Wednesday, March 25, 2015

HELLOWEEN - announce album tracklist & first single

Metalnews Power of Metal.dk
HELLOWEEN are one of the most influential and internationally successful acts of the global metal scene. With the release of their 15th studio album »My God-Given Right«, due on May 29th (EU), June 1st (UK) and June 2nd (US), the pumpkin heads are set to further cement their title as the founding fathers of German melodic speed metal. The band's first self-titled EP was released in 1985, making their new album »My God-Given Right« the celebratory marker for their impressive 30 year career.

Today HELLOWEEN reveal the tracklist of »My God-Given Right«:

01. Heroes
02. Battle’s Won
03. My God-Given Right
04. Stay Crazy
05. Lost In America
06. Russian Roulé
07. The Swing Of A Fallen World
08. Like Everybody Else
09. Creatures In Heaven
10. If God Loves Rock ‘n’ Roll
11. Living On The Edge
12. Claws
13. You, Still Of War

The limited digipak (with special 3D cover) and the vinyl version will feature two bonus tracks:
14. I Wish I Were There
15. Wicked Game

The digital version contains three bonus tracks:
14. I Wish I Were There
15. Wicked Game
16. Free World

The limited Earbook will feature a bonus-CD with four bonus tracks:
01. I Wish I Were There
02. Wicked Game
03. Nightmare
04. More Than A Lifetime


On April 17th, HELLOWEEN will release the first single out of »My God-Given Right«, which will be for the Speed Metal hymn 'Battle’s Won'. Besides the digital download, there will be a limited edition 2-track vinyl single, also featuring the album-track 'Lost In America'.



»My God-Given Right« was recorded between October 2014 and February 2015 at the bands very own MiSueno Studio in Tenerife, with long term producer Charlie Bauerfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, HAMMERFALL) handling production and recording duties.
The enchanting artwork was once again created by graphic guru Martin Häusler (BON JOVI, QUEEN, GOTTHARD) and will also be available as a 3D Lenticular print.

Their most recent studio effort, »Straight Out Of Hell« saw HELLOWEEN entering the official German album charts on a sensational #4. Keeping this high position for five long weeks
and charting several other European Top 10 ranking as well as the US Billboard Top 100, »Straight Out Of Hell« is the most successful HELLOWEEN so far.

HELLOWEEN - LIVE - FESTIVAL-SUMMER 2015

03.06. NL        Zootemeer                                         - Boerderij
04.06. D          Geiselwind                                         - Out And Loud
06.06. FIN       Tampere                                            - South Park Festival  
20.06. IT          Natz                                                    - Alpen Flair
29.06. SRB      Belgrade                                             - Kalemegdan Park
30.06.  BG       Sofia                                                   - Arena Armeec
24.07. ES         Barcelona                                          - Rock Fest Barcelona
25.07.  CZ        Liberec                                               - Benatska!
07.08. S           Gävle                                                  - Gateway Rock Festival
08.08.  D         Loreley                                               - RockFels
....to be continued!



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