FATES WARNING launch ‘Theories Of Flight’ album teaser video - watch here! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 06:33

In light of the upcoming release of their much anticipated 12th studio album, “Theories Of Flight” via InsideOutMusic on July 1st, 2016, U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING are now launching an album sampler video, containing excerpts from all songs on the album.


Check the clip, which features footage entitled ‘Feeding The Gulls’ by Dennis Hlynsky, below:



FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder checked in to comment about “Theories Of Flight” as follows:


“We began writing the music for “Theories” while we were still touring for “Darkness”…

I believe that the anticipation to write another record was due to the fact that we were once again touring and playing new material after nine years of playing the same songs.

It was exciting to be on stage again and we looked forward to getting back in the studio.

I also believe that our fans were happy to finally having something new to listen to..


I/we are very happy with the way that “Theories” turned out. Jim and I collaborated practically every day on the new album for over a year until we actually went into the studio.. There were many different versions of the songs until they were finally complete, and I believe it shows in the final product. I think that Jim did an excellent job producing the new album. The material is, I believe heavier than what people are used to from us, as well as my vocal style. We wanted something different than “Darkness” but something that still carried a lot of melody.“


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“Theories Of Flight” comes packaged with artwork created by Michigan artist Graceann Warn / www.graceannwarn.comand the album’s tracklisting reads as follows:


FATES WARNING – Theories Of Flight
1. From The Rooftops
2. Seven Stars
3. SOS
4. The Light And Shade Of Things
5. White Flag
6. Like Stars Our Eyes Have Seen
7. The Ghosts Of Home
8. Theories Of Flight


A limited 2CD version of the album (as well as its 2LP, also available on limited coloured vinyl editions) will include an acoustic bonus-disc with the following tracks:


Acoustic Bonustracks:
1. Firefly
2. Seven Stars
3. Another Perfect Day
4. Pray Your Gods (Toad The Wet Sprocket cover)
5. Adela (Joaquin Rodrigo)
6. Rain (Uriah Heep cover)


Pre-sales will be starting off soon…stay tuned for further info!


Performed by the core line-up that returned to form with 2013’s acclaimed “Darkness In A Different Light” release (Guitarist Jim Matheos, vocalist Ray Alder, bassist Joey Vera, and drummer Bobby Jarzombek), “Theories Of Flight” was produced by Jim Matheos and mixed/mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (Opeth, Symphony X, Haken, etc.).


More new on FATES WARNING and “Theories Of Flight” coming soon…


Fates Warning band


(From left to right on photo by Stephanie Cabral)
Joey Vera – Bass
Bobby Jarzombek – Drums

Ray Alder – Vocals
Jim Matheos – Guitars




Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 06:37