Exodus’ Blood In Blood Out Cover Art Revealed

exodus - blood in blood out - album cover

exodus - blood in blood out - album cover

Exodus will release their 10th studio album, Blood In Blood Out, on October 14th, via Nuclear Blast, and today they’ve revealed the album’s cover art.

exodus let there be bloodBlood In Blood Out’s cover was illustrated by renowned Swedish artist Par Olofsson, whose work has adorned many heavy metal albums, including another Exodus album, Let There Be Blood (2008).

Guitarist Gary Holt explains the artwork:

The concept came from Par Olofsson – I fed him the title and he immediately came up with the final concept, and it’s perfect! One of my favorite covers we’ve ever done and it fits the title and theme to a T!

Blood In Blood Out is Exodus’ first release with new vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza since 2004’s Tempo of the Damned. It was also just announced via Rolling Stone that Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett churned out a special guest solo for one of the tracks on the album. More details are set to be released soon, including release dates, track listing information, pre-order specifics, and more.

Here’s some important Exodus info from the press release:
To celebrate the imminent release of *Blood In Blood Out, Exodus will be busy touring this fall – with a full South American tour leading into a supporting run with fellow metal titans Slayer and Suicidal Tendencies on the Scion-sponsored fall leg of their United States onslaught. The tour begins on November 12th in Oakland, California, at The Fox Theater and will tour throughout the States, coming to close in Detroit, Michigan, at The Fillmore on December 5th. Tickets are on sale now!

VIP With Exodus

Due to an overwhelmingly positive response, Exodus is making VIP experience packages available for the entire tour. The packages are on sale now! Fans are encouraged to get them as soon as possible, as VIP package sales will close seven days prior to each show day. To purchase VIP packages visit SLOtix.com.

If you already purchased your ticket and would like to be part of the Exodus VIP package experience, contact SLOtix customer service at 888-756-4849 or customerservice@slotix.com.

Exodus Meet & Greet Package

Package to include:
– One Premium Reserved ticket OR One General Admission Ticket with early entry to venue
– Meet & Greet with select members of Exodus
– Autographed Exodus Poster
– Exodus tour T-Shirt
– Collectible Exodus laminate to remember your evening
– Coupon for 25% discount at the online Exodus merchandise store
– Onsite check-in staff

Attendees will be included in a giveaway for an autographed Gary Holt signature guitar or Exodus guitar (at the end of the tour, Gary Holt will personally call the winner himself to announce that they’ve won!)

Exodus in South America:

8/10 – Montreal, WC @ Heavy MTL – main stage B at 1:30PM
10/1 – Belem, Brazil @ Botequim
10/2 – Brasilia, Brazil @ CEDEC
10/4 – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Carioca Club
10/5 – Rio De Janeiro @ Brazil Circo Voador
10/7 – Asuncion, Paraguay @ Kop Town
10/9 – Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Groove
10/11 – Santiago, Chile @ Club Kmasu Premier
10/12 – Antofagasta, Chile @ Rock and Soccer
10/14 – Lima, Peru @ Centrica
10/16 – San Jose, Costa Rica @ Club Pepper’s
10/18 – Mexico City, Mexico @ Circo Volador

Exodus w/ Slayer & Suicidal Tendencies:

11/11 – Oakland, CA @ The Fox Theater (2nd show added!)
11/12 – Oakland, CA @ The Fox Theater
11/14 – Inglewood, CA @ The Forum
11/15 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
11/17 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Coca Cola Bricktown Events Venter
11/18 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater
11/19 – Grand Prairie, TX (Dallas) @ Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
11/21 – Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Café/Hard Rock Live
11/22 – Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
11/24 – North Springfield, VA @ Empire (just added – EXODUS ONLY)
11/23 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
11/25 – Albany, NY @ Washington Avenue Armory
11/26 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center
11/28 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
11/29 – Montclair, NJ @ Wellmont Theatre
11/30 – Upper Darby, PA (Philadelphia) @ Tower Theater
12/2 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
12/3 – Covington, KY @ Madison Theatre (just added – EXODUS ONLY)
12/4 – Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
12/5 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit

Rock Hard \m/

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