Available June 16, it’s their first album of original songs since 2003’s Cyclorama. The concept album takes place in 2033, detailing a futuristic manned mission to mars on a nuclear-powered spaceship.
“The planets truly aligned for The Mission, and I couldn’t be prouder,” guitarist Tommy Shaw said in a press release.
“It’s our boldest, most emblematic album since Pieces of Eight.” Keyboardist Lawrence Gowan added. “The album feels simultaneously comfortable and new. It’s both entertaining and charming, and a natural progression of our sound.”
Find more details here. And watch a video for “Gone, Gone, Gone” below!