Official press release:
Death metal legends Hate Eternal will release their highly anticipated new album, Upon Desolate Sands worldwide on October 26. Pre-orders for the album are available across CD and LP formats at the Season of Mist E-Shop and iTunes.
Death metal juggernaut Hate Eternal return with their heaviest and most ambitious album to date. Helmed by extreme metal luminary Erik Rutan, the new album sees the band take another huge step forward in their quest to push death metal to its outermost limits. From the scorching opener “Violent Fury”, through to the epic, hypnotic, two-part title track closer, Upon Desolate Sands showcases a band operating at peak performance and sees Hate Eternal raise the bar yet again.
Hate Eternal are streaming the first new track off Upon Desolate Sands. The crushing track titled “What Lies Beyond” is streaming here:
Upon Desolate Sands was produced by Rutan at his Mana Recording Studios, and features artwork by Eliran Kantor (Testament, Atheist). The track list can be found below.
Upon Desolate Sands track listing:
1. “The Violent Fury”
2. “What Lies Beyond”
3. “Vengeance Striketh”
4. “Nothingness Of Being”
5. “All Hope Destroyed”
6. “Portal of Myriad”
7. “Dark Age Of Ruin”
8. “Upon Desolate Sands”
9. “For Whom We Have Lost”