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Below is our complete Krisiun 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.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Krisiun, The Vision Bleak and Impious are the first three bands confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Summer Breeze festival, set to be held August 18-20 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. More confirmations will be announced during the coming days.
Brazil's KRISIUN have returned home after headlining Europe for the first time. The ‘Clash Of The Demigods’ tour took the Brazilian’s, who were supporting the European release of their new compilation album Bloodshed, across the continent playing more than 25 shows with Behemoth, Incantation and Ragnarok.
Drummer Max Kolesne sent a big horns up to fans, with this to say:
“Hails brothers in America! We just got back from a killer European tour, and can’t wait to come to the U.S. and Destroy with our ultra violent death metal. We know, you metal freaks hunger for brutality, and we will come for you all! So be prepared, Krisiun’s Satanic Death metal machine gun fire is on the attack!”
Century Media will release Bloodshed in the U.S. on February 8th, 2005 and the afterwards the band is planning to tour the U.S. extensively. Krisiun looks forward to greeting their American brothers with songs from their classic release Black Force Domain to cuts from their new display of violence Bloodshed. Be ready, Brazil’s Masters of Brutality are back.
Behemoth's new CD, "Demigod," has entered the Polish album chart at position No. 15. The Polish black metallers' latest effort left behind such artists as R.E.M. and Robbie Williams, according to a posting on the group's website.
"Demigod" — scheduled for release in the U.S. in early 2005 — was mixed by Behemoth frontman Nergal and producer Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, In Flames) at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden. Mastering duties were handled at the Cutting Room studios in Stockholm. A guest appearance by Nile's Karl Sanders is included in the track "Xul".
Behemoth kicked off a European tour Krisiun, Incantation and Ragnarok on Thursday (Oct. 21) in Tilburg, the Netherlands. Nergal commented: "I have to say, that I'm more than happy that we finally hit the road. It's been awhile since we toured Europe last time but what is happening at the shows goes far beyond our expectations. Great turnouts, new album is selling like hell, the band seems to be in its best shape. Tilburg was very good as for the first date of the tour, but Groningen (Holland) and Vosselaar (Belgium) were just AMAZING! I am speechless...never thought that there would be so many Behemoth freaks in the crowd! Thanx for showing up! Brothers in Biebob, sorry for the short set. I promise we will be back with a longer one! You are the reason for me to go on. Behemoth loves you."
Krisiun, have been a trademark for musical violence and a steady nominee for the title of the globe's fastest Death Metal act throughout their twelve years of existence. Still, it is high time to reconsider your preconceived notions about the band. "Bloodshed" (recorded 100% analog) may not be a full new studio-album, but it's no less than 8 brand-new tracks (incl. 3 intros/outros) that show a different side of the band. It also includes four re-mastered tracks of their rare "Unmerciful Order" MCD, which was originally released in 1993 and today is being hailed as a cult underground release. "Bloodshed" grinds -- but not solely in the sense of sonic assaults crafted out of insane speed. Without losing any of their intensity, Krisiun went for some mid-paced songs that will surely surprise anybody who thought the band wouldn't be capable combining raw brutality with an ultimate technical edge and pounding groove riffs. Those who are worried about one of the last advocates of the extreme selling-out can be relieved: Unholy compositions like "Slain Fate," "Ominous" and "Visions Beyond" are underlined by the raw fury of the early tracks from "Unmerciful Order": Tracks eight through eleven bear witness that Krisiun have been and will always be a guarantee for ultra-violence. The 7-minute outro "MMIV" shows another side of the band with its spooky, almost 80's horror-film feel. Just make sure not to hit the repeat-button too early on this track. Despite a total playing-time of 40 minutes, "Bloodshed" will be available for the fan-friendly price of a mid-priced CD. About the time "Bloodshed" is released, Krisiun will go out for another round of the relentless live shows for which they are so famous. They will embark on the European "Clash Of Demigods" tour with co-headliners Behemoth and with support from Incantation and Ragnarok. Be warned that blood will be shed...
"Hey there! Sorry for delay... I've been extremely busy with all the organisation for the new album. Good news is that DVD is finally available. Check out at your local stores. This week we are filming the first video for "Conquer All" song. Joanna Rechnio is taking care of the production and I can't wait to see the final result. I'm sure it will kill... and finally we got some tour dates announced too. I'm really happy things are so hectic...it's gonna be the most intense live activities we've ever been part of...See ya on tour then!" said Nergal about Behemoth's recent moves.
Clash of the Demigods European Tour 2004 with Krisiun, Incantation, Ragnarok: More...
Polish black metal outfit Behemoth will be embarking on a co-headlining European tour with Brazilian death metallers Krisiun this fall. Pennsylvanian death/grind heavyweights Incantation and Norway's Ragnarok are also on the bill. The trek, dubbed "Clash Of Demigods European Tour 2004", will kick off late October and will run through mid-November.
"Clash Of Demigods European Tour 2004" dates:
Oct. 21 - 013 – Tilburg, NETH
Oct. 22 - Vera - Groningen, NETH
Oct. 23 - Biebob - Vosselaar, BEL
Oct. 24 - Locomotive - Paris, FRA
Oct. 25 - Underworld - London, UK
Oct. 26 - Whelans - Dublin, IRE
Oct. 28 - Doornroosje - Nijmegen, NETH
Oct. 29 - Exil - Trier, GER
Oct. 30 - Espace - Seichamps, FRA
Oct. 31 - N8 - Osnabruck, GER
Nov. 01 - Zeche Carl - Essen, GER
Nov. 02 - K17 - Berlin, GER
Nov. 03 - Musik Hus - Goteborg, SWE
Nov. 04 - John Dee - Oslo, NOR
Nov. 05 - Garage - Bergen, NOR
Nov. 06 - Tribute - Sandnes, NOR
Nov. 08 - Markthalle - Hamburg, GER
Nov. 09 - Rock It - Aalen, GER
Nov. 10 - Z7 - Pratteln, SWI
Nov. 11 - Rockstore (T.B.C) - Montepellier, FRA
Nov. 12 - Tunk - Irun, SPA
Nov. 13 - Ritmo & Compass - Madrid, SPA
Nov. 14 - Mephisto - Barcelona, SPA
Nov. 16 - Transilvania - Milano, ITA
Nov. 17 - Alpheus - Rome, ITA
Listenable Records have posted a new mp3 of the American Death metallers INCANTATION, ‘Decimate Christendom’.
As previously reported, the album "Decimate Christendom" will be released on August 30th as a limited edition CD and features the following tracklisting: ‘Decimate Christendom’, ‘Dying Divinity’, ‘Oath Of Armageddon’, ‘Blaspheme The Sacraments’, ‘Merciless Tyranny’, ‘Horns Of Eradication’, ‘Unholy Empowerment Of Righteous Deprivation’, ‘Thorns Of Everlasting Persecution’, ‘No Paradise Awaits’, ‘Eternal Darkness Under Conquered Skies’, ‘Feeble Existence’ and ‘Exiling Righteousness’ (bonus track).
Also, Incantation will be touring Norway in November with RAGNAROK, KRISIUN and BEHEMOTH. Confirmed dates include: More...
Ragnarok have announced their European Tour 2004 with Krisiun, Behemoth and Incantation on their website.
Oct. 21 Tilburg, Netherlands @ 013
Oct. 22 Groningen, Netherlands @ Vera
Oct. 23 Vosselaar, Belgium @ Biebop
Oct. 27 Essen, Germany @ Zeche Carl
Oct. 28 Osnabruck, Germany @ N8
Oct. 29 Trier, Germany @ Exil
Nov. 3 Goteborg, Sweden @ Musik Hus
Nov. 4 Oslo, Norway @ John Dee
Nov. 5 Bergen, Norway @ Garage
Nov. 6 Sandnes, Norway @ Tribute
KRISIUN, BEHEMOTH, RAGNAROK and INCANTATION will reportedly be teaming up for a European tour beginning in early November. Confirmed dates so far are as follows:
Nov. 04 – Oslo, NOR @ Pandemonium @ John Dee
Nov. 05 – Bergen, NOR @ Garage
Nov. 06 – Sandnes, NOR @ Tribute