ANTHEM | Band discuss re-recording Nucleus in a new language

March 14, 2019 - 81 views

Japan's leading traditional heavy metal stalwarts ANTHEM are set to release their re-recorded greatest hits album, Nucleus, on March 29th via Nuclear Blast. In a trailer released today, vocalist Yukio Morikawa and bassist Naoto Shibata discuss the production and recording of Nucleus, giving their fans an insight into the difficulties of recording an old album in a new language.

Find out more, here:

Pre-order Nucleus here: nblast.de/AnthemNucleus 


The track list reads as follows:

01. Immortal Blind
02. Black Empire
03. Overload
04. Stranger
05. Linkage
06. Eternal Warrior
07. Ghost In The Flame
08. Venom Strike
09. Awake
10. Omega Man (Instrumental)
11.Pain
12. Echoes In The Dark
13. Unbroken Sign

Bonus Live CD:
01. Gypsy Ways (Win, Lose Or Draw)
02. Love In Vain
03. Bad Habits Die Hard
04. Legal Killing
05. Cryin' Heart
06. Silent Child
07. Midnight Sun
08. Shout It Out!
09. Final Risk
10. Night Stalker

Nucleus will be available as 2CD and 2LP.



The band has also announced their first ever European festival appearance. On April 26th-27th 2019, ANTHEM will play at the Keep It True festival in Germany.

Mixing and mastering of Nucleus 
was done by esteemed producer and engineer, Jens Bogren (OPETH, DIMMU BORGIR, SEPULTURA etc). All of the tracks on the album, except 'Venom Strike', were written after the band's reunion in 2001 - proving that ANTHEM have always has been a 'current band' that does not have to rely on their past.