After a seven-year break, Swedish power metallers MORIFADE make a return to the scene with a brand new studio album entitled "Empire Of Souls". The CD was recorded at White Light Studio in Linkping and contains ten tracks featuring the band's latest additions, Kristian Wallin (vocals; ex-RISING FAITH) and Mathias Kamijo (guitar; ex-HYPOCRISY, PAIN).
Due on September 9 via Rock It Up Records, "Empire Of Souls" sees the band "once again manage to create an extraordinary, first-class power metal album while keeping all their established trademarks, like great melodies, fantastic guitar riffs, the atmospheric keyboards of the mighty Fredrik "Frippe" Eriksson and the unique vocals from the Wallin," according to a press release.
"Empire Of Souls" track listing:
01. Bleeding For Lust
02. A Cry From Void
03. Come In Blood
04. Fear Breeder
05. My Silent Serenade
06. Road Of Deception
07. Recemblance Of Hate
08. Impact Of Vanity
09. Strenght In Solitude
10. The Dark Resignation
11. A Sinister Mind (IceWarrior edition bonus track)
MORIFADE 2011 is:
Kristian Wallin (ex-RISING FAITH) - Vocals
Robin Arnell - Guitar
Mathias Kamijo (ex-HYPOCRISY, PAIN) - Guitar
Henrik Weimedal - Bass
Fredrik Eriksson (ex-TAD MOROSE) - Keyboards
Kim Arnell - Drums
MORIFADE was previously signed to Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records), the label that issued the band's last album, "Domi<>nation" (2004).