Legendary American art/prog hard rock band Kansas has revealed the details concerning its new, highly anticipated studio album.
It will be entitled "The Absence Of Presence" and it will be available on 26th of June, via InsideOut. "The Absence Of Presence" features nine all-new tracks written by the band, produced by Zak Rizvi, and co-produced by Phil Ehart and Richard Williams.
Lead vocalist Ronnie Platt said: "We are really excited for our fans to be able to get a taste of what is to come from 'The Absence Of Presence'. I think people will really be surprised by the album. 'The Absence Of Presence' shows the band firing on all cylinders".
Guitarist Zak Rizvi commented: "We are really proud of the album 'The Absence Of Presence'. Making a new Kansas album sets a very high musical standard that is expected from our fans. From rockers, to progressive epics, to ballads, there is something on this recording for everybody".
In the new Kansas album the signature sound is unmistakable throughout. The album showcases Ronnie Platt's towering vocals, David Ragsdale's searing violin, Tom Brislin's dazzling keyboards, Williams and Rizvi's electrifying guitar riffs, Ehart's powerful drums, and Billy Greer's rocking bass.
"The Absence Of Presence" will be available on CD, double LP 180-gram vinyl, limited-edition deluxe CD + 5.1 Blu-ray artbook, and digitally on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and all other streaming services.
01. The Absence Of Presence
02. Throwing Mountains
03. Jets Overhead
04. Propulsion 1
05. Memories Down The Line
06. Circus Of Illusion
07. Animals On The Roof
09. The Song The River Sang