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THERION Issue Third Video Trailer For ‘Beloved Antichrist’ Album
January 18th, 2018

Stockholm, Sweden-based symphonic metal group Therion issue 16th full-length studio album Beloved Antichrist on February 9th, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records.

The outing consists of a rock opera spanning three discs, partly based on and inspired by Vladimir Solovyov’s ‘A Short Tale Of The Antichrist’, published in 1900.

Beloved Antichrist features 29 different vocal roles and characters. Divided into several chapters, the opera spans three-and-a-half hours.

A third video trailer for Beloved Antichrist has been released and can also be viewed below. In the latest clip, Therion mainman Christofer Johnsson discusses the intense writing process and motivation behind his rock opera.

The track listing is as follows;

Act I

01. ‘Turn From Heaven’
02. ‘Where Will You Go?’
03. ‘Through Dust, Through Rain’
04. ‘Signs Are Here’
05. ‘Never Again’
06. ‘Bring Her Home’
07. ‘The Solid Black Beyond’
08. ‘The Crowning Of Splendour’
09. ‘Morning Has Broken’
10. ‘Garden Of Peace’
11. ‘Our Destiny’
12. ‘Anthem’
13. ‘The Palace Ball’
14. ‘Jewels From Afar’
15. ‘Hail Caesar!’
16. ‘What Is Wrong?’
17. ‘Nothing But My Name’

Act II

01. ‘The Arrival Of Apollonius’
02. ‘Pledging Loyalty’
03. ‘Night Reborn’
04. ‘Dagger Of God’
05. ‘Temple Of New Jerusalem’
06. ‘The Lions Roar’
07. ‘Bringing The Gospel’
08. ‘Laudate Dominum’
09. ‘Remaining Silent’
10. ‘Behold Antichrist’
11. ‘Cursed By The Fallen’
12. ‘Resurrection’
13. ‘To Where I Weep’
14. ‘Astral Sophia’
15. ‘Thy Will Be Done!’

Act III

01. ‘Shoot Them Down!’
02. ‘Beneath The Starry Skies’
03. ‘Forgive Me’
04. ‘The Wasteland Of My Heart’
05. ‘Burning The Palace’
06. ‘Prelude To War’
07. ‘Day Of Wrath’
08. ‘Rise To War’
09. ‘Time Has Come / Final Battle’
10. ‘My Voyage Carries On’
11. ‘Striking Darkness’
12. ‘Seeds Of Time’
13. ‘To Shine Forever’
14. ‘Theme Of Antichrist’

Therion’s line-up is as follows;

Christofer Johnsson (guitars, keyboards, programming, Hammond organ, orchestral arrangement)
Thomas Vikström (vocals)
Lori Lewis (vocals)
Christian Vidal (guitars)
Nalle Påhlsson (bass)
Johan Koleberg (drums)

Official lyric videos were created for the songs ‘Temple Of New Jerusalem’ and ‘Night Reborn’, which can also be viewed below.

Fifteenth studio record Les Fleurs Du Mal was independently released in September 2012.

Promotional photograph by Mina Karadzic.

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