As previously reported, details regarding MANOWAR's new EP, Thunder In The Sky have been revealed. The artwork has just been revealed - click photo to view.
The introduction to The Asgard Saga, Manowar's collaboration with Germany's best-selling fantasy author, Wolfgang Hohlbein, will feature six songs and a bonus CD with 'Father' recorded in 16 different languages. The EP is the prequel to the complete CD Hammer Of The Gods due to be released at the end of 2009.
Destined to be a collector's item, the tour edition of the EP will be available at all the festivals Manowar headlines on The Death to Infidels Tour 2009. The downloadable version of the EP will contain the exact same content as the version on sale during the tour: 'Thunder In The Sky', 'God Or Man', 'Let The Gods Decide', 'Father', 'Die With Honor', 'The Crown And The Ring' (2008) and versions of 'Father' recorded in German, Italian, Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Norwegian, Spanish, French, Greek, Turkish, Polish, Japanese, Croatian, Portuguese and Finnish.
The EP is only available for sale online in high-quality, DMR-free, MP3 format only at The Kingdom Of Steel Online Store here.
According to the The Kingdom Of Steel Online Store: "All of our MP3s have been created in the legendary Manowar studio, Haus Wahnfried, using state of the art digital equipment. Great care has been taken to ensure the quality of the digital transfer in making these files. Each track is available as a High Fidelity file: Recorded at bit rate of 256 kbps and sample rate of 44.100 kHz for higher than CD quality sound, these files are usually 6-12 MB per song."