Last week, Detroit, MI’s BATTLECROSS unveiled the title, cover art, and first single from their upcoming new album, War of Will. This week, the guys have posted the first of two studio videos. The clips were filmed entirely by the band as they were holed-up at Audio Hammer Studios in Florida. In this first installment, fans will be treated to raw video of session drummer Shannon Lucas tracking songs for the album, as well as other candid clips from throughout their time in the studio. Watch clip #1 at metalblade.com/battlecross. At that page, fans can also stream “Force Fed Lies” and pre-order the album.
BATTLECROSS triumphantly return as one of the true champions of American Heavy Metal with their devastating sophomore release,War of Will. Co-produced at Audio Hammer Studios with famed producers Mark Lewis and Eyal Levi, the sophomore effort from Detroit’s newest soldiers of steel will soon prove as one of the most impressive follow-up releases, destined to become a heavy metal classic for fans of all sub-genres. “War of Will triggers a strange Déjà Vu while feeling completely brand new” says Levi.
After a fist-pumping debut, impressive breakout tours in 2012,BATTLECROSS will continue their climb as one of metal’s most impressive new bands with appearances at Orion Music +More with Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones and Suicidal Tendencies in the band’s hometown of Detroit and the 4th Annual Gwar-BQ with Municipal Waste and Corrosion of Conformity.
War of Will releases July 9th, 2013 just as the band heads out for the summer on the Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour with Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Machine Head, Behemoth, Mastodon and more.