April 14 – THORIUM Releases 3rd Official Video Single “Exquisite”, Taken From Their Long-Awaited 2nd Effort “Empires In The Sun”

Thorium L-R:
Tom Tee – guitars
Stripe – bass
David Marcelis – vocals
Dario Frodo – guitars
Louis Van der Linden – drums
 

On Friday the second of April, 2021 Belgian based Heavy Metal act THORIUM releases their third official video single “EXQUISITE”, off their long-awaited second album “Empires in the Sun”.

Quote from the band about this single: “This is the opening track of our brand new record, and it’s a real scorcher – expect high-speed, high-octane, high-intensity riffing, playing and singing!

Lyrically, we wanted to have a positive and upbeat feel to it all, and so the song looks at Man’s rise through the ages as he builds and conceives, dreams and achieves.

The video takes us on a journey through time, along great monuments and works of art, through the hustle and bustle of modern life and eventually into outer space – a testament to how, if we bring out the very best in ourselves, we can reach our full potential, grow beyond our confines, and attain the seemingly impossible.”

THORIUM’s sophomore album ‘Empires in the Sun’ was released March 5th 2021 via Freya Records. The record is now available via THIS link . The album is available on black vinyl, gold vinyl, yellow/blue swirl vinyl (limited availability), on CD, and on all online streaming platforms.

EMPIRES IN THE SUN track-list:
01. Dreams of Empire (a pastorale) (0:53)
02. Exquisite (3:52)
03. Powder and Arms II (3:08)
04. Where Do We Go (4:34)
05. More Than Meets The Eye (4:42)
06. Empires in the Sun (5:12)
07. The Old Generation (4:44)
08. Winterfall (5:15)
09. Itching and Aching (Dead-Eyed Society) (3:18)
10. 1302 – The Minstrel part I (2:09)
11. 1302 – The Golden Shadow (13:02)
12. 1302 – The Minstrel part II (2:15)

The album was produced by Tom Tee. Mixing and mastering were once again handled by Simone Mularoni at Domination Studio in San Marino, Italy. The cover artwork was painted by Velio Josto (http://www.facebook.com/veliojosto).

For the epic trilogy ‘1302’, the band acquired the help of several renowned guest vocalists: Arjen Anthony Lucassen (Ayreon), Benny ‘Zors’ Willaert (23 Acez), Joe Van Audenhove (Evil Invaders) and Anneleen Olbrechts. Moreover, Norman Eshley (Blind Guardian) lent his warm voice to provide the narration on a selection of songs.

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