Tampa, Florida-based death metallers HATE ETERNAL
are back with the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2005 release "I, Monarch"
. "Fury and Flames"
will be the band's most diverse and emotionally fuelled record to date due mainly in part to the passing of bassist and good friend Jared Anderson
. HATE ETERNAL
founder and vocalist/guitarist Erik Rutan
recently did an interview with MTV.com
where he stated, "Jared
was one of my best friends, and his passing away really affected me and influenced this record a lot. It's a very dark and heavy record — not just heavy as in 'heavy metal,' but heavy-hearted as well.""Fury and Flames"
will feature cover art by Paul Romano
, THE RED CHORD
) and features new members Shaune Kelley
on second guitar and Jade Simonetto
on drums. The addition of Shaune
means that this will be the first time HATE ETERNAL
will be able to perform as a four-piece live — something fans will be able to experience when the band heads out with labelmates THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER
. Alex Webster
of CANNIBAL CORPSE
fame stepped in on bass for the recording, but due to his hectic schedule with CANNIBAL
will not be able to tour with the band.
Due on February 19, "Fury and Flames"
will feature the following track listing:
01. Hell Envenom
02. Whom Gods May Destroy
03. Para Bellum
04. Bringer of Storms
05. The Funerary March
06. Thus Salvation
07. Proclamation of the Damned
08. Fury Within
09. Tombeau (Le Tombeau De La Fureur et Des Flames)
The trailer for the HATE ETERNAL "The Perilous Fight"
DVD (available now) can be viewed below: