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Latest Harasai News

Below is our complete Harasai 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.

Harasai Calls It Quits

Martin Wittsieker of Harasai has issued the following announcement about the band deciding to call it quits:

"Well, the rumors are true: Harasai is no more. Some of you might be able to imagine how hard it can be to give up something you've been passionate about to a maximum extent for years, which basically is the reason why we have been quiet about this for so long now. Without going into the most painful details we'd like to give you a little insight to the various factors that led us to this decision.

"For reasons everyone should have heard about already playing in a band that releases albums is a tough thing these days, but something you can still do if you're willing to invest a lot of time, love and private resources, both financial and emotional... and so we did. One thing we have learned about the music business is that your best sometimes is simply not enough. Not that we are mad about this, but it's just like that.

"Some of the music business mechanisms really became annoying to us and ruined almost all the joy and emotional benefit you can take from doing this. After 2 album recordings, sharing stage with some of our biggest heroes and countless moments of fun and magic we really think it's better to quit with dignity instead of keeping a dead man alive. More...

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Harasai Releases New Music Video

Harasai has released a new music video for the song "Three Kings," taken from the new album "Psychotic Kingdom." The clip was directed and edited by Mirko Witzki and can be viewed below.

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Harasai Posts New Video Teaser

Harasai will soon be releasing a new music video for the track "Three Kings," which was directed, cut and edited by Miwigraphics.

While waiting for the full release, check out a new teaser trailer below. You can also check out the Harasai song "Psychotic Kingdom" over at this location.

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Harasai Posts New Album's Title Track

Germany's Harasai has posted the title track online for the band's upcoming new album "Psychotic Kingdom," which can be heard in the player below. More information regarding the release and further activities will follow in the beginning of 2013. Further details on Harasai are available over at Facebook.

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Harasai Recruits New Guitarist

German act Harasai has issued the following statement about recruiting a new guitarist:

"Those who saw our last gigs might have wondered about a new face on stage since Dennis Baron left the band.

"So please say 'Hello' to Mr. Patrick Wassenberg as the new guitar-player in Harasai. He already proved himself as true MeloDeath lover and dedicated musician, who not plays his shit tight and good but also perfectly fits to our stage-acting!

"Welcome to the family, dude!" More...

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Harasai Announces New Live Shows

Germany's Harasai has issued the following announcement about upcoming live shows:

"Hey! We got a lot of new shows confirmed for the coming months... Be sure that you don't miss the following dates. This definitely will be a great summer full of beer, nice people and heavy fucken metal!! See you there!"

For more on Harasai, check out the band's Facebook profile, or catch the group live on the following dates:

13.04.12 - HOT Hagenbusch, Marl /w WORDS OF FAREWELL, KADAVRIK
14.04.12 - Helvete, Oberhausen /w KadavriK, Killing Culture, Legion Of Gomorra
07.06.12 - Kulturrampe, Krefeld /w Resurrected, Night In Gales, Crosshead
08.06.12 - ND Heim, Dinslaken /w Gloryful, Legion Of Gomorra
09.06.12 - RAGE AGAINST RACISM OPEN AIR, Duisburg - Umsonst & Draußen!
23.06.12 - Feierwerk Orangehouse, München /w Craving for Chaos
30.06.12 - Stockumer Schule, Voerde /w NIGHT IN GALES, KadavriK

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Harasai Streaming New Track

German death metal act Harasai has posted a new song online for streaming titled "Dying Race Domain." You can check out the song in the player below. "Dying Race Domain" was producec by the band, recorded and mixed by Sebastian Levermann (Orden Ogan), and mastered by Dennis Koehne (u.a. Sodom, The Very End, Exumer).

Dying Race Domain by Harasai

Harasai had also previously checked in with the following update about recording a new album: More...

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Band Lineup Announced For Dong Open Air

Ukranian metal act Balfor is the latest band to be confirmed for the upcoming Dong Open Air festival, which will take place from July 14th - 16th, 2011. Additional details on the festival are available here. The currently announced band lineup and running order can be found below.

18:00 - 18:45 Crosshead (DE, Thrash)
19:05 - 19:50 Shraphead (NOR, Heavy Rock)
20:10 - 20:55 Bloodwork (DE, Melodic Death)
21:15 - 22:00 Motorjesus (DE, Heavy Rock)
22:20 - 23:20 Evile (UK, Thrash)

12:00 - 12:45 Harasai (DE, Melodic Death)
13:05 - 13:50 Past M.D. (DE, Hard Rock)
14:10 - 14:55 Ichor (DE, Death)
15:15 - 16:00 Contradiction (DE, Thrash)
16:20 - 17:05 Vogelfrey (DE, Folk Metal)
17:25 - 18:10 Virgin Snatch (PL, Thrash)
18:30 - 19:15 Balfor (UKR, Black Metal)
19:35 - 20:20 Artas (AUT, Thrash)
20:40 - 21:40 Hackneyed (DE, Death)
22:00 - OE Iced Earth (USA, Power Metal)
OE - ??:?? Ranz Böllner (DE, Heavy Metal)

12:00 - 12:45 Shellycoat (DE, Punkrock)
13:05 - 13:50 Symbolic (DE, Melodic Death)
14:10 - 14:55 Red Circuit (DE, Power Metal)
15:15 - 16:00 Canopy (SWE, Melodic Death)
16:20 - 17:00 Vulture Industries (NOR, Avant-Garde Black)
17:25 - 18:10 The Rotted (UK, Death / Grind)
18:30 - 19:15 Orden Ogan (DE, Power Metal)
19:35 - 20:20 Dew Scented (DE, Thrash)
20:40 - 21:40 Hatesphere (DK, Death/Thrash)
22:00 - OE Overkill (USA, Thrash)
OE - ??:?? After-Show

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