From the official Krokus website:
Krokus will rock the world with Hellraiser! Fall will be hot in 2006: the world can look forward to the new, long-awaited Krokus-album Hellraiser, which will satisfy with a great varity of excellent rock, blues and groove songs in the band’s typical vein.
Release dates are as follows:
Switzerland and Germany: September 15th
Rest of Europe: September 18th (rest of Europe: Austria, BeNeLux, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slowenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey
Australia: September 18th
Israel: September 18th
Russia (including Baltic Territories): October 23rd
South America: October 23rd
North America: October 24th
Asia (includes Japan, Korea, China and Thailand): October 24th
Krokus just signed a new worldwide deal with AFM Records (Germany) so they may actually get some support in the U.S.
Krokus is one of my favorite under-rated bands so i will have this on Sept. 15th, there’s no way I can wait 6 extra weeks for the U.S. release.