Published May 13, 2016We knew Billy Talent had been hard at work in the studio readying a new album, and they've just unveiled details behind the forthcoming record. The record will be titled Afraid of Heights, and it's set to land on July 29.
The band have been teasing a new single of the same name, sharing the lyrics and encouraging fans to offer up their own artistic interpretation of the words. Now, you can finally hear Billy Talent's take on "Afraid of Heights."
In addition to dropping the new single, the Canadian rockers have shared a trailer for the album. In it, frontman Ben Kowalewicz confronts his fears and encourages young fans to push for the change they want to see in the world around them. He offers a motivational speech before divulging that the new album is about "love and loss and life" — and most importantly, "it's about the power of rock'n'roll."
The band have a string of upcoming Canadian shows this summer. You can find those listed below, followed by the album trailer and the brand new single "Afraid of Heights."
06/24 Montebello, QC – Amnesia Rockfest
06/25 Brantford, ON – WT Fest
07/21 Rimouski, QC – Les Grandes fetes at Parc Beausejour
07/23 Saguenay, QC – Festival des Bieres du Monde