Sixx:A.M. has never really been a political band. So, it’s a bit unusual for us to have dealt with so many things which feel like they are on more of a political level, but it would be irresponsible for us as artists not to address some of these issues that are are so global right now.
When the first Kiske/Somerville album was released in 2010, the album received good acclaim by both fans and the press. So, the question was: would there be a follow-up? Amid lots of speculation, everyone was hoping that there would be a follow-up to their first album. Michael Kiske and producer Mat Sinner mentioned to me in 2013 that a new Kiske/Somerville record is on the way and it would be great. Then two years went by and now “City Of Heroes” will finally hit the stores on April 17th. Can this album meet the high expectations created by the first album?
Having promised a swift return to Ireland in their parting words on their last visit to Dublin in November 2013, Satyricon has not disappointed their fans.