Rockers Halestorm today announced the title of their upcoming album, as well as released the first single titled “Apocalyptic”. Halestorm’s been counting down the days until the reveal for a week, starting January 6. The new album is titled, to the dismay of many fans, “Into the Wild Life”. We must admit that the title of the album is not really something you would expect from the hard rockers. “Into the wild life” sounds more like a discovery channel documentary.
Make no mistake though, the track is banging and we’ll go into more details at the bottom of this post. But based on the detailed and uncommon description of the album so early by the band (fans fearing a departure from who they are based on the album title) we can only assume that the feedback from the fans has the band concerned.
Here’s the message from the bands Facebook page:
FREAKS, we are EXTREMELY pleased to announce the upcoming release of our brand new album INTO THE WILD LIFE this coming April!!!!
Here are the worldwide release dates:
April 3rd: Benelux, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand
April 6th: United Kingdom, France, and all markets not otherwise noted
April 7th: United States, Canada, Mexico, Italy, Spain, Latin America, Southeast Asia
April 8th: Japan
Exclusive pre-order bundles are available at our webstore! Please note, these exclusive bundles are ONLY AVAILABLE VIA OUR WEBSITE. Check them out here: http://smarturl.it/intothewildlifestore
Pre-orders of the album are also available at all the usual retail suspects.
A special message from LZZY HALE (OFFICIAL) about INTO THE WILD LIFE:
“This album is not a departure, it is an invitation to all things Halestorm. We didn’t stray from who we are, there’s just a lot more of who we are. If you dare, start with the outer most layer of the onion, our first single “Apocalyptic” which is the medium between where we left off on “The Strange Case Of..” and where “Into The Wild Life” begins.
Lyrically and musically, we explored everything that makes us tick. We set a standard for this record, and gave ourselves no choice other than to be unapologetically Halestorm in every way. In a time where everyone is freaked out about the state of music, rock n’ roll, hit singles, sales….we decided to ignore all of that and make a true album.
My insider’s advice: Close your eyes and listen to the album from start to finish. There are some surprises that await you inside that are well worth the journey. Enjoy!”
We’ll also be hitting the road this April-May in the U.S. with The Pretty Reckless as support on a Carnival of Madness Powered by Monster Energy tour. We’ll also be announcing a second opener to that tour in the coming weeks too!
Oh yeah, first single “Apocalyptic” is out today too!
The track itself is sure to be another massive hit during live performances as the “anthemish” track rings hard with Izzy Hale doing what she does best in bringing her raw vocals to the edge of the beating drums and banging guitar. Let us know what you think about it in the comments below…