Following up on the release of their acoustic folk album two years ago, The Hallowing of Heirdom, British black metal pioneers Winterfylleth have announced that they will be releasing a new album on May 8, 2020, “The Reckoning Dawn” via Candlelight Records/Spinefarm Records. Preorders are now currently available at the following link.
Just ahead of the release the band has also put out the first single which is the title track ‘The Reckoning Dawn’, which can be heard here.
Vocalist and guitarist Chris Naughton commented:
Having spent the last 2 years in a very different creative space, touring our acoustic album, and bringing those shows to evocative, atmospheric and unique venues all over the UK and Europe, we are now pleased to announce our return to the realms of Black Metal with our new album, The Reckoning Dawn. The culmination of almost two years of writing and collective hard work, what we are presenting here is a visceral & emotive new Winterfylleth album that we are all truly proud to put forth into the world.
We’ve taken the time over the last few years to craft and grow our sound into different musical areas, really wanting to contrast that on this album; taking what we had learned from those other experiences and distilling that into what we have created here. To me it feels like a mighty, passionate and essential album of songs that push the boundaries of what a Winterfylleth metal album can be, but that also harkens back to our more traditional Black Metal sound in a more immediate way. Today we share the title track with you, but in the coming weeks and months look forward to sharing more with you, on record and on tour with our friends in Mork. We hope to see you on the road.
Recorded and produced once again by the legendary Chris Fielding (Primordial, Napalm Death, Conan, Electric Wizard, Fen) at Foel Studios in Wales, The Reckoning Dawn shows the band at their strongest, and serves as a reminder to all that WINTERFYLLETH are as relevant now as they have ever been.
The band recently announced their headline tour, ‘The Reckoning of Europe’ which will take place in May with support from Mork. Winterfylleth will also be appearing at numerous 2020 festivals including Bloodstock, Brutal Assault, Ragnarök Festival and more.
18th – Ragnarök Festival, Stadthalle Lichtenfels, DE
19th – Café De Meister, Geleen, NL
24th – Dudefest “The Black Edition”, Karlsruhe DE
‘The Reckoning Of Europe’ with Special Guests Mork
14th – Club Volta, Cologne, DE
15th – Vienna Metal Meeting Pre-party, AU
16th – Into The Abyss Fest, Wrocław, PL
17th – Durer Kert, Budapest, HU
18th – Backstage, Münich, DE
19th – Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, DE
20th – Backstage, Paris, FR
21st – DBs, Utrecht, NL
22nd – Boston Music Room, London, UK
23rd – Rebellion, Manchester, UK
4th – Legions ov Darkness Fest, Cumbria, UK
6th – Brutal Assault, CZ
8th – Bloodstock Open Air, UK
11th – De Mortem Et Diabolum, Berlin, DE