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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Underground death metal gurus Mortal Decay have finally returned since 2005's "Cadaver Art." After signing to Comatose Music earlier this year, the band entered the studio to record what would become their long-awaited fourth studio full-length, "The Blueprint for Blood Spatter."
Set to be unleashed on November 26th, Mortal Decay and Comatose Music have teamed with GunShyAssassin.com for the exclusive world premier of album track "Jugular Gurgle." Check it out at this location. A promo video for "The Blueprint for Blood Spatter" is now playing below. Here is what Mortal Decay says about the new album:
"In believing that this is our most solid material to date, and that we are individually at our best, it can be summed as a definitive collection of songs. Ranging through every era of the band, and including newer experiments, our collective energy and creativity was reborn and still exploding at a level beyond what we could have imagined. True Mortal Decay fans will get a taste of all levels of our musical direction at its finest."
Mortal Decay has inked a deal with Comatose Music for the release of a new album. The label comments:
"Comatose Music is very pleased to announce the signing of Mortal Decay! For over twenty years this South Jersey powerhouse has astonished the death metal community with their very unique style of technical and innovative composition that sets them apart from all others. Brace yourself for a punishing release full of substance and without limits, exploring beyond the standards to create an opus of mass destruction."
Here is what Mortal Decay says about the new album: “In believing that this is our most solid material to date, and that we are individually at our best, it can be summed as a definitive collection of songs. Ranging through every era of the band, and including newer experiments, our collective energy and creativity was reborn and still exploding at a level beyond what we could have imagined. True Mortal Decay fans will get a taste of all levels of our musical direction at its finest.”
Recording is scheduled to begin in April and the release date will be set this Summer. In addition to the new release, Comatose Music will also re-issue the "A Gathering of Human Artifacts" CD this Spring.
Guitarist Joe Gordon adds, “We are extremely excited to be working with Steve and Comatose Music on these releases. The label is definitely on the upswing, and we’re very happy to be a part of this amazing roster of bands!” More...
Virginia metal band, Cyaegha, has issued the following message regarding their Canadian tour:
"Due to complications, we have to cancel our Canadian Tour with Mortal Decay. Our apologizes to everyone."
Washington, DC area metal band Fierce Allegiance has been confirmed for the Mayhem in May MetalFest in Kentucky this weekend. FIERCE ALLEGIANCE will be playing on May 18th.
The organizers of the third annual Mayhem in May MetalFest — which is scheduled to take place May 17-18 at Uncle Pleasants (2126 South Preston St) in Louisville, Kentucky — have announced the 36 band festival lineup. Day One of the fest will be headlined by Incantation, Diabolic, Mortal Decay and Waco Jesus. Day Two will be headlined by Demiricous and touring package Vital Remains, Skinless, Infernaeon, Fierce Allegiance.
The complete lineup is as follows: More...
The first New England Deathfest will take place on August 8th, 9, and 10th at Club Hell & Jerky's in Providence, Rhode Island. The event will feature two stages with performances from over thirty bands. Two-day passes are available for $40 in advance, while one-day passes are $25. The following bands have been revealed thus far:
Circle Of Dead Children
Terminally Your Aborted Ghost
The Partisan Turbine
BRUTAL TRUTH and ORIGIN have been confirmed as headliners for this year’s Central Illinois Metalfest, being held the weekend of July 18th - 20th in Urbana, IL.
Brutal Truth will headline the festival on Saturday, July 19th, with co-headliners INCANTATION.
Origin will co-headline on Sunday, July 20th, with headliners SUFFOCATION.
Also on the bill for year’s fest are: MONSTROSITY, GOD DETHRONED, PYREXIA, SEVERED SAVIOR, IMPALED, MORTAL DECAY, and more.
Relapse Records will also be among the vendors at this year’s C.I.M.
Brutal Truth are currently writing for a new full-length album and have recently announced their plans for a two week European tour in February. This tour will include stops in the UK, Netherlands, France, Spain and more. A listing of confirmed Brutal Truth tour dates can be found below with more to be announced soon.
