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Wolftooth premiere a music video for the first single »The Voyage« taken from their new studio album »Blood & Iron«

US heavy/doom metal band Wolftooth premiere a music video for the first single »The Voyage« taken from their new studio album, »Blood & Iron«, set to release on December 3rd, 2021 via Napalm Records.

Wolftooth says about »The Voyage« and its music video: “The concept of »The Voyage« was initially about Marco Polo’s voyage on the Silk Road, but we adapted it to our voyage through our musical careers from young children to now. The boys in the video represent us as kids in the beginning of our voyage, daydreaming about where we are now. All in all, the song is based on the idea of what it takes to reach your destination – the sacrifices, pitfalls, and ultimately the rewards that come along when striving for your goals.”

01. Ahab
02. Hellespont
03. Blood & Iron
04. A King’s Land
05. Broken Sword
06. The Voyage
07. Winter White
08. Garden Of Hesperides
09. The Mare

From Napalm Records:

Hailing from the almighty Midwestern USA is Richmond, Indiana’s very own Wolftooth – offering a colossal slab of genuine, proto-metal influenced heaviness with a deep dose of doom essence and addictive stoner riffage to boot. In the same vein as their previous releases of subterranean acclaim, »Wolftooth« (dubbed a “best of” 2018 via Doom Charts) and »Valhalla« (2020), the band’s latest release and label debut, entitled »Blood & Iron«, continues the band’s journey through a treasure trove of fantasy-themed lyrical influences – exploring mystical and often treacherous themes of mythology, lore and legend with a focus on sorcery, battle and non-stop adventure! Recorded, mixed and mastered by longtime producer Jeremy Lovins, »Blood & Iron« is a true nod to classic, feel-good American heavy metal with modernized flair, providing an escape for the listener that hits hard without ever feeling pretentious or aloof.

»Blood & Iron« begins ominously with »Ahab« – beckoning the listener to join Wolftooth’s fabled trek with an isolated guitar introduction before bursting into a sticky, metallic blues jam, instantly echoing the likes of Black Sabbath to Pallbearer while maintaining fresh delivery. The track effectively poises the album for greatness before leading into two tales of historic prevalence backed by trudging riffage – Xerces epic »Hellespont«, and mythical ode to triumphant Irish warrior Cú Chulainn, »Blood & Iron«. The tracks ebb and flow amid melodic solos, sludgy rhythms and charging drums, evident on songs like galloping, thrash-injected assault »Broken Sword« and headbang-inducing, lead-laden »A King’s Land«.

Wolftooth continue their immense sonic storytelling with soaring Viking saga of invasion »The Voyage« and frigid ballad »Winter White« before closing out the nine enormous tunes on »Blood & Iron« with two of its most standout offerings – cohesive and rhythmically-enticing »Garden Of Hesperides« and driving final epic »The Mare« – depicting stories of 100-headed dragons, witches, dark horses and mind control. What more could a true metalhead ask for? If you enjoy your metal homegrown, larger-than-life and with a weighty dose of mystical storytelling, Wolftooth’s »Blood & Iron« is your newest obsession!

Wolftooth is:
Chris Sullivan – Vocals, Guitar
Terry McDaniel – Bass
Jeff Cole – Guitar
Johnny Harrod – Vocals, Drums

Pre-order »Blood & Iron« here:

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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