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Announce New Album "All Tree"

Announce New Album "All Tree"
October 31, 2018

HEXVESSEL have announced that they will be releasing the 15.02.2019 her new Album, "All Tree", via Century Media Records and the Cover Artwork. The Album thus becomes the successor of "When We Are Death" from the year 2016. The Artwork is to be seen at the end of this article.“All Tree“ will be released on CD, Vinyl and digital. The presale starts in mid-November. A first new Song will be released as a glimpse of the Album at the beginning of December.

For the Album, front man Mat McNernery can already reveal the following:

"All Tree is not just about going back to the heart of Hexvessel, with a slight return to our forest folk roots, it's about drawing fresh inspiration from my own heritage too. The English pastoral folk influences are infused with Celtic mythology, from my Anglo-Irish blood, with Finnish nature as our backdrop.
From the Canterbury folk scene and early prog bands that sound tracked my youth in England, to the ghost stories I was told as a child on my uncles farm in Ireland, this album is a spiritual journey where the old myths are doorways to enlightenment. The dawn light across boggy fields, the wind blowing through the keyhole, the branches dragging their breath inwards as the seasons ignite a magic sense of mystery about the wilderness. That's what we tried to bring out into the songs on this album. By bowing old dead tree branches with violin bows, and by summoning the sounds of the fire and the birds in the field outside, we gave the music a life which, like the liminal spirits of Samhain drifts in and out of this world. That's what folk means. It's the countryside singing out from within me. It's their story, we sing. And no matter where I go or where I end up staying, it's that folk countryside which is the seed from which I sprang.

Also, the announcement of Halloween has a Background:

“ It's important for us to herald All the Tree’s release on All Hallows Eve, or Samhain, because the veils are drawn, when the doorways between this world and the otherworld are open for spirits to pass through. This is a time of year when we, still to this day, make offerings to the spirits through “trick or treat” ritual. Those spirits represent our landscapes and wilderness.“

Hexvessel – All Tree