3 Inches Of Blood has revealed both the track listing and album artwork from their forthcoming album, 'Long Live Heavy Metal', due for release in the UK on March 26th 2012.
Produced by Terry 'Sho' Murray (City of Fire, Exhibitionists), the astounding twelve track achievement offers an explosion of sound, setting new standards for classic Heavy Metal. 3 Inches Of Blood teamed up with Kim Thiessen for the artwork to perfect their artistic vision for the album, the different formats will be announced shortly.
The track listing and album artwork can be seen below, and within the next week, fans should be on the lookout for news of a song premiere from the new album.
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'Long Live Heavy Metal' track listing:
01. Metal Woman
02. My Sword Will Not Sleep
03. Leather Lord
04. Chief And The Blade
05. Dark Messenger
06. Look Out
07. 4000 Torches
08. Leave It On The Ice
09. Die For Gold (Upon The Boiling Sea IV)
10. Storming Juno
11. Men Of Fortune
12. One For The Ditch
3 Inches Of Blood have now been officially joined on bas duties by Bryon Stroud, former Strapping Young Lad and Fear Factory member. Stroud and 3 Inches Of Blood have been working together on a variety of things, and Stroud is beyond pleased shift his involvement to a creative level.
"I am super stoked to let everyone know that I have joined my brothers in 3IOB," exclaims Stroud. "We are busy rehearsing for touring of the new record 'Long Live Heavy Metal'. The band asked me to come on board as manager earlier last year.
We rehearse in my bike shop, I've toured with them in the past and being involved in many aspects of the new record has been extremely gratifying for me. I'm looking forward and see a great future for this band. I'll see you all on tour this year."
After touring North America around the release date with Devildriver, The Faceless, Dying Fetus, Job For A Cowboy, Impending Doom and Wretched they will head to Europe for a tour in May that is yet to be announced.
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