Amebix - Knights of the Black Sun (12' LP)
Cult British underground heavyweights AMEBIX re emerge from the darkness to announce the release of a new single, their first new material for almost 24 years.
The song is entitled ‘Knights of the Black Sun’ and was released on June 3rd.Digital download will be available through Amebix Records/Easy action. The single was recorded at The Lodge Studios in Northampton, engineered and produced by Amebix drummer Roy Mayorga (Nausea, Soulfly, Stone Sour).
To complement the track there is a spectacular short film, the work of Animation artist Andy Lefton and Director Fin McAteer.
Singer/Bassist The Baron described the release in a recent interview as ‘a coming of age for our music, this whole body of work has been not only about Music, but also Art, this is going to surprise a lot of people’.
The single is taken from the album ‘Sonic Mass’ to be released on the September Equinox this year.
The amebix best known for their seminal album Arise and their war cry ‘No Gods No Masters’ toured the world and developed an extraordinarily huge and devoted fan base. Initially working with Crass off shoot Spiderleg Records.
Although the band reformed for the first time in 2009 after nearly 20 years, they found a bigger crowd awaiting them on their last world tour and the new recordings are casting the net even further afield.