German metallers BLIND GUARDIAN have posted song samples of all ten tracks from their upcoming tenth studio album on their homepage. Their fifth studio trailer featuring lead singer Hansi Kürsch is now available on YouTube.
At The Edge Of Time will be released in North America on August 24th and is the long-awaited follow-up to 2006’s A Twist In The Myth, which debuted in North America at #21 on Billboard’s Top Independent Albums chart and #288 on Billboard’s Top Albums chart. A deluxe edition digi-pak with a bonus CD (6 songs, 1 video, and a documentary) plus a code for exclusive content at a special fan-only site will also be available. A three-song single, “A Voice In The Dark,” was released in Europe on June 25th.
Artwork for At The Edge Of Time was created by Colombian artist Felipe Machado Franco (Iced Earth, At Vance, Axel Rudi Pell). The track listing is as follows:
01. Sacred Worlds (9:17)
02. Tanelorn (5:58)
03. Road Of No Release (6:30)
04. Ride Into Obsession (4:46)
05. Curse My Name (5:52)
06. Valkyries (6:38)
07. Control The Divine (5:26)
08. War Of The Thrones (4:55)
09. A Voice In The Dark (5:41)
10. Wheel Of Time (8:55)
Photos from the recording sessions for At The Edge Of Time can be found at Metal-Hammer.de.
An e-card for the new album can be viewed here.