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SAMAEL Unbox Limited Edition Box Set Version Of ‘Hegemony’ Album
October 9th, 2017

Sion, Switzerland-based metal band Samael issue tenth full-length studio album Hegemony on October 13th, 2017 through Napalm Records.

Hegemony will be made available as a limited edition box set. Limited to 500 copies, the set includes; a four-page digipack CD, a flag, a 10x10cm logo patch and logo pendant. A video in which members Vorph and Xy unbox the limited edition piece can be viewed below.

The band commented: “The creative process that leads to the completion of Hegemony took over four years. Throughout that time we lived with and saw each song growing into what they finally became.

Hegemony is an album that acknowledges the world we’re living in, and emphasized on the effort to take control of that world. It’s all about change and evolution. It’s a strong statement, a testament of our time and a call for revolution.”

Hegemony marks the band’s first album to be released through Napalm Records. Details of Samael’s worldwide deal with the Austrian record company were revealed on January 23rd.

The track listing is as follows;

01. ‘Hegemony’
02. ‘Samael’
03. ‘Angel Of Wrath’
04. ‘Rite Of Renewal’
05. ‘Red Planet’
06. ‘Black Supremacy’
07. ‘Murder Or Suicide’
08. ‘This World’
09. ‘Against All Enemies’
10. ‘Land Of The Living’
11. ‘Dictate of Transparency’
12. ‘Helter Skelter’
13. ‘Storm Of Fire’ (bonus track)

Samael’s line-up is as follows:

Vorph (vocals and guitar)
Makro (guitar)
Drop (bass)
Xy (keyboards and programming)

A music video was filmed for the track ‘Black Supremacy’. In addition, an official 360º animated video was created for the title track. And as well, official lyric videos were created for the songs ‘Angel Of Wrath’ and ‘Red Planet’. All four clips can be viewed below.

Ninth studio record Lux Mundi was released in April 2011 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Promotional photograph by Aline Fournier.

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