In the six-minute clip, singer/guitarist Matt Heafy reveals that “Betrayer,” which appears on the band’s new album THE SIN AND THE SENTENCE, is his favorite new song to play live. He points out that the song encapsulates everything that fans have come to know and love about Trivium, all the while branching out into new sonic territory.
The footage ends with a live rendition of the song, which was captured during the rehearsals for the aforementioned fall tour.
Watch it here and you will feel as though you are front and center at a Trivium show.
Trivium will resume touring in North America this spring. The band will hit the road with Bullet For My Valentine in May. Trivium will appear at several festivals, such as Rock on the Range and Carolina Rebellion, as well. Dates are below.
Recorded with producer Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, Gojira) at Santa Ana, California’s Hybrid Studios, THE SIN AND THE SENTENCE finds Trivium – Matt Heafy (lead vocals, lead guitar), Corey Beaulieu (guitar, vocals), Paolo Gregoletto (bass) and Alex Bent (drums) – returning with their first new music since their celebrated 2015 LP, SILENCE IN THE SNOW. The new LP also features the band’s first recordings with new drummer Bent who joined the band last year.
Just two years ago, Trivium made a stunning impact with SILENCE IN THE SNOW, arriving at #3 on Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums” chart and #19 on the overall Billboard 200 marking Trivium’s third consecutive Top 20 debut. Hailed by Alternative Press as the “the purest metal of the year,” SILENCE IN THE SNOW featured the Top 10 Rock Radio hit “Until The World Goes Cold” and stands as a long gestating creative milestone for the acclaimed band.
Trivium catapulted into the first ranks of modern metal with 2004’s Roadrunner debut, ASCENDANCY, which was named “Album of the Year” by Kerrang!2006’s THE CRUSADE incorporated new melodic colors into the band’s sound, resulting in widespread critical applause and a top 25 Billboard 200 debut. SHOGUN followed two years later and received even greater acclaim and chart success, including a #1 debut on the UK’s Rock Albums Chart. In 2011, IN WAVES hit #1 on Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums,” not to mention a stunning top 15 debut on the overall Billboard 200. Two years later, VENGEANCE FALLS arrived at #2 on Billboard‘s “Hard Rock Albums” chart. VENGEANCE FALLSwent on to make the Top 10 charts in Australia and Germany, representing some of band’s highest international chart debuts to date.
TRIVIUM ON TOUR
4/28 — Sunrise, FL — Fort Rock*
5/1 — Knoxville, TN — The International
5/2 — Birmingham, AL — Iron City
5/4 — Concord, NC — Charlotte Motor Speedway*
5/5 — Charlotte, NC — Carolina Rebellion*
5/6 — Silver Spring, MD — The Fillmore
5/8 — Niagara Falls, NY — The Rapids Theatre
5/10 — Portland, ME — Aura
5/11 — Hampton Beach, NH — Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
5/12 — Clifton Park, NY — Upstate Concert Hall
5/14 — Pittsburgh, PA — Stage AE
5/15 — Montclair, NJ — The Wellmont Theater
5/18 — Stroudsburg, PA — Sherman Theater
5/19 — Columbus, OH — Rock On The Range*
5/25 — Pryor, OK — Rocklahoma*
7/13 — Cadott, WI — Rock Fest*
7/14 — Oshkosh, WI — Rock USA*
7/28 — Montreal, Canada — Heavy Montreal*