Grand Magus issue Varangian lyric video

Grand Magus

Grand Magus have released a lyric video for their track Varangian.

The song is taken from the Swedish metal outfit’s upcoming eighth album Sword Songs, released on May 13 via Nuclear Blast.

Singer Janne ‘JB’ Christofferson says: “Metalheads. Grand Magus are back. We are proud to unleash this iron-clad anthem, we give you…Varangian.”

The song is available as a digital single from today (March 25). Sword Songs is available for pre-order on vinyl now.

Grand Magus have a number of tour dates lined up for 2016.

Grand Magus Tour Dates 2016

May 07: Stockholm Stora Scenen, Sweden
May 13: Gelsenkirchen Rock Hard Festival, Germany
Jun 03: Pilsen Metalfest Open Air, Czech Republic
Jun 12: Download Festival, UK
Jun 17: Dessel Graspop Metal Meeting, Belgium
Jun 19: Hellfest, France
Jul 07: Ballenstedt Rockharz, Germany
Aug 17: Sinbronn Summer Breeze, Germany
Nov 11: Wangels Metal Hammer Paradise, Germany

Grand Magus Sword Songs tracklist

  1. Freja’s Choice
  2. Varangian
  3. Forged In Iron - Crowned In Steel
  4. Born For Battle (Black Dog Of Broceliande)
  5. Master Of The Land
  6. Last One To Fall
  7. Frost And Fire
  8. Hugr
  9. Everyday There’s A Battle To Fight
  10. In For The Kill (Bonus track)
  11. Stormbringer (Bonus track)

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