Fit For A King's New Album Dark Skies Debuts #2 on Billboard Hard Rock Charts
Fit For A King are celebrating a monumental first week for recently released album Dark Skies. Securing charting positions including the #2 Hard Rock, #3 Rock, #13 Top Current Albums and #69 on the Billboard 200, this album has given Fit For A King the biggest first week in their decade-long history. Dark Skies has been streamed over 5 Million times on Spotify, locking in multiple adds to playlists like Kickass Metal and New Core. Featured single "Oblivion" is currently on Apple Music's The A-List: Metal and Breaking Metal playlists as well.
Dark Skies is Fit For A King's evocative declaration of a hard won victory. "This album is far from happy. It's about personal struggles," explains singer Ryan Kirby. "It touches on many subjects relevant to all of our daily lives." Throughout the album, produced and mixed by the legendary Drew Fulk (I Prevail, Motionless In White, Memphis May Fire), heavy music and melodic hooks are used to honestly explore the dark sides of life. Heralding praise from outlets like Consequence of Sound, Revolver, Kerrang!, Loudwire and Alternative Press, Dark Skies is available to stream and purchase today at https://solidstate.lnk.to/DarkSkies.
Like trailblazing metalcore giants Underoath and As I Lay Dying before them, Fit For A King skillfully mine the varying extremes of this music, building a catalog that sees them at home on tours with hard rock and deathcore bands alike. Tomorrow, the band will be kicking off their tour supporting The Devil Wears Prada as they celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary Tour of With Roots Above And Branches Below.
The tour will kick off in Portland, OR and travel to cities in the US and Canada through October 12th. A second leg of the tour was recently announced and includes cities like Denver, Dallas, New York and Columbus and will see the band touring through mid-December.