2018 has been a great year for Japanese metallers Lovebites having won “Best New Band” at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London and performed to thousands of heavy metal fans at Wacken Open Air in Germany and Bloodstock in the UK. Now, as the band prepare to embark on their first European tour, the award-winning band has released the music video to “Rising”, the first taste of upcoming sophomore album Clockwork Immortality.

Clockwork Immortality will see release on 18 January 2019 in the UK from JPU Records. The track was written by the band’s guitarist and pianist Miyako, who was also the main composer for half of the album.

Clockwork Immortality features the strongest, most powerful elements of our second EP Battle Against Damnation with the speedy and melodic elements of our debut album Awakening From Abyss” comments leader and bassist Miho. “This is the evolution of Lovebites so far, I would be happy if you can feel the power overflowing from each song”.

Clockwork Immortality Track Listing:

01. Addicted
02. Pledge Of The Saviour
03. Rising
04. Empty Daydream
05. Mastermind 01
06. M.D.O.
07. Journey To The Other Side
08. The Final Collision
09. We The United
10. Epilogue

Tour Dates:

11/16 – Hamburg – Logo
11/19 – Aschaffenburg – Colos-Saal
11/20 – Paris – Nouveau Casino
11/21 – London – O2 Islington Academy


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