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UK metalcore band SHIELDS have released the video for their new single 'Black Dog', out now. The single comes ahead of the band's new album Life In Exile, out April 20 via Long Branch Records. Pre-orders for the album have also gone live.

Premiering on AltPress' Facebook, you can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOGdfeSH2eo

The cover art for the single (see below) was made in dedication of guitarist George Christie

Pre-order the album here: https://shields.lnk.to/LifeInExile

The news follows the band's tour with Escape the Fate and subsequent release of new single 'It's Killing Me' and now 'Black Dog', their first new material in nearly three years.

Watch 'It's Killing Me' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA5pkbo4cFQ

The London-based metal band were established in 2012, releasing their first EP in 2013. Since then, SHIELDS have toured the UK relentlessly, gathering a strong following. In April 2015 SHIELDS dropped their second EP Guilt which for the next two years would take them on tours running laps around Mainland Europe and the UK, and land them festivals and shows with the likes of Born Of OsirisChelsea GrinIce Nine Kills and Veil Of Maya to name a few. During their extensive touring schedule the band were writing on and off the road for their next release.

SHIELDS are:

Joe Edwards - Vocals
Sam Kubrick - Guitars/Vocals
Lawrence Welling - Bass
Alex Rayner - Drums

For more information:
https://www.facebook.com/Shieldsuk/
http://www.spv.de/portfolio/long-branch-records/

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