Arch Enemy to Release New Album in September, Plot Fall Return to North America
Alissa White-Gluz has kept Arch Enemy moving ever-forward since being tapped as the replacement for Angela Gossow, who stepped away from the band, sticking with them in a managerial role instead. Will to Power will serve as the follow-up to 2015's War Eternal, arriving on Sept. 8 through Century Media.
The band broke the news on Facebook with the promise of a new album coinciding with a string of European tour dates which will officially mark the beginning of the Will to Power touring cycle. After pummeling the European festival circuit over the summer, Arch Enemy will hit the road in Eastern Europe, Austria, Finland and Russia starting Sept. 15. Following this run, the Swedish melodeath masters are aiming for a return to North America in October and November.
"After many months of writing and recording in the studio we are delighted to have finally completed work on our 10th studio album, Will to Power. We are looking forward to sharing new music with you soon," said guitarist and founder Michael Amott, adding, "We are equally excited to announce the first leg of our Will to Power world tour... Can't wait to play new and old songs for our fans, see you all soon!"
Arch Enemy fans are already having a solid 2017 as the band's first live DVD with Alissa White-Gluz, As the Stages Burn!, was released in March. The footage was culled from the band's 2015 set at Wacken Open Air which featured their largest stage production to date.
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