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ALMANAC Release Second Studio Album ‘Kingslayer’
November 24th, 2017

Metal group Almanac – spearheaded by guitarist Victor Smolski, formerly of Bochum, Germany-based metal group Rage – issued second full-length studio album Kingslayer on November 24th, 2017 through Nuclear Blast Records. A CD / DVD Digibook version of the album features a bonus disc which includes live footage filmed during the band’s performance at the Masters Of Rock festival in Vizovice, Czech Republic on July 15th, 2017.

Victor Smolski commented: “Our second strike is complete. Kingslayer is the logical follow-up to Tsar [2016], just more compact, heavier and faster. The experience now under our belts gained from our many live experiences, including the two tours and festivals, has been fully implemented in the studio. The band have grown closer and stronger, you can feel this unified energy within the new tracks. We took a lot of time and gave our very best. Kingslayer is a crafted metal album with a lively power sound!”

The outing was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany.

Cover artwork duties fell to Gyula Havancsák.

The track listing is as follows;

01. ‘Regicide’
02. ‘Children Of The Sacred Path’
03. ‘Guilty As Charged’
04. ‘Hail To The King’
05. ‘Losing My Mind’
06. ‘Kingslayer’
07. ‘Kingdom Of The Blind’
08. ‘Headstrong’
09. ‘Last Farewell’
10. ‘Red Flag’

Almanac’s line-up is as follows;

Victor Smolski (guitars, ex-Rage / ex-Lingua Mortis Orchestra)
Jeanette Marchewka (vocals, ex-Lingua Mortis Orchestra)
David Readman (vocals, Pink Cream 69)
Andy B. Franck (vocals, Brainstorm)
Tim Rashid (bass)
Athanios “Zacky” Tsoukas (drums)

Directed and written by Marek Dobes, a music video was filmed for the track ‘Losing My Mind’, while an official lyric video was created for the song ‘Hail To The King’. In addition, a live performance video was released for the song ‘Children Of The Sacred Path’. All three clips can be viewed below.

Debut studio record Tsar was released in March 2016 via Nuclear Blast Records.