ANTHEM: 'Black Empire' Out Now

Japanese metal stalwarts ANTHEM have released their latest effort entitled "Black Empire". This is the fifth CD to feature the band's current lineup of Naoto Shibata (bass), Akio Shimizu (guitar), Hiro Homma (drums), and Eizo Sakamoto (vocals). Prior releases include "Seven Hills", "Overload", "Eternal Warrior" and "Immortal". Some of you may recognize both Naoto Shibata and Hiro Homma as former members of Japanese metal greats LOUDNESS, and that Hiro's initial fame was with the '80s metal band EZO.


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