Demon Hunter‘s “The World Is A Thorn” Digital Deluxe Edition will be released at digital retailers on November 29th.
This exclusive digital edition of band’s critically acclaimed fifth full-length studio release is a goldmine of content for the avid Demon Hunter fan and and an opportunity for those not acquainted with the release to discover it for the first time. In addition to the band’s music video for “Collapsing,” also included are four acoustic tracks including the never-before-heard cover of the Alice In Chains classic, “Down In A Hole.”
Release Date 11/29/2011
With close to half a million albums sold around the world, Demon Hunter‘s unique connection with their fans and steadfast commitment to the presentation, message and musicianship of their output continues to invigorate and inspire. “Demon Hunter”, “Summer of Darkness”, “The Triptych” and “Storm The Gates Of Hell” are all landmarks in the genre. “45 Days” chronicled fans across the world (and in the Armed Forces abroad) whose lives have been touched in empowering and breathtaking ways by Demon Hunter’s sound and fury.Demon Hunter‘s latest album, The World Is A Thorn debuted with the group’s highest placement on The Billboard 200 chart thus far, signifying the continued passion of the “Hunters” and the Blessed Resistance, as their official fan community is called. They’ve helped introduce bands like August Burns Red, Haste The Day and Oh Sleeper on their headlining tours. They’ve been a mainstay at major Christian Festivals And last year they were direct support to As I Lay Dying.
With a new batch of songs at the ready, sure to inspire those who’ve drawn close to Demon Hunter classics like “Not Ready to Die”, “Fading Away”, “Undying”, “Carry Me Down”, “Tie This Around Your Neck” and more, Ryan Clark and Demon Hunter will return to producer/longtime collaborator Aaron Sprinkle in November to begin work on what will become their sixth album.
The World Is A Thorn, sold 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 39 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on March 9 via Solid State Records, the group’s fifth CD follows the landmark documentary “45 Days”, last year’s “Live In Nashville” collection and a catalog of landmark releases that have made the band one of the most important in the genre.
The World Is A Thorn was produced by the band’s longtime collaborator Aaron Sprinkle (Acceptance, Anberlin, The Almost) and mixed by powerhouse producer Jason Suecof (All That Remains, Trivium). It’s a pairing emblematic of how skillfully Demon Hunter has always blended metallic might with melody.