AFM Records, international record label of ALMAh, now confirms that MOTION, the band's third full-length, will be available to North American fans on January 17th, 2012.
The album was recorded in São Paulo, Brazil at Norcal Studios in May-June 2011. It was mixed and mastered at Split Second Sound Studios (Amsterdam, Netherlands) by Jochem Jacobs (TEXTURES) in July. On September 16th MOTION was launched in Brazil and it was confirmed as the best-selling metal album according to November's issue of Roadie Crew magazine. On October 14th the CD saw the light of day in Europe via AFM Records and on October 18th in Japan and Latin America by Victor JVC and Icarus Records respectively.
In the middle of September Edu Falaschi, Felipe Andreoli and Marcelo Barbosa visited Japan, France and Germany with a short promo trip dedicated to the European and Japanese releases. The musicians made various interviews for international metal /rock magazines and webzines and participated in radio and TV shows. Also, ALMAh played an acoustic pocket show in Tokyo. MOTION has already got many positive reviews in such media as Burrn! magazine (Japan), Roadie Crew (Brazil), Whiplash! (Brazil), PowerMetal.de (Germany), PowerMetal.it (Italy), Rock Realms (UK), Lords Of Metal (Holland), Metal Zone (Greece), Metal Cry (Spain) and many others. You can check the links to ALMAh reviews and interviews HERE.
So far the band released two music videos to the following songs from the new CD : Trace Of Trait (10.000 views in the first day) and Late Night in '85. Both videos as well as studio reports and tour outtakes are available on ALMAh Official channel in Youtube.
At the moment, the band is finishing the first leg of Motion tour in Brazil. The band already played shows in such important Brazilian cities as São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Curitiba among others, including a few shows together with an icon of Brazilian metal, Sepultura. The last shows for this year are scheduled for 17-18th of December in Piracibaba and Itu (SP)and then, after a short break, ALMAh will be back in the spring of 2012. More dates and news will be announced soon.