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Necrodeath

Formed: 1985
From: Genova, Italy
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Necrodeath News

Below is our complete Necrodeath 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.

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Necrodeath Releases New Music Video

Legendary Italian black thrashers Necrodeath released the new music video "Wrath." The song is taken from the upcoming new album "The 7 Deadly Sins," the first since 2011's "Idiosyncrasy" and eleventh in the band's thirty year career. The album drops on May 13th through Scarlet Records.

Drummer Peso commented the song: "'Wrath' is one of the most brutal, fast and uncompromising songs we have ever written. In a way, we have gone back to our roots. This song will definetely give you an idea how the album sounds: 100% Necrodeath. 100% Hell!"

Check out the video here:

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Necrodeath Announces "Idiosyncrasy" Details

Black/thrashers Necrodeath are set to release their new album "Idiosyncrasy" on Scarlet Records. This new effort consists of one single 40 minute long track. Drummer Peso has once again written the majority of the music, this time with a big help from guitarist Pier Gonella, whose importance within the band's dynamics is constantly increasing. Singer Flegias and Peso are co-authors of the lyrical concept, inspired by the eternal conflict between good and evil and the struggle towards reaching interior peace against all odds.

"Idiosyncrasy" was recorded at Outer Sound Studios in Rome, Italy and Music Art Studios in Rapallo, Italy and mixed by Giuseppe Orlando (Novembre). The artwork, inspired by Quentin Tarantino's classic movie "Reservoir Dogs," has been made by Nerve Design (Nile, Threshold, Vision Divine, Bulldozer). Leif Jensen (Dew-Scented) is credited as a special guest on vocals. A trailer for the album is available below.

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Necrodeath Posts Track From Retrospective Album

GunShyAssassin.com is currently streaming another track from Necrodeath's "The Age of Fear" special edition, which will be released on June 14th through Scarlet Records. Check out the track "Black Magic" by heading over to this location.

Featuring songs from the entire Necrodeath back catalogue, starting with 1987's debut album "Into The Macabre" through the band's latest release "Old Skull," "The Age Of Fear" captures the entire essence of the band to this day while awaiting the next new album, to be released in the fall of 2011 on Scarlet Records.

Necrodeath has also previously uploaded the songs "Hate and Scorn" and "Awakening of Dawn" online.

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Necrodeath Posts Another Retrospective Track

Legendary black/thrashers Necrodeath are set to release their definitive retrospective CD "The Age Of Fear" June 14th, 2011 in North America on Scarlet Records. Noisecreep.com is now streaming the song "Hate and Scorn" from the release at this location.

The band also recently posted the song "Awakening of Dawn" online. Details are available here.

Featuring songs from the band's entire back catalogue, starting with 1987's debut album "Into The Macabre" through the latest release "Old Skull," "The Age Of Fear" captures the entire essence of the band to this day whilst awaiting the next new album, to be released in the fall of 2011 on Scarlet Records.

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Necrodeath Posts Song From Retrospective Album

Black/thrashers Necrodeath are set to release their definitive retrospective CD "The Age Of Fear" on June 14th, 2011 in North America via Scarlet Records. Decibel Magazine is hosting a stream of the song "Awakening of Dawn," which can be heard by heading over to this location.

The release features songs from the band's entire back catalogue, starting with 1987's debut album "Into The Macabre" through the latest release "Old Skull."

"The Age of Fear" features 15 classic tracks including the previously unreleased "onyric" version of the song "Queen Of Desire," featuring guest appearances by Giorgia Gueglio (Mastercastle) on vocals and Botys Beezard (Godyva) on piano, the cover version of Slayer's "Black Magic" and the live version of the band's own "The Theory." The artwork, which can be viewed here, was made by French artist Pierre-Alain D. at 3mmi Design.

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Necrodeath Announces Compilation Release Date

Black/thrash act Necrodeath is set to release the band's definitive retrospective CD "The Age Of Fear" on June 14th, 2011 in North America through Scarlet Records. The album featues songs from the band's entire back catalogue, starting with 1987's debut album "Into The Macabre" through the act's latest release "Old Skull."

"The Age of Fear" features 15 tracks including the previously unreleased "onyric" version of the song "Queen Of Desire," featuring guest appearances by Giorgia Gueglio (Mastercastle) on vocals and Botys Beezard (Godyva) on piano, a cover version of Slayer's "Black Magic," and the live version of the band's own "The Theory." The artwork was made by French artist Pierre-Alain D. at 3mmi Design and can be viewed after the jump.

