RISE TO REMAIN, riding high on a wave of unparalleled accolades in the UK metal scene, recently announced the North American release of their debut album City of Vultures. The release date of the highly anticipated record has been pushed back to January 24, 2012 from the original October 11th release date. Vocalist Austin Dickinson released the following update addressing the change:
“Hey guys! Just checking in to update you all on some recent developments that will be taking place with us and all our friends in the US of A. As you know, we’ve signed to the awesome Century Media Records, who will be putting out our album, City Of Vultures, for all you guys to hear. We can’t wait to share it with you! We’re so excited to finally have it out. I do have some other news however regarding the release date. Unfortunately, the release date of the album has been moved to January. We’re sorry for all the anticipation which has now been lengthened, but we promise that it will be worth the wait. Huge things are in the pipeline for us and you guys, we will be over soon, and the album will be out! Thank you so much for all your support, time and patience, and we can’t wait to come hang out with you all. Peace, love and thanks again.”
City of Vultures delivers twelve electrifying tracks that will leave all hard music fans pleased. A trending topic overseas, the band has already graced the cover of Kerrang!, and Metal Hammer Magazine describes the RISE TO REMAIN as a “tight and well-oiled machine, blending elements of thrash and metalcore in an impressively proficient and undeniably catchy manner.” City of Vultures is an explosive, assured and extraordinarily diverse first offering that marks RISE TO REMAIN as an extremely talented standard bearer for a new generation of metal bands.
In the meantime, fans can view two music videos for tracks off of City of Vultures, for a taste of what’s to come.