New Album “Shadows From The Past” Out Aug 24th
Performing At Mad With Power Fest Aug 25th (Madison, WI)
A true spectacle to be witnessed, LORDS OF THE TRIDENT is a daring adventure metal quintet that has been delighting their audiences and fans all over the world for ten years. To continue on their epic quest of bringing spectacular and entertaining metal to global fans these power metal warriors will be unleashing their 7th album “Shadows From The Past” on August 24th. In celebration of this new beast from their discography, LORDS OF THE TRIDENT are offering fans a FREE track download of their first single“Death Dealer”, a song influenced by the game Diablo and lyrics written based on the storyline of Diablo 1 and 2.
The song can be downloaded at the following link: http://bit.ly/LordsSingle2018
along with it streaming on these platforms:
Vocalist Fang VonWrathenstein comments on the album:
“This album is our most ambitious musical work to date, and the first album with our new members Baron Helleshaar and Master Herc. Fans who have been with us for a while will notice that our new songs are a bit more complex, and our songwriting continues to mature. The new songs are definitely still Lords songs, but explore some new musical themes. I believe the new album will be our strongest offering yet, and contain some songs that are sure to be fan favorites going forward.”
“Shadows From The Past” was supported by a kickstarter campaign that went live on June 1st and ending on June 29th. During that month, the band’s fans helped them surpass their goals to raise over $11,000 for the release. The band offered multiple packages and rewards that included merch, lessons from band members, festival tickets, private concerts and a copy of the video game Coffee Crisis that the band has partnered with to feature one of their songs for one of the levels along with band members as NPCs (non-playable characters).
North America Release Track Listing:
2. Zero Hour
4. Burn it Down (With Fire) Feat. Brittney Slayes (Unleash The Archers)
6. The Party Has Arrived
7. Brothers of Cain
8. Reaper’s Hourglass
9. Chasing Shadows
10. The Nameless Tomb
11. The Gatekeeper
The Japan special edition release will have two additional tracks:
12. Cross The Line
13. Desolation (Haze of the Battlefield Pt. 2)
And Patreon backers will receive an extra exclusive track entitled “Fire and Sand”.
Aug 25 – Madison, WI – The Annex – (CD Release Show @ Mad With Power Fest)
Sept 16 – Madison, WI – The Annex – info – w/ Cloven Hoof, Vicious Rumors, Vanlade
Oct 20 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s – info – Hallow Massacre w/ Green Death, Index Case, Druids, Traffic Death
BIO: Since climbing out of a volcano in 2008, shrouded in metal and ash, Lords of the Trident have gone to battle on many stages across the USA, playing and headlining a plethora of festivals and have an admirable arsenal of recordings in their inventory. The Lords of The Trident have released three full albums: “Death or Sandwich” (2009), “Chains on Fire” (2011), “Frostburn” (2015) , three EPs: “Plan of Attack” (2013), “A Very Lords of the Trident Christmas” (2014), “Re:Quests” (2015), and two live DVDs, along with numerous compilation singles.
Their live shows include medieval costumes, pyrotechnics, confetti cannons, guitars set ablaze, and of course, excellent technical musicianship that challenges the standard for how live music should be experienced. Citing influences such as Iron Maiden, Scar Symmetry and Judas Priest, and embracing lyrical themes inspired by great battles, conquests, dragon-fighting, virtual reality, and out-of-control robots Lords of the Trident dish out face-melting power that is enjoyed by fans of all races and classes.
Top L-R Lords of the Trident Current Line Up
Master Hercule “Herc” Schlagzeuger (Lead Drums) | Baron Taurean Helleshaar (Lead Guitar) | Fang VonWrathenstein (Lead Vocals) | Asian Metal (Lead Guitar) | Pontifex Mortis (Lead Bass)
Photo Credit – Mary Sweeney
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