RIOT V Armor Of Light Out Now + New Lyric Video Online!

 The wait is finally over! Today marks the release of the heavily anticipated  »Armor Of Light«,  the new studio album from the New York cult heavy metal band and godfathers of power metal  RIOT V  via Nuclear Blast.  Order your physical copy here:  nblast.de/RiotVArmorOfLightSpoti  Digital here:  nuclearblast.com/riotv-armoroflight    Armor Of Light  has received critical acclaim from the press and public alike:   “It's an instant classic! The guitars, the riff-section, the vocals - everything is perfect. This album brings the Thundersteel spirit back to life! ”   ROCK HARD (GR)    “A powerful compendium of electric riffs and astonishing vocals, a wall of sound that becomes a weapon for the demitting victory.”   ROCK HARD (Italy)    "...the best heavy/speed/power/US-metal album of the year!"   STORMBRINGER.at | 5/5 Points    "Who likes to listen to the album of the year, should deal with 'Armor Of Light'!"   METAL.de | 10/10 Points   To celebrate the release of this masterpiece, the band is pleased to release an official lyric video for the brand new song, " Angels Thunder & Devils Reign":  The video can be viewed, here:  youtu.be/v0vk7szt5aI    Don Van Stavern  stated:   "When I decided to keep  RIOT  going it was a very emotional time for Mike and I. Mark Reale was not only a founding member, a great musician and a mentor but a best friend to me and I vowed to him and his family that I would keep the Legacy moving forward. Riot's 16th record drops tomorrow and I am beyond proud to move forward in this legacy of a band that I once listened to on the way to high school and was once a fan of and now I'm a member of. Some people follow, some don't. I grew up listening to Joe Anthony in San Antonio and vowed top keep the music alive. This is my 5th and Mike's 9th record with Riot! Thank you for all the believers including Markus Wosgien at Nuclear Blast! We do this with the utmost respect for the legacy of the band. Thank you again and Shine On!"   The   Armor Of Light   album trailers can be seen here:  "Heart Of A Lion"  OFFICIAL VIDEO:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSznM3ITp0s   "Victory"  OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZkUCklg5Bs   "Messiah"  OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3OI7vaFA5M   Trailer #1:   https://youtu.be/h7ZqncPcY6Y   Trailer #2:   https://youtu.be/PRFI0XBB-IE   Trailer #3:   https://youtu.be/aZpI5rFQNT4   The album was produced by  Chris "The Wizard" Collier  ( METAL CHURCH ,  FLOTSAM & JETSAM , SLIPKNOT ,  KORN  a.o.), while the cover artwork was created by  Mariusz Gandzel  ( CRYSTAL VIPER a.o.).   RIOT V live:  27.07. D Hagen - Kultopia (w/ WOLFEN) 28.07. D Brande-Hörnerkirchen - Headbangers Open Air 29.07. UK Glasgow - Ivory Blacks *NEW* 30.07. UK Newcastle - Trillians *NEW* 31.07. UK London - Underworld *NEW* 02.08. D Mannheim - 7er Club 04.08. D Wacken - Wacken Open Air 05.08. B Genk - Colosseum *NEW* 08.08. E Villena - Leyendas del Rock   APOCALYPSE OVER EUROPE Tour 2018   w/ PRIMAL FEAR  28.09.              D         MANNHEIM - MS Connexion Complex 29.09.              D         MEMMINGEN - Kaminwerk 30.09.              HU       BUDAPEST - Barba Negra 02.10.             AT        SALZBURG - Rockhouse 03.10.              IT         MILANO - Legend Club 04.10.              F          GRENOBLE - L´llyade 05.10.              ES        BARCELONA -             Salamandra 1 06.10.              ES        MADRID - Mon 07.10.              ES        BILBAO -  Santana 27 10.10.              F          PARIS -            Le Petit Bain 11.10.              UK       LONDON - The Dome 12.10.              BE        VOSSELAAR - Biebob 14.10.              D         BOCHUM - Zeche 16.10.              D         HAMBURG - Markthalle 17.10.              D         ROSTOCK -  Alte Zuckerfabrik 18.10.              D         BERLIN - LIDO 19.10.              CZ        ZLIN - Masters of Rock Cafe 20.10.              D         CHAM - LA Cham 23.10.              AT        GRAZ - Explosiv 24.10.              CZ        PRAGUE - Nova Chmelnice 25.10.              CH       PRATTELN - Z 7 26.10.              D         STUTTGART -LKA Longhorn 27.10.              D         GEISELWIND - Live Music Hall  presented by ROCK HARD, MUSIX, LEGACY, WACKEN-RADIO,  METAL.DE ,  TIME-FOR-METAL.DE , NUCLEAR BLAST, RTN TOURING, STAGEKULT BOOKING   

The wait is finally over! Today marks the release of the heavily anticipated »Armor Of Light«, the new studio album from the New York cult heavy metal band and godfathers of power metal RIOT V via Nuclear Blast.

Order your physical copy here: nblast.de/RiotVArmorOfLightSpoti
Digital here: nuclearblast.com/riotv-armoroflight

Armor Of Light has received critical acclaim from the press and public alike:
 “It's an instant classic! The guitars, the riff-section, the vocals - everything is perfect. This album brings the Thundersteel spirit back to life! ”
ROCK HARD (GR)

“A powerful compendium of electric riffs and astonishing vocals, a wall of sound that becomes a weapon for the demitting victory.”
ROCK HARD (Italy)

"...the best heavy/speed/power/US-metal album of the year!"
STORMBRINGER.at | 5/5 Points

"Who likes to listen to the album of the year, should deal with 'Armor Of Light'!"
METAL.de | 10/10 Points

To celebrate the release of this masterpiece, the band is pleased to release an official lyric video for the brand new song, "Angels Thunder & Devils Reign": The video can be viewed, here: youtu.be/v0vk7szt5aI

Don Van Stavern stated: 
"When I decided to keep RIOT going it was a very emotional time for Mike and I. Mark Reale was not only a founding member, a great musician and a mentor but a best friend to me and I vowed to him and his family that I would keep the Legacy moving forward. Riot's 16th record drops tomorrow and I am beyond proud to move forward in this legacy of a band that I once listened to on the way to high school and was once a fan of and now I'm a member of. Some people follow, some don't. I grew up listening to Joe Anthony in San Antonio and vowed top keep the music alive. This is my 5th and Mike's 9th record with Riot! Thank you for all the believers including Markus Wosgien at Nuclear Blast! We do this with the utmost respect for the legacy of the band. Thank you again and Shine On!"

The Armor Of Light album trailers can be seen here:
"Heart Of A Lion" OFFICIAL VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSznM3ITp0s
"Victory" OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZkUCklg5Bs
"Messiah" OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3OI7vaFA5M
Trailer #1: https://youtu.be/h7ZqncPcY6Y
Trailer #2: https://youtu.be/PRFI0XBB-IE
Trailer #3: https://youtu.be/aZpI5rFQNT4

The album was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (METAL CHURCHFLOTSAM & JETSAM,SLIPKNOTKORN a.o.), while the cover artwork was created by Mariusz Gandzel (CRYSTAL VIPERa.o.).

RIOT V live:
27.07. D Hagen - Kultopia (w/ WOLFEN)
28.07. D Brande-Hörnerkirchen - Headbangers Open Air
29.07. UK Glasgow - Ivory Blacks *NEW*
30.07. UK Newcastle - Trillians *NEW*
31.07. UK London - Underworld *NEW*
02.08. D Mannheim - 7er Club
04.08. D Wacken - Wacken Open Air
05.08. B Genk - Colosseum *NEW*
08.08. E Villena - Leyendas del Rock

APOCALYPSE OVER EUROPE Tour 2018
w/ PRIMAL FEAR
28.09.              D         MANNHEIM - MS Connexion Complex
29.09.              D         MEMMINGEN - Kaminwerk
30.09.              HU       BUDAPEST - Barba Negra
02.10.             AT        SALZBURG - Rockhouse
03.10.              IT         MILANO - Legend Club
04.10.              F          GRENOBLE - L´llyade
05.10.              ES        BARCELONA -             Salamandra 1
06.10.              ES        MADRID - Mon
07.10.              ES        BILBAO -  Santana 27
10.10.              F          PARIS -            Le Petit Bain
11.10.              UK       LONDON - The Dome
12.10.              BE        VOSSELAAR - Biebob
14.10.              D         BOCHUM - Zeche
16.10.              D         HAMBURG - Markthalle
17.10.              D         ROSTOCK -  Alte Zuckerfabrik
18.10.              D         BERLIN - LIDO
19.10.              CZ        ZLIN - Masters of Rock Cafe
20.10.              D         CHAM - LA Cham
23.10.              AT        GRAZ - Explosiv
24.10.              CZ        PRAGUE - Nova Chmelnice
25.10.              CH       PRATTELN - Z 7
26.10.              D         STUTTGART -LKA Longhorn
27.10.              D         GEISELWIND - Live Music Hall

presented by ROCK HARD, MUSIX, LEGACY, WACKEN-RADIO, METAL.DETIME-FOR-METAL.DE, NUCLEAR BLAST, RTN TOURING, STAGEKULT BOOKING

 

 Order  your copy of Armor Of Light  here:  http://nuclearblast.com/riotv-armoroflight

Order your copy of Armor Of Light here:
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