ALMANAC – release single and lyric video ‘Bought And Sold’!

Victor Smolski’s ALMANAC are set to unleash their third studio album, “Rush Of Death”, on 06.03.2020 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band gives another insight on the album, the musical development and the work with different singers on the record. 
Watch it here:

Last week, ALMANAC released their second single named ‘Bought And Sold’, together with a lyric video that you can watch here:

Get the single digitally here:

Victor states:
“„Rush Of Death“ is not only the heaviest ALMANAC album yet, it is also like a best-of of my musical style: heavy guitar riffs, bombastic orchestrals, multi-facetted melodies and fast solos. All those who liked my ‘Suite Lingua Mortis’, that I wrote for the RAGE album “Speak Of The Dead”, can find the orchestral second part, “Suite Part II” on the upcoming ALMANAC album. The powerful song ‘Bought And Sold’ is one of five songs dealing with the history of gladiators. 

It’s the thirst for blood that leads the audience to the arena. It’s the craving for sensation that paves the way for the bloodstained show. Whoever may win this fight – the theatre of pain and its actors are real. The blood is real, the torture is real, death is real. Take your wooden seat and let the secutor draw the sword. You may say it’s a heroic fight or you might think it’s a game played by the rich men for the sake of killing. Let the show begin.
When death becomes a feast the human essence shows its real face. When human beings become puppets the audience is pleased. The fight is over and you’re back in your cell waiting for your next opportunity to live or die in the sand. What’s on your mind when the only way out is the fight when blood flows into your muscles for the purpose of being a death machine and finally being killed.”

Recently, the band also released a live video for ‘Hands Are Tied’ taken from the bonus live DVD, that will be included in the upcoming album release.
Check out the live video here:

Also check out the video for the recently released first single ‘Predator’, here:

“Rush Of Death” tracklisting:
01. Predator
02. Rush Of Death
03. Let The Show Begin
04. Soiled Existence
05. Bought And Sold
06. The Human Essence
07. Satisfied
08. Blink Of An Eye
09. Can’t Hold Me Back
10. Like A Machine

01. Morituri Te Salutant
02. Prelude Of The Souls
03. Innocent
04. Hands Are Tied
05. Children Of The Sacred Path
06. Down
07. Empty Hollow
08. Hail To The King
09. Soundchaser
10. Self-Blinded Eyes
LIVE IN BELARUS/MINSK, March 16th, 2019, Club Republic
11. Innocent
12. Self-Blinded Eyes
13. Hands Are Tied
LIVE IN KOREA AT JUMF, August 4th, 2018, Jeonju Stadium
14. No More Shadows
15. Soundchaser

Pre-order »Rush Of Death« in various formats, here:

ALMANAC won’t be resting on their laurels with live shows either – they’re set to present tracks from “Rush Of Death” to fans in spring 2020, when the band joins Finnish horror metal maniacs LORDI on their European tour.

Headline Shows

15.02.  D         Dusseldorf – Pitcher
29.02.  D         Bocholt – Alte Molkerei

»KillecTour 2020«
05.03.  F         Epinal – Souris Verte
06.03.  F         Paris – La Machine du Moulin Rouge
07.03.  NL       Sneek – Bolwerk
10.03.  D         Munich – Backstage
12.03.  D         Hamburg – Markthalle
13.03.  D         Berlin – Kesselhaus
14.03.  D         Leipzig – Hellraiser
15.03.  D         Stuttgart – LKA
18.03.  D         Aschaffenburg – Colos Saal
19.03.  D         Nuremberg – Hirsch
20.03.  D         Memmingen – Kaminwerk
21.03.  D         Regensburg – Eventhalle Airport
22.03.  CZ       Prague – Roxy
25.03   D         Cologne – Essigfabrik
26.03.  CH       Pratteln – Z7
27.03.  D         Heidelberg – Hallo 02
28.03.  CH       Schaffhausen – Kammgarn
29.03.  NL       Amstelveen – P 60

ALMANAC documented their time in the studio with several clips. Check them out here:

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