Armored Saint Share Quarantine Performance Of “Isolation”

Armored Saint have shared a quarantine performance of “Isolation.” You can see footage of that below. This version of the track is also available in digital outlets.

Joey Vera commented:

“Like everyone else right now, we’re trying to make the best of the situation. So we decided to have a little fun with one of our older songs. It was fun playing with a stripped-down version of ‘Isolation’; lyrically and sonically, it just fit for the times. Be safe everyone and enjoy your ‘Isolation’!”

John Bush added:

“With live shows in a sad state of limbo, we decided to come together (yet apart) and revisit the song ‘Isolation’ from the 1987 ‘Raising Fear’ record. We did an acoustic, swampy take on it. It was a fun, raw project.”

Armored Saint Finish Mixing New Album

Armored Saint have officially finished the mixing process for their new album. The effort will now be mastered for a tentative late 2020 release. Joey Vera confirmed the news in the below post:

Armored Saint Finish Tracking New Album

Armored Saint have officially finished the recording process for their new album. The band commented:

“Will the real Joey Vera (Producer) please step forward…ahahahah…lol Armored Saint’s new record in 2020 has been turned over to Jay Ruston ready for mix… that begins today!!! No release date as of yet, under the circumstances, perhaps its wize to revisit this question once its mixed! Sending Good vibes to all our fans/ Armored Saint Hooligans throughout this planet of ours, to Jay, Joey, Josh, @mrphilenglish and the whole production team. Stay in tune, stay safe and stay Rock n Metal!!! One Love!!!”

Armored Saint To Begin Recording New Album In December

It looks like Armored Saint will be starting the recording process for their new album in December. Phil Sandoval confirmed the news on Facebook:

“Armored Saint will begin recording a new album in December! Will be released in the new year 2020! New Year, New album! Armored Saint!!!”

Armored Saint Writing New Album

Armored Saint have been writing material for their new album as of late. The band confirmed the news in the below post:

Armored Saint Are “Working On New Music”

It looks like Armored Saint have some new music in the works. The band confirmed the news in the below post:

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We can't believe this year has flown by so fast. We wanted to extend our gratitude to everyone who came out and supported us this year (and every year). What an amazing year we had. Travelling far, beyond places we ever imagined, meeting so many new fans and old for the first time, performing Symbol for you, has all been such an amazing experience. We are constantly reminding ourselves on how very lucky we are to have supporters like you for so many years. We never imagined we'd be still doing this 37 years later, but it's what we hoped for. Thank you for being there. In return, we hope to leave it all out there, on stage, for you every night. Blood, Sweat, Tears, Bruises and all. We want to sincerely wish you all a Happy Holiday Season, and a Very Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year. We are working on new music and we look forward to seeing you all in 2019! Peace! John, Joey, Jeff, Phil and Gonzo #bestfansever #happynewyear #2019

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Armored Saint Team Up With Metal Monkey Brewing For “Symbol Of Salvation” Belgian Blonde Ale

Armored Saint have teamed up with Metal Monkey Brewing to create “Symbol Of Salvation” beer. Decibel Magazine shared the following description of the Belgian Blonde Ale:

Brewed with Grains of Paradise and Pacifica hops, “Symbol Of Salvation” offers a slight twist on the traditional style; the Grains of Paradise add a slightly spicy, woody character, while the Pacifica hops bring to the party an aroma and flavor reminiscent of orange marmalade.

The beer will be tapped at the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest in Los Angeles. Armored Saint are set to perform at the pre-party for that event and are also scheduled to participate in a signing at 7 p.m. on December 1.

Metal Monkey Brewing said the following about the collaboration:

“Metal Monkey got to hang out with Fates Warning after their Joliet, Ilinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin dates during their 2017 ‘Theories Of Flight’ tour. It was basically two nights of bonding over the magic of music and beer. When Armored Saint came through Chicago earlier this year as part of their tour to celebrate ‘Symbol Of Salvation’, we had the chance to do it all over again. Since then, we’ve kept in touch with Joey Vera with an eye toward working together in the future. After we were added to the brewery lineup for the Decibel Metal & Beer Festival, we immediately got in touch with Joey because it was the perfect opportunity to turn a hypothetical into a reality.

Working with Joey has been a blast. He’s he made music that’s been a fixture in our lives and he shares our love of beer and our passion for creativity. It’s been an honor to pair up and create a fun, flavorful beer that sidesteps conventional expectations.

We’re proud to debut ‘Symbol Of Salvation’, our Belgian Blonde Ale brewed in collaboration with and in celebration of Armored Saint and their iconic album, at the Decibel Metal & Beer Festival. Everything about this beer was born of a shared love for the art of brewing that, much like heavy metal in all its forms, affords endless possibilities.”

Vera added:

“We are super excited to announce that we have made a great craft beer in collaboration with Metal Monkey Brewery from Romeoville, Illinois! Aside from being metalheads, these guys are great brewers who are not afraid of going outside the box. Together, we’ve created a killer Belgian Blonde Ale that we stand tall behind! Welcome to ‘Symbol Of Salvation’ Belgian Blonde Ale! Come on out to the Decibel Beer Fest, meet the band, meet our brew, get a taste of ‘Symbol Of Salvation’ Belgian Blonde Ale!”

Armored Saint’s John Bush Lends His Voice To Animated Show “Flex Calibur”

Armored Saint frontman John Bush serves as the singing voice for the main character in a new animated show called “Flex Calibur.” According to The PRP, the show was created by Exit 73 Studios and it features a story about a rockstar named Flex Calibur, who was kicked out of heaven after his death only to go on to thrive in hell.

Armored Saint To Perform “Symbol Of Salvation” In Full On November European Tour

Armored Saint will be performing their 1991 album “Symbol Of Salvation” in full on a November European tour. This news comes after the band previously announced a “Symbol Of Salvation” North American tour and reissue. Here’s the dates for the European run:

11/02 Enschede, Netherlands – Atak
11/03 Weissenhäuser Strand, Germany – Metal Hammer Paradise
11/08 Budapest, Hungary – A38
11/10 Zagreb, Croatia – Mochvara Club
11/11 Milan, Italy – Legend Club