August 8, 2020

Bay Area thrash legends HEATHEN recently revealed their fourth studio album entitled, Empire of the Blind, will be released on September 18th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band released the second single, the title track Empire Of The Blind.

Heathen (photo credit Chrissie Dieu)

HEATHEN comments, “We are very proud to announce the second single, title track from our new album Empire of the Blind! This song refers to the ongoing manipulation of people through political and social propaganda in the mass media. Behold the rising empire!”

Empire of the Blind was for the most part engineered, produced, mixed, and mastered by Christopher “Zeuss” Harris at Planet Z Studios. Additional details – rhythm guitars, etc. – were put to digital ‘tape’ by Kragen Lum at SubLevel Studio in Little Rock, ARThe album features guest appearances by Gary Holt (Exodus, Slayer)Rick Hunolt (ex-Exodus)and Doug Piercy (ex-Heathen)The cover artwork Empire of the Blind was handled by renowned artist Travis Smith (OverkillExhorder).

Empire Of The Blind track listing

1. This Rotting Sphere
2. The Blight
3. Empire Of The Blind
4. Dead And Gone
5. Sun In My Hand
6. Blood To Be Let
7. In Black
8. Shrine Of Apathy
9. Devour
10. A Fine Red Mist
11. The Gods Divide
12. Monument To Ruin

Empire Of the Blind will be available in the UK in the following formats:

  • CD Jewel Case
  • CD + Patch Bundle
  • Vinyl (Black) (Red – Limited Edition) (Orange w/ Red Splatter – Limited Edition)

Heathen is

David White | Vocals
Lee Altus | Guitar
Kragen Lum | Guitar
Jason Mirza | Bass
Jim DeMaria | Drums

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