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The Sword Premieres First Official Music Video “Veil Of Isis” From Their New Album On Brooklyn Vegan

| 17 November 2012 | Reply

The Sword have released the first official music video from their new album, Apocryphon (Razor & Tie) for the song “The Veil of Isis” – Watch HERE at Brooklyn Vegan.

The video was directed by Simon Chan (Mars Volta, Coheed and Cambria) of Artificial Army.  This is the third music video he has done with the band to date.

The Sword’s recently released Apocryphon album is the band’s fourth album to date.Apocryphon debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart with 16,800 units marking the band’s highest career sales week to date.

The band also celebrates another milestone this week with their album hitting #1 on CMJ’s Loud Rock Chart (Metal Radio).

Apocryphon is available now in the iTunes store.

Apocryphon Press Raves:

“Fantastical lyrics and rollercoaster riffs, but it also evinces a new and exciting rawness.” –  SPIN Magazine

“Few modern-day metal bands can match the muscular riffing of the Austin, Texas quartet The Sword.” –Rolling Stone

“These songs are designed to do one thing: rock hard.  Which they do.”  Alternative Press

“The Sword’s Vision is finally powerful enough to swallow listeners in its stampede.” Billboard

“With an expansive vocabulary and knack for narration, J.D. Cronise continues to pen some of metal’s most original lyrics.” – Austin Chronicle

 “Mountain sized riffs.”  – Decibel Magazine

The Sword is currently on a U.S headline tour in support of Apocryphon.  All tour dates are below.

The Sword Tour Dates

Fri/Nov-16  – Cambridge MA – Middle East Downstairs

Sat/Nov-17  – Washington DC  – Rock & Roll Hotel

Mon/Nov-19  – Birmingham AL–Workplay

Tue/Nov-20  – Orlando FL – Beacham

Wed/Nov-21  – Atlanta GA – Masquerade

Thu/Nov-22  – Nashville TN – Exit / In

Fri/Nov-23  – Memphis TN – Hi Tone

Sat/Nov-24  – Baton Rouge LA – Spanish Moon

Sun/Dec-02  – Tulsa OK – Eclipse

Mon/Dec-03  – Kansas City MO – Record Bar

Tue/Dec-04  – Denver CO – Bluebird

Wed/Dec-05  – Salt Lake City UT – Urban Lounge

Thu/Dec-06  – Boise ID – Neurolux

Fri/Dec-07  – Portland OR – Hawthorne

Sat/Dec-08  – Seattle WA – Neumos

Mon/Dec-10  – Sacramento CA – Harlows

Tue/Dec-11  – San Francisco CA – Independent

Wed/Dec-12  – Los Angeles CA – El Rey

Thu/Dec-13  – San Diego CA – Brick By Brick

Fri/Dec-14  – Phoenix AZ – Club Red

Sat/Dec-15  – Tucson AZ – Congress

Mon Dec 17- Dallas, Texas- Trees

Tue/Dec-18  – Houston TX–Fitzgeralds

Wed/Dec 19 – Austin, TX – Emo’s

For all information on The Sword, go to:!/theswordofdoom!/thesword

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