New Trivium Coming This Friday (Film? Song? Album?)


Trivium have been teasing something for the past few days, and the band has now confirmed what many fans already suspected: something big is coming soon. This Friday, to be exact. But what exactly is it? Still unclear.

The band posted a two-minute-long cinematic trailer, complete with sweeping, on-location shots and professional actors (read: it cost serious money!) containing the phrase “In The Court Of The Dragon” and “The ritual begins 07.09.21” (that’s July 9 in Americanese, not September 7, to clarify for any of our European readers).

But nowhere did the band specifically say that a new song is on the way. Given the production values of the preview, perhaps the band are readying a film of some sort (possibly along with new music). It seems worth pointing out that Ryan Mackfall, the visual component’s director, is best known for a 2019 short film called Backwoods. He also directed Trivium’s video for “What the Dead Men Say” and has done the same for a video with Deftones and live sets for Gojira and Mastodon.

Then again, I could be overthinking things and what’s coming Friday is simply a new song with an especially sick music video.

We’ll find out on Friday! You can watch the trailer below.

Trivium will tour later this summer alongside Megadeth, Lamb of God and In Flames:

8/20 Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater [tickets]
8/21 Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory [tickets]
8/22 Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion [tickets]
8/24 El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center [tickets]
8/25 Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater [tickets]
8/27 Denver, CO @ Ball Arena [tickets]
8/29 Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Federal Theatre [tickets]
8/31 Reno, NV @ Reno Events Center [tickets]
9/1 Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre [tickets]
9/2 Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion [tickets]
9/4 Portland, OR @ Moda Center [tickets]
9/5 Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre [tickets]
9/9 Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago [tickets]
9/11 Danville, VA @ Blue Ridge Festival [tickets]
9/12 Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater [tickets]
9/13 Boston, MA @ Leader Bank Pavilion [tickets]
9/15 Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion [tickets]
9/16 Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center [tickets]
9/18 Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Music Center [tickets]
9/19 Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre [tickets]
9/20 Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion [tickets]
9/22 Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP [tickets]
9/24 Mount Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino Amphitheatre [tickets]
9/26 St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis [tickets]
9/28 Minneapolis, MN @ Armory [tickets]
9/30 Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage [tickets]
10/1 Laval, QC @ Place Bell [tickets]
10/2 Quebec City, QC @ Centre Videotron [tickets]

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