Salt Lake City experimental doom band SubRosa are elated to announce their most triumphant and enveloping album to date; For This We Fought the Battle of Ages, due out August 26th from Profound Lore Records. Continuing the momentum from 2013’s More Constant Than the Gods, which saw year-end acclaim in metal and mainstream outlets, For this We Fought The Battle of Ages brings a new awareness to SubRosa as one of the most prominent progressive metal bands from America today. The band’s crushing monolithic sound canvas consists of a devastating mix of soul-crushing doom, innovative chamber music (solidified by the band’s two electric violin players) and balladry all filtered through the veil of American gothic tragedy.
SubRosawill release For This We Fought the Battle of Ageswhich sees the band expanding their sound to a new plateau with their heaviest, darkest, and most dynamic-sounding album to date through bigger-sounding production value (the new album was fully engineered and mixed by drummer Andy Patterson). With the awareness brought onto the band with the new album’s predecessor, which also saw SubRosa on their most active touring schedule yet, For This We Fought the Battle of Ages will bring push the band further as they prepare to unveil their most important and crucial album in their repertoire.
SubRosa will tour the globe extensively in support of For This We Fought the Battle of Ages – the band has confirmed a European tour in September and October and will tour the U.S. following in the Fall. More info coming soon.
For This We Fought the Battle of Ages Tracklist:
1. Despair Is A Siren
2. Wound of the Warden
3. Black Majesty
4. Il Cappio
5. Killing Rapture
6. Troubled Cells
SubRosa, on tour:
June 15-18 Salt Lake City, UT @ Crucial Fest
June 22-26 Calgary, AB @ Sled Island Festival
August 26-28 Las Vegas, NV @ Psycho Las Vegas *Record Release Show*
September 22-24 Wroclaw, Poland @ Asymmetry Festival