Monday, February 24, 2014

Female-fronted Symphonic Metallers MERKABAH Sign with Maple Metal Records, New Album Details and Single Released

Quebec City, Canada based female-fronted symphonic metallers, MERKABAH have inked a worldwide deal with Maple Metal Records to release their third album ‘Ubiquity’. Their new album will be released in North America on March 17th, and worldwide on April 4th, 2014.

‘Ubiquity’ was produced by Merkabah, and mixed by Pierre Rémillard (Anvil, Kataklysm, Voivod) at Wild Studio, north of Montreal.  The album cover art is by Maxime Bigras.

MERKABAH, were established in 2002 as a quintet, and self-released 2 albums: ‘Shadows Never Forget’ in 2005, and ‘The Realm of All Secrets’ in 2007. The founding members are guitarist François Vachon and vocalist Jacinthe Poulin. Merkabah have shared the stage with such acts as Lacuna Coil, Hammerfall, and Gamma Ray in Montreal and Quebec City, in recent years.

Their new single “Red Letter Days” off ‘Ubiquity’ can be listened BELOW.

Their official CD release show will be on June 13th at the l'Agitée in Québec City.  MERKABAH will be performing select shows throughout Ontario and Quebec this Summer in support of their new album; dates have yet to be announced.

The track listing for ‘Ubiquity’ is as follows:
Divine Sparks
Red Letter Days
Circles of Despair
Brothers From the Seed of Cain
Deadly Prophets of the Printed Page

Jacinthe Poulin - vocals
François Vachon - guitars
Raynald Brochu - guitars
Louis Doyon - bass
Nicolas Bilodeau - drums

A ‘Live performance’ promo clip of MERKABAH from their previous album can be viewed BELOW.

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