Prog metal veterans Fates Warning have signed a worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records.

The US band’s first worked with the legendary label for their debut album, Night on Bröcken and subsequently recorded nine further albums for Metal Blade, before joining Inside Out for 2013’s Darkness In A Different Light.

Vocalist Ray Alder said: “All of us in Fates Warning are happy to announce that we are back with Metal Blade Records.

“Metal Blade has been there for us since the very beginning and we are proud to call them part of our family. The journey begins again and we cannot begin to say how excited we are to work together once more.

“A big thank you to our fans for sticking with us through all these years. We could not be here today without all of you. That is a fact. Thank you everyone. Here’s to making some new memories!”

The band are kicking off a US tour with Queensryche next month in support of their 2018 live release, Live Over Europe.

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