Ensiferum Announce New Album, Stream First Single

  • Axl Rosenberg

Ensiferum have announced that their new album will be called Thalassic, which I’ve just learned is a word that means “of, relating to, or situated or developed about inland seas,” and not how someone with a lisp might say “classic.”

Here’s the cover art, which ensures that no one will ever mistake Thalassic for a hip-hop record:

Ensiferum Announce New Album, Stream First Single

Meanwhile, the band has also released the first single from the album, which is called “Rum, Women, Victory.” Musically, it sounds like an Ensiferum song; lyrically, I’m having a hard time figuring out what it’s about. Obscure maritime laws, perhaps? I dunno, see if you can figure it out:

Thalassic will be released July 10 by Metal Blade. Pre-order it here.

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