Japanese heavy-rock giants Crystal Lake have announced plans to release their long awaited, fourth full-length album, True North on Artery Recordings in North America and JPU Records in the UK and Europe. The album will be released early digitally on 2nd December 2016 followed with the physical release on 3rd February 2017. Fans can pre-order the album digitally from iTunes or Google Play from 10th November or pre-order the CD direct from JPU Records now.

Also, in anticipation for the upcoming release Crystal Lake have unveiled the record’s first new track titled ‘Omega’, (click on the above image to watch!)

For nearly a decade and half, Crystal Lake have been cranking out some of Japan’s most explosive heavy rock. Blending elements of metalcore, hardcore and hard rock, the band has created their most ambitious and dynamic album to date with ‘True North’!

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Full album tracklistings include:

  1. ALPHA
  2. OMEGA
  3. HATRED
  4. METRO
  5. TRUE NORTH
  6. BREATHE DEEP
  7. BLACK AND BLUE
  8. SIX FEET UNDER
  9. WALK ON WATER
  10. WAVES

Already well known in their home country of Japan, global fandom continues to build for the band as they look to break mainstream ground in North America. Over the last several years the band has toured with the likes of The Ghost Inside, Crossfaith, The Devil Wears Prada, Miss May I, We Came As Romans among others and a monumental performance at Knotfest Japan in 2016.

Are you hyped for the next instalment from Crystal Lake? Share your thoughts in the comments below!