Forest Swords has announced the release of his debut album, Engravings.

Engravings will drop on August 26th via Tri Angle Records, and will interest fans who want to see how Matthew Barnes, aka Forest Swords, has dealt with the weight of expectation following his critically-acclaimed 2009 EP Dagger Paths.

For now, here's a teaser track from Engravings, 'The Weight Of Gold':

  • 1. Ljoss
  • 2. Thor’s Stone
  • 3. Irby Tremor
  • 4. Onward
  • 5. The Weight of Gold
  • 6. Anneka's Battle
  • 7. An Hour
  • 8. Gathering
  • 9. The Plumes
  • 10. Friend, You Will Never Learn

Live Dates:

  • September: Fri 27th - Le Trabendo - Paris, France (w/ Oneohtrix Point Never)
  • September: Sat 28th - Unsound London – London, UK
  • October: Thurs 17th - Unsound Festival – Krakow, Poland
  • October: Sat 26th - ATP Release The Bats – Melbourne, Australia
  • November: Sat 16th - Semibreve Festival – Braga, Portugal