U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING are about to unleash their new studio album entitled “Darkness In A Different Light” on September 30th, 2013 in Europe and October 1st, 2013 in North America via InsideOutMusic.
The exact release dates per country are as follows:
GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / NORWAY/ FINLAND / AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND:
Friday, September 27, 2013
BENELUX / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / PORTUGAL / REST OF EUROPE / UK:
Monday, September 30, 2013
USA / SPAIN / ITALY: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
SWEDEN / HUNGARY: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
In the light of the imminent street date for “Darkness In A Different Light”, an album sampler containing pre-listening clips of all the tracks has been launched now via the website of Guitar World.
Check it out here: http://www.guitarworld.com/
The tracklisting for “Darkness In A Different Light” reads as follows:
FATES WARNING – “Darkness In A Different Light”:
1. One Thousand Fires
5. I Am
7. Into The Black
8. Kneel And Obey
9. O Chloroform
10. And Yet It Moves
Next to the standard CD jewel case and the Digital Download format, “Darkness In A Different Light” will also be available in Europe as 2CD Mediabook edition and as Gatefold 2LP version (180gr. vinyl in black, red or white vinyl) with the following four bonus tracks:
1. Firefly (Extended)
2. Falling Further
3. One (Live)
4. Life In Still Water (Live)
All different formats of the album (as pictured in packshot above) can now be pre-ordered in Europe from the InsideOutMusic online shop here: http://smarturl.it/
Selected “Darkness In A Different Light” review quotes:
“So where does the album fit into the canon of Fates Warning? To be blunt, right at the top of their game.”
Metal Injection / USA
“A strong and melodic prog metal album from a vibrant enthusiastic band in peak condition.”
Classic Rock Society (UK)
“These revered veterans are on sparkling form.”
’Metal Hammer (UK)
“Darkness In A Different Light” was produced by Matheos and mixed by long time FATES WARNING engineer Phil Magnotti, while mastering was handled by Maor Appelbaum at Maor Appelbaum Mastering, California.
The artwork for the album was designed by Conte di San Pietro.
The new album’s first single, “Firefly”, can be checked out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Another song from the new album, “I Am”, can be checked out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
A drum recording clip of FATES WARNING’s Bobby Jarzombek (Halford, Sebastian Bach, Riot, Spastic Ink, etc.) can be seen via the website of Sick Drummer Magazine here: http://www.
FATES WARNING are soon to commence a headlining touring runs in Europe with support coming from Norway’s Divided Multitude (October 6th – 17th) as well as American group The Omega Experiment for select shows.
Here are all the dates announced so far:
FATES WARNING European Tour 2013:
SA 05.10.2013 Baarlo (The Netherlands) – Progpower Festival
SU 06.10.2013 Zoetermeer (The Netherlands) – Boerderij *
MO 07.10.2013 Aschaffenburg (Germany) – Colos Saal **
WE 09.10.2013 Essen (Germany) – Turock *
TH 10.10.2013 Roeselare (Belgium) – Verlichte Geest **
FR 11.10.2013 Augsburg (Germany) – Musikkantine **
SA 12.10.2013 Pratteln (Switzerland) – Z7 **
SU 13.10.2013 Brescia (Italy) – Colony *
TU 15.10.2013 Ljubljana (Slovenia) – Orto Bar *
WE 16.10.2013 Budapest (Hungary) – A38 *
TH 17.10.2013 Bratislava (Slovakia) – Randal *
SA 19.10.2013 Thessaloniki Greece) – Eightball Club
SU 20.10.2013 Athens (Greece) – Fuzz Club
TU 22.10.2013 Moscow (Russia) – KZ Moskva
* + Divided Multitude
** + Divided Multitude & The Omega Experiment
FATES WARNING “Darkness In A Different Light” Line-Up:
Ray Alder – Vocals
Jim Matheos – Guitars
Joey Vera – Bass
Bobby Jarzombek – Drums
Frank Aresti – Guitars