Saturday, May 4, 2013


FIREWIND, Greece’s leading metal band, will be releasing a new live album entitled “Apotheosis – Live 2012” on June 24th, 2013 celebrating the 10th anniversary of the band in style.

The cover artwork for “Apotheosis – Live 2012”, which will be released as Digipak in its first limited edition pressing, was designed by FIREWIND’s longtime partner in all design matters, Gustavo Sazes / (Arch Enemy, Angra, Dream Evil, etc.) based on live photography by Hans-W. Rock. 

Here is the complete tracklisting for the release:

FIREWIND - "Apotheosis - Live 2012"
1. Head Up High
2. Wall Of Sound
3. Allegiance
4. Few Against Many
5. The Departure
6. Heading For The Dawn
7. Losing My Mind
8. World On Fire
9. Guitar Solo 2012
10. SKG
11. Between Heaven And Hell
12. Piano Solo
13. Edge Of A Dream
14. Mercenary Man
15. Glorious
16. Maniac
17. Falling To Pieces

The 17 songs featured on this powerful sounding live-release were recorded at special anniversary shows in Greece as well as all over Europe during the band’s “Few Against Many” tour in 2012 and comes with a playing time of 69 minutes, featuring a great overview of the band’s 7-albums spanning career so far as well as quite a different tracklisting than 2008’s “Live Premonition” release. “Apotheosis – Live 2012” also marks the final FIREWIND release with longterm singer Apollo Papathanasio, who left the band by the end of last year. He has ever since been be replaced by Kelly Sundown Carpenter (Adagio, Beyond Twilight) as session frontman for all 2013 live-activities.

In other news, FIREWIND’s Gus G. has launched a cool guitar play-through clip for the song “Another Dimension”, off the band’s current studio album release “Few Against Many”. Check it out here:

Here is a list of all upcoming FIREWIND live-dates:

05.05.-06.05.2013 Full Metal Cruise (DE/UK/F/NL) /
01.06.2013 Polesine, MN (Italy) - Pegorock Festival /
07.06.2013 Sölvesborg (Sweden) - Sweden Rock Festival /
15.06.2013 La Gineta / Albacete (Spain) - Ginetarock Festival /
09.08 2013 Derbyshire (UK) - Bloodstock Open Air
10.08.2013 Berlin (Germany) - DRK-Rocks Festival
15.08.2013 Dinkelsbühl (Germany) - Summer Breeze Open Air /

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