Legendary metal band SHOW-YA will be releasing the full album, SHOWDOWN, on August 30th. The band revealed that the album will contain twelve tracks as well as some surprises. All of the songs on the album have English lyrics, a first for the band. In addition, one of the songs, “HEAVY METAL FEMINITY”, will be a collaboration with heavy metal vocalist Doro Pesch (solo artist, Warlock). The album will be produced by guitar virtuoso Nozomu Wakai (DESTINIA) and mastered by Jacob Hansen, one of the top engineers in the industry.
SHOW-YA have also announced that SHOWDOWN will be their first international release and that details for the international version would be revealed at a later time. The Japanese version will contain an exclusive bonus track – a 2021 version of the classic and fan favorite “WATASHI WA ARASHI” from 1989’s Outerlimits. The Japanese version will be available in two editions, regular and limited. The limited edition will come with a DVD as a bonus containing MVs for the tracks “EYE to EYE” and “TOKYO,I Scream”.
Tracklist (Japanese version):
1. EYE to EYE
3. HEAVY METAL FEMINITY feat. Doro Pesch
4. TOKYO,I Scream
5. KISS in the Riot
8. HOLD ME
9. DON’T RUNAWAY
12. I am the storm / WATASHI WA ARASHI
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