BATTLELORE To Hold Listening Session For New Album In Finland

Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE will hold a listening session for its fifth album, "The Last Alliance", prior to the group's September 4 concert at Wiltsu in Lappeenranta, Finland.

BATTLELORE has posted an audio file containing snippets of all the songs that will appear on "The Last Alliance". Check it out on the BATTLELORE MySpace page.

"The Last Alliance" will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates:

September 24: Finland
September 26: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Benelux, Italy, France
September 29: Rest of Europe
October 7: USA/Canada

According to the band, "The album consists of big, epic and atmospheric songs full of feeling and raging battles, taking you to an unforgettable journey through Middle-earth! As before, there will be a jewel case CD and a digipack with something extra. This time the digipack will include a DVD featuring the energetic live show at Metal Female Voices Fest in Wieze, Belgium 2007."

"The Last Alliance" track listing:

01. Third Immortal
02. Exile the Daystar
03. The Great Gathering
04. Guardians
05. The Voice of the Fallen
06. Daughter of the Sun
07. Green Dragon
08. Awakening
09. Epic Dreams
10. Moontower
11. The Star of High Hope

Bonus DVD track listing (recorded live at Metal Female Voices Fest 2007 in Wieze, Belgium):

01. Ghân of the Woods
02. Ocean’s Elysium
03. Into the New World
04. Buccaneer’s Inn
05. We Are the Legions
06. House of Heroes
07. Beneath the Waves
08. Sons of Riddermark

"The Last Alliance" was recorded at Sound Supreme Studios in Hämeenlinna, Finland, with producer Janne Saksa and was mixed and mastered by the Swedish multi-instrumentalist and producer Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, ex-BLOODBATH).

BATTLELORE released its fourth CD, "Evernight", in North America on March 13, 2007 via Napalm Records.


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