The Sword draw inspiration from Thin Lizzy, ZZ Top on new single, “Empty Temples”—listen
The Sword are gearing up to release their fifth album, High Country, and in preparation for the record, the band have unleashed a new single, titled "Empty Temples." After listening to the song, it is clear that the group was aiming for a classic sound, similar to Thin Lizzy and ZZ Top. Listen to the track below!
Guitarist Kyle Shutt explains: "'Empty Temples' could be considered our mission statement for the record. We've shed our old trappings and embraced a livelier, more upbeat approach to songwriting while still maintaining the vision we shared when we started this band over a decade ago. High Country has more flavors than any of our previous records, everything from folk to pop to boogie to straight-up rock, and proves that we are the other 'Little Ol' Band From Texas.'"
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High Country is now available for pre-order on the band's website and is scheduled to release on August 21. Details of a North American tour in October are yet to be announced.