ARCH ENEMY – Release New Single ‘Sunset Over The Empire’!

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OUT JULY 29TH 2022

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On July 29th, extreme metal masters ARCH ENEMY will unleash their 11th studio album, ‘Deceivers‘, via Century Media Records. For a preview of the record, the new single, “Sunset Over The Empire“, can be streamed worldwide now HERE. Directed by Grupa13, the video premiere for “Sunset Over The Empire” is set for 5PM GMT today at:

ARCH ENEMY‘s founder and chief songwriter Michael Amott comments: “Behold the ‘Sunset Over The Empire‘, the 4th single from our upcoming ‘Deceivers‘ album! This is a faster song with some manic riffs and a relentless beat that I can envision becoming a ‘hit in the pit’! Lyrically, it’s sadly one of those that seems to ring more true with each and every passing day nowadays…’Words turned to war, brother fighting brother, another false truce, as the people die…’. The accompanying video was shot in Poland with the Grupa13 team and doesn’t follow the lyrics slavishly but has a great message and vibe in its own right. Oh, and I’m stoked that we’re releasing ‘Sunset Over The Empire‘ as a limited edition physical single on 7″ vinyl!
  Released today (May 20th), the ‘Sunset Over The Empire‘ 7″ can be purchased now at: – where the 7″ is available in the following versions:
– white vinyl (limited to 1000 copies; available via CM Distro Europe)
– transparent orange vinyl (limited to 500 copies; band exclusive)
Sunset Over The Empire‘ 7″ track-listing:
1. Sunset Over The Empire
2. The Judging Eyes
Hear more from ‘Deceivers‘, plus pre-order the album! The record is available in the following formats:

– Digital Album
– Ltd. Deluxe 2LP+CD Artbook hand-numbered limited edition with noble hot foil stamping LP1: multi-colored vinyl (each design is unique)
LP2: picture vinyl with two bonus tracks & zoetrope effect
CD: album + two bonus tracks
12″ Artbook with 36-pages booklet incl. liner-notes and art print
– Ltd. Deluxe CD Box Set
– DVD-sized clamshell box with noble hot foil stamping CD in eco-friendly packaging with two bonus tracks 32-page DIN A5 booklet incl. liner-notes, Tote Bag, Metal Pin
– Ltd. Black & colored 180g LP incl. 8-page booklet + Obi-Strip
– Special Edition CD, eco-friendly packaging incl. 16-page booklet

A collection of 11 tracks that are ruthlessly catchy and mercilessly violent, ‘Deceivers‘ stands toe- to-toe with the highlights of the band’s storied catalogue. Roaring to life with “Handshake With Hell“, ARCH ENEMY make it clear they are out for blood, and every track is a hit, from the moody “Poisoned Arrow” to the titanically anthemic “One Last Time“. Sounding more energized than ever, the quintet is operating at the highest level, delivering a maelstrom of diamond-hard riffing wrapped around cinematic melodies, thunderous drumming and towering vocals. ARCH ENEMY has proved, yet again, that they are unstoppable.
Album artwork by: Alex Reisfar   ‘Deceivers‘ track-listing:
1. Handshake With Hell
2. Deceiver, Deceiver
3. In The Eye Of The Storm
4. The Watcher
5. Poisoned Arrow
6. Sunset Over The Empire
7. House Of Mirrors
8. Spreading Black Wings
9. Mourning Star
10. One Last Time
11. Exiled From Earth

ARCH ENEMY will appear at select festivals this summer, before kicking off the rescheduled “European Siege 2022” tour with Behemoth, Carcass, Unto Others in the fall. See below for all dates; tickets can be purchased at
  ARCH ENEMY 2022 festival dates:
Aug. 6, 2022 – Wacken, DE @ Wacken Open Air
Aug. 9, 2022 – Tel Aviv @ Bside Club
Aug. 12, 2022 – Turku, FI @ Knotfest
Aug. 14, 2022 – Kortrijk, BE @ Alcatraz Festival
Aug. 18, 2022 – Dinkelsbuehl, DE @ Summer Breeze Festival
Aug. 20, 2022 – Sulingen, DE @ Reload Festival

“The European Siege 2022” tour dates
w/ Arch Enemy & Behemoth
+ special guests Carcass, Unto Others:

Sept. 27, 2022 – Dublin, IE @ Olympia Theatre
Sept. 29, 2022 – Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy Glasgow
Sept. 30, 2022 – Manchester, UK @ O2 Apollo
Oct. 1, 2022 – Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy Birmingham
Oct. 2, 2022 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton
Oct. 4, 2022 – Paris, FR @ Le Zénith
Oct. 5, 2022 – Toulouse, FR @ Le Bikini
Oct. 7, 2022 – Lisbon, PT @ Coliseu de Lisbon Oct. 8, 2022 – Madrid, ES @ Palacio Vistalegre
Oct. 9, 2022 – Barcelona, ES @ Palau Sant Jordi
Oct. 11, 2022 – Lyon, FR @ Le Radiant
Oct. 12, 2022 – Milano, IT @ Alcatraz
Oct. 14, 2022 – Berlin, DE @ Columbiahalle
Oct. 15, 2022 – Prague, CZ @ Tipsport Arena
Oct. 16, 2022 – Budapest, HU @ Barba Negra
Oct. 18, 2022 – Vienna, AT @ Gasometer
Oct. 19, 2022 – Katowice, PL @ Spodek
Oct. 21, 2022 – Ludwigsburg, DE @ MHP Arena
Oct. 22, 2022 – Den Bosch, NL @ Mainstage Brabanthallen
Oct. 24, 2022 – Saarbruecken, DE @ Saarlandhalle
Oct. 25, 2022 – Zurich, CH @ Samsung Hall
Oct. 26, 2022 – Frankfurt, DE @ Jahrhunderthalle
Oct. 28, 2022 – Munich, DE @ Zenith
Oct. 29, 2022 – Düsseldorf, DE @ Mitsubishi Electric Halle
Oct. 30, 2022 – Hamburg, DE @ Arena
Oct. 31, 2022 – Gothenburg, SE @ Partille Arena
Nov. 2, 2022 – Helsinki, FI @ Ice Hall
Nov. 4, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Annexet
Nov. 5, 2022 – Copenhagen, DK @ Forum
Nov. 6, 2022 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene


Photo credit: Katja Kuhl   ARCH ENEMY line-up:
Alissa White-Gluz – Vocals
Michael Amott – Guitars Jeff Loomis – Guitars
Sharlee D’Angelo – Bass
Daniel Erlandsson – Drums

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