‘Heart of Metal – 20 Years Of Ultimatum’ Details Revealed


New Mexico thrash metallers Ultimatum have completed recording four brand new tracks that will be included on the band’s 20th-anniversary release entitled Heart of Metal – 20 Years Of Ultimatum. The remainder of the CD will consists of a selection of tracks that encompass the band’s back catalog as suggested and voted on by their fans. The cover artwork was created by David Besanson and can be seen below.

They have set October 30th as the official release date for Heart of Metal – 20 Years of Ultimatum. In conjunction with the new release and their 20th Anniversary, the band has also just launched a brand new website. 

Track listing:

01. Blood On A Thousand Hills (4:02)
02. Scattered (Body Parts) (3:58)
03. Hook Line & Sinker (5:50)
04. Rip ‘N’ Tear (4:02)
05. Heart Of Metal (remix) (4:40)
06. Locked In Chains (remix) (3:12)
07. Mortal Stomp (2008) (5:32)
08. Blink (2007) (remix) (2:43)
09. Deathwish (5:51)
10. One For All (5:24)
11. Into The Pit (3:08)
12. Temple Of The Spirit (3:20)
13. Crash Course (5:33)
14. Never (4:03)
15. Puppet Of Destruction (4:19)
16. Gutterbox (5:02)
17. Darkest Void (3:59)
18. Symphonic Extremities (4:31

Heart of Metal – 20 Years Of Ultimatum will also be released in a limited-edition Ultimatum 20th Anniversary Roxx Boxx. Packaged in a deluxe foil-stamped box and limited to 100 hand-numbered copies, it will include:

Packaged in a deluxe foil-stamped box, the Limited Edition Ultimatum 20th Anniversary Roxx Boxx will include:

1. Heart of Metal – 20 Years of Ultimatum CD (The new CD with exclusive new tracks from Ultimatum. Includes a 12-page full color booklet.)
2. Before the Pit (exclusive Roxx Boxx CD with alternative takes and demo versions of songs from Into the Pit.)
3. Puppet of Destruction [Remastered & Expanded] (the first 15 Roxx Boxx sets will contain a bonus 2 disc version with the Fatal Delay demo)
4. Ultimatum Live at Extreme Mardi Gras & Live at Up From the Ashes III and the video clip for Heart of Metal compiled on one specially made DVD
5. Limited edition Roxx Signature Series guitar pick # 5 featuring Robert Guttierez of Ultimatum
6. Woven Ultimatum patch
7. Four exclusive Roxx Boxx inserts, personally autographed by the individual band members

This box set will be a strictly limited edition of 100 copies and will be hand-numbered. Once they are gone, they are gone! The special items represented in this box set will NOT be made available individually they will only be available as a part of the Roxx Boxx!

In addition to all of this and in effort to try and raise some funds for a worthy cause Ultimatum and Roxx Records will be auctioning off Box #1 in a very special eBay auction! The winner of this auction will receive Roxx Boxx # 1 / 100 in addition to a thrash fest of some of your favorite thrash releases from Ultimatum and the Roxx Records back catalog.

Fifty percent of the proceeds raised from this special auction are being donated to Sanctuary International in support of The Bridge Bunch in an effort to help feed the homeless! If you feel led to donate on your own you can also do so by donating directly to Sanctuary International

This very special auction and the limited edition Roxx Boxx go on sale this Saturday August 11th at 9pm PST and the Box sets will be distributed in order by the date and time of your purchase. For full auction details please visit this eBay auction link which will also go live on Saturday August 11th at 9pm PST…

Or search for the title of the auction – Ultimatum – Heart of Metal Box Set # 1 of 100 Fundraiser Pastor Bob

So join us in celebrating 20 years of Ultimatum and pick up the Roxx Boxx set or the CD Edition of ‘Heart of Metal – 20 Years of Ultimatum’ for full details and ordering information.

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