The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with bassist Joey Vera of American progressive metal veterans FATES WARNING on December 7 in Tempe, Arizona. You can now watch the chat below.
FATES WARNING's North American tour launched November 15 in Joliet, Illinois and will wrap December 14 in Seattle, Washington.
The band is touring in support of its eleventh studio album, "Darkness In A Different Light", which registered the following first-week chart positions:
The Netherlands: #90
"Darkness In A Different Light" sold around 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was issued in North America on October 1 via InsideOut Music.
Featuring founding guitarist Jim Matheos alongside classic-lineup members Ray Alder (vocals) and Frank Aresti (guitar), longtime bassist Joey Vera and drummer Bobby Jarzombek, "Darkness In A Different Light" was produced by Matheos and mixed by longtime FATES WARNING engineer Phil Magnotti. The effort was mastered by Maor Appelbaum (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, SEPULTURA, ANVIL) at Maor Appelbaum Mastering in California. The cover artwork was designed by Conte di San Pietro.
In addition to the standard CD jewel case and the digital download format, "Darkness In A Different Light" was made available in Europe as 2CD mediabook edition and as gatefold 2LP version (180-gram vinyl in black, red or white vinyl) with four bonus tracks.
"Darkness In A Different Light" track listing:
01. One Thousand
05. I Am
07. Into The Black
08. Kneel And Obey
09. O Chloroform
10. And Yet It Moves
01. Firefly (extended)
02. Falling Further
03. One (live)
04. Life In Still Water (live)