Belgium-based metallers THURISAZ have inked a deal with Greece's Sleaszy Rider Records for the release of the band's third album, "The Cimmerian Years". Due in May, the CD was recorded and mixed at CCR Studio in Zulte, Belgium with producer Kris Belean. The artwork was created by the Dutch artist Geert van Mook and can be viewed below.
Regarding what fans can expect from the new album, the band said, "One could say it's gonna be a known mixture of styles, yet so very different... It's gonna be the known combination of different vocals, yet so very different... It's gonna be the known soundscapes of bombast and melody, yet again so very different... Let's just say, it will sound familiar and it won't..."
"The Cimmerian Years" track listing:
02. My Precious Unknown
03. Second Mirror
04. No Regrets (feat. NOVEMBER DOOM's Paul Kuhr)
05. Fare Thee Well
06. The Carnival Of Miscreation
07. Inner Voices
08. Unhealed (feat. INIS CATHAIGH's Els Blieck)
09. A Glance Of Misperception (feat. SATURNUS' Thomas A.G. Jensen)
Two songs from the album can be streamed below.
THURISAZ in 2009 parted ways with bassist Lars Vereecke and replaced him with Hannes Leroy.
The band had its 2004 debut album, "Scent of a Dream", reissued in April 2008 through Shiver Records. The LP was remastered and contains an acoustic live version of "Years of Silence" as the bonus track.
THURISAZ' second full-length album, "Circadian Rhythm", was released in 2007 via Shiver.