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DRAGONFORCE To Release New Album In August.

DRAGONFORCE To Release New Album In August.

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Brit Metallers DRAGONFORCE will release their new album titled  “Maximum Overload” on August 18 through the German based label earMUSIC. The record was produced by Jens Bogren, who has worked with the likes of: Opeth, Dark Tranquillity, Amon Amarth and Soilwork. This latest offering by the band was produced at Fascination Studios in Sweden.

DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li commented: “Working with Jens gave us a different perspective on the songs and a different sound dynamic.” “We always previously recorded in our own studios, but recording in Sweden made us focus and maybe drove us harder.”Jens certainly did; he doesn’t believe in days off!”

He continued: “The album title and album cover artwork is inspired by the constant bombardment of information we are subjected to during our daily lives.

“We were in an airport departure lounge surrounded by TV screens, flight information screens and advertising screens. We then looked around and no one was saying a word, they were all looking at more screens on tablets, laptops and mobile phones. There’s no escaping it; it’s complete information overload!”

The record will also feature a guest appearance on some of the songs from TRIVIUMs Matt Heafy

 

DRAGONFORCE will be playing the following shows:

SEPTEMBER:

Wednesday 17th EDINBURGH Liquid Room
Thursday 18th ABERDEEN Lemon Tree
Friday 19th GLASGOW King Tuts
Saturday 20th BELFAST Limelight 2
Sunday 21st DUBLIN Whelan’s
Tuesday 23rd CARLISLE Brickyard
Wednesday 24th MIDDLESBRO’ Empire
Thursday 25th MANCHESTER Deaf Institute
Friday 26th STOKE Sugarmill
Saturday 27th BIRMINGHAM Institute
Tuesday 30th BRIGHTON The Haunt

OCTOBER:

Wednesday 1st SOUTHAMPTON Joiners
Thursday 2nd PLYMOUTH White Rabbit
Friday 3rd BRIDGEND Hobo’s
Saturday 4th BRISTOL The Thekla
Tuesday 7th LEEDS Brundenell
Wednesday 8th NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms
Thursday 9th COLCHESTER Arts Centre
Friday 10th NORWICH Waterfront
Saturday 11th LONDON Bush Hall

Tickets for the above shows are available through www.ticketmaster.co.uk and www.livenation.co.uk  and will go on sale Friday April 4.


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