DESPAIRATION To Release New Album In November

German ambient/gothic metallers DESPAIRATION have finished recording their fourth full-length album, "Music For The Night", for a November release through Holland's DVS Records. The band will enter X-Ton-Studio next week to master the effort, which will contain 18 songs and around 80 minutes of playing time. A record-release party is planned for October 30 at Rockwerk in Hof, Germany, featuring appearances by LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE, EWIGHEIM and an as-yet-undisclosed special guest. DESPAIRATION will be utilizing the services of REFUGE drummer Jens Reinhold during the show and all of their subsequent live appearances in support of the upcoming album.

The complete track listing for the album is as follows:

01. Music For The Night
02. Drift
03. Phantastronaut
04. River Of Perdition
05. Underground Poetry
06. Madrigal
07. L'avion Ivre
08. Asteroid YB5
09. Firebird
10. Moondrawn Awakening
11. Proteus
12. Zeitgeist
13. April Mourning
14. Song Of The Nightingale
15. Nuit En Enfer
16. Colourado Mindtrip
17. Space Sound Park
18. Penelope

With regards to the album's musical direction, the band write on their official web site, "After the preceding releases being a kind of unique, progressive gothic rock/metal, we announce even more innovation and surprises in the musical way this time. Also regarding the concept the we haven't been lazy and worked out 18 new songs which tell the story of a spiritual journey through one initial night and take influences from well-known authors like James Joyce, Arthur Rimbaud and William Blake."


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