Hailing from Long Island, New York, USA, epic folk metallers YONDER REALM have signed a worldwide deal with Maple Metal Records to release their first full-length album ‘The Old Ways’, which was self-released by Yonder Realm in mid-2014, but has now seen an official release date of February 14th, 2015 by the label.
As part of the deal, Maple Metal Records will re-release Yonder Realm’s EP from 2011 ‘Beyond a Long Lost World’ worldwide later this month.
‘The Old Ways’ was mixed by Marco Bobadilla (Grimus) of Crimson Recordings, New Jersey, and mastered by Alan Douches of West West Side Music, NY.
The album cover artwork is by Chris Maggio.
Yonder Realm was founded in the summer of 2009 by vocalist/guitarist Jesse McGunnigle, and he quickly recruited four members to round out the lineup. Yonder Realm have been a solid performer on the East Coast American metal circuit, playing with many local and international acts. They have shared the stage with Korpiklaani, Alestorm, Arkona, Turisas, Tyr, Metsatoll, Arsis, Sonata Arctica, Swashbuckle, Blackguard, plus many more in the New York area. The band also performed at the Semana Del Rock Festival in 2013, Equador, South America.
Four Tracks from the album ‘The Old Ways’ are streaming online, check out below:
The Track listing for ‘The Old Ways’ is:
1. Sacrifice to the Old Stone Gods
2. Sea of Cosmos
4. The Old Ways
5. The Frugivores
6. Enter the Grove
7. Under the Rising Moon
8. The Pillars of Creation
9. A Devil’s Unweaving
10. The Moonbeam Road
YONDER REALM is:
Jesse McGunnigle – Vocals, guitars
Jorge Dominguez – Lead guitar
Dana Lengel – Keyboards, violin
Eddie Carrella – Bass
Johnny Gierak – Drums