The Kennedy Veil
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There are many many artists in music today, from pop to metal, that would not be who they are or where they are without YouTube. The possibilities are endless when the right song or video begins to make the rounds and ends up achieving viral status that was typically never expected or intended.
The Kennedy Veil's own Gabe Seeber has decided to get more involved in creating content for fans to watch and share around via YouTube. The first of several upcoming drum play throughs has now been released for "Mental Crucifixion," a track by melodic tech death band Vale of Pnath, from the 2011 album, "Prodigal Empire."
Check it out below, and stay tuned as many more drum play through clips from Seeber will drop throughout the year.
2014 was a banner year for Gabe, with The Kennedy Veil releasing debut album, "Trinity of Falsehood" on January 21st, 2014 via Unique Leader Records, and immediately hitting the road in support of the album alongside labelmates Lord of War and Arkaik. Gabe was also a member of Sacramento tech death outfit and Unique Leader labelmates, Alterbeast. Gabe re-recorded the drums for what would become that band's UL debut album, "Immortal," which saw a release in March of 2014.
In late Spring of 2014, Gabe confirmed that he would once again be the touring drummer for Decrepit Birth for the Summer Slaughter Tour run, alongside death metal legends Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus and more. About a month after returning home from Summer Slaughter, Gabe hit the road with Alterbeast, alongside Chelsea Grin and headliners Suicide Silence and The Black Dahlia Murder for a month long tour across North America, which included being a part of the VIP Kick Off Party for Knotfest in San Bernardino, CA. In late 2014, Gabe officially parted ways with Alterbeast in order to focus more on The Kennedy Veil. More...
On Sunday, June 15th, Unique Leader Records will be hosting a showcase performance in conjunction with Rock the Nation America.
The event includes an all-star line up of brutality, featuring: Disgorge, Condemned, Unmerciful, Inanimate Existence, The Kennedy Veil, AlterBeast, Euphoric Defilement, and Mouth of the Serpent.
Location: The Black Castle – 855 W Manchester Ave, Los Angeles
Doors Open at 4pm – All Ages – $15 cover More...
Sacramento, CA modern death metal juggernaut The Kennedy Veil has released a new video clip of guitarist KC Childers performing a play through of "In the Ashes of Humanity."
The track is taken from the crushing debut album, "Trinity of Falsehood," which saw release on January 21st via Unique Leader Records and is available for streaming here. You can also catch the band live:
06/06 - The Red House - Walnut Creek, CA (w/ Aegaeon, The Zenith Passage) More...
In celebration of its official unveiling tomorrow, today This Is Not A Scene is hosting the stream of "Trinity Of Falsehood," the forthcoming new full-length from Sacramento death metal assassins The Kennedy Veil. Hear the full album below, and drummer Gabe Seeber also comments:
"The past two years leading up to this release have been rough, but very beneficial for TKV. From the departure of our previous vocalist to the recording of Trinity Of Falsehood, there was a long period of downtime where we were just seeking the right person to complete the band. We tried out a lot of great vocalists and wound up with the perfect guy to complement our sound and help push us further along the path we've only just begun to carve. By the time Taylor joined, the album was already written, minus a handful of lyrics. So we immediately started pushing to finally complete the album and get it recorded and into production. We all feel that Trinity... is a huge step forward from our self-release (The Sentence of Their Conqueror), and a big step in the right direction for where we are taking things in the future. We are still just getting started, and are extremely excited to finally have this album pressed and ready to be heard!" More...
Today you can hear another advanced track from The Kennedy Veil, entitled "Necrotic Gospel," by heading over to Stereokiller.com here.
Today Sacramento death metal heathens The Kennedy Veil bring you "Enslave.Defile.Erase," which can be heard below courtesy of Revolvermag.com.
The vicious little number comes by way of the band's forthcoming "Trinity Of Falsehood" long player. The album was produced by Nick Botelho at NB Recording in Santa Rosa, California and features the debut of new throat Taylor Wientjes. "Trinity of Falsehood" is due out January 21st, 2014.
Comments Wientjes, "Trinity of Falsehood is thematically focused around the concept of religion being deceitful and contradictory, inherently corrupt and filled with excess amounts of greed. In many instances, there's an almost complete disregard to the inconsistencies in their respective doctrines. 'Enslave.Defile.Erase,' in particular, represents the perspective of how religious dogma is perpetuated through faith and lies, and how it can drive men to do both asinine and downright insane things in the name of their respective deities."
Next month, Sacramento death metal militia The Kenendy Veil will drop the "Trinity Of Falsehood" long player upon the planet. The album was produced by Nick Botelho at NB Recording in Santa Rosa, California and features the debut of vocalist Taylor Wientjes.
