News•May 3, 2019 12:10 PM ET•3,932 views
Upon A Burning Body announce new album, premiere song
Official press release: Upon A Burning Body return with a vicious new slab of brutality, Southern Hostility, which is out June 7th on Seek and Strike. The album's first single, "King of Diamonds," is a face-melter and its official music video, directed by Scott Hansen (Motionless In White, Sevendust), can be viewed now below. The band will do a series of Texas-area headlining, record release shows June 6-8th. Ruben (guitars) states: "We simply felt it was time for a change. This new album is definitely a huge statement for us. It was time to reinvent ourselves and get back to our roots - pure heavy fucking metal! The energy of this album takes us back to our first two, but with much more maturity. "We worked for two months with Christopher Mora (producer) and our younger brother, Thomas Alvarez (co-producer). They are both amazing song writers and were able to help us create fresh and infectious ideas. The four of us worked together to create a fresh, raw and energetic sound. We took influences from some of the greatest metal bands of all-time (Pantera, Metallica, etc), in order to fill a void that many people are craving and need. Once we finished tracking and putting the final touches we realized we created an album that would change everything for us. This is what everyone has been waiting for: no gimmicks and just straight in your face metal!" Upon A Burning Body record release shows: 6/6 Houston, TX @ The Secret Group 6/7 Dalls, TX @ The Curtain Club 6/8 San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
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