1. Mater Tenebrarum (from the album 'Old Skull', 2010)
2. Awakening Of Dawn (from the album 'Phylogenesis', 2009)
3. I.N.R.I. (from the album 'Phylogenesis', 2009)
4. Smell Of Blood (from the album 'Draculea', 2007)
5. Master Of Morphine (from the album '100% Hell', 2006)
6. Forever Slaves (from the album '100% Hell', 2006)
7. Queen Of Desire (from the album 'Ton(e)s Of Hate', 2003)
8. Burn And Deny (from the album 'Black As Pitch', 2001)
9. Hate And Scorn (from the album 'Mater Of All Evil', 1999)
10. Flame Of Malignance (from the album 'Mater Of All Evil, 1999)
11. Eucharistical Sacrifice (from the album 'Fragments Of Insanity', 1989)
12. At The Mountains Of Madness (from the album 'Into The Macabre', 1987)
13. The Theory (live, 2010)
14. Queen Of Desire (onyric version, 2011)
15. Black Magic (Slayer cover from the album 'Old Skull', 2010) More...

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Necrodeath Announces Compilation Album

Italy's Necrodeath has announced a new release coming in May 2011, which will be titled "The Age of Fear." The album will be released through Scarlet Records, and features songs from the band's entire back catalog from 1987's "Into the Macabre" until the most recent "Old Skull."

"The Age of Fear" features 15 tracks including a previously unreleased version of the song "Queen Of Desire," featuring guest appearances by Giorgia Gueglio (Mastercastle) on vocals and Botys Beezard (Godyva) on piano. Also included will be a cover version of Slayer's 'Black Magic' and the live version of the band's own "The Theory." The artwork was made by French artist Pierre-Alain D. at 3mmi Design and can be viewed below.

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Lineup Announced For Emperor Tribute Album

Metal Wamp and Tryzna Production will release a tribute dedicated to the legendary Norwegian black metal band Emperor. Titled "In Honour Of Icon E," the tribute album will feature several bands presenting cover versions of various Emperor songs.

The currently announced bands taking part in this new tribute are: Taake, Helheim, Troll, Horna, Setherial, Demonical, Saltus, Mesmerized, Necrodeath, Midnight Odyssey, Silva Nigra, Infer, Ancestroal Volkhves, and Karpathia.

A promotional poster for the upcoming Emperor tribute album release can also be viewed at this location.

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Necrodeath Releases New Music Video

“Mater Tenebrarum,” the new video from long-running Italian extreme metallers NECRODEATH, was recently released. The song comes off the band’s 25th-anniversary covers album, entitled “Old Skull.” The CD, which was released on February 5, features guest appearances by members of influential Italian thrashers BULLDOZER and former members of SCHIZO. Check out the video below:

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Necrodeath To Release 25th Anniversary Album

Italian metallers Necrodeath have issued the following update about releasing a 25th anniversary album:

"New Necrodeath release coming out soon. Covering extreme metal bands that influenced an entire musical generation. Including special guest appearances by ex-Necrodeath, ex-Schizo, and Bulldozer members! Necrodeath - 'Old Skull' *twentyfive-year anniversary album* Paying tribute to the most influential extreme metal bands of all time. A global feast full of classic tunes for the gruesome masses, burning brightly on the altar of the kings. 25 years of insanity & macabre and still thrashing black. Rise up from the flames and celebrate the horror with us."

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Necrodeath Parts Ways With Guitarist

Italian black metallers Necrodeath have issued the following update about parting ways with their guitarist:

"After more than one year of live concerts round Europe, Maxx decided to leave the band for personal reasons. We wish him the very best and will keep on as a 4 member band, as we have been for over 20 years.

"In the meantime, the recordings of our next album are taking place!!!!"

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Necrodeath Announces Line Up Changes

Italian metal band, Necrodeath, have issued the following update regarding the band's line up:

"After having collaborated in the building of "Draculea" and having been on tour around Italy and Europe during all 2006, guitarist Pier Gonella has definitely joined NECRODEATH's line-up, now with 5 members, something new in the band so far."

"In the meantime, bassist John, decided to leave the band after 10 years of hate and scorn. Soon the name of his substitute will be announced."

Drummer Marco "Peso" Pesenti issues the following comment:

"It's a pleasure having Pier back to NECRODEATH, this time as a stable member. His presence has already brought a fresh and bleeding energy to the band and the first compositions, in a total "old school" vein, are blooming. Stay tuned..."

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Necrodeath Post "Smell of Blood" Video Online

Italian black metallers NECRODEATH have released their new epic video for their track 'Smell Of Blood'. Check out the video here.

Upcoming Necrodeath live dates include:

November
17 - Bucharest, Romania - Pagan Festival
18 - Lovech, Bulgaria - Live Club
23 - Bari, Italy - Target
24 - Pescara, Italy - Rockhouse

December
1 - Lisbona, Portugal - Cafe Live Club
14 - Verona, Italy - Lucylle
15 - Aostav - Pigalle - tba

January
28 - Salerno, Italy - Iroko

March
2 - Milano, Italy - Alcatraz More...

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Necrodeath Announce European Tour Dates

Long-running Italian black-thrash metal heroes NECRODEATH have scheduled the following European tour dates:

Oct. 18 - Brescia, Italy - Nave Di Harlock
Oct. 19 - Mozzate (Va), Italy - Motