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Age of Woe

From: Sweden
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Below is our complete Age of Woe 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.

Age Of Woe Recruits New Guitarist

Swedish outfit Age Of Woe has issued the following announcement about recruiting a new guitar player:

"We can now reveal that we have found a new guitarist in Björn Pettersson (ex-Iamus, ex-Siebensünden). Björn has been a huge asset to Age of Woe and have brought a lot to the table since day one.

"He’s been touring with us as Martin’s stand in throughout 2014 and has attuned well to the band. We are very happy about this and are now set on the future. Welcome Björn!" More...

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Behexen And Woe Added To Incubate Fest

Behexen and Woe have been added to the already extensive lineup for the Dutch Incubate festival, which takes place this coming September. Full details and tickets can be found at this location.

Other bands playing Incubate include Immortal, Mayhem, Gehenna, Khold, Tulus, Chaos Invocation, Dragged Into Sunlight, Brutal Truth, Worship, and many more. The currently announced lineup is:

Friday September 20th

Immortal
Mayhem
Gehenna (NO)
Behexen
Khold
Woe
Chaos Invocation
Dragged into Sunlight
Brutal Truth
Sonne Adam
Terzij de Horde
Batillus
Heirs
Verbum Verus
Neige Morte
Serpent Noir
Iron Witch
Dead Existence
Grift
Downfall of Gaia
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Link
Age Of Woe More...

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Age Of Woe Posts "Inhumanform" Teaser

“Inhumanform” by Age of Woe will be released on May 31st, 2013. The LP will be released via Suicide Records on white vinyl, with a CD version to be released on Give Praise Records.

The album was produced by Carlos Sepulveda (Psycore, No Hawaii) and Lennart Östlund (Candlemass) and was recorded in a 18th century estate on the Swedish countryside. A teaser for the album can be seen below.

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Age Of Woe Reveals "Inhumanform" Release

Suicide Records has checked in with the following brief announcement about releasing a new album from Swedish act Age of Woe:

?"Suicide Records is damn proud to announce that on May 31, 2013 we will release the debut album of Age Of Woe 'Inhumanform.' It will be on white vinyl. Do not miss this!!"

A CD version is also slated for release the same day via Give Praise Records. For more info on Age of Woe, head over to the band's Facebook profile here. More...

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Age Of Woe Issues Album Update

Swedish act Age of Woe has checked in with the following announcement about recruiting a drummer and update on the band's new album:

"We just got back home from the lovely Rosenhanska Magasinet, where we resided to record our upcoming album. It was a place that instantly filled us with inspiration, energy, and serenity and which made a huge impact on us while recording. Together with producers and sound engineers Lennart Östlund (Polar Studios) and Carlos Sepulveda (Belly of the Whale Studio), we recorded 10 dirty, heavy as fuck songs that we all are extremely satisfied with.

"All that is left now before the mixing and mastering is to record some additional guitars and the vocals. So unfortunately it will still take some more time before we can unveil more juicy information about this album. But be prepared to be knocked out!

"An even more important news is that we finally can announce that we have found a new drummer to replace Markus. David Flood (Monachus) has been a great friend and also covered for Markus on our European tour in April, so the choice was not that hard to make. Besides, David is an outstanding drummer so it feels great to welcome him as a member in Age of Woe.

"Stay tuned for more info about the upcoming album."

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Age Of Woe To Enter The Studio

Sweden's Age of Woe has issued the following brief announcement online about entering the studio to record a new full-length album:

"In about 3 weeks we will start recording our upcoming album. We have been working hard on this and we know that this album will be awesome.

"We will reside in outside of Nyköping together with producers Carlos Sepulveda (NO HAWAII, JOE BARESI, PSYCORE etc) and Lennart Östlund (LED ZEPPELIN, CANDLEMASS etc) for the tracking of this album. We are so excited!"

To follow the recording process and find upcoming Age of Woe tour dates, head over to the band's Facebook page.

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Age Of Woe Announces Mini-Tour

Swedish act Age of Woe has issued the following announcement about an upcoming European mini-tour:

"This fall Switch Opens will join forces with Age of Woe to embark on a 4 day mini-tour in Scandinavia. More dates will follow soon, but here’s the plan for now.

October 31st – Oslo, Norway
November 1st – Copenhagen, Denmark
November 2nd – Gothenburg, Sweden
November 3rd – Stockholm, Sweden

"Switch Opens from Stockholm, Sweden recently released their new album 'Joint Clash,' which is the highly anticipated follow up on the bands self-titled album for which they won P3 Guld, an award from the Swedish national radio, for Best Rock/Metal 2010.

"The album was recorded at Garaget Studio in Solna, Sweden by Michael Nordström and mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult Of Luna). Over the years Switch Opens has made a reputation as a must see live act."

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Age Of Woe Posts 2011 Recap

Sweden's Age of Woe has issued the following recap of the band's 2011 activity:

"2011 was a great year in many ways for Age of Woe. We recorded and released our debut 7? EP in September, and digitally through Pivotal Rockordings in December, which received a lot of positive reactions and great reviews all around.

"To promote the release, we decided to live stream a short set we played at the Belly of the Whale studio in Gothenburg. It was a very cool event and nothing any of us had ever done before. It turned out to be more successful than we’d ever thought it could be. Hopefully we will be able to release this live recording in some way during 2012.

"We also played a lot of cool shows during the year, including a mini-tour in Germany. We ended the year by playing at the Scorched Tundra Festival at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg together with As You Drown, Zombiekrig, Marionette and Eldrimner. It was a great night and a lot of people attended this newborn festival.

"During the second part of 2011 we started to work on the next big project, which will be our first full length album. It culminated in a trip to a cottage in the woods, where we isolated ourselves for a week to work more intensely on the album. The recording of this album are planned for April/May, and so far it looks very promising.

"We know that this year will be even more productive and intense for Age of Woe. For starters, we have a European tour coming up in April and even more shows to be confirmed during the first part of 2012. We are also working on some other cool stuff that we hope can be revealed soon, so stay alert and keep your eyes open."

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Age Of Woe Issues Recording Update

Age of Woe has checked in with the following update about recording new material:

"It’s new years eve, and we are all back in Gothenburg again after spending the past week in a cottage to work on our upcoming album. It has been wonderful time and the stress-releasing environment was perfect for us to focus on Age of Woe related stuff.

"Although, since the cottage is located out in the countryside, we had a hard time posting new blog posts on a daily basis to let you know how we were doing. Hence this recap post.

"We went to the cottage with a few new songs and a lot of riffs and ideas in the bag, so we had a lot to work on and the main goal with this expedition was to get a clear picture of what the album would sound like, what direction to take and also to record pre-prods of all the songs. As most of the times, things tend to go quite fast once we have started to work and this was no exception. We rarely think about what kind of song we want to write or how we want the structures to be. It kind of comes naturally, as if the songs have their own life force. It has more or less become the Age of Woe way of writing songs – everything starts with a riff.

"In the end we recorded 6 tracks and some other riffs and ideas, so we have come a long way towards completing the writing process for this album. Of course we can’t know for sure if all the songs we made so far will make it on the album, but at the moment they all feel very solid. Anyway, it will be a very heavy, groovy and evil album. That’s for sure.

"On Wednesday, December 28th, we went back to Gothenburg to play the Scorched Tundra Festival at Sticky Fingers together with As You Drown, Marionette, Zombiekrig and Eldrimner. It was a wicked night and there were a lot of people attending this show. You can watch some photos of the show here."

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Age Of Woe Streaming Debut EP

Age of Woe has teamed up with Lukinzine to stream the band's debut EP online. You can check out the release here or in the player below, and Age of Woe also commented:

"Lukinzine is still streaming our debut EP for free. This EP will be released on December 5th and will be available through all your favourite digital stores. Apart from the two songs on the vinyl 7", the digital release also contain the song 'The Antagonist.'" More...

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Age Of Woe To Stream Live Show

Gothenburg, Sweden based metallers Age of Woe will showcase new songs live at Belly of the Whale Studios (Brewhouse – Gothenburg, Sweden) this Friday the 21st of October at 19.00 Central European Time (1pm EST).

This exclusive studio performance will be for a limited amount of people only – as the band will perform at Henriksberg (Gothenburg, Sweden) later that night and the performance will be posted as a live stream for audiences worldwide directly from the studio at this location.

