It’s been three years since the release of Khaos Legions, but a new album is coming from the band this summer.
Right now, Arch Enemy are mixing their ninth studio album — War Eternal — with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street in Sweden.
Arch Enemy guitarist Michael Amott comments:
“We’ve been producing ourselves, as we did on Khaos Legions. We have a clear vision of what we want Arch Enemy to sound like, and we can actually achieve it without the help of outside producers. We also have the advantage of having two talented sound engineers among our ranks in [drummer] Daniel Erlandsson and [guitarist] Nick Cordle.
“We’ve been tracking at a few different studios here in Sweden, the drums at Fascination Street Studio and guitars and bass in another room. We just finished vocals in a third studio with engineer Staffan Karlsson (Khaos Legions) and the mix and mastering will done by Jens Bogren at his Fascination Street mixing facility.
Musically, this album is going a few places we haven’t visited before. As our fans have come [to] expect, our albums have all had their own vibe and War Eternal will leave its own mark. Lyrically, it’s a much more personal record, and I feel the songs have more dynamics and depth than ever before. The songs are loaded with strong and vicious metal, drenched in tons of melody and emotion. All the trademarks of Arch Enemy are present, just more in your face and turned up to 11.”
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