Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. The band's new album has already been recorded and in the process of being mixed and mastered. The CD was tracked at Medley Studios in Copenhagen with producer Søren Andersen and will include such songs as "Anno Requirem", "Dies Irae", "Define Your Sins" and"Wardrum Heartbeat". A late 2013 release is expected. Comments ARTILLERY on the signing: "ARTILLERY is very proud to have signed with legendary Metal Blade Records! "Metal Blade is the company who released METALLICA's first song,SLAYER's and TROUBLE's debut records and who in their lineup have our fellow Danes MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND signed. With their over 30 years of experience in the business, this is a big step forward forARTILLERY.