“Inception F451,” slowly brings about a build up toward chaos and infernal energy.
“Burn,” kicks off the album properly with some seriously groovy riffs and melodies. The vocals are on point throughout and the listener is engaged from the get go into the world of mystery and sonorous affairs that is created.
“The Eye Of Oblivion,” starts with a harmony and then builds into a maddening cacophony of melody and darkness. Everything is subtly arranged and developed to heighten the listener’s senses and to allow them to groove and move with a patience and deliverance so often lacking in modern music.
“Hound Of The Damned,” brings about a darkened aroma to proceedings, shifting through the temperance of the world and delivering something new and frightening to the world.
“Snake Eyes,” is a proper melodical contraption, starting off softly before eventually building into a hurricane of energy and awareness.
The album is out now.
Royal Hunt have just released a new music video - “The Art Of Dying” – single song from their new concept studio album “Dystopia” (NorthPoint Productions/King Records) -
New Concept Studio Album
ROYAL HUNT will release their new studio album – “Dystopia” – on December 16th via King Records (Japan/SE Asia) and on December 18th via NorthPoint Productions (Europe/N & S America). A concept album offering a considerable expansion of the band´s trademark sound and featuring performances by guest vocalists: Mats Leven (Candlemass, TSO, Skyblood), Mark Boals (Y.J. Malmsteen, Ring of Fire), Henrik Brockmann (Royal Hunt, Evil Masquerade, N´Tribe), Kenny Lubcke (Narita, Zoser Mez) and Alexandra Andersen (Royal Hunt, JSP).
“Dystopia” will be released in following formats: regular CD (jewel case), various Deluxe editions / bundles and a gatefold, heavy vinyl LP.
ROYAL HUNT keep intriguing fans with their adventurous endeavors and the band´s 15th studio album is no exception: a monumental concept opus featuring symphonic, progressive yet hard hitting compositions full of impeccable performances, wrapped tightly into immediately accessible format and a lush, contemporary production.
The addition of some extraordinary guest singers and their outstanding performances combined with vastly extended orchestrations creates a truly conceptual, cinematic feel throughout each and every track.
01 - INCEPTION ℉451
02 - BURN
03 - THE ART OF DYING
04 - I USED TO WALK ALONE
05 - THE EYE OF OBLIVION
06 - HOUND OF THE DAMNED
07 - THE MISSING PAGE (Intermission I)
08 - BLACK BUTTERFLIES
09 - SNAKE EYES
10 - MIDWAY (Intermission II)
Royal Hunt is a power / progressive metal band from Denmark. The name Royal Hunt appeared for the first time in 1989; a brainchild of André Andersen (main songwriter in the band) this outfit was created in order to combine basic values of Classic Rock with progressive, current musical elements. Today, after selling around 1.8 million albums and touring the world numerous times, the band is still going strong.
André Andersen – keyboards
DC Cooper – vocals
Andreas Passmark – bass
Jonas Larsen – guitars
Andreas HABO Johansson – drums
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