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Latest Ctulu News

Below is our complete Ctulu news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Ctulu Releases Acoustic Music Video

Lovecraftian black metal act Ctulu has just released the band's first ever music video to the track "Nachtwind."

The song is originally from second full-length "Sarkomand," however, this music video is a special acoustic version of the song. The video was filmed with Harddrive Media in Hamburg and on the shores of the Baltic in Kiel. The black metallers have teamed up with PureGrainAudio.com to release the video, which is available below.

Ctulu will re-release third full-length "Seelenspiegelsplitter" via Black Blood Records on October 4th. Additionally, Roman Szymura, who is known for his work in AEBA, has joined Ctulu as the band's permanent drummer. The band has confirmed the following live European dates:

10/25/2013 – Mannheim (DE)
10/26/2013 – Cork (IRL)
10/27/2013 – Limerick (IRL)
11/15/2013 – Bremen (DE)
12/22/2013 – Nicosia (CY) *** Supporting Rotting Christ ***
23/03/2014 – Till Death Doom Us Part, Bristol (UK)
05-06/06/2014 – Gahlen Moscht Open Air (DE) More...

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Ctulu Posts More Studio Footage

Lovecraftian black metallers Ctulu have released two new video studio reports about the recording process for their upcoming third full-length titled "Seelenspiegelsplitter."

These reports focus on the vocal recordings and guest musicians. In these new videos will find out about the various unusual instruments the band incorporated into the album, such as a harp or a nyckelharpa. Check out the videos below. The new album will be released via Nocturnal Empire. More...

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Ctulu Posts New Studio Report

Lovecraftian black metal act Ctulu has just released the third part of an ongoing studio report series. The video concentrates on the recording of the guitar parts and features studio footage, interviews with band members, as well as snippets from the upcoming album "Seelenspiegelsplitter." Check it out below.

Additionally, the band is finishing up the recording of the band's first music video for the acoustic version of the track “Nachtwind” off previous album "Sarkomand." The video is set for official release on May 3rd.

"Seelenspiegelsplitter" is the band’s third studio full-length album and the album launch will take place at three gigs in Itzehoe (11th April), Hamburg (12th April), and Erfurt (13th April) via Nocturnal Empire. The band comments:

"Seelenspiegelsplitter is intended to take you on a journey deep into the halls of the Esoteric Order of Dagon where your skin shall become grey as the sea, your eye color will vanish into grey nothingness and your soul shall be bound to the depths of the ocean." More...

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Ctulu Announces New Album Release

German act Ctulu has issued the following announcement about releasing a new album:

"It is not without a little pride, that we can finally announce the release date for our upcoming oceanic opus 'SEELENSPIEGELSPLITTER' for April 12th and 13th, 2013 with a double release show in Hamburg and Erfurt! We had to postpone the publication due to contractual issues, but now the pact is sealed and you may expect nothing but total fury! Seelenspiegelsplitter will contain 10 tracks full of Seastorming Extreme Metal."

1. Seelenbrand
2. Amokkoma
3. Im Widerlicht blutbefleckter Spiegel
4. Insignia Dagonis
5. Bleichenblass
6. Tornasuk
7. Flammengestirn
8. Tränenfinsternis
9. Tiara aus 10 Phobien
10. Serenadenhallen More...

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Ctulu Announces Lineup Change, Pushes Back Album

German Lovecraftian metallers Ctulu have just launched a brand new website, and the band has also announced that third full-length album "Seelenspiegelsplitter" is being postponed to April of 2013.

However, Ctulu will present new tracks from the upcoming album during an appearance at the third edition of the War Over Kiel festival, headlined by Swedish death metal legends Grave on November 10th.

In other news, Ctulu has undergone a line-up change with the departure of drummer Martin Hefurth. A temporary replacement for the War Over Kiel performance has been found in the shape of ex-Ctulu drummer Jan Westermann. The current Ctulu line-up is:

Mathias Junge – Guitars / Vocals
Arne Uekert – Guitars / Vocals
Lasse Bodenstein – Bass

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Ctulu Announces New Members

German metal act Ctulu has checked in with the following brief announcement about recruiting a new vocalist and bassist:

"New cultists! The search for new cultists to wear Ctulu's uniform has already come to an end! We salute Lars (ex-Source of Insanity) and Lasse as our new vocalist and bassist. May this line-up last!"

Ctulu also released the "Sarkomand" album on April 29th, 2011 at the Ragnarök Festival in Bavaria.

You can find more information on the band and listen to Ctulu tracks available for streaming by heading over to the band's MySpace music profile.

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Ctulu Announces "Sarkomand" Release

Germany's Ctulu has checked in with the following update about releasing a new album:

"In this very moment, the new album 'Sarkomand' (Godeater Records) is manufactured in the deepest dungeons of R'lyeh! We are very much looking forward to officially releasing this high-end opus to the world on April 29th, 2011 at the Ragnarök Festival in Lichtenfels, Bavaria!

"For our French maniacs, we will be able to do an official pre-release at the Black Druids Festival along with Alcest (F) and Dornenreich (A) on April, 24th! Expect nothing less than seastorming extreme metal at its top of variation!

"For everyone interested, we are gathering pre-orders right now. Just send a mail with your request to order@ctulu.de! Ask for package deals as we are also manufacturing merchandise such as shirts, girlies, zippers and longsleeves! Furthermore, the two six-string cultists, Mathias and Arne, will from now on officially be endorsed by Horizon pickups! We are proud to join these maniacs!"

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Ctulu Announces Ragnarok Festival Appearance

Germany's Ctulu has issued the following announcement about performing at the upcoming Ragnarok Festival:

"Two new intrigues have been schemed and will lead Ctulu...

"1. ...to the second cooperation with the Ragnarök Festival! Here the stage shall get destroyed with none less than Enslaved (N), Kampfar (N), Twilight of the Gods (IRL/N/S), Catamenia (FIN), Thyrfing (S) and many more!

"2. ...to officially collaborate with Leder Weigel who shall deliver the band with high class leather armour in the future. Watch out for the next shows to witness!"

You can also check out Ctulu's music through the band's MySpace page.

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