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Trivium Have Announced The Details Of Their New Album ‘In The Court Of The Dragon’

Jack Rogers
Jack Rogers 12 August 2021 at 14.00

Oh yes, this is going to be special.



Trivium
have announced their brand new album.

It's called 'In The Court Of The Dragon' and will be dropping on October 08 via Roadrunner Records. It serves as the follow-up to last year's 'What The Dead Men Say'.

The artwork is stunning and looks like this:



And the tracklisting like this:

01. X 
02. In The Court Of The Dragon
03. Like A Sword Over Damocles
04. Feast Of Fire
05. A Crisis Of Revelation 
06. The Shadow Of The Abattoir  
07. No Way Back Just Through  
08. Fall Into Your Hands  
09. From Dawn To Decadence  
10. The Phalanx 

They've also shared a new track called 'Feast Of Fire', a rip-roaring and raucous classic Trivium anthem, overflowing with monolithic melody and crushing intrumentation.

Bassist Paolo Gregoletto had this to say about the track and where it fits within the record:

"There's always that one song you aren't expecting when you begin writing a new album. It could be a riff written on the spot in the rehearsal space, a lyric that pairs just right with a melody, or in the case of 'Feast of Fire,' sitting right there in front of us in the middle of a demo that Corey brought in. We were well into pre-production at Full Sail when we all decided that something about the demo we had tracked was good but could be even better. Our producer Josh Wilbur even had in his notes: 'Bridge is special, maybe so special it needs its own song.' We tore the song apart and began again on the spot."

"We went into this album knowing we had time to consider everything and anything that came about during this period, and if need be, we could start again if it didn’t feel right given that no touring was on the horizon.

"I had the words 'Feast of Fire' written in my running list of notes for lyric ideas that I try to amass before we record. Something about the phrase stuck out to me. It felt like the missing piece of the story we were trying to tell with this album, a climactic moment, and a real centrepiece for the narrative."

"After all these years I’m still blown away at how a song can really appear out of thin air and take the album to a place you weren’t expecting. Those are the moments we are always looking for when making a record."

Get stuck into it below:

 

You can also check out the utterly stunning title track, matched with a truly epic video, below:

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