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ASHES OF ARES Feat. Former ICED EARTH Members: 'Throne Of Iniquity' EP Due In December


ASHES OF ARES, the band featuring former ICED EARTH members Matt Barlow and Freddie Vidales, will release a 12-inch black vinyl EP, “Throne Of Iniquity”, on December 18 via ROAR! Rock Of Angels.

Limited to 300 copies, the EP that contains one new ASHES OF ARES song, “Throne Of Iniquity”, as well as two cover tracks, CHICAGO‘s “25 Or 6 To 4” and KANSAS‘s “Dust In The Wind”. For the recordings, the duo was reinforced by Kyle Taylor on drums and BASTION’S WAKE‘s Ray Hunter, who plays the acoustic guitar on “Dust In The Wind”. This EP will be also availabe as digital stream/download and is the forerunner of the band’s third full-length album that will follow in 2021.

Barlow said in a statement: “Freddie and I would like to thank all of the folks that made the ‘Throne Of Iniquity’ EP come to life. It is our honor to have been able to work on two classic rock cover songs, from bands that helped shape music history. We are also very excited to give you a brand new ASHES OF ARES tune that will help introduce you to our next full-length release under the amazing ROAR! banner! Many thanks to all of the friends and fans who have supported our vision and our voice in the metal world!”

“Throne Of Iniquity” was recorded, mixed and mastered by Byron Filson at Villain Recording in Phoenix, Arizona. The artwork was created by Kamil Pietruczynik. The ASHES OF ARES logo and “AA” symbol were designed by Van Williams.

“Throne Of Iniquity” track listing:
Side A:
1. Throne of Iniquity
Side B:
1. 25 Or 6 To 4 (CHICAGO cover)
2. Dust In The Wind (KANSAS cover)

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