NWOBHM Legends BLITZKRIEG To Release Judge Not Album In April; Details Revealed

February 14, 2018, 10 months ago

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NWOBHM Legends BLITZKRIEG To Release Judge Not Album In April; Details Revealed

NWOBHM veterans Blitzkrieg will release their new album, Judge Not, on April 27th via Mighty Music. Pre-order the album here.

Judge Not is, although five years later in the Blitzkrieg world, a continuation from where the band left off from that last album release. Once again solidifying the band's roots in the British metal genre.

The Newcastle-based quintet whose heritage evolves from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal-era some thirty-five plus years ago in the UK, and the connection with Metallica for the times the Bay Area metal giants have covered the bands’ anthem "Blitzkrieg" over the years, and still sporadically play it in their live set.

When the connection with Mighty Music had been made, and the band were offered a new home by the label and the opportunity to release a new album to a wider public.

“We're all really excited in the band about the release of the new Blitzkrieg album, especially after how well the Reign Of Fire EP turned out to close out last year, the reviews and response to that has been very good. This will be the band's first recorded new material since 2013! We all hope everyone enjoys listening to the new material as much as we enjoyed the production and recording of Judge Not,” says guitarist Ken Johnson.

The album was recorded in Newcastle UK at Downcast Base HQ by Phil Davies, but the band elected to use a different studio this time around for mixing, and because the band all admire the work that the Hansen Studios do, most notably the mix of the Pretty Maids Pandemonium album, Jonas Haagensen came on board from the Hansen Studios to mix the album.

Tracklisting:

"Heretic"
"Who Is Blind"
"Forever Is A Long Time"
"Reign Of Fire"
"All Hell Is Breaking Loose"
"Without You"
"Loud And Proud"
"Angels Or Demons"
"Wide Legged And Headless"
"Falling Into Darkness"
"Judge Not Lest You Yourself Be Judged" (alternate album version)
"Schools Out" (Alice Cooper cover, bonus track)

"Reign Of Fire" video:

Blitzkrieg will support Judge Not with a European tour and festival dates that are currently being booked, and will be headlining these shows this spring:

April
28 - Think Tank - Newcastle, UK

May
5 - Metal Bash - Hamburg, Germany
11 - Nordic Noise - Copenhagen, Denmark

November
9 - Hard Rock Hell - Pwllheli Gwynedd, UK

Blitzkrieg lineup:

Brian Ross - Lead vocals
Ken johnson - Guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
Alan Ross - Guitars, Backing vocals
Matt Graham - Drums
Huw Holding - Bass

(Photo - Geoff Duke)



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