Origin are currently in the studio, recording their follow-up album to 2005’s Echoes Of Decimation. This brand new full-length album is expected to see an April 2008 release date. Additional Origin release and tour information will be announced shortly.
Brutal Truth tour dates:
6 - Hasselt, Belgium - Muziek-o-drom
7 - London, United Kingdom - Underworld
8 - Sheffield, United Kingdom - Corporation
9 - Glasgow, Scotland - Barfly
10 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - De Baroeg
11 - Strasbourg, France - Molodoi
12 - Paris, France - La Locomotive
13 - Durango, Spain - Plateruena
14 - Corroios, Portugal - Cine Teatro de Corroios
15 - Madrid, Spain - Sala Live
16 - Barcelona, Spain - Sala KGB
17 - Plaisir, France - La Clef Des Champs
Pennsylvania-based death metallers INCANTATION will headline day one of the Mayhem in May 3 festival, set to take place May 17-18, 2008 at Uncle Pleasant's in Louisville, Kentucky.
"We look forward to headlining this killer fest," stated INCANTATION mainman John McEntee. "Our friends in ESTUARY played it last year and had great things to say about it, so we are sure it will kick ass. We don't get many opportunities to play Kentucky, so we look forward to a kick-ass fest."
Also newly added to the bill is Philadelphia's legendary death metal band GOREAPHOBIA. John continues, "I have also been jamming with GOREAPHOBIA over the last few months and things have been coming together great. We have been working on some new songs and everything looks real promising."
In addition to McEntee, drummer Jim Roe (INCANTATION, MR GRIM, D.O.M) has joined the GOREAPHOBIA ranks. Look out for GOREAPHOBIA's debut album to arrive sometime in 2008.
Here is the Mayhem in May 3 festival billing: More...
MALIGNANCY and MORTAL DECAY will be teaming up for a show on Saturday, January 12th at the Pussycat Lounge in New York City. Also performing will be COPREMESIS, CYAEGHA, and BATTLEMASTER. You can find more information about the show here.
Next year’s Central Illinois Metalfest has been announced and will take place from July 18th to 20th at the Canopy Club in Urbana, IL. Confirmed acts include: ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY, BRODEQUIN, DEVOURMENT, CONDEMENED, EVISCERATED, GHOUL, GOREALITY, GORTUARY, HUMAN ARTIFACTS, IMPALED, MORTAL DECAY, ORIGIN, PYREXIA, SEVERED SAVIOR, UNCREATION, WAKING THE CADAVER.
Organizers say that there will be 39 bands total. Headliners will be announced in December/January.
New Jersey’s MORTAL DECAY will perform a show on November 10th at the New Wave Cafe in New Bedford, MA. Also performing will be GOREALITY, SEXCREMENT, ABNORMALITY, and DYSENTERY.
Origin has been confirmed as the headlining band at Ohio Deathfest 2005, as the group brings their decidedly punishing brand of technical death metal before an audience with an appetite for skull-crushing extreme music at one of the premier metal festivals in the United States.
Ohio Deathfest 2005 will be held at the Phantasy Concert Club in Lakewood, Ohio on June 24th and 25th. Other acts slated to appear include Summon, (who are fresh from a European Tour with God Dethroned), New York's Pyrexia, Mortal Decay, Prophecy and the ever entertaining Meat Shits.
For more information, visit http://www.ohiodeathfest2005.homestead.com.
Long standing New Jersey death metallers Mortal Decay (their releases date back to the ill fated JL America label) are still punishing the East coast of the US and are even performing newly written material, including 'Reanimate'. More information will soon be available, at the forthcoming (soon to be online) website: www.mortaldecay.net.
The set times have been revealed for this years Maryland Death Fest, scheduled to take place at the Thunderdome in Baltimore, MD on May 29th and 30th. Times are: More...