Italy's Ancient Bards, the symphonic power metal quintet, have announced their newest
album A New Dawn Ending. This will be the conclusion to the first act of the band's Black
Crystal Sword Saga and is due out on April 25th this year.
This news comes shortly after the amicable departure of rhythm guitarist Fabio Balducci
and the announcement that the song The Last Resort will feature guest vocals from Fabio
Lione of Rhapsody of Fire fame.
The full tracklist for A New Dawn Ending is below.
01 - Before the Storm (1:39)
02 - A Greater Purpose (7:55)
03 - Flaming Heart (6:52)
04 - Across This Life (4:31)
05 - In My Arms (5:25)
06 - The Last Resort (6:06)
07 - Showdown (12:48)
08 - In the End (5:11)
09 - Spiriti Liberi (4:49)
10 - A New Dawn Ending (16:37)
Impatient fans can also hear a single version of the song Across This Life on the Prelude
to Awakening split with Japanese symphonic black metal band Serenity in Murder.