Europe’s biggest crossover band, RISE OF THE NORTHSTAR, have released their highly anticipated second album ‘The Legacy Of Shi’ today via Nuclear Blast.

To celebrate the new album, the band also released a vertical video for their latest single, ‘Nekketsu’. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/2oWrY2VeNQ8


‘This Is Crossover’ stream video: https://youtu.be/9sjvyCNxNrk

‘Here Comes The Boom’ music video: https://youtu.be/ySORA33T–E

‘Nekketsu’ track video: https://youtu.be/QRkZSN-mjuM

ROTN Gaiden documentary #1: https://youtu.be/6XMCENNTh0s

ROTN Gaiden documentary #2: https://youtu.be/abPV02XVOvY

The band recently released a video in which they explain the concept of the “Northcards” that will be included in every digipack of ‘The Legacy Of Shi’.

Earlier the band had announced that the digipack edition of the album will include 1 of 10.000so called Northcards (also see graphic below), featuring one of the band’s members. 10 of the cards will be different “Shi Northcards. Find it and you will be rewarded.

Watch the official Northcard reveal video here: https://youtu.be/9HU15UmiKVY
‘The Legacy Of Shi’ was recorded with GOJIRA‘s Joe Duplantier in his Brooklyn, NY-based Silver Cord Studios. The album contains 11 brand new songs and one additional bonus track (vinyl and Japan only) with a running time of 44, respectively 48 minutes.

The album is available as CD digipack, various vinyl colors (black, white, black/white bi-colored) and as digital download/stream via all known platforms.

Order here: http://nblast.de/ROTNTheLegacyOfShi

Digital: https://lnk.to/thelegacyofshi

01. The Awakening
02. Here Comes The Boom
03. Nekketsu
04. Kozo
05. Teenage Rage
06. Step By Step
07. This Is Crossover
08. Cold Truth
09. All For One
10.Furyo’s Day
11. The Legacy Of Shi
Bonus track
12. Sayonara (vinyl and Japan only)

Over the course of the past 4 years, the internationally acclaimed band has become a household name for crossing 90s metal, rap, hardcore and Japanese culture as well as brutal and intense live shows. After the release of their globally praised debut album, ‘Welcame (2014), the band embarked on countless tours, leaving dropped jaws everywhere. With their new, crushing album in store, the Northstar will rise to unknown heights.

Make sure to catch ROTN on one of these upcoming shows:
30.11.2018 UK Sheffield – Corporation
01.12.2018 UK London – ULU
02.12.2018 NL Leiden – Gebr. de Nobel
04.12.2018 LUX Esch-sur-alzette – Kulturfabrik Asbl Cultural Centre
08.12.2018 F Colmar – Rock In Hell
10.12.2018 I Milano – Legend 54
12.12.2018 CH Langenthal – Old Capitol
13.12.2018 CH Genève – L’Usine
15.12.2018 F Limoges – Centre Culturel John Lennon
21. – 27.07.2019 SLO Tolmin – MetalDays


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