The Skinny: Swedish folk metal forerunners Falconer return to glory with their new album Black Moon Rising, which is scheduled to be released the June 6th in Europe, June 9th in the UK, and June 10th in North America! The first single to be released from the album, “Locust Swarm,” is streaming now via YouTube – listen below!

After the release of their last album Armod in 2011, the first album entirely sung in Swedish and concentrating on the folk elements in the music, Falconer return to the power and the glory of their roots. “Black Moon Rising” was recorded at Sonic Train Studios with Andy LaRocque, and is scheduled for release in June 2014 via Meta Blade Records. This album is the most guitar oriented, riff-filled, and fastest Falconer release to date. This is a much hungrier and more vital Falconer, with some of their finest material in many years.

Comments Falconer main composer Stefan Weinerhall, “After an 8 month complete break from music on the verge of quitting it, I finally returned with a feeling of hunger, power and commitment to the song writing. The goal we all had was to wake up, stir things up a bit and perform at our very best. And so we all did!!”

Black Moon Rising Track Listing:

01. Locust Swarm
02. Halls and Chambers
03. Black Moon Rising
04. Scoundrel and the Squire
05. Wasteland
06. In Ruins
07. At The Jester’s Ball
08. There’s a Crow on the Barrow
09. Dawning of a Sombre Age
10. Age of Runes
11. The Priory

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