On December 9, the Polish Heavy Metallers CRYSTAL VIPER will release a video clip to the first single off the new album, entitled "The Witch Is Back". The video clip has been produced by the Grupa 13 production house, which most recently also did the KREATOR, BEHEMOTH and AMON AMARTH videos. "The Witch Is Back" single will be available as an online stream on Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services, and except that the digital download will be available on iTunes and Amazon. Fans that will decide to preorder the digital version of the forthcoming new album, will be able to immediately download "The Witch Is Back" single for free.
CRYSTAL VIPER are returning after a 4 year absence, with a brand new concept album entitled "Queen Of The Witches", which will be released on February 17, 2017, on AFM RECORDS. The album has been produced by Bart Gabriel (CIRITH UNGOL, MYTHRA, SACRED STEEL), and engineered and mixed by Mariusz Pietka (JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR, LONEWOLF, MORTICIAN). The album's cover artwork has been created by the legendary German artist, Andreas Marschall (RUNNING WILD, BLIND GUARDIAN, OBITUARY). "Queen Of The Witches" also features three special guests: the MANOWAR co-founder and guitar hero Ross The Boss, and no less legendary Jeff Dunn (aka Mantas) of VENOM / VENOM INC., will appear with guitar solos in two of the songs. Except that, in one of the songs fans will hear a duet of Marta Gabriel and Steve Bettney, vocalist of the NWoBHM cult heroes SARACEN.
"Queen Of The Witches" will be available as limited edition vinyl LP (first pressing: 500 copies on white vinyl, gatefold cover), CD, and digital download. The LP and CD versions will include different bonus tracks. The album can be already pre-ordered: http://bit.ly/CRYSTALVIPER_Queen_PREORDER