Epic-driven genre bending metal outfit MaelstroM have premiered a new song from their upcoming studio album. Fans can check out the track, titled “Army From Ash” via the link found HERE.

The New York-based group will independently release their debut album ‘Of Gods And Men‘ on May 22nd 2020. After beginning the journey 32 years ago, this effort is a tribute to tenacity and the idea of never giving up on your dreams.

“The end result is one of the most event-filled, headphone-heaven heavy metal albums ever made, conceptual in the extreme from the artwork, down through the lyrics, through the soundtrack appointments and into a genre space wholly of the band’s own making.

-Martin Popoff

Pre-order “Of Gods And Men” HERE

The story behind MaelstroM and their upcoming debut full-length is parts both uncommon and unbelievable. Forged in the late 80’s from a friendship between lead vocalist Gary Vosganian and guitarist Joey Lodes, the band emerged from the Long Island scene and quickly began to gain notoriety on the national level. However, despite a pair of highly acclaimed early demos to their credit, MaelstroM would enter an indefinite hiatus in the 90’s as the music industry further turned its attention away from the heavy metal renaissance of the 80’s to the Seattle grunge movement.

Now, more than three decades later, MaelstroM have emerged from their untimely end; ready to unveil their debut LP, ‘Of Gods And Men,’ while leaving no stone unturned on the 69 minute, three-act epic. A journey that began some 32 years ago in a humble basement finally reaches its much needed culmination.

‘Of Gods And Men’ Tracklisting:

Part I – An Arisen Avatar:

1. “Arise (A Waltz Toward War)” (6:18);

2. “Army From Ash” (5:24);

3. “The Mirror Calls (8:32);

4. “A Futile Crusade” (8:40);

5. “Lament of the Fallen” (6:18)


Part II – Of Sacrifice, Saviours and Sanctity:

6. “Th13teen Within a Circle” (5:47)

7. “Thief of Light” (4:59);

8. “An Ancient Art” (6:46)


Part III – A Predestined Prophecy:

9. “Predestined” (5:05);

10. “SonRise (A Lullaby to the Gods)” (12:36)

About The Author


Raymond Melendez is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief for Local San Diego Metal website sdmetal.com. Besides Heavy Metal music, Raymond is also a movie buff and Craft Beer enthusiast. Which is why he is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Popular Movie Review website 'MovieFloss.com' and Co-Founder of Craft Beer website 'BeerAlien.com'.

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