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The Sword Premiere “Apocryphon” Lyric Video

Austin, Texas-based metal band the Sword have just premiered the official lyric video for the title track off their upcoming new album, Apocryphon. Check it out below.

The band will release a music video for the track "Veil of Isis" during the album's release week, and will hit the road in support of the album — their fourth full-length — the following week. Tour dates can be found below the video.

Apocryphon is out October 22 via Razor & Tie.

The Sword 2012 Tour Dates

  • Mon/Oct-29 - Corpus Christi TX - House Of Rock
  • Tue/Oct 30- Denton, Texas- Rubber Gloves
  • Wed/Oct-31 - Oklahoma City OK - Acm
  • Thu/Nov-01 - Little Rock AR - Downtown Music Hall
  • Fri/Nov-02 - Shreveport LA - The Riverside Warehouse
  • Sat/Nov-03 - Austin TX - Fun Fun Fun Festival
  • Mon/Nov-05 - Lincoln NE - Bourbon Theater
  • Tue/Nov-06 - Minneapolis MN - First Ave
  • Wed/Nov-07 - Chicago IL - Double Door
  • Thu/Nov 8- Columbus, Ohio- A&R Bar
  • Fri/Nov-09 - Cleveland OH - Grog Shop
  • Sat/Nov-10 - Covington KY – The Madison Theater
  • Sun/Nov-11 - Detroit MI - St Andrews Hall
  • Tue/Nov-13 - Philadelphia Pa - Union Transfer
  • Wed/Nov-14 - New York NY– Webster Hall
  • Thu/Nov-15 - Pawtucket RI - The Met
  • Fri/Nov-16 - Cambridge MA - Middle East Downstairs
  • Sat/Nov-17 - Washington DC - Rock & Roll Hotel
  • Mon/Nov-19 - Birmingham AL–Workplay
  • Tue/Nov-20 - Orlando FL - Beacham
  • Wed/Nov-21 - Atlanta GA - Masquerade
  • Thu/Nov-22 - Nashville TN - Exit / In
  • Fri/Nov-23 - Memphis TN - Hi Tone
  • Sat/Nov-24 - Baton Rouge LA - Spanish Moon
  • Sun/Dec-02 - Tulsa OK - Eclipse
  • Mon/Dec-03 - Kansas City MO - Record Bar
  • Tue/Dec-04 - Denver CO - Bluebird
  • Wed/Dec-05 - Salt Lake City UT - Urban Lounge
  • Thu/Dec-06 - Boise ID - Neurolux
  • Fri/Dec-07 - Portland OR - Hawthorne
  • Sat/Dec-08 - Seattle WA - Neumos
  • Mon/Dec-10 - Sacramento CA - Harlows
  • Tue/Dec-11 - San Francisco CA - Independent
  • Wed/Dec-12 - Los Angeles CA - El Rey
  • Thu/Dec-13 - San Diego CA - Brick By Brick
  • Fri/Dec-14 - Phoenix AZ - Club Red
  • Sat/Dec-15 - Tucson AZ - Congress
  • Mon Dec 17- Dallas, Texas- Trees
  • Tue/Dec-18 - Houston TX–Fitzgeralds

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.