April 25, 2005
TESTAMENT have made another bootleg DVD available at their official website, this time featuring the original lineup of Chuck Billy (vocals), Eric Peterson (guitar), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Greg Christian (bass) and Louie Clemente (drums). Entitled "TESTAMENT – Live At The Country Club – Los Angeles, CA", it was filmed on October 6, 1989 by Walter Morgan / Deadly Embrace. The tracklist is as follows: ‘Practice What You Preach’, ‘Sins Of Omission’, ‘The Haunting’, ‘The New Order’, ‘The Time Is Coming’, ‘The Preacher’, ‘The Greenhouse Effect’, guitar solo, ‘Perilous Nations’, ‘Into The Pit’, ‘The Ballad’, ‘A Day Of Reckoning’, ‘Trial By Fire’, ‘Blessed In Contempt’, ‘Burnt Offerings’, ‘Apocalyptic City’, ‘Do Or Die’, ‘C.O.T.L.O.D.’ and ‘Disciples Of The Watch’. For more information go to www.testamentlegions.com/merch2.htm.
HATE ETERNAL‘s new track ‘Behold Judas’ can currently be downloaded here. ‘Behold Judas’ is lifted from Hate Eternal’s new album, "I, Monarch". The album’s tracklisting is as follows: ‘Two Demons’, ‘Behold Judas’, ‘The Victorious Reign’, ‘To Know Our Enemies’, ‘I, Monarch’, ‘Path To The Eternal Gods’, ‘The Plague Of Humanity’, ‘It Is Our Will’, ‘Sons Of Darkness’ and ‘Faceless One’. "I, Monarch" will see a June 28th release in the US and June 27th in the UK and Europe.
Candlelight USA with Regain Records has confirmed May 31st as the stateside release of "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine", the long-awaited live album from Sweden’s DARK FUNERAL. Recorded during the band’s 2003 tour of South American (including stops in Brazil, Chile and Colombia), "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine" features a selection of material that spans the band’s decade-long career. Released in Europe for some time, the delayed release is sure to please the band’s extensive US fanbase. "We are very excited to finally see the official release date of "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine" in the US", says guitarist Lord Ahriman. "Due to label problems it has been a long time since we’ve been active for the US market, however things are finally changing for the better. We want our fans to know that we are gearing up for a killer year that will not only include this release but a new record, video, DVD and worldwide touring." The tracklisting for "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine" is confirmed as: ‘Intro’, ‘The Arrival Of Satan’s Empire’, ‘An Apprentice Of Satan’, ‘The Dawn Of No More Rises’, ‘Thy Legions Come’, ‘Hail Murder’, ‘Goddess Of Sodomy’, ‘The Secrets Of The Black Arts’, ‘Vobiscum Satanas’, ‘Shadows Over Transylvania’, ‘Open The Gates’, ‘Ineffable Kings Of Darkness’, ‘Thus I Have Spoken’, ‘My Dark Desires’ and ‘Armageddon Finally Comes’.
According to Roadrunner’s UK website, OBITUARY‘s forthcoming self-titled reunion album will be issued on July 11. It is expected that North America will follow on July 12th. The album is now recorded, mixed and mastered. As previously reported, OBITUARY recorded the album with legendary producer Scott Burns and Mark Prator at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, FA. The record was mastered by Tom Morris.
DISGORGE have posted the following update at their official website (www.disgorge.us): "DISGORGE are set to play Tokyo’s first Deathfest, April 30th, were they will play the "Parallels Of Infinite Torture" album live in its entirety. Check out the track ‘Abhorrent Desecration Of Thee Iniquity’ off of DISGORGE’s Crash Music debut album, "Parallels Of Infinite Torture", which hits stores everywhere May 17th." "Parallels Of Infinite Torture", contains "over forty minutes of sheer brutality." The tracklist is as follows: ‘Revealed In Obscurity’, ‘Enthroned Abominations’ (mp3), ‘Atonement’, ‘Abhorrent Desecration Of Thee Iniquity’ (mp3), ‘Forgotten Scriptures’, ‘Descending Upon Convulsive Devourments’, ‘Condemned To Sufferance’, ‘Parallels Of Infinite Torture’, ‘Asphyxiation Of Thee Oppressed’ and ‘Ominous Sigils Of Ungodly Ruins’.
Holland’s old school Thrashers OCCULT have posted the video for the track ‘The Bleeding’ at their website here. The track is from the band’s new album, "Malevolent Rapture", out now through Karmageddon Media. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Stage One Studio in Germany, under the supervision of producer Andy Classen (DEW-SCENTED, CALLENISH CIRCLE, TANKARD).