The Sword Releases Apocryphon As A Limited-Edition 180 Gram Audiophile Black LP

The Sword have released a special, limited-edition 180 gram audiophile black LP of their current album, Apocryphon BUY NOW HERE(  To celebrate the post-holidays, the band is also offering fans the opportunity to purchase the vinyl (and additional band merchandise) at a 25% discount by using the special code RT25 at checkout beginning now through January 1st.
Additionally, Apocryphon is also on sale for $5.00 until January 31st on BUY NOW.
The Sword’s Apocryphon album is the band’s fourth album to date. Apocryphon debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and #3 on the Billboard Independent chart with 16,800 units sold marking the band’s highest career sales week to date.  The album is currently receiving rave reviews and also spent three weeks at #1 on CMJ’s Loud Rock Chart (Metal Radio). The Sword recently wrapped up a headline tour and will tour the UK and Europe next in January (dates below).
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 International Tour Dates
1/7/12   GLASGOW / ABC 2              SCOTLAND
1/8/13   MANCHESTER / ACADEMY 3          UK
1/9/13   BRISTOL / FLEECE            UK
1/10/13                LONDON / UNDERWORLD              UK
1/12/13                ANTWERP / TRIX               BELGIUM
1/13/13                NIJMEGEN / DOORNROOSJE          HOLLAND
1/14/13                KOLN / UNDERGROUND  GERMANY
1/15/13                BERLIN / MAGNET            GERMANY
1/16/13                HAMBURG / LOGO             GERMANY
1/19/13                STOCKHOLM / DEBASER SWEDEN
1/21/13                HELSINKI / TAVASTIA      FINLAND
1/22/13                TAMPERE / KLUBI             FINLAND
1/24/13                OSLO / JOHN DEE              NORWAY
1/25/13                KARLSTAD / ROCKBAREN               SWEDEN
1/26/13                MALMO / DEBASER          SWEDEN
1/27/13                COPENHAGEN / LITTLE VEGA       DENMARK
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