Polish female-fronted traditional heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER will release its new album, “Crimen Excepta“, in Europe on April 27, in the U.S. on April 24 via AFM Records, and in Japan on May 25 via . The concept effort about holy inquisition, black magic and witches, where fiction is mixed with historical facts, was produced by Bart Gabriel (JACK STARR’S BURNING STARR, LONEWOLF, SACRED STEEL). The effort’s cover artwork was painted once again Chris Moyen (who has previously worked with SLAYER, BEHERIT and BLASPHEMY). “Crimen Excepta” will feature two special guests: David Bower, vocalist of HELL will appear in the title track, while VADER mainman Piotr “Peter” Wiwczarek will be heard in the cover version of the classic VADER song “Tyrani Piekiel”, which will be available as the bonus track on the first, limited edition of the album.
Video trailer with excerpts from few songs from “Crimen Excepta” can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
“Crimen Excepta” tracklisting:
1. Witch’s Mark
3. Child Of The Flame
5. It’s Your Omen
7. Crimen Excepta (feat. David Bower of HELL)
9. Medicus Animarum
11. The Spell Of Death
13. Hope Is Gone, Here’s New Law
15. Fire Be My Gates
CD bonus tracks:
17. Tyrani Piekiel (VADER cover song, feat. Peter of VADER)
18. Ghosts Of Sherwood (from the “Robin Hood: Ghosts Of Sherwood” motion picture soundtrack)
LP bonus tracks:
17. Night Of The Demon (DEMON cover song)
18. Ghosts Of Sherwood (from the “Robin Hood: Ghosts Of Sherwood” motion picture soundtrack).
Current tour dates:
16-06-2012 – Rockovy Zaber Festival, Dolny Kubin, Slovakia
30-06-2012 – Noc Plna Hvezd Festival, Trinec, Czech Republic
14-07-2012 – Metal Magic Festival, Fredericia, Denmark
22-09-2012 – t.b.a. Spain
29-09-2012 – Metal Union Festival, Lauda-Konigshofen, Germany
Visit the band @ www.crystalviper.com