Italy's OPERA IX has inked a deal with Agonia Records for the release of the band's new album, "Strix Maledictae In Aeternum". Due in November, the CD which is described in a press release as "a great opera dedicated to the dark ages of medieval witchcraft" was recorded at the Occultum studios, owned by the OPERA IX guitarist Ossian, and was mastered at the Necromorbus Studio in Alvik, Sweden.. The artwork was created by Kris Verwimp.
"Strix Maledictae In Aeternum" will be released as a digipack CD and on limited vinyl. A promotional video clip for the song "Mandragora" was recently completed and will make its online debut in the fall.
OPERA IX was previously signed to Displeased Records.