Check out in-studio footage of drummer Gabe Seeber (Alterbeast, Decrepit Birth) abusing his kit to new track "In The Ashes Of Humanity" in the player below, courtesy of SickDrummer.
"Trinity Of Falsehood" will be released worldwide on January 21st, 2014 via Unique Leader Records. More...
Sacramento, CA death metal act The Kennedy Veil today unleashes a brand new track titled “In The Ashes of Humanity,” and we’re proud to bring you the exclusive premiere. Give it a listen below.
The track, which is taken from the band's forthcoming debut album, “Trinity of Falsehood,” also serves as the official debut of the The Kennedy Veil's new vocalist Taylor Wientjes.
Taylor had the following to say about the new material: "As the new vocalist for The Kennedy Veil, I am super stoked with how Trinity Of Falsehood turned out! We all hit the studio hard and it shows throughout the album. Particularly 'In The Ashes Of Humanity,' an ideal blend of raw aggression and refreshing riffs really portrays some of our diversities."
The new album was produced by Nick Botelho at NB Recording in Santa Rosa, CA and features artwork from Ken Sarafin. The album is set for release on January 21st, 2014 via Unique Leader Records and the track listing is as follows:
1. Ad Noctum
2. Eulogy of the Divine
4. Trinity of Falsehood
5. King of Slaves
6. Seventh Circle
7. Necrotic Gospel
8. Beneath the Shroud of Atonement
9. Disciples of Dead Aeons
10. In the Ashes of Humanity
11. Perfidia More...
The Kennedy Veil's new album "Trinity Of Falsehood" will be released worldwide on January 21st, 2014 via Unique Leader Records. Further info will be announced in the weeks to come. The band comments:
"We all feel that this album is exactly how we intended it to be and carries a much greater weight and impact which will lead us to be a formidable band in the death metal community and we, as The Kennedy Veil, stand firm in the belief that our disciples will enthusiastically devour this new evolution of our sound."
The following press release was also issued about the band:
"In 2009, the world bore witness to a whole new brand of brutality. Ascending from the depths of the Northern California Valley, The Kennedy Veil unleashed upon the scene their own fanatical perspective of American death metal.
"A quartet composed of Casey Childers (ex-Forktung), Gabe Seeber (Alterbeast, Decrepit Birth, ex-Wretched Dawn), Cody Walker (ex-Skribble) and Shawn Peterson, The Kennedy Veil recorded their first album, The Sentence Of Their Conqueror, with engineer Josh Williams at Metal Works Studios, and released a compilation of eight visceral tracks which quickly grabbed the attention of the metal underground. More...
Drummer Gabe Seeber of Sacramento's death metal juggernaut The Kennedy Veil will be filling in for Decrepit Birth on the entire "Hell In July" tour run with Six Feet Under and Cannabis Corpse.
With The Kennedy Veil being midway through recording a new full-length and only bass and vocal tracking remaining, Gabe had the time and availability to hit the road while the rest of the band returns to the studio to wrap up the recording process for "Trinity of Falsehood."
Decrepit Birth stated the following via Facebook: "We are pleased to announce that drummer Gabe Seeber (The Kennedy Veil) will be filling in for us during our upcoming tour and and headline festival this July! Due to having such a short amount of time to learn our material, our set at the Homeless One festival will be a bit shorter than expected, but we still promise give you all our absolute best!!! A HUGE thank you to Gabe for busting his ass to keep us going with such short notice!!!"
Recording sessions for "Trinity of Falsehood" officially got underway in June, with Gabe traveling out to NB Recording in Santa Rosa, CA to lay down drum tracks with producer/engineer Nick Botelho. Multi-camera video footage was captured, and studio video updates will eventually make their way online once the band wraps up recording sessions later this month.
"Trinity of Falsehood" is tentatively set to see a release in Late 2013 via Unique Leader Records.
Sacramento, CA's modern death metal juggernauts, The Kennedy Veil, are set to enter the studio to begin recording their debut full length, "Trinity of Falsehood," in June.
The band will be heading to NB Recording in Santa Rosa, CA to work with producer/engineer Nick Botelho (Ænimus, Deadly Remains, Hatchet). The band will also be filming during the recording process, in order to keep fans up to date with studio video updates and some clips of new music as well.
Drummer Gabe Seeber had the following to say about heading into the studio: "FINALLY! We're so excited to get into the studio to record 'Trinity of Falsehood' this June. This album will be leaps beyond 'Sentence of Their Conqueror' and will really showcase where the songwriting is going with future material. We've been working on this album for a long time now and it's exactly what we want it to be, so we can't wait to get it out there for everyone to hear!" More...
Gary Busey Amber Alert has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with drummer Garrett Garvey:
"Hey everybody. Unfortunately Garrett has decided to leave the band. We already have Gabe (The Kennedy Veil) filling in for us and he is absolutely killing it.
"We're excited for what the future holds and are trying to keep as many shows as possible as Gabe is having to split his time between two bands. Check out his videos and come out to a show. See you all soon."
Sacramento, CA's modern death metal act The Kennedy Veil will be taking part in select dates for the return of Unique Leader's annual extreme metal tour, "Bloodletting North America." The Kennedy Veil will be helping to kick things off on the West Coast, opening for Gorod, Inanimate Existence, Kamikabe, and Vale of Pnath.
Drummer Gabe Seeber had the following to say about the band being added to a few dates on the upcoming tour:
"I know I speak for the rest of TKV in saying that we are extremely excited to be part of this tour with UL label mates Gorod, Kamikabe, Inanimate Existence, and our good friends in Vale of Pnath. We will be entering NB Recording in Santa Rosa, CA with producer Nick Botelho, to begin recording our upcoming debut full length, 'Trinity of Falsehood' this Spring, so be on the lookout for updates on that as well! We can't wait to really hit the road this year in support of our upcoming album, and this quick run is just the beginning of spreading the TKV name from coast to coast and anywhere else we can travel to. To all our West Coast fans... We'll see you in May!" More...
Sacramento, CA's death metal unit The Kennedy Veil (Unique Leader Records) is currently searching for a new vocalist. The Kennedy Veil is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording a debut album for Unique Leader, with the touring cycle kicking off in Spring/Summer 2013. The following statement from the band covers what is expected from everyone who sends in a video audition:
"We are a professional band, and anybody trying out must present themselves in a professional manner. We are looking for someone dedicated to what we are doing and who is willing and able to contribute to the band and help out with any and all expenses that may come out of pocket. This means you must have a job (or some sort of income) and transportation/drivers license and passport are also must. If you are not willing or unable to tour, then please don't waste anyone's time. Also, NO hard drug users/addicts and no criminal history. This is not negotiable. We don't need anyone with travel restrictions or inability to give 110% every night.
"We need a solid frontman with a commanding stage presence and ability to interact well with a crowd. If you are dedicated and ready to move to the next level with TKV and begin the touring cycles, submit covers of 'Disciples of Dead Aeons' and 'Genesis Lamentations' to firstname.lastname@example.org." More...
The lifestyle, music, and action sports driven apparel company Berma has put together a Summer Sampler music compilation featuring 26 Berma family bands.
Berma's "Summer Sampler 2012" compilation features tracks from the likes of Straight Line Stitch, Hero In Error (Mediaskare), Turbid North (Ironclad Recordings/Metal Blade), The Kennedy Veil (Unique Leader), No Consequence (Basick), and 21 other up and coming bands.
The compilation can be streamed via the "Summer Sampler '12" tab on Berma's official Facebook page here. A link to a free download of the compilation is also available on the same page.
The Kennedy Veil, which recently signed to Unique Leader Records, is currently offering the song "Disciples of Dead Aeons" as a free download via the band's Facebook profile. You can also check out the track in the player below.
Unique Leader Records has issued the following announcement about signing a deal with The Kennedy Veil:
"Extreme metal trends are about to receive a much needed kick to the throat, courtesy of Sacramento, CA's modern death metal titans, The Kennedy Veil. Avoiding the used, abused and predictable hat tricks that have plagued the extreme metal underground for the last several years, The Kennedy Veil have successfully managed to carve their own path in spite of it. Taking influence from pioneers like Deicide, Morbid Angel and Suffocation coupled with the more refined aggression of bands like Origin, Psycroptic and Decapitated, the end result is exactly what TKV intended.
"No throwbacks, no breakdowns, no wanking, no trends. Just their own brand of straight forward crushing modern death metal, which they are extremely proud bring to the table of their new label home, Unique Leader Records.
"The band's self released full length, 'The Sentence of Their Conqueror', gave you an idea of what The Kennedy Veil is capable of, and the recently released single, 'Disciples of Dead Aeons', allows an even better glimpse into the band's trend killing sonic evolution. But nothing will fully prepare you for what they are set to unleash with their forthcoming label debut. With Unique Leader as the catalyst, humanity is about to be reduced to ashes!"
Vocalist Cody Walker had the following to say about signing with Unique Leader: "We are extremely excited to be on such a prestigious label with a roster steeped in a history that we, as a band and as individuals, have loved and respected for many years. It was stated and agreed upon early on as a band, that if we could hand pick a label suited for us, it would be
Unique Leader. Brutal is as Brutal does."