FOREFATHER Set Release Date For 'Ours Is The Kingdom'

England's FOREFATHER have set a May 31 release date through Holland's Karmageddon Media for their for their fourth album, "Ours Is The Kingdom".

"Ours Is The Kingdom" was recorded at The Croft Recording Studio in England and features artwork by C.A. Interactive (MORIFADE, SKYFIRE).

Commented Wulfstan (guitar, bass & vocals): "With 'Ours is the Kingdom' we've taken Anglo-Saxon Metal to new heights of intensity and power. This time round we consciously focused on shorter, faster songs whilst still retaining the epic elements we're known for. The result is the most varied and compelling album we've produced to date and the best representation of the unique FOREFATHER style. It's been a long time in the making but we think most will agree that it's definitely been worth the wait!"

With regards to the album's artwork, Wulfstan said: "The idea was to symbolize the downfall of Christianity and the reclamation of our kingdom from its spiritual and political grip, and once again Chrille Andersson has done a fantastic job. The artwork as a whole has an excellent deathly, decaying atmosphere bringing to mind the idea of a dead civilization that has outstayed its welcome. The iconic image of the skeletal crusader is a powerful statement for the cover."

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"Ours Is The Kingdom" track listing:

01. The Shield-Wall
02. Ours is the Kingdom
03. Proud to be Proud
04. The Golden Dragon
05. Smashed by Fate
06. The Sea-Kings
07. To The Mountains They Fled
08. The Folk That Time Forgot
09. Threads of Time
10. Keep Marching On
11. Rebel of the Marshlands
12. Wudugast

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