Age of Woe will release its self-titled debut digitally in all major web-retail outlets and streaming services on November 14th via Pivotal Rockordings. "Age of Woe" was recorded and mixed at Belly of the Whale Studio in Gothenburg with Carlos Sepulveda and mastered by Ulf Blomberg of HoboRec. The track listing is as follows:

1. We Are Dead
2. The Antagonist
3. No Remorse

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Age Of Woe Announces EP Release

Sweden's Age of Woe has checked in with the following update about the release of a 7" EP:

"Good news people. The 7" EP is finally here and an official release date has been set for September 29th. We are very excided about finally being able to spread our music. The easiest way to order it is to get in touch with any of the labels involved since we won't be taking orders via our website.

"In November this EP will be available online as a digitital EP through Pivotal Rockordings.The digital release will also include an extra song called 'The Antagonist.'

"More info about dates and further details will be revealed soon. In the meantime, go and buy our killer debut 7" EP. Purchase the Age of Woe debut 7" EP here."

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Age Of Woe Announces Digital Release

Gothenburg, Sweden based metallers Age of Woe will release their self-titled debut 7" digitally this autumn via Pivotal Rockordings. Age of Woe consists of members of End of All, Massmord, The Process, and No Hawaii.

Age of Woe’s debut self-titled 7" release was recorded and mixed at Belly of the Whale Studio in Gothenburg with Carlos Sepulveda and Mastered by Ulf Blomberg of HoboRec in February of this year. Pivotal Rockordings will make the debut available digitally worldwide and the limited vinyl printings will be available through Addiction to War in France, Halvfabrikat Records and HoboRec in Sweden, and Nakkeskudd Plater in Norway.

The "Age of Woe" track listing is as follows:

1. We Are Dead
2. The Antagonist
3. No Remorse

Age of Woe has also confirmed the following tour dates with more to be announced in the near future:

Aug 20 – Blitz, Oslo, Norway
Aug 27 - Skjul 46, Gothenburg, Sweden
Nov 1 – Soap Box Club, Nancy, France
Nov 2 – Les Arcades, Besançon, France
Nov 3 – Kuzeb, Bremgarten, Switzerland

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Age Of Woe Issues New Release Update

Age of Woe has issued the following announcement about an upcoming 7" release:

"We have some more exciting news for you. In addition to the labels already signed up for this release, we now welcome a last minute addition. HoBoRec has joined in on this debut release. We are very happy about this since Ulf at HoBoRec is a good friend of ours and also did the final master of this recording. With that said, we are only waiting for the cover to be done to have this 7" out there.

"We are also happy to announce that we have siged an exclusive deal with Pivotal Rockordings who will take care of the digital coverage. This means that you will be able to get our songs online through a long line of websites such as iTunes, Amazon etc.

"So things look pretty damn good right now. We will have some more cool announcements as soon as we have an actual release date."

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Age Of Woe Finishes Mastering New Release

Age of Woe has checked in with the following update about finishing the band's debut album:

"Ulf Blomberg at HoBo Records is now done mastering our debut. Everyone involved is extremely happy with the result and it sounds amazing. A huge thanks to Ulf.

"Now we are ready to get these out there in the shape of vinyl and plastic. We have some great plans lined up in terms of gigs and we really hope that we can get the debut out soon. We will announce more news in a while."

You can listen to the song "No Remorse" on the Age of Woe MySpace profile.

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Age Of Woe Streaming New Song

Age of Woe has checked in with the following announcement about streaming a new unmastered song online from the band's upcoming self-titled EP:

"We have uploaded an unmastered version of the song 'No Remorse' from our upcoming self titled 7" EP. This is one of three songs we recorded at the Belly of the whale studios with Carlos Sepulveda and we are extremely satisfied with the turn out of this recording.

"You will find the song on our website in our brand new Sound section. You'll also find it on our MySpace. Play it loud and enjoy. Now we are just trying to find a suitable label to release the stuff.

"We can also announce our first couple of gigs. We will play in Göteborg in April and Berlin in June. We will book some more gigs in Sweden and Germany soon. Stay tuned."

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