German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA have completed work on their seventh album, "Command to Charge", at Gernhard studio in Siegburg, Germany. Mastering duties were handled at the Monoposto Mastering Studio (DIE TOTEN HOSEN, SCORPIONS, TITO & TARANTULA etc.).
"We are extremely pleased with the finished album, and we're sure you will be more than satisfied!" the band write on their web site. "There will be 12 tracks on the new record, with a total playing time of 47 minutes, which makes it the longest SUIDAKRA album yet! A variety of bonus material is also in the works...
"During the next few weeks, we will dedicate our time to creating some great artwork for the CD, as well as a new website layout. In addition, a video clip will be shot for one of the new album tracks!"
Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to last year's "Signs for the Fallen" include "Decibel Dance", "Reap The Storm", "The Alliance", "Strange Perfection", "Second Skin", "C14_Measured By Infinity", "The End Beyond Me", "Dead Man's Reel" (instrumental), "A Runic Rhyme" (acoustic), "Gathered In Fear" (acoustic) and "Moonlight Shadow" (MIKE OLDFIELD cover).
As previously reported, SUIDAKRA have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Spain's Atarfe Vega Rock festival, set to take place February 25-26 at Nave Medina Elvira in Atarfe, Granada. They will also appear at the Winternachtstraum 2005 festival, a two-day event scheduled to be held Febraury 11-12, 2005 at Schützenhalle in Arnsberg-Oeventrop, Germany. An appearance at next year's Summer Breeze festival in Germany has also been confirmed.