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Below is our complete Oathbreaker 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.
Oathbreaker is gearing up to release a new album on September 30th, with pre-orders for the impending "Rheia" now online at this location. Before Deathwish Inc. officially releases the album, a new teaser has come online in the form of the "Needles In Your Skin" single - check it out below. More...
Skeletonwitch is excited to bring new material from forthcoming August 19th release “The Apothic Gloom” to fans across the U.S. this fall after a headlining Canadian trek.
The “Curse of the Dead" 2016 tour features direct support from Iron Reagan, Oathbreaker, Gatecreeper (9/29-10/18) and Homewrecker (10/19-10/30).
Guitarist Scott Hedrick chimed in stating, ”Stoked to finally announce this! We’ve got new tunes to play and a killer group of bands to shred with. Love this lineup from top to bottom. See you all soon.” More...
Belgian outfit Hessian has announced tour dates for the upcoming new year, including the "Church of Ra" tour with Amenra and Oathbreaker in April. The band's upcoming live shows include:
11/01/2014 Merleyn, Nijmegen NL (w/ Oathbreaker)
18/01/2014 013, Tilburg NL (w/ Oathbreaker)
19/01/2014 Baroeg, Rotterdam NL (w/ Oathbreaker)
Church Of Ra Tour
11/04/2014 106 Club, Rouen FR
12/04/2014 Dudefest, Karlsruhe DE
13/04/2014 La Maroquinerie, Paris FR
14/04/2014 Confort Moderne, Poitiers FR
15/04/2014 La Dynamo, Toulouse FR
16/04/2014 Sonora, Bilbao ES
17/04/2014 Hard Club, Porto PT
18/04/2014 Shoko, Madrid ES
19/04/2014 Razz 3, Barcelona ES
20/04/2014 Impetus Festival, Belfort FR
21/04/2014 PMK, Innsbruck AT
22/04/2014 Posthof, Linz AT
23/04/2013 Lido, Berlin DE
24/04/2013 Proxima, Warsaw PL
25/04/2013 UT Connewitz, Leipzig DE
26/04/2013 Young Team Festival, Metz FR More...
Steak Number Eight will be heading on a European tour in January and February 2014 alongside Hessian, Oathbreaker, and Death Letters. Details are as follows:
11-01-14 Merleyn Nijmegen Oathbreaker + HESSIAN
18-01-14 Nul13 Tilburg Oathbreaker + HESSIAN
19-01-14 Baroeg Rotterdam Oathbreaker + HESSIAN
18-02-14 Underground Koln supporting Death Letters
19-02-14 11er club Frankfurt supporting Death Letters
20-02-14 Monarch Berlin supporting Death Letters
21-02-14 Molotov Bar Hamburg supporting Death Letters More...
Oathbreaker has teamed up with CVLT Nation to release a new music video. Check out "No Rest For The Weary" in the player below or at Cvltnation.com here.
The video was created by Jeroen Mylle & Fabrice Parent and is taken from the upcoming album "Eros|Anteros," which is due out August 20th.
Check out Oathbreaker's new music video for the "Glimpse of the Unseen" track below. The song is taken from the "Maelstrom" album out now on Deathwish. The clip was irected by Un Oiseau dans la Main.
Oathbreaker also has the following upcoming live shows:
12/03: Darmstadt, Germany @ Oetinger Villa
12/23: Avelgem, Belgium @ JH Krak
Deathwish Inc. has issued the following statement about releasing "Mælstrøm" by Oathbreaker:
"Oathbreaker are a brutal Punk/Metal band from Ghent, Belgium. To outsiders, Belgium is a country rich in cultural diversity and history. However to its residents it is also a country of crime, corruption, and political incompetence. For the Ghent based Oathbreaker, the festering blood that surfaces from these social cracks and fissures burns as fuel for their creative engine.
"After their formation in early 2008, Oathbreaker released a debut 7" EP on the British label Thirty Days Of Night Records. The release was well received by many worldwide and propelled the band to tour Europe. There they shared stages with Entombed, Amen Ra (whom they share a member with), Blacklisted, Trap Them, and more. There they honed their craft, developing into one of the most interesting metallic bands out there today.
"Deathwish are proud to announce the release of 'Mælstrøm,' the new album from Oathbreaker. Recorded in Belgium by Michael Neyt and Lander Cluyse, mixed by Kurt Ballou (Converge), and mastered by Alan Douches (Converge, The Dillinger Escape Plan), 'Mælstrøm' is a swirling mix of Metal, Punk, and Hardcore destruction.
"Similarities in Oathbreaker's ferocity to bands like Cursed, Rise And Fall, and From Ashes Rise are apparent, but merely a flash point for them. Opener 'Origin' strikes hard of the gate, crashing down with swirling guitars, thunderous drumming, and vicious vocal stylings. From there, Oathbreaker push the limits of brutal with 'Hierophant,' a crushing mid paced masterpiece infected with a 'Wolverine Blues' spirit. While songs 'Thoth' and 'Glimpse Of The Unseen' carry a Doom Metal like candor that would even make Tom G. Warrior proud. Song after song, the chaos ensues within the Oathbreaker vortex as they explore all shades of heavy. Then, as suddenly as their rage appeared on the horizon, it recedes to reveal the album's mesmerizing title track 'Mælstrøm.' A dark acoustic passage that shows Oathbreaker's ability to not only unleash a fury, but control the musical super storm within.
"Without question, Oathbreaker's 'Mælstrøm' is one of the best debut albums we've ever heard, and we trust you'll feel the same way. A release date and specifics will be released soon via Deathwish." More...