UK hard rock band Wytch Hazel will release its debut full-length LP, Prelude, on April 22 via Bad Omen Records; the boutique label founded by long-time Rise Above Records agent Will Palmer. Recorded at Foel Studio (Hawkwind, Dust) with ex-Purson multi-instrumentalist Ed Turner as producer, Prelude is defined by its stately duelling guitars, blissful expressive solos and fist-throwing eponymous sing-along. Stream the new Wytch Hazel song, “We Will Be Strong” now, just below.

“I would define our look as ‘battle ready’!” says the band’s singer/guitarist Colin Hendra of the band’s rustic swashbuckler gear. “Our performance is like a musical fight!” Although visual presentation is important to Wytch Hazel, the priorities are clear. “The songwriting is our thing, that’s what we major in,” he asserts. “In my life, that’s what I’m best at, that’s what I’m most passionate about. But you’ve also got to record that well, with clarity, and signing to Bad Omen has been a really big thing for us. This album is a massive breakthrough.”

Prelude Track Listing:

1. Freedom Battle
2. Fight
3. Mighty King
4. More than Conquerors
5. Psalm
6. Prelude
7. He Shall Reign
8. Dark Ages
9. Wytch Hazel
10. We Will Be Strong

Artwork for ‘Prelude’ by Wytch Hazel

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