“”Blood Omen” is the strongest body of work we have ever released” – interview with The Raven Age

Author Arto Mäenpää - 8.6.2023

UK modern metallers The Raven Age will be releasing their next album “Blood Omen” on July 7th via Sony Music. The album which marks the third full-length for the London based five piece band was produced by Matt Hyde (Slipknot, Machine Head, Bullet For My Valentine) and mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox (Nightwish, Children of Bodom, HIM).

“Blood Omen” is a strong, focused, and ambitious work from one of the most rapidly rising metal bands in Britain, and live in concert they solidify this status. They have performed over 400 shows internationally across 38 countries including major festival performances such as the main stage at Download Festival, Rock in Rio, Wacken, Hellfest and many more, as well as touring with the likes of Killswitch EngageVolbeatShinedown and Alter Bridge.

The Raven Age will be touring arenas across Europe and the UK with Iron Maiden and they have also been announced to perform at a number of major European festivals this summer including Germany’s Rock am Ring, Belgium’s Graspop Metal Meeting, Return Of The Gods Festival in Italy, Sweden Rock as well as Metal Days in Slovenia.

The Raven Age was the opening act for Iron Maiden on the second night of Finnish shows at Nokia Arena, Tampere, Finland and Chaoszine sat down with the band’s guitarist George Harris and vocalist Matt James to discuss about the upcoming “Blood Omen” album, new Maiden tour as well as what lies ahead for the group. You can check out the entire video interview below:

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You can check out the singles released from “Blood Omen” album so far below: