First Song From ‘Thy Majestie’s’ New Album ‘ShiHuangDi’ Available


Italian bombastic symphonic power metal band Thy Majestie have posted a first taste on their long-awaited album ShiHuangDi. The song is titled Harbinger Of New Dawn. Their new album will be released September 25th. via Scarlet Records. The song can be streamed below, using the soundcloudplayer.

ShiHuangDi will be their 7th.album [5th full length] & the follow up to Dawn [2008]. 

The album, which marks the first Thy Majestie release since 2009’s Dawn, was recorded at Wreck Studios in Palermo, Italy, mixed by Giuseppe Orlando [November] at Outer Sound Studios in Rome, Italy and mastered by Mika Jussila [Nightwish, Sonata Arctica, Stratovarius] at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland. Another epic conceptual record, in the vein of Thy Majestie’s acclaimed albums The Lasting Power [2000] and Hastings 1066 [2002]ShiHuangDi marks another important chapter in the band’s career, this time dealing with the life of the legendary Qin Shi Huang, who became the first emperor of a unified China in 221 BC. ShiHuangDi will see Thy Majestie returning to their trademark sound, made of epic atmospheres, massive orchestral and operatic parts and – most of all – genuinely devastating metal. A very special guest appearance by renowned singer Fabio Lione [Rhapsody Of Fire, Vision Divine, Kamelot] has also been announced.

1. Zhongguo
2. Seven reigns
3. Harbinger of new dawn
4. Siblings of Tian
5. Walls of the emperor
6. Under the same sky
7. Farewell
8. Huanghun
9. Ephemeral
10. End of the days [feat. Fabio Lione]
11. Requiem

Thy Majestie is:
Alessio Taormina  – Vocals
Simone Campione – Guitars
Guiseppe Carruba – Keyboards
Dario D’Alessandro – Bass
Claudio Diprima- Drums

2008 – Dawn [Dark Balance]
2005 – Jeanne d’Arc [Scarlet Records]
2003 – Echoes of War [Scarlet Records]
2002 – Hastings 1066 [Scarlet Records]
2000 – The Lasting Power [Scarlet Records]
1999 – Perpetual Glory [Self-production]

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‘Thy Majestie’ To Release New Album ‘ShiHuangDi’  [Dec. 2011]
‘Thy Majestie’ Inked New Deal With ‘Scarlet Records’ [May 2012]
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