Swiss thrashers CATARACT have finished recording their new album, "Killing The Eternal", at Antfarm studios in Aarhus, Denmark with longtime producer Tue Madsen. A September 27 European release (three days earlier in Germany) via Metal Blade Records is expected.
On September 28th in North America coming with the Candlelight Records label, the second album of Abigail Williams, called In The "Absence Of Light" recorded in Conquistador Studios(Cleveland, Ohio). As Peter Tagtgren(Immortal, Dimmu Borgir, Celtic Frost) handled the mix, Farron Kerzner (Nachtmystium, Lightning Swords Of Death) made the artwork. Also in the album there are two new names who have included to the band; guitarist Ian Jekelis and drummer Ken Bedene.
Tracklist: 01.Hope The Great Betrayel 02.Final Destiny Of The Gods 03.The Mysteries That Bind The Flesh 04.Infernal Divide 05.In Death Comes The Great Silence 06.What Hells Await Me 07.An Echo In Our Legends 08.Malediction
There are two break ups in Annotations Of An Autopsy. As guitarist Sam Dawkins left the band in the name of spending more time with his family and loved ones, drummer Brad Merry left the band because of living far from other members and because of some disagreements in the band. For eliminating the deficiencies, Don Jones and the new member Neil Hayward included to the band. Don is a name that the group had been working since the age of 14 and also he had played in the Welcome To Sludgy ep. Now within the last case they have started to work on the new album.
Norwegian black metal band Dimmu Borgir revealed tracklist of their upcoming album Abrahadabra. The album is going to come out in Germany on September 24th, in the other countries of Europe September 27th and in North America October 12th. Shagrath, songwriter and singer of the band, said that, after eleven months of focus and team work darkness has been reborn.
Tracklist: 01.Xibir (2:50) 02.Born Treacherous (5:02) 03.Gateways (5:10) 04.Chess With The Abyss (4:08) 05.Dimmu Borgir (5:35) 06.Ritualist (5:13) 07.The Demiurge Molecule (5:29) 08.A Jewel Traced Through Coal (5:16) 09.Renewal (4:11) 10.Endings And Continuations (5:58)
"Running Away", the new video from the Ukrainian melodic death metal band INFINITE TALES, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's full-length debut, "Only The Beginning", which was released last year in Ukraine only via N.J. Music.
"Blood O.D.", a brand new song from the reunited Swedish death/thrash metal act THE CROWN, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the band's new album, "Doomsday King", which is scheduled for release on September 27 via Century Media Records.
Italian death metallers SICKENING will enter Studio Emme in Florence on August 21 to begin recording its second full-length album, "Against The Wall Of Pretence". The CD will be mixed at 16th Cellar Studio in Rome.
Tracklist (in no particular order) : - Mental Collapse - Blast Of Madness - Blind Obsession - Clones Of A Stereotype - Unhealthy Illusions - Against The Wall Of Pretence - Inner Suffocation - Neurological Disease - On The Edge Of Psychosis
A demo version of "Blast Of Madness" is avaialble for streaming on the SICKENING MySpace page.
Israeli thrashing black metallers MELECHESH have set "The Epigenesis" as the title of their fifth album, due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. The 11-song effort was recorded in the newly built Babajim Studios in Istanbul, Turkey and was mixed by Reuben de Lautour and mastered by Pieter Snapper.
After 21 years in black metal Immortal is going to release their first official dvd/cd called ‘The Seventh Date Of Blashyrkh’ on August 6th in Europe and 14th September in North America. The dvd contains band’s performance in Wacken Open Air Festival in 2007.
Tracklist: 01. Intro 02. The Sun No Longer Rises (from Pure Holocaust) 03. Withstand The Fall Of Time (from At The Heart Of Winter) 04. Sons Of Northern Darkness (from Sons Of Northern Darkness) 05. Tyrants (from Sons Of Northern Darkness) 06. One By One (from Sons Of Northern Darkness) 07. Wrath From Above (from Damned In Black) 08. Unholy Forces Of Evil (from Diabolical Fullmoon Mysticism) 09. Unsilent Storms In The North Abyss (from Pure Holocaust) 10. At The Heart Of Winter (from At The Heart Of Winter) 11. Battles In The North (from Battles In The North) 12. Blashyrk (Mighty Ravendark) (from Battles In The North)