The Sword has signed a new, multi-album worldwide deal with New York City based label, Razor & Tie. After releasing three critically acclaimed albums on Kemado Records, the Austin, Texas based quartet featuring guitarist/vocalist J.D. Cronise, guitarist Kyle Shutt, bassist Bryan Richie, and new drummer Santiago "Jimmy" Vela III will commence recording their fourth album in late June with a projected release date of fall 2012.

The new studio album will be supported by extensive global touring that will stretch well into 2013.

As previously announced, The Sword will be appearing at Metallica's Orion Music and Arts Festival in Atlantic City, NJ on July 23-24, 2012.

Watch The Sword's 'Maiden Mother and Crone' Video

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