A one-minute, 45-second sample of a new DEMONS & WIZARDS track, entitled "The Gunslinger", is available for download at this location.
"The Gunslinger" comes off the group's upcoming sophomore album, "Touched by the Crimson King", due on June 27 via SPV Records.
The follow-up to the group's 2001 self-titled CD, "Touched by the Crimson King" (view cover here) will feature the following track listing:
01. Crimson King
02. Beneath These Waves
03. Terror Train
04. Seize The Day
05. The Gunslinger
06. Love's Tragedy Asunder
07. Wicked Witch
09. Down Where I Am
10. Immigrant Song (LED ZEPPELIN cover)
The digipack version will include a bonus CD containing the following songs:
01. Lunar Lament
02. Wicked Witch (slow version)
03. Spatial Architects
04. Beneath These Waves (radio edit)
Contrary to Internet rumors, "Touched by the Crimson King" is NOT a concept album based on the "Dark Tower" series of Stephen King, but merely contains some songs related to it.
DEMONS & WIZARDS is the project featuring Jon Schaffer of ICED EARTH and Hansi Kürsch of BLIND GUARDIAN. Joining the duo behind the kit is current ICED EARTH/HALFORD drummer Bobby Jarzombek.
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