Dragonforce will be releasing Killer Elite – The Hits, The Highs, The Vids – the 22-track set -two hours and 30 minutes of music, featuring both studio and live material, with promo clips added to the Deluxe set, out July 23, 2016 via Spinefarm Records.
It encompasses everything, from their biggest hit, “Through The Fire And Flames,” a staple inclusion on several best-selling video games (i.e. Guitar Hero) and recently used as the basis of a U.S. mockumentary featuring the band and Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey through “Dawn Over a New World,” a ballad harking back to the early years.
The release will be available in the following formats:
* 2 CD package (The Hits, The Highs)
*Deluxe Special Digi-Pack Edition, including a DVD featuring all of the band’s promo clips (The Hits, The Highs, The Vids)
*Digital download (The Hits, The Highs)
The band has also set to work on the follow-up to Maximum Overload at Fascination Street studios in Sweden with producer Jens Bogren; this new record is provisionally scheduled for a mid-March 2017 release with a world tour to follow.
Dragonforce will be headlining the ProgPower Festival in Atlanta on Wednesday September 7 and a special “up close and personal” show at St. Vitus in Brooklyn on Saturday, September 10.