Legendary Norwegian black metal legends MAYHEM have premiered the fourth track taken from their forthcoming new album, ‘Esoteric Warfare’. The song, entitled “Throne of Time” can be heard below. MAYHEM will see the release of ‘Esoteric Warfare’ on June 6th (June 10th in North America).
‘Esoteric Warfare’ will be released in various formats, including a collector’s LP + CD box set limited to 1000 copies, a deluxe Digipak CD and exclusive coloured LPs for seven select countries. See details below.
The collector’s box set is a folder including blood red coloured double vinyl in gatefold sleeve with bonus track “Into The Lifeless” (record during the infamous 2012 Budapest Sessions), vinyl effect CD with bonus track, 10 posters, and numbered certificate of authenticity.
The Digipak edition is made of special board with booksleeve and a 24 page booklet of special paper.
Here is the list of vinyl double LPs, all coming in a gatefold sleeve:
- Transparent clear limited to 800 copies
- Transparent clear with red splatters limited to 450 copies
- Solid blue limited to 150 copies, exclusively sold in Italy through Audioglobe
- Transparent purple limited to 300 copies, exclusively sold in the UK through Plastic Head
- Solid yellow limited to 150 copies, exclusively sold in Australia through Rocket
- Solid red limited to 300 copies, exclusively sold in Sweden through Sound Pollution
- Solid grey limited to 300 copies, exclusively sold in Germany through Soulfood
- Solid orange limited to 250 copies, exclusively sold in Benelux and Spain through Bertus
- Transparent blue limited to 700 copies, exclusively sold in Norway through Indie
- Regular black
Cassette editions and various merchandising items will also be released. Except for the seven coloured LPs exclusive to the countries listed above, all formats are available for pre-order on Season of Mist’s e-shop.