voice and pulse of ICED EARTH and the heartbeat of NEVERMORE make this new Metal beast by the name of ASHES OF ARES come to life!" THAT‘S METAL (D), Martin Brandt „A devine neackbreaker!“ POWERMETAL.DE (D), Niels Macher "Strong as strong can be and a rough debut – I see the next Power Metal Star rising! STORMBRINGER.AT (AT), Thomas Patsch "Pure US-Heavy Metal-Power!!! Barlow is acting on a world-class level and manages all ranges like a young Metal God! A must-have for every genre-disciple!" METALMESSAGE (D), Markus Eck „Ashes Of Ares stand for forcefull tracks with pathos and catchy choruses “ BREAKOUT D), Thor Dietrich ASHES OF ARES on TOUR with: POWERWOLF, BATTLE BEAST & MAJESTY: 26.09.2013 FR Paris Divan Du Monde 27.09.2013 UK London Underworld 28.09.2013 DE Osnabrück Rosenhof 29.09.2013 NL Nijmegen Doornrosje 01.10.2013 DE Langen Neue Stadthalle 02.10.2013 CH Pratteln Z7 03.10.2013 DE Lindau Vaudeville 04.10.2013 DE München Backstage 05.10.2013 DE Stuttgart LKA ASHES OF ARES are: Matt Barlow (ex ICED EARTH) – vocals Freddie Vidales (ex ICED EARTH) – guitar & bass Van Williams (ex NEVERMORE) – drums Be sure to check out: Trailer part 1: Trailer part 2: Trailer part 3: Trailer part 4: Trailer part 5: Track-By-Track, Pt. 1: Track-By-Track, Pt. 2: Lyric video for `Dead Man’s Plight´: Making Of `This Is My Hell`: Interview with Rock Hard (D) Mag: