May 10, 2011
MORBUS CHRON have set the title of their upcoming full-length as "Sleepers In The Rift". The album was recorded between November 15 – 19, 2010 and produced by MORBUS CHRON, with additional producing / engineering duties by Nicke Andersson (DEATH BREATH / ex – ENTOMBED). The cover artwork was designed by Spanish fantasy artist Raul Gonzalez, who has previously worked with bands such as DECEASED, ABRAXAS etc. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘Through The Gaping Gate / Coughing In A Coffin’, ‘Creepy Creeping Creep’, ‘Hymns To A Stiff’, ‘Red Hook Horror’, ‘The Hallucinating Dead’, ‘Ways Of Torture’, ‘Dead Body Pile Necrophile’, ‘Lidless Coffin’ and ‘Deformation Of The Dark Matter’. More info at www.myspace.com/morbuschronband
"Objective: Isolation", the digital-only collection of unreleased material from U.S. progressive Black Metal act SHROUD OF DESPONDENCY, is now streaming in its entirety on Apochs.net. The album, which was originally recorded in 2009, was brought out of the vault after the attention received from "Dark Medications In Monastic Seclusion", the album that thrust SHROUD OF DESPONDENCY into the forefront the U.S. independent Black Metal scene. Visit www.apochs.net/Exclusive/ShroudOfDespondency.html to experience "Objective: Isolation".
MORGOTH have launched a promotional online trailer including rehearsal footage here. The band’s 2011 live line-up features Sotirios "Soti" Kelekidis – bass, Harry Busse – guitar, Marc Reign – drums, Marc Grewe – vocals and Sebastian Swart – guitar. The band’s guitarist, Sebastian Swart, checked in with the following message: "It’s starting to get seriously interesting now with the show dates drawing nearer! We have already been rehearsing as a five-piece with Soti and Marc Reign with a lot of focus in these past weeks…and everything is sounding extremely powerful and tight! The setlist has already been fully arranged and we are sure that it will please all MORGOTH fanatics from the early days. At least we can assure you that we are more than ready and very much looking forward to "Cursed" 2011!" MORGOTH’s 2011 setlist will mainly consist of songs from the "Cursed" album as well as some cuts from the classic 1989 / 1990 EP’s "Resurrection Absurd" and "The Eternal Fall". More info at www.morgoth-band.com