U.K. Power Metal band, Power Quest have revealed the tracklist and artwork for their new EP titled FACE THE RAVEN. The EP will be available beginning in September 2016 at their Derby and London shows and will feature 2 new songs plus a re-recording of “Blood Alliance” from the 2011 release of the same name.
The tracklist is:
1. Face the Raven
2. Coming Home (Sacred Land II)
3. Blood Alliance (2016 mix)
The EP was recorded at Rogue Studios in London, produced by Alessio Garavello and mixed by Lasse Lambert.
The artwork for the EP has been produced by Colombian artist, Felipe Machado Franco who has designed cover art for bands such as Blind Guardian, Iced Earth, Iron Savior and Blaze Bayley. View examples of his artwork at Felipe Machado Franco Art
POWER QUEST announced in April 2016 that they were reuniting after a three-year hiatus. On the band’s official website founding member, Steve Williams says “I’m genuinely thrilled to be bringing Power Quest back from the shadows. I’ve had a lot of ups and downs over the past few years but I cannot wait to unleash the new lineup.” Formed in 2001, Power Quest has released 5 studio albums including Neverworld (2003), Magic Never Dies (2005) and Blood Alliance (2011).
The current lineup of POWER QUEST:
Ashley Edison- Vocals
Steve Williams – Keyboards
Dan Owen – Guitars
Gavin Owen – Guitars
Paul Finnie – Bass
Rich Smith – Drums
Current Power Quest U.K. tour dates include September 9 at the Hairy Dog in Derby followed by a special headlining show on September 10 at Camden Underworld club in London, UK featuring yet to be announced special guests. Power Quest has also confirmed they will be joining Napalm Death, Hammerfall, Armored Saint, Metal Church and other thrash and power metal acts at the 8th Hammerfest, taking place in March 2017 in Wales, U.K. Hammerfest is completely sold out, nine months in advance.