Japan’s leading traditional heavy metal stalwarts ANTHEM are set to release their re-recorded greatest hits album, Nucleus, on March 29th via Nuclear Blast. In anticipation of the release, the band have premiered another live video for one of their re-recorded tracks. ‘Cryin Heart’, featuring guest drummer Mad Ohuchi, is taken from their 1988 album Gypsy Ways. A live version of this album is included with the CD release of Nulceus. Check out the video for ‘Cryin’ Heart’, here
The band has also announced their first ever European festival appearance. On April 26th-27th 2019, ANTHEM will play at the Keep It True festival in Germany.
Mixing and mastering of Nucleus was done by esteemed producer and engineer, Jens Bogren (OPETH, DIMMU BORGIR, SEPULTURA etc). All of the tracks on the album, except ‘Venom Strike’, were written after the band’s reunion in 2001 – proving that ANTHEM have always has been a ‘current band’ that does not have to rely on their past.