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Turisas 2013The red and black are back! With their new album ‘Turisas2013’ set for a September 3 release in North America, TURISAS are giving fans a first taste of the new material – the album’s opening track, “For Your Own Good,” can now be heard below:

“‘Turisas2013’ is a very varied album, it has some of the heaviest and fastest tracks that we’ve ever done, but ‘For Your Own Good’ comes more from the lighter end,” says TURISAS frontman Mathias Nygard of the track “It’s a very catchy song and we hope you’ll enjoy the track that we picked to give you a very first taste of the many flavours to come.”

In addition to its September 3 release in North America, ‘Turisas2013’ is scheduled for worldwide releases August 21 in Finland, August 26 in Europe, and September 2 in the U.K.

The new album was produced by vocalist Mathias Nygard, and was recorded by Nygard and guitarist Jussi Wickstrom in a remote house outside of Helsinki, Finland. The mixing and mastering was done in London at Orgone Studios with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano [Ghost B.C., Cathedral, Primordial, Ulver].

‘Turisas2013’ Track Listing:

  1. For Your Own Good
  2. Ten More Miles
  3. Piece by Piece
  4. Into The Free
  5. Run Bhang-Eater, Run!
  6. Greek Fire
  7. The Days Passed
  8. No Good Story Ever Starts With Drinking Tea
  9. We Ride Together

While TURISAS will be playing select summer festivals, the release of ‘Turisas2013’ will be supported by extensive European and U.K. touring, with North American dates expected to follow in late 2013. For complete dates, visit the band’s website (listed below).

Mathias Nygard – vocals
Jussi Wickstrom – guitar
Olli Vanska – violin
Robert Engstrand – keyboards
Jaakko Jakku – drums
Jesper Anastasiadis – bass

TURISAS online: 

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