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MANTICORA announce release date and title on their upcoming 9th album


MANTICORA announce release date and title on their upcoming 9th album

Danish thrash/power concept masters, MANTICORA are announcing the release of their 9th full-length album, which will be named: “To Live To Kill To Live”. The album, which is the 2nd part of their grand concept (a 334 page horror/thriller novel and a double concept album, written upon the novel) is set to be released on August 28th, 2020 through ViciSolum Records!

It will contain more than an hour of new music and each song will have its own piece of artwork, making the story-telling – which MANTICORA have specialized in – more than just words. It’s all or nothing, according to the band.

Once again, Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Amaranthe, Pretty Maids, a.o.) will be mixing and mastering the album and David Troest will be delivering pictures for both frontcover and booklet, as he did on the first album in the concept.

Watch the video for “Echoes Of A Silent Scream“:

Kristian Larsen (guitars) comments on the album:
6 years in the making, and now we’re looking at the wrapping up of this huge project of ours. It feels really good to finally being able to round things off, but at the same time, it’s strangely sad that we can see the end of this. So many things have happened during the last 6 years – both within the band, our personal lives and with the music industry. We have toured around the globe and played huge festivals on the basis of the first of these 2 albums, and I seriously can’t see, why we shouldn’t do it again!

Having developed a project like this – from the first written words from Lars, to the first riffs from me and the boys – has been a huge experience for all of us. We’ve matured a lot as a band in the process and at the same time learned many new things along the way. Doing such a huge concept is an immense and time-consuming project and it is now reaching its zenith. All of us have a feeling that “this could very well be our best effort yet” and we are beyond proud of what we have achieved with these 2 albums and the novel”.

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