Vancouver’s ANCIIENTS have finished recording their highly anticipated new album. The album, a follow up to the acclaimed debut full-length ‘Heart of Oak’ will be released by Season of Mist later this year. The album was recorded once again by Jesse Gander at Rain City Recordings in Vancouver, Canada.
Regarding the new album, the band comments,
“Our follow up to Heart of Oak is tracked and ready for release ! It was recorded this past winter with the amazing Jesse Gander at Rain City Recordings here in Vancouver. We couldn’t be more excited with this new batch of material and how great the songs turned out. We have a great mix of music on this record and can’t wait to share it with everyone.”
ANCIIENTS debut ‘Heart of Oak’, described as “immediate and electrifying, an album that suggests Anciients’ half-prog, half-pop metal is bound for big stages” (Pitchfork) is streaming here.
“At its best, Heart of Oak is immediate and electrifying, an album that suggests Anciients’ half-prog, half-pop metal is bound for big stages.” -Pitchfork
“Anciients harness the power of prog for a greater good, making music you might actually remember. Scratch that — will remember. These guys are gonna be big.” – Stereogum
“The band are nothing if not highly ambitious, as the wide range of sounds demonstrates, Anciients shifting from stoner rock to blasting death-lite to tricky, tech-y prog like no one’s business.” – Exclaim
“Heart Of Oak is an impressive many-sided record that will please a diversified group of music fans. Devotees of all things metal and rock will find something that Anciients does to love.” -Stereokiller