Norwegian black metal titans ABBATH have announced the release of the second full length record ‘Outstrider‘. The album is set for worldwide release on July 5, 2019. ABBATH have furthermore released an album teaser:
ABBATH will also headline the Beyond the Gates festival in Norway, on Saturday August 24. Label mates MAYHEM are schedule to headline the Norwegian festival on Thursday August 22. A list of all confirmed dates can be viewed below.
27 Jul 19 Steenwijk (NL) Stonehenge Festival 2019
24 Aug 19 Bergen (NO) Beyond the Gates Festival
The coverartwork and tracklist for ‘Outstrider’ have also been revealed and can be found below. The artwork was created by Kim Holm and Olav Iversen.
1. Calm in Ire (Of Hurricane) (04:32)
2. Bridge of Spasms (03:49)
3. The Artifex (04:09)
4. Harvest Pyre (04:12)
5. Land of Khem (04:08)
6. Outstrider (05:39)
7. Scythewinder (04:17)
8. Hecate (04:25)
9. Pace till Death (BATHORY cover) (03:41)
‘Oustrider’ consists of eight, crushing original songs and concludes with a fiery BATHORY cover. The album promises a full-on aural assault from start to finish with frigid riffage and a robust pocket that are layered with vocals from one of the most identifiable voices in black metal. If you thought ABBATH came in hot with their last record, just wait until you hear this!
Abbath – Vocals & guitars
Ole Andre Farstad -Guitars
Ukri Suviletho – Drums
Mia Wallace – Bass