It’s their jubilee year! 35 years of TANKARD!
And, of course, a suitable soundtrack cannot be neglected for the occasion. The band’s 17th studio album will be entitled One Foot In The Grave and will be released on June 2nd, 2017 via Nuclear Blast.
Today, the band has released the first single, ‘Arena Of The True Lies‘. The song was premiered last Saturday on Rock Antenne and can be heard and watched in the form of a lyric video over on YouTube:
Vocalist Gerre commented on the track:
“‘Arena Of The True Lies’ deals with all of those insane things occurring on the Internet! People are getting blamed and offended, there are lots of fake news stories and with every one, a part of them stays in people’s minds! Our own fake news story on April 1st was a good example of this! People have stopped talking to each other, and they mainly communicate via new media. These are strange times… By the way: TANKARD have existed as a fake band for over 35 years, but we’re still doing well, aren’t we?”
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The band also presents the tracklist of the anniversary album:
1. Pay To Pray
2. Arena Of The True Lies
3. Don’t Bullshit Us!
4. One Foot In The Grave
5. Syrian Nightmare
6. Northern Crown (Lament Of The Undead King)
7. Lock`Em Up!
8. The Evil That Men Display
9. Secret Order 1516
10. Sole Grinder
“One Foot In The Grave” was recorded at Gernhart Studio (Troisdorf,Germany) together with producer Martin Buchwalter (DESTRUCTION, SUIDAKRA) in January 2017.The new artwork was brought to life by Patrick Strogulski, who is a student of Sebastian Krüger, the former TANKARD cover artist. He also created the cover artworks for A Girl Called Cerveza and R.I.B..
TANKARD – Tourdates 2017:
05.05. D Köln – Underground
06.05. D Rheine – Hypothalamus
24.06. D Dischingen – Rock am Härtsfeldsee
01.07. D Gardelegen – Metal Frenzy Open Air
05.08. D Wacken – Wacken Open Air
26.08. D Cham – L.A. Moshclub-Festival
02.09. D Katzenbach – Metallergrillen
22.09. P Porto – Hard Club
23.09. P Lisbon – Cine-Teatro De Corroios
06.10. D Erfurt – From Hell
07.10. D Rostock – M.A.U. Club
08.10. D Braunschweig – B58
28.10. GE Tiflis – tba
25.11. MAL Johore – Rockin
01.12. D Nürnberg – K4-Festsaal
02.12. D Berlin – BiNuu
29.12. D Frankfurt – Batschkapp (TANKARD & Friends Festival)
30.12. D Ingolstadt – Eventhalle Westpark
Get your tickets for TANKARD & Friends now: http://www.nuclearblast.de/de/