Manga metal moshers RISE OF THE NORTHSTAR have released the official video for the song 'Phoenix'. The song will be included as the bonus track of the japanese edition of the band's upcoming debut album, »Welcame«. Originally the song was released as a charity single in favor of the victims of 2011s Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. Surf to: http://youtu.be/VpdypIjj0oY
In other news, the band has been confirmed to support Bay Area thrash titans MACHINE HEAD on their gig in Paris on Monday, November 10, 2015.
"It is an honour for us to share the stage with the band responsible for the seminal and timeless »Burn My Eyes« record. We're going to give it all we got!" - Vithia
The band's highly anticipated debut album, »Welcame«, will be released November 21 via Nuclear Blast Records. »Welcame« was mixed and mastered by renowned producer Zeuss (MADBALL, HATEBREED, EMMURE).
The album will be available as limited edition digipak including a so-called obi, a traditional Japanese paper strip, wrapped around the CD. Two special bundles including a different rare and limited T-Shirts can be pre-ordered as well. »Welcame« will also be available on black vinyl as well as on Japanese style white vinyl with a red label (Nuclear Blast Mailorder only.)
Surf to http://media.nuclearblast.de/shoplanding/2014/Rise-Of-The-Northstar/welcame.html to secure your item of choice!
While waiting for the whole cluster bomb of an album to be released, a few selected legends of the hardcore and metal world have already gotten a sneak peak and are overwhelmed:
"ROTNS really know how to bring that old thrash sound current! Their NYHC influenced style mixed in with their original mojo is something that appeals to many extreme music enthusiast world wide! Killer band!"
Roger Miret | AGNOSTIC FRONT
"What a sick mixture of some of the greatest influences from the 90's, I love what they are doing!"
Billy Graziadei | BIOHAZARD
"Hardcore will never die as long as bands like ROTNS are carrying the torch. A crushing album!"
Mille Petrozza | KREATOR
„This is some HEAVY stuff with a youthful, hip hop kind a flare/flavor, what can I say… they definitely demonstrate their saiya style!“
Freddy Cricien | MADBALL
»Welcame« will contain the following tracks:
01. What The Fuck
02. Welcame [Furyo State Of Mind]
03. The New Path
04. Samurai Spirit
05. Dressed All In Black
06. Again And Again
09. Simon Says*
11. Blast 'em All
*PHAROAHE MONCH cover
More on »Welcame«:
'Dressed All In Black' stream: http://youtu.be/XeNyEiRD_es
'Simon Says' stream: http://youtu.be/LIrpcLmuGjY
'Welcame' video: http://youtu.be/IW_y31bRW3M
RISE OF THE NORTHSTAR is:
Vithia – vocals
Air-One - guitar
Eva-B – guitar
Fabulous Fab - bass
Hokuto No Kev – drums