The artwork for Hidden Evolution was handled by Gyula Havancsák / Hjules.com, who has also created album covers for bands such as ANNIHILATOR, DESTRUCTION, STRATOVARIUS, GRAVE DIGGER and NIGHTINGALE. The standard track-listing for the album, which was once again recorded in Moita, Portugal at Ultrasound Studio with producer Daniel Cardoso (ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN, ANATHEMA, etc.), reads as follows:
Hidden Evolution track-listing:
2. First World Of Terror
4. Tug Of War
5. Serpents On Parade
6. Wanderers Forever
7. End Man
8. Speed Of Light
9. I Owe You Nothing
10. Hidden Evolution
“Speed Of Light” features a lead guitar guest appearance by Chris Amott (ARMAGEDDON, ex ARCH ENEMY).
Hidden Evolution will be released as special edition CD with an O-card packaging in its initial pressing, featuring a cover version of DEEP PURPLE’s “Highway Star” as bonus. The 180gr. vinyl LP version will come with the entire album on CD as bonus and is available on black wax, but also as limited coloured editions in white (100x copies, via CM Distro USA) and light blue (200x copies, via CM Distro Europe).