After their appearance at Metallica's Orion Music + More festival
on June 23rd in Atlantic City, NJ, The Sword
will begin recording their fourth album and first for new label Razor & Tie
. The album, titled Apocryphon, will be produced and engineered by J. Robbins
(Clutch, Jawbox) and recorded at Magpie Cage Studios
. The effort will feature cover art by comic book artist J.H. Williams III
(Batwoman, Promethea) and an early fall release is planned.