A trailer for the documentary featured on the CD+DVD special edition of “A Map Of All Our Failures”, the new album from U.K. doom metallers MY DYING BRIDE, can be seen below. Joining the album songs is the exclusive bonus track “My Faults Are Your Reward”, plus a special DVD featuring a full-length documentary on the band, as each member defines what it is like to be part of such an established act as MY DYING BRIDE, from their early beginnings and ambitions, to recollections of life and experiences on the road for the titans of metal.
“A Map Of All Our Failures” was released on October 15 in Europe and October 16 in the U.S. via Peaceville Records on CD, double vinyl and special-edition CD+DVD. The effort was recorded and mixed at Futureworks Studios in Manchester, England with the band’s longtime production partner Rob “Mags” Magoolagan at the helm.
According to a press release, “a step up from 2009’s ‘For Lies I Sire’ — which set and subsequently met new heights of expectation placed upon the legendary Yorkshire doom troupe — ‘A Map Of All Our Failures’ is a further voyage into the darkest depths of humanity, religion, folklore, love and death. MY DYING BRIDE‘s distinctively sumptuous dual-guitar melodies effortlessly flood into juggernaut doom metal riffs, with the vocals of Aaron Stainthorpe weaving a rich tapestry of tragic tales into the accompanying soundscapes. ‘A Map Of All Our Failures’ is perhaps best and most effectively summarized by guitarist Andrew Craighan, who describes the album as ‘a controlled demolition of all your hopes.'”
“A Map Of All Our Failures” track listing:
01. Kneel Till Doomsday
02. The Poorest Waltz
03. A Tapestry Scorned
04. Like A Perpetual Funeral
05. A Map Of All Our Failures
06. Hail Odysseus
07. Within The Presence Of Absence
08. Abandoned As Christ
MY DYING BRIDE recently launched a mini-site for “A Map Of All Our Failures”, featuring album info, audio, video, downloads and more.
MY DYING BRIDE will embark on a European tour in December in support of the new album. The band will also make an appearance at the U.K.’s esteemed Damnation Festival in November, at which Peaceville will be a proud sponsor to coincide with the label’s 25th anniversary.