The Sword, Austin, Texas’ doom/stoner/metal/blues/desert combo have confirmed details of their fifth album, High Country, their second release on Razor & Tie and a European tour to promote it over the late Summer.
Following on the heels of the critically and commercially successful Apocryphon, the follow-up will be released on 21st August in all territories except France, where it will be released on September 4.
Produced by Adrian Quesada, the album will consist of 15 new anthems and will be released simultaneously on CD, digital and double vinyl. Track-listing is yet to be announced.
In conjunction with this, the classic metal quartet hit the road in Europe with a full, comprehensive tour starting at Pstereo Festival in Norway on 21 August.
Full European tour dates:
Aug 21 – Pstereo Festival, Trondheim (NOR)
Aug 22 – Parkteatret, Oslo (NOR)
Aug 23 – Sticky Fingers, Gothenburg (SWE)
Aug 25 – Tavastia, Helsinki (FIN)
Aug 27 – Debaser Strand, Stockholm (SWE)
Aug 28 – KB, Malmo (SWE)
Aug 29 – Lille Vega, Copenhagen (DEN)
Aug 30 – Rock Café St Pauli, Hamburg (GER)
Aug 31 – Magnet, Berlin (GER)
Sep 02 – Arena, Wien (AUS)
Sep 03 – Backstage, Munich (GER)
Sep 04 – Legend, Milan (ITA)
Sep 05 – Rockhouse, Salzburg (AUS)
Sep 06 – Sazhaus, Winterthur (SUI)
Sep 07 – Universum, Stuttgart (GER)
Sep 09 – Trix, Antwerp (BEL)
Sep 10 – Extase, Tilburg (NED)
Sep 11 – Luxor, Cologne (GER)
Sep 12 – La Boule Noire, Paris (FRA)
Sep 14 – Basement, Nottingham (UK)
Sep 15 – King Tuts, Glasgow (UK)
Sep 16 – Academy 3, Manchester (UK)
Sep 17 – Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton (UK)
Sep 18 – Underworld, Camden, London (UK)
Sep 19 – Thekla, Bristol (UK)