AVATAR To Release 'Avatar Country' Album In January

AVATAR To Release 'Avatar Country' Album In January

Swedish metallers AVATAR will release their seventh full-length album, "Avatar Country", on January 12 via Entertainment One in North America and Century Media Records Ltd. in the rest of the world. The disc was produced by Jay Ruston (STONE SOUR, ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER) this past summer at Spinroad Recording Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The official Johan Carlén-directed video for AVATAR's new single, "A Statue Of The King", can be seen below. The track is available as an iTunes instant-gratification track.

"Avatar Country" track listing:

01. Glory To Our King
02. Legend Of The King
03. The King Welcomes You To Avatar Country
04. King's Harvest
05. The King Wants You
06. The King Speaks
07. A Statue Of The King
08. King After King
09. Silent Songs Of The King Pt. 1 - Winter Comes When The King Dreams Of Snow
10. Silent Songs Of The King Pt. 2 - The King's Palace

AVATAR will promote "Avatar Country" by embarking on a European tour in early March.

Confirmed tour dates:

Mar. 13 - (NL) Utrecht - Tivoli Vredenburg (Grote Zaal)
Mar. 14 - (FR) Paris - Le Trianon
Mar. 15 - (FR) Lille - Le Splendid (Les Paradis Artificiels Festival)
Mar. 16 - (UK) London - Islington Assembly Hall
Mar. 17 - (BE) Sint-Niklaas - De Casino
Mar. 18 - (DE) Cologne - Luxor
Mar. 20 - (FR) Remis - La Cartonnerie
Mar. 21 - (FR) Nimes - Paloma
Mar. 22 - (FR) Cognac - West Rock
Mar. 23 - (ES) Bilbao - Sala Santana 27
Mar. 24 - (ES) Madrid - Sala Mon Live
Mar. 25 - (ES) Barcelona - Sala Bikini
Mar. 26 - (FR) Lyon - Le Transbordeur
Mar. 27 - (CH) Geneva - L'Usine
Mar. 28 - (CH) Zuerich - Dynamo
Mar. 29 - (IT) Milan - Alcatraz
Mar. 31 - (AT) Vienna - Szene
Apr. 01 - (DE) Munich - Technikum
Apr. 02 - (CZ) Prague - Lucerna Music Bar
Apr. 03 - (DE) Berlin - Bi Nuu
Apr. 04 - (DE) Hamburg - Gruenspan
Apr. 05 - (DK) Copenhagen - Pumpehuset
Apr. 06 - (SE) Stockholm - Klubben Fryshuset
Apr. 07 - (SE) Gothenburg - Tradgarn

AVATAR is:

Johannes Eckerström - Vocals
John Alfredsson - Drums
Henrik Sandelin - Bass
The King - Guitars
Tim Öhrström - Guitars