As previously reported here at Stargazed Magazine, Bay Area thrash metal band Heathen will release their fourth studio album, “Empire Of the Blind”, on September 18th, 2020 via Nuclear Blast.

The second single is the title track “Empire Of The Blind”. This song refers to the ongoing manipulation of people through political and social propaganda in the mass media. Behold the rising empire!



Track listing:
1. This Rotting Sphere
2. The Blight
3. Empire Of The Blind
4. Dead And Gone
5. Sun In My Hand
6. Blood To Be Let
7. In Black
8. Shrine Of Apathy
9. Devour
10. A Fine Red Mist
11. The Gods Divide
12. Monument To Ruin

The album features guest appearances by Gary Holt (EXODUS, SLAYER), Rick Hunolt (ex-EXODUS) and Doug Piercy (ex-HEATHEN). The cover art to »Empire Of the Blind« was once again handled by renowned artist Travis Smith (OVERKILL, EXHORDER).

“Empire Of the Blind” will be available in the following formats:

  • CD Jewel Case
  • Vinyl
    • Red with Black Splatter (US exclusive)
    • Red with Black Swirl (US exclusive)
    • Black
    • Red
    • Yellow with Red Splatter
  • Red Cassette (US exclusive)
  • T-Shirt
  • T-Shirt + CD Bundle (US exclusive)
  • T-Shirt + Red with Black Splatter Vinyl Bundle (US exclusive)
  • CD + Patch Bundle

Pre-order your copy of “Empire Of the Blind” in the format of your choice; HERE

  • David White (Vocals)
  • Lee Altus (Guitar)
  • Kragen Lum (Guitar)
  • Jason Viebrooks (Bass)
  • Darren Minter (Drums)