mainman Jon Schaffer
has revealed "Plagues of Babylon"
as the definite title of the group's new record. In an official Facebook page announcement
, the guitarist has also confirmed a tentative October release via Century Media Records, as well as some of the new song titles.
The band has recently announced a set of European tour dates set to take place during January and February 2014, consisting of over 30 live shows. Seeing that the new release will be several months old by then, the fans can expect some of new tracks to be included as part of the concert setlists.
"I expect this album will be something very special! Stay tuned to this page for breaking news about Iced Earth's mega-packed schedule and coming tour dates. You will hear it here first! Thanks again for your continued support of the band! We love you guys,"
The tour will start on January 9 in the German city of Saarbrucken, tightly stretching until February 22 and the Israel performance at the Tel Aviv's Reading 3 club. You can check out the new track titles list below.
"Plagues of Babylon"
"Among The Living Dead"
"If I Could See You"