Battlefields Of Asur is the new record from Chthonic from Taiwan Republic. The album marks the first vinyl released by Chthonic since its formation in 1995 and is set to be released 10th of October. The band is now joined by Iconic Hong Kong singer and freedom fighter Denise Ho. In addition there something very special with Chthonic! Freddy Lim, the frontman in this death metal bands, formed a new political party some years ago. He also got elected into the Parliament!
Battlefields Of Asura is the first new music since 2013’s full-length album, Butik. Chthonic has hit the road touring over forty countries with hundreds of concerts and festivals. The band has become the most visible Taiwanese metal band with international publicity. Randy Blythe, frontman and singer of Grammy nominated metal band Lamb Of God is guest musician on the new record.
To tease the album, a secretive promotion plan saw the debut track in new album, Millennia’s Faith Undone, remixed and published by five new bands and artists with their own distinctive styles. Elephant Gym, Hom Shenhao, Unfamiliar Friends Party, Bison Country, and Angry Youth, which raised the speculation and attention among fans and people in music industry about the song and the series of remixes. According to Chthonic, the new album depicts the adventure of deities in Taiwan through eleven songs carrying messages about resistance, freedom and fraternity.