Testament release new single ‘Stronghold’

Thrash metal legends TESTAMENT have released a brand new single!

The track, titled Stronghold, is taken from the band’s hotly anticipated new record, The Brotherhood of the Snake, which is set for release later in October. Speaking about the record, vocalist Chuck Billy tells Distorted Sound, “I think definitely if you ask what this record is going to be like, the tempos are definitely sped up and we definitely have our foot on the gas pedal on this one. There’s like five or six thrash songs on this one whereas Dark Roots of Earth, the pace is a little slower and you have more melodic and catchier songs. I think this one is definitely more thrashy, I think the fans will enjoy that.”

Listen to the brand new single Stronghold here:

You can view the artwork and tracklist for The Brotherhood of the Snake below:


01.   Brotherhood Of The Snake
02.   The Pale King
03.   Stronghold
04.   Seven Seals
05.   Born In A Rut
06.   Centuries Of Suffering
07.   Neptune’s Spear
08.   Black Jack
09.   Canna Business
10.   The Number Game

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Following the record’s release, the band will embark on a tour with AMON AMARTH and GRAND MAGUS. Tour dates are as follows:

28/10/16 Oberhausen, Germany @ Turbinenhalle
29/10/16 Hamburg, Germany @ Sporthalle
30/10/16 Brussels, Belgium @ Forest National
31/10/16 Manchester, England @ Academy
01/11/16 Glasgow, Scotland @ ABC
02/11/16 Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street
04/11/16 London, England @ Roundhouse
05/11/16 Birmingham, England @ Academy

06/11/16 Tilburg, Netherlands @ O13
07/11/16 Paris, France @ Casino de Paris
09/11/16 Bilbao, Spain @ Santana 27
10/11/16 Porto, Portugal @ Coliseu do Porto
11/11/16 Madrid, Spain @ La Riviera
12/11/16 Barcelona, Spain @ Razzmatazz
13/11/16 Lyon, France @ Transbordeur
15/11/16 Lausanne, Switzerland @ Metropole
16/11/16 Zurich, Switzerland @ Komplex 457
17/11/16 Offenbach, Germany @ Stadthalle
18/11/16 Ludwigsburg, Germany @ MHP Arena
19/11/16 Munich, Germany @ Zenith
21/11/16 Milan, Italy @ Alcatraz
22/11/16 Vienna, Austria @ Gasometer
23/11/16 Leipzig, Germany @ Haus Auensee
25/11/16 Prague, Czech Republic @ Forum Karlin
26/11/16 Geiselwind, Germany @ Eventhall
27/11/16 Berlin, Germany @ Columbiahalle

Amon Amarth UK tour

The Brotherhood of the Snake is set for release on October 28 via Nuclear Blast Records.

For more information on TESTAMENT like their official page on Facebook.



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