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Unveils Music Video for Second New Single "The Spirit Returns" via Black Metal Promotion

On tour now in North America!

Katy Irizarry Promotions & Suspiria PR


Native American Black Metal project Blackbraid is now sharing the official music video for the brand new single, "The Spirit Returns," via Black Metal Promotion! The single is taken from the solo artist's upcoming sophomore full-length, 'Blackbraid II,' which is due on July 7, 2023. Listen at

"The Spirit Returns" will be available on all streaming services at midnight local time tomorrow, May 20!

In addition, Blackbraid is currently on the road supporting Dark Funeral, Cattle Decapitation, and 200 Stab Wounds on its first ever North American trek as part of the Decibel Magazine tour. The band will perform in Tampa, FL tonight, May 19, and will continue making its way across the continent until the final curtain in Los Angeles, CA on June 10. Tickets can be found at

"The Spirit Returns" follows up the explosive first single, "Moss Covered Bones on the Altar of the Moon," which can be found at and is now streaming everywhere!

'Blackbraid II' follows up the solo black metal project's critically acclaimed debut, which was named among one of the best metal albums if 2022 by Rolling Stone (#14), Decibel Magazine (#4), Metal Hammer UK (#7), and more!

Blackbraid is a solo indigenous black metal project from from the depths of the Adirondack wilderness creating music as raw and powerful as the mountains from whence it came…

Blackbraid - "The Spirit Returns" (Official Music Video)
'Blackbraid II' album artwork created by Adrian Baxter (below)

'Blackbraid II' Track Listing:

01. Autumnal Hearts Ablaze (2:10)
02. The Spirit Returns (4:37) [WATCH]
03. The Wolf That Guides the Hunters Hand (7:34)
04. Spells of Moon and Earth (2:24)
05. Moss Covered Bones on the Altar of the Moon (13:30) [WATCH]
06. A Song of Death on Winds of Dawn (11:04)
07. Celestial Passage (2:24)
08. Twilight Hymn of Ancient Blood (6:59)
09. Sadness and the Passage of Time and Memory (7:02)
10 . A Fine Day to Die (8:15)
Total Running Time: 65:59

BLACKBRAID Live Dates (North America):
(The Decibel Magazine Tour 2023):

05/19: Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
05/20: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
05/21: Charlotte, NC @ The Underground
05/23: Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
05/24: New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
05/26: Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
05/27: Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
05/28: Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom
05/30: Chicago, IL @ The Metro
05/31: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
06/02: Denver, CO @ The Summit
06/03: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
06/05: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
06/06: Vancouver, BC @ The Vogue Theater
06/07: Portland, OR @ The Roseland Ballroom
06/09: San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
06/10: Los Angeles, CA @ Regent Theater

ICYMI: BLACKBRAID recently unveiled a pummeling live video for the song "Barefoot Ghost Dance on Blood Soaked Soil!" The clip was filmed during Blackbraid's sold out performance at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, NY in conjunction with "A Sortilege of Hell" festival, which took place on October 7th, 2022! The clip can be found at THIS LOCATION.

The song is taken from Blackbraid's debut full-length, Blackbraid I, which was released in the summer of 2022. The album can be ordered, downloaded, or streamed HERE.

Blackbraid I can be ordered via Bandcamp or The Official Blackbraid Merch Store.
Creator of Blackbraid: Sgah’gahsowáh

'Blackbraid II' Album Credits:

- Composed & performed by Sgah'gahsowáh
- Drums, recording, mixing & mastering by Neil Schneider
- Visual development & graphic design by Wolf Mountain Productions
- Guitar solo in “Twilight Hymn of Ancient Blood" performed by Randy Moore
- “A Fine Day to Die" originally composed by Quorthon (Bathory)

Album Art: Adrian Baxter
Photographer: Wolf Mountain Productions

Official Merch Store (USA)

Blackbraid is an independent artist and is not contracted to or owned by any music label.
Press Inquiries: Katy Irizarry @
Management: Ashley @ Wolf Mountain Productions

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