Classic melodic metal played from the heart. No trends, and no b.s. That's A SOUND OF THUNDER in a nutshell. We play metal the way you want to hear it but nobody seems to play it anymore; big riffs, solos you can play air guitar to, rhythms that shake the earth, and a stunning vocalist who's been called the love child of Rob Halford(Judas Priest) and Bruce Dickinson(Iron Maiden)!
Our last album OUT OF THE DARKNESS was a "surprise knockout" according to MetalUnderground.com, and averaged 4/5 star reviews around the world. We pulled out all the stops giving OUT OF THE DARKNESS top notch production, courtesy of Kevin "131" Gutierrez (Shinedown, While Heaven Wept, Deceased). You responded with overwhelming approval, and for that we thank you! Now it's time for the next step...
The title of our new album is TIME'S ARROW. We've already begun recording with the same band lineup, studio and producer as OUT OF THE DARKNESS, and a new batch of 11 songs that will blow you away! The centerpiece of the album is the epic 9-minute sci-fi/metal title track "Time's Arrow", based on a short-story by our drummer Chris Haren. The album as a whole touches on our roots in metal, prog, classic rock, and even classical, blues, and jazz, and takes us into new territory while maintaining the overall classic metal sound.
Drums, bass, and rhythm guitars for TIME'S ARROW have already been completely recorded. With your help we will track lead vocals, lead guitars, and keyboards, then mix the final album all at Assembly Line Studios in Vienna, Virginia. Studio time is already tentatively booked and with your support we'll complete the album this fall!
You can order TIME'S ARROW in the following formats:
- Digital Download
- Autographed CD
- Honored Heroes Pack (Your name in the album booklet)
- Ultra-Limited Box Set (including TIME'S ARROW short story and much more...see rewards for details!)
(Larger rewards that include the Honored Heroes Pack can be upgraded to the Box Set...just add $30 to your pledge, or contact the band!)
In addition to the full-length album TIME'S ARROW, we are announcing another release, the QUEEN OF HELL EP, exclusively available to fans who help us fund TIME'S ARROW via Kickstarter! That's right, a unique release by the band ONLY AVAILABLE HERE!
QUEEN OF HELL EP
- - 4 new tracks, including "Two Queens Mix" of "Queen of Hell", featuring Veronica Freeman (Benedictum)
- - 12" red vinyl
- - Digital download included
- - Full color sleeve w/ 2 original paintings by Dusan Markovic
- - "Queen's Guard" exclusive embroidered patch only available with the EP
- - Shipping this fall
Finally we would like to announce that we will be starting an official fanclub, THE LEGION OF THUNDER, in 2013, and the first LEGION OF THUNDER FAN CLUB T-SHIRT is available exclusively here through Kickstarter! More details on the fanclub will be released next year! The t-shirt is a two-sided print featuring the Legion of Thunder logo on one side and the TIME'S ARROW hourglass logo on the reverse. Available in sizes S-3XL.
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