Taiwanese metal band Chthonic have announced that they are releasing their new Battlefields Of Asura on October 10th. The effort will be released on both English and on the band’s native Taiwanese language. The band have shared a preview of their new music to go along with the announcement. You can check that out below.
Bassist Doris Yen have commented on the album:
This album is the prologue of the albums released in the past and was inspired by and dedicated to the activists of Taiwan’s first modern political reform movement back in 1920s
An official press release was sent out diving deeper into the album’s details. You can check that out below.
The new album ‘Battlefields Of Asura‘ depicts the adventure of deities in Taiwan through eleven songs carrying messages about resistance, freedom and fraternity. The journey is full of hostility, adversary, impregnable fortresses and desires but also inspires infinite courage to search for eternal wisdom. Anyone deeply touched by this album will eventually realize that it is the origin of all thrilling epic stories portrayed in the past albums.
This album sounds like gods versus devils and fights among evil spirits on the surface; however, everyone can feel the empathy of fury, grief and even strength of resurgence from the lyrics.
A new single entitled “Millennia’s Faith Undone” will be release on September 4th with a music video accompanying it.