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fans who simply cannot wait any longer to hear a sample of the new studio effort from one of theatrical metal’s top frontmen, , are in luck – “The Scar Across My Heart” (from the forthcoming full-length, ‘My Midnight Things’).

Friday, June 15th will see the release of ‘My Midnight Things,’ via Metal Blade Records, which can be pre-ordered (via in the following formats:

–limited 1st edition Digipak-CD (includes bonus tracks) 


–180g black vinyl

–clear pacific blue marbled vinyl  (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies) 

–clear burgundy marbled vinyl     (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies) 

–olive/black marbled vinyl            (US exclusive – limited to 300 copies) 

–opaque cool gray marbled vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 200 copies) 

* exclusive bundles with a shirt, plus digital options are also available! 

“With ‘The Scar Across My Heart,’ I wanted to explore those kinds of relationships that tattoo your soul. You’re forever linked to this person, even though it can never be for one reason or another. ‘We bury all our yesterdays and try and drink these scars away’ – I’m talking about a no-hope situation, a never-meant-to-be situation, but I’m still singing ‘We’re gonna make it now.’ I’m always looking for that human reaction no matter how delusional or unrealistic.” 

To celebrate ‘My Midnight Things’ release, will have an album release party on Thursday, June 14th from 7-10PM at the Hard Rock Live, Las Vegas (3771 South Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109). Hosted by Jim Florentine (along with in attendance!), there will be giveaways, drink specials, signed CDs/LPs available for purchase, and more at this event, which is open to the public. Please RSVP to to confirm your attendance!

Having signed a new contract with Metal Blade on the strength of three demo tracks, Borden opted to produce ‘My Midnight Things’ himself, with Joey Scott as co-producer, who also handled all the drumming duties. “I knew what I was going for and had doubts that I could find a producer who would understand that,” Borden explains. “My approach is very different than what is happening in today’s current sound.” 

The album was also mixed by Greg Fidelman (Metallica, Black Sabbath, Adele, U2) and mastered by Tom Baker (David Bowie, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Tom Petty). And the album is already receiving rave reviews, including Alt Revolt, Pure Grain Audio, and Royal Flush: 

“Borden paints a ten-song art gallery show and lets the listener decide what he or she sees on the canvas.” –Alternative Revolt Magazine

“Catchy riffs and melodies that are sure to be trapped inside your head, bouncing around your skull for days to come.” –PureGrainAudio

“The resulting creation yielded what is arguably the strongest vocal performance of Borden’s career. —Royal Flush Magazine

And now, fans can get a taste of things to come, with “The Scar Across My Heart.”


  1. My Midnight Things 
  2. Obsessed with You 
  3. Long May They Haunt Us 
  4. The Scar Across My Heart 
  5. A Stranger to Love 
  6. The Perfect Poison 
  7. Run Away with Me 
  8. Our Love Is God 
  9. My Midnight Things (Reprise) 
  10. We Belong to the Shadows 


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