MUSIC NEWS: SANCTUARY films video for "Frozen"

Reactivated Seattle metal band, SANCTUARY, recently filmed a video for the track "Frozen" with director Dirk Behlau. "Frozen" is taken from the band's upcoming album, The Year The Sun Died, which will be released on October 6th in Europe and on October 14th in North America via Century Media Records. The video will make its online debut on September 23rd; photos from the shoot can be seen on SANCTUARY's Facebook page:
In related news, SANCTUARY singer Warrel Dane and bass player Jim Sheppard's post-1992 SANCTUARY outfit, NEVERMORE, is streaming their entire The Year of the Voyager DVD (2008) online in its entirety. Filmed in Germany in 2006, The Year of the Voyager features the band performing in support of their album, This Godless Endeavor, and can be viewed here:
SANCTUARY's The Year The Sun Died is the long-awaited follow-up to the band's first two studio albums that were released on Epic Records: Refuge Denied (1987) and Into the Mirror Black (1989). Singer Warrel Dane's sky-high vocals combined with guitarist Lenny Rutledge's more mature take on classic thrash riffs separated the band from the throes of metal acts struggling to get noticed at the time. With The Year The Sun Died, SANCTUARY continues that legacy that they started decades ago, delivering yet another fresh take on "classic-sounding" metal. Featuring artwork by Travis Smith (OPETH, NEVERMORE) and mixed/produced by Zeuss (ROB ZOMBIE, SUICIDE SILENCE, CROWBAR, etc.), this upcoming album promises to be worth the wait.

For a preview of The Year The Sun Died, be sure to check out the first single--the first new material from the band in 25 years--"Arise and Purify":

The Year The Sun Died track-listing
1. Arise and Purify
2. Let The Serpent Follow Me
3. Exitium (Anthem of the Living)
4. Question Existence Fading
5. I Am Low
6. Frozen
7. One Final Day (Sworn to Believe)
8. The World is Wired
9. The Dying Age
10. Ad Vitam Aeternam
11. The Year the Sun Died
BONUS: "Waiting for the Sun" (THE DOORS cover; included on the mediabook, plus CD insert inside the LP)
Nov. 14 - Seattle, WA - S7
Nov. 15 - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw
Nov. 16 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne
Nov. 19 - Anaheim, CA - The Grove
Nov. 20 - Las Vegas, NV - LVCS
Nov. 21 - Phoenix, AZ - Club Red
Nov. 22 - San Diego, CA - Ramona Mainstage
SANCTUARY line-up 2014:
Warrel Dane - Vocals
Lenny Rutledge - Guitars
Jim Sheppard - Bass
Dave Budbill - Drums
Brad Hull - Guitars

Be sure to pick up ANONYMOUS, the novel that Publishers Weekly hailed as a "well-crafted piece of experimental, voyeuristic fiction..." and "a winning jumble of the gritty, the raw, and the grotesque" at
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