"You have to be mentally insane to not love this album." Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) International heavy metallers BEAST IN BLACK recently announced that they have signed a worldwide record deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band with former BATTLE BEAST guitarist Anton Kabanen presents the first music video from their 10-track debut album titled »Berserker«, which will be released on November 3rd, 2017! The video for 'Blind And Frozen', directed by Ville Lipiäinen (NIGHTWISH etc.), can be watched over on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2N4tXf3Ensw
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Anton commented on the track: "'Blind And Frozen' is a super catchy and massive song. Yannis' interpretation and performance here is nothing short of pure perfection!" Additionally, BEAST IN BLACK have also unveiled the album's track listing, which can be seen below. »Berserker« - Track Listing: DIGI 01. Beast In Black 02. Blind And Frozen 03. Blood Of A Lion 04. Born Again 05. Zodd The Immortal 06. The Fifth Angel 07. Crazy, Mad, Insane 08. Hell For All Eternity (Bonus Track- DIGI only) 09. Eternal Fire 10. Go To Hell (Bonus Track- DIGI only) 11. End Of The World 12. Ghost In The Rain LP Side A 01. Beast In Black 02. Blind And Frozen 03. Blood Of A Lion 04. Born Again 05. Zodd The Immortal Side B 01. The Fifth Angel 02. Crazy, Mad, Insane 03. Eternal Fire 04. End Of The World 05. Ghost In The Rain The five-piece, Helsinki based heavy metal band BEAST IN BLACK was founded by Anton Kabanen soon after he had parted ways with BATTLE BEAST in 2015. By the end of 2015 the band had played their first gig, as the opening act for NIGHTWISH. »Berserker« was produced by Anton in his Sound Quest Studio. Its cover artwork marks the return of the collaboration between Anton and Roman Ismailov who was the original illustrator and graphic artist for BATTLE BEAST. »Berserker« maintains the style of Anton's previously composed works which include the first three BATTLE BEAST albums. Influenced by 80’s metal bands such as JUDAS PRIEST, MANOWAR, W.A.S.P., BLACK SABBATH and ACCEPT, the record is nothing but a great heavy metal album. "It’s very straightforward, catchy and powerful and occasionally mixed with some symphonic influences," Anton adds. Lyrically, Kabanen also continues his previous style: "Many songs such as the title track, 'Beast In Black', and 'Zodd The Immortal', are strongly influenced by the Japanese manga and anime »Berserk«." Pre-order »Berserker« now in various formats (DIGI, LP (black, silver)): http://nblast.de/BIBBerserkerNB Pre-order »Berserker« digitally and receive 'Blind And Frozen' instantly or stream the track: http://nblast.de/BeastInBlackDigital Listen in the NB Novelties Playlist: http://sptfy.com/2zZF