Testament Album Set For Release

Nuclear Blast Records has set a July 31 North American release date (one day earlier internationally) for "Dark Roots Of Earth", the new album from Testament.

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According to Blabbermouth.net, Nuclear Blast Records has set a July 31 North American release date (one day earlier internationally) for "Dark Roots Of Earth", the new album from San Francisco Bay Area metallers Testament.

The CD was produced, mixed and mastered by acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap (Arch Enemy, Nevermore, Accept, Exodus). Special bonus tracks were recorded, mixed and mastered by Juan Urteaga (Cattle Decapitation, Heathen, Vile, Sadus) at his Trident Studios. The cover artwork for the effort was painted by Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with Atheist, Sigh, Anacrusis and Gwar, among others.

"Dark Roots Of Earth" jewel case CD track listing:

01. Rise Up 02. Native Blood 03. Dark Roots Of Earth 04. True American Hate 05. A Day In The Death 06. Cold Embrace 07. Man Kills Mankind 08. Throne Of Thorns 09. Last Stand For Independence

"Dark Roots Of Earth" CD/DVD track listing:

01. Rise Up 02. Native Blood 03. Dark Roots Of Earth 04. True American Hate 05. A Day In The Death 06. Cold Embrace 07. Man Kills Mankind 08. Throne Of Thorns 09. Last Stand For Independence

Bonus:

10. Dragon Attack (Queen cover) 11. Animal Magnetism (Scorpions cover) 12. Powerslave (Iron Maiden cover) 13. Throne Of Thornes (extended version) + Bonus DVD

"Dark Roots Of Earth" vinyl track listing:

Side A:

01. Rise Up 02. Native Blood 03. Dark Roots Of Earth

Side B:

04. True American Hate 05. A Day In The Death 06. Cold Embrace

Side C:

07. Man Kills Mankind 08. Throne Of Thorns 09. Last Stand For Independence

Side D (Bonus):

10. Dragon Attack (Queen cover) 11. Animal Magnetism (Scorpions cover) 12. Powerslave (Iron Maiden cover)

8 comments sorted by best / new / date

    tennesseehild
    WOO a little slow on that one. Already saw it on guitarworld.com Can't wait though one of the more influential bands in my style
    peppersghost08
    Saw them back in 09 with Megadeth and Judas Priest, they were great, can't wait to here this new album, especially Hoglan's drumming. If Formation was anything to go by, this will be killer.
    iommi600
    Well, Testament never failed to make a good album, IMO. So, high hopes for this one!
    District
    Definitely checking this out! And what a lovely set of covers. Animal Magnetism!! Can't wait.