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New Album out August 21st on Metal Blade Records

Motor City thrashers BATTLECROSS are set to release their third album"Rise To Power" in just under four weeks via Metal Blade Records. During the recording of the album the band shot a series of "Minisodes" documenting the recording process. Beginning today and running every Tuesday and Fridaythrough the album's release on August 21st a new "Minisode" from the series will be posted until all eight "Minisodes" have been released. Check out the first one HERE.

Check out a stream of the scorching track "Spoiled" from "Rise To Power"HERE. The first song from "Rise to Power", "Not Your Slave", is streaming "Rise to Power" will be released worldwide on Metal Blade Records on August 21st, 2015. The record was produced by Jason Suecof, and mixed/mastered by Mark Lewis at Audiohammer Studios. Cover art was completed by Hungarian artist Péter Sallai (Sabaton, Sacred Steel). Following a short break BATTLECROSS will appear at the 2015 Heavy MTL in Montreal on August 8th. From August 21st through August 24th, the band will play a handful of CD release shows, before they join up with GWAR and Butcher Babies for a North American tour kicking off August 25th in Millvale, PA and wraps up September 18th in Rochester, NY. Fans can expect to hear BATTLECROSS classics and the blistering new tracks from"Rise to Power". A complete list of dates can be found below. "Rise to Power" Track Listing: 1. Scars 2. Not Your Slave 3. Absence 4. Spoiled 5. The Climb 6. Blood & Lies 7. Bound by Fear 8. Despised 9. Shackles 10. The Path BATTLECROSS 08/08 Montreal, QC                 Heavy MTL CD Release Shows 08/21 Westland, MI                 Token Lounge 08/22 Chicago, IL                   Reggies 08/23 Kokomo, IN                           Center Stage 08/24 Cleveland, OH                Agora Ballroom Tour w/ GWAR, Butcher Babies 08/25 Millvale, PA          Mr. Smalls Theatre 08/27 Des Moines, IA              Wooly's 08/28 Lincoln, NE                   Bourbon Theatre 08/29 Wichita, KS                   Lizards Lounge* 08/30 Lawrence, KS                Granada 08/31 Tulsa, OK                      Cain's Ballroom 09/01 San Antonio, TX            Alamo City Music Hall 09/02 Baton Rouge, LA            Varsity Theatre 09/03 Mobile, AL                    Soul Kitchen 09/04 Birmingham, AL             Iron City 09/05 Spartanburg, SC             Ground Zero* 09/06 Winston-Salem, NC        Ziggys 09/08 Wilmington, NC             Ziggys By The Sea 09/09 Jacksonville, FL             Freebird Live 09/10 Chattanooga, TN            Track 29 09/11 Sauget, IL                     Pop's 09/13 Clifton, NJ                     Dingbatz* 09/14 Poughkeepsie, NY          The Chance 09/15 So. Burlington, VT         Higher Ground 09/16 Reading, PA                   Reverb 09/17 Huntington, NY              The Paramount 09/18 Rochester, NY               Water Street Music Hall *Off Date - BATTLECROSS Headline Show* BATTLECROSS' previous album, "War of Will," debuted at #134 on the Billboard Top 200 chart upon its release in July of 2013. This was the band's first ever Billboard chart debut! "War of Will" also peaked at #3 on the US iTunes metal chart on the day of release. Watch the music video for "Never Coming Back" now at

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