Singer ERIC WAGNER, formerly of TROUBLE and currently of THE SKULL, brings his unique and legendary voice to the new BLACKFINGER album, When Colors Fade Away, to be released Sept. 15th on M-Theory Audio. Now based in Pittsburgh, PA, Eric is joined by another familiar name in doom circles, guitarist Terry Weston (DREAM DEATH, PENANCE), and you can get the first taste of the group’s latest with the lyric video for the album’s opening song, and title track.
“After I finished the first Blackfinger record and actually sat back and listened to it, it dawned upon me that ‘when colors fade away’ would be a great title and concept for the next one… of course I didn’t know there would be one but I always hope,” explains Eric. “A common thread throughout that album was the different feelings of what colors meant to me. I wondered what would happen if all the colors were gone? What would life be like without colors? I also wanted to clear up some of the misconceptions of what we are taught throughout our lives, most of which seems unrealistic to me and only serves to better the collection plate. When I first saw the lyric video for ‘When Colors Fade Away’ I was totally fuckin’ blown away. I was not expecting it… it was perfect… like the dude read my mind. It is in my opinion thee best lyric video I have ever seen… I love it.”
The lyric video for “When Colors Fade Away” was created by Rafael Ortega (Ayreon, Helsott, Subterranean Masquerade) was premiered this week in the US courtesy of Decibel magazine and in Europe by Rock Hard.
When Colors Fade Away will be in-stores and online Sept. 15th, but you can pre-order CDs or limited-edition blue/black marble vinyl at the label’s shop at www.m-theoryaudio.com/store or downloads at www.theblackfinger.bandcamp.com
Watch for live show announcements from Blackfinger soon.
M-Theory Audio is the new label recently launched by Marco Barbieri, the former president of Century Media Records, whose previous experience includes Nuclear Blast and Metal Blade. Joining Marco in this adventure are colleagues whose past experience includes work for labels like Century Media, Prosthetic, Victory and Epitaph. The label’s roster includes Mongolian/Nomadic Folk Metal band Tennger Cavalry, Traditional Metal Revivalists White Wizzard, Pagan Death Metal band Helsott, Las Vegas prog/power metal band Sicocis, Black Metal Ritualists Empyrean Throne and Nor Cal’s death/metalcore band Apothesary and more.