"Darkness In A Different Light", the eleventh studio album from American progressive metallers FATES WARNING, has registered the following first-week chart positions:
The Netherlands: #90
"Darkness In A Different Light" sold around 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was issued in North America on October 1 via InsideOut Music.
Checking in from the recently launched European headlining tour, the band commented: "We just kicked off our European tour and the response to the shows and the new material has been amazing so far! We are also pleased to see the positive feedback to our new album, 'Darkness In A Different Light', from the media and at the shows. Also, we are excited about the recent chart entries and would like to thank all FATES WARNING fans worldwide for the unconditional support you are giving us once again! See you on the upcoming shows..."
Featuring founding guitarist Jim Matheos alongside classic-lineup members Ray Alder (vocals) and Frank Aresti (guitar), longtime bassist Joey Vera and drummer Bobby Jarzombek, "Darkness In A Different Light" was produced by Matheos and mixed by longtime FATES WARNING engineer Phil Magnotti. The effort was mastered by Maor Appelbaum (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, SEPULTURA, ANVIL) at Maor Appelbaum Mastering in California. The cover artwork was designed by Conte di San Pietro.
In addition to the standard CD jewel case and the digital download format, "Darkness In A Different Light" was made available in Europe as 2CD mediabook edition and as gatefold 2LP version (180-gram vinyl in black, red or white vinyl) with four bonus tracks.
"Darkness In A Different Light" track listing:
01. One Thousand
05. I Am
07. Into The Black
08. Kneel And Obey
09. O Chloroform
10. And Yet It Moves
01. Firefly (extended)
02. Falling Further
03. One (live)
04. Life In Still Water (live)
FATES WARNING will embark on a North American tour in November. The trek will launch November 15 in Joliet, Illinois and wrap December 14 in Seattle, Washington.