August 10, 2012

Sweden’s EVOCATION will release their fourth album "Illusions Of Grandeur" through Century Media Records on September 24, 2012 in Europe. Cover artist Xaay, who already worked with EVOCATION on the "Apocalyptic" album, has delivered the artwork for the new album once again. The album was recorded at IF Studios (IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED etc.) and Evocation Studios together with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES etc.), mixed at IF Studios by Roberto Laghi and mastered at Bohus Sound Studios by Dragan Tanaskovic. AMON AMARTH’s Johan Hegg laid down guest vocals on the song ‘Into Submission’. "Illusions Of Grandeur" will be released on CD, limited edition deigipak CD (incl. 3 studio bonus tracks) and on LP (including a big size poster of the album artwork). Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Illusions Of Grandeur’, ‘Well Of Despair’, ‘Divide And Conquer’, ‘Perception Of Reality’, ‘Metus Odium’, ‘I’ll Be Your Suicide’, ‘Crimson Skies’, ‘Into Submission’, ‘The Seven Faces Of God’, ‘Final Disclosure’, ‘Shades Of Shame'(digipak bonus track), ‘Dark Day Dawn’ (digipak bonus track) and ‘Dead Without A Trace’ (digipak bonus track). More info and updates at

Armee De La Mort Records will release a compilation double CD by French Death Metallers DISABLED entitled "When All Is Slayed…". It features the 3 demos "Disabled" (1992), "The Fall Of Christ" (1993), "Here Lies Your God" (1995) as well as the "Faith Ablation" EP (1997) and many live recordings, including 11 unreleased tracks and TERRORIZER and AUTOPSY cover songs. The 32 pages booklet is illustrated by Chris "Thorncross" Moyen, who is the brother of DISABLED’s guitarist. More info at

Sweden’s old school Thrashers DIE HARD will release their new album "Conjure The Legions" via Agonia Records on September 25, 2012 (in Europe) and November 06, 2012 (in North America). The tracklist reads like this: ‘Conjure The Legions’, ‘Masters Of Deceit’, ‘Satanic Uprise’, ‘Thrash Them All’, ‘Cold Scythe’, ‘Sanctify The Morbid’, ‘Antichrist’, ‘Stand Up’ and ‘Robe And Crown’. The band has prepared a promotional video teaser featuring song samples from the album that can be viewed at this location. The new album comes as a digital download, jewel-case CD, black vinyl and limited to 66 copies yellow vinyl. Prior to release date, Agonia Records will also release a special EP from DIE HARD entitled "Antichrist" which includes two exclusive tracks (an alternative version of the song ‘Antichrist’ and a VENOM cover). More info at

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