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Below is our complete Khaoz 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.

Khaoz Splits With Vocalist And Guitarist

Due to some musical and personal differences the Dutch death/thrash band KhaoZ and both vocalist Johan and guitarist Erik-Jan have decided to part ways. The rest of the band will continue on, with the following press release issued:

"KhaoZ wants to thank both musicians for the six years of hard work, and a hell of a good time The change in line-up will come with some musical changes. KhaoZ was known for their dual vocals by Johan (screams) and Olav Bus (grunts). Olav will combine Johan's parts with his own, which will create a new sound for KhaoZ. Michel Alderliefsten is the remaining guitarist and will fill in the blanks Erik-Jan has left for him.

"The band recently released a new CD with the German record company Godeater Records called 'I, Creator of Damnation.' The band will continue to promote this album, starting with the CD-presentation at the Boothill Saloon at Amersfoort on June 19th, and headlining the Dutch festival Willems Wondere Weiland on the 4th of July.

"The new line-up - Edwin Nederkoorn (drums), Michel Alderliefsten (guitars), Olav Bus (vocals) and Robin Zwiep (bass guitar). During 2015 and at the end of 2014 KhaoZ already performed in the new line-up at several shows. Below is an idea of what the band sounds like nowadays." More...

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Khaoz Vocalist To Miss Festival

Dutch death metal band Khaoz has issued the following announcement about vocalist Olav missing an upcoming festival appearance:

"Czech Republic! Unfortunately our singer Olav can't make it to Aggressive Music Fest, due to a death in his family. We're still playing tonight, but only with one singer this time. Let's hear a big shout out to Olav!"

The band's latest album "I, Creator of Damnation" came out earlier this year and you can check out tracks from the release in the player below. More...

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Khaoz Streaming New Ablum

Khaoz has now digitally released the new album "I, Creator of Damnation." You can also hear all the songs off the album in the Bandcamp player below. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Ravishing KhaoZ 03:23
2. Sodium Amytal 04:32
3. ...And Forever Madness 03:24
4. Purpose Lost... I am Dead 04:18
5. Crimson Mind 04:24
6. Cry Out in Pain 03:35
7. Rigor Mortis 02:04
8. Creator of Damnation 05:22
9. Blindfolded & Forsaken (Humanity Welcomes the Whore) More...

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Khaoz Releases New Single

Dutch death/thrash band Khaoz has released the new single "Sodium Amytal," which can be heard in the SoundCloud player available below.

"Sodium Amytal" comes off the band's upcoming new album "I, Creator of Damnation." The album is due out in January, 2014. For further info, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.

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Khaoz Recruits New Bassist

Dutch outfit Khaoz has posted the following message online about recruiting a new bassist and working on a new album:

"KhaoZ found a new bass player after having been incomplete for several months. Past winter, around three years after the foundation of KhaoZ, former bass player CJ decided to quit the band. Nine months later a worthy replacement has been found; Robin Zwiep, former bass player of the Dutch metal band Librium.

"Robin is no stranger to the band. In KhaoZ’ starting years Robin and KhaoZ’ shared several Dutch stages. Robin hasn’t been active in the metal scene since Librium’s break-up.

"The new asset couldn’t have joined the band at a better moment. These past months KhaoZ’ has been working on their third album and will be returning to metal stages in December. The new album is to be released early 2014. More news about this album is soon to follow."

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Khaoz Delays Recording Of New Album

Dutch death metal act Khaoz has checked in with the following announcement about delaying recording for a new album:

"The recordings of the second album are delayed. Drummer Edwin got injured during a kyokushin karate training. The recovery of his foot will take approx. 1 month. We will keep you updated."

The band also previously issued this announcement about splitting with its bassist: "KhaoZ parted ways with their bassplayer CJ. KhaoZ whishes CJ all the best for the near future. Cheers & thnx pall. Meanwhile KhaoZ finished the writing proces for their second album. Recordings start in March 2013. More details follow soon."

For more info on Khaoz, head over to the band's official Facebook profile here.

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Khaoz Posts "Damned Messiah" Video

Dutch band Khaoz has uploaded a new music video clip for the song "Damned Messiah," which is taken from the debut album "Salvation Through Bloodshed." The video was recorded and edited by PEtv (Amersfoort NL) and re-edited for the studio song by Olav & KhaoZ.

Check out the music video in the player below. "Salvation Through Bloodshed" was released earlier this month.

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Khaoz To Release New Album

Dutch act Khaoz has issued the following announcement about releasing a new album titled "Salvation Through Bloodshed:"

"KhaoZ, the alliance of (ex) members from Sinister/Pleurisy/The Embodiment/Houwitser and Dead Head, signed a record deal with Mad Lion Records (PL).

"Their debut album was produced by Redbanger Productions & Willow Media, and mixed by Willow Media & Jurriaan Verhaar. The mastering is done by Tore Stjerna at the Necromorbus studio (Tribulation, Watain, Desultory o.a.).

"'Salvation Through Bloodshed' contains killer songs like Damned Messiah/Where Serpents Crawl/Inveterate Fantasy and will be released on November 11 2011."

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