Welsh alternative rock band Lostprophets will release the new album "Weapons" on April 2nd via Epic Records.

Produced by Ken Andrews, "Weapons" is the fifth studio album for the group, following the brilliant "The Betrayed", released two years ago.

The first single from the new record is titled "Better Off Dead" and is available for free download from the band's website or facebook page, after receiving its initial airing on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show this morning.