Calgary, AB progressive death metal band DIVINITY have posted the lyric and album artwork video for “Conqueror” in support of their recently released album “The Immortalist”. The album is a culmination of 5 years of hard work and dedication to their craft and features 12 tracks that include their two previous EP releases “The Immortalist, Pt. 1 – Awestruck”, “The Immortalist, Pt. 2 –Momentum” with their third EP “The Immortalist Pt. 3 – Conqueror” completed to finish off the trilogy series as one huge full length album. All the tracks on the album are re-mixed and re-mastered by the talented Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy, The Grid Productions) to make the songs more cohesive and work as a full-length experience. This album also features Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid of Soilwork on vocals for the song ‘D.M.T.’.
To watch the lyric and album artwork video for “Conqueror”, please visit the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvmKHiqFnGc&t
Vocalist Sean Jenkins comments:
“I’ve been wanting an intro to a song to just be piano and vocals for quite some time and when it came time to finish writing our last song in our trilogy concept album, I knew this was the perfect song to do so! James Duncan wrote the piano music, the intro lyrics and helped with the intro vocal melody too. This intro was one of the hardest parts to record for me, but after many takes and much needed patience, we managed to create one of our most epic intros to a song we have ever done. The rest of the music was written by me but as with all our songs, each member contributed in numerous ways as well.”
Album order available on Divinity.ca, iTunes or Amazon plus an exclusive digipak CD available on their website for those who like to support the band directly. The digipak CD contains a 24-page booklet that showcases this entire concept giving fans way a full physical experience to the story, songs, lyrics, and visual aspect of the new album.
Album Stream – https://soundcloud.com/divinitymetal/sets/the-immortalist
In additional news, DIVINITY will be embarking on a dual album release Alberta tour with Vancouver, BC’s EXPAIN. The tour will be in promotion of DIVINITY recently released album “The Immortalist” along with EXPAIN supporting their forthcoming EP “Pinching Nerves”. The one week tour will be kicking off in Innisfail, AB on September 21st and wrap up in Banff, AB on September 26th (full dates listed below).
DIVINITY & EXPAIN “Dual Album Release Tour”:
September 21 – Innisfail, AB – The Zoo
September 22 – Edmonton, AB – Mercury Room – info
September 23 – Calgary, AB – Distortion – info
September 24 – Lethbridge, AB – Cornucopia (ALL AGES)
September 25 – Drumheller, AB – Neighbours’ Corner Pub
September 26 – Banff, AB – Hoodoo
1. Manhunt (4:25)
2. Atlas (4:42)
3. Hallowed Earth (6:04)
4. DMT (7:36)
5. PsyWar (6:36)
6. Distorted Mesh (3:48)
7. The Dead Speak From Behind (7:05)
8. Lucid Creator (4:52)
9. The Reckoning (4:24)
10. All Seeing Eyes (5:40)
11. Momentum (5:21)
12. Conqueror (7:20)
Album Length: 1:07:56
Sean Jenkins – Vocals
Jeff Waite – Vocals
James Duncan – Guitars
Brett Duncan – Drums
Keith Branston – Bass
Divinity, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, started in 1997 and began playing live shows in 1999. In 2001, the band released its first EP album called “Intensify” which received a lot of local (Canadian) praise after sending in a couple songs to BWBK’s ‘Knuckletrack’ CD sampler. A music video was released for the song “World of Pain” in 2003 and the band played local shows building its show experience.
Fast forward to 2007, Divinity independently releases their first full-length album called “Allegory” and is picked up by Nuclear Blast Records just 3 months after the independent release. Obviously, this was a major turning point for the band!
In 2008, Divinity took on its first major tour by joining the Summer Slaughter Canada tour. This gave them the opportunity to connect to high-calibre booking agents and other acts such as Dying Fetus, Whitechapel, and Necrophagist.
In 2009, Divinity spent it’s time creating their 2nd full-length album, called “The Singularity” which was released under Candlelight Records with a very positive response from numerous reviewers and listeners.
Since the release of The Singularity, Divinity has toured Canada numerous times over and has received massive support and praise from around the world.
The band is currently releasing a trilogy EP concept album now turned into a full-length LP, called ‘The Immortalist’ available May 26th, 2017 at all digital music stores and as a special limited run CD Digipak.
For more info, please visit www.Divinity.ca.