FIRST FRAGMENT Provide Update On New Album


It’s been two years since First Fragment’s debut full length, “Dasein”, was released, and the band has offered a fairly comprehensive update on the status of the follow up.

On their Facebook, the band posted the following:

“Album 2 update : Good progress has been made recently. We wrote another long one : A 15 minute-long unstoppable barrage of neoclassical frenzy and fretless bass shredding. Lots of tempo variations due to riffing sections influenced by various forms of extreme metal, power metal and even extremely slow death/DOOM riffs (No clean vocals/orchestration on these, just extremely sad slow riffs with a neoclassical edge) and it is absolutely cohesive, never ventures into riff salad territory. Like a longer, more varied Gula and amongst the band’s strongest tracks ever. Getting closer to the finish line, guys. Roughly 40 minutes of material so far, not counting other unused tracks that may or may not end up on this release, and more new material will be written soon. Hopefully this will be a 2020 release as we will probably record sometime in 2019.”

First Fragment will be playing the release show for Beyond Creation’s new album, as well as opening for Obscura on their European tour early next year with Fallujah and Allegaeon

Dates for that are as follows:

Feb 01 Munchen, DE Backstage
Feb 02 Nurnberg, DE Z-Bau
Feb 03 Haarlem, NL Patronaat
Feb 04 Bristol, UK The Fleece
Feb 05 Dublin, IE Voodoo Lounge
Feb 06 Glasgow, UK Cathouse
Feb 07 Manchester, UK Rebellion
Feb 08 London, UK 02 Academy Islington
Feb 09 Paris, FR Trabendo
Feb 10 Toulouse, FR Metronum
Feb 11 Bilbao, ES Santana 27
Feb 12 Porto, PT Hard Club
Feb 13 Madrid, ES Caracol
Feb 14 Barcelona, ES Boveda
Feb 15 Lyon, FR CCO
Feb 16 Milan, IT Legend
Feb 17 Aarau, CH Kiff
Feb 18 Wien, AT Arena
Feb 19 Leipzig, DE Conne Island
Feb 20 Berlin, DE Lido
Feb 21 Hamburg, DE Logo
Feb 22 Oberhausen, DE Kulttempel
Feb 23 Salzburg, AT Rockhouse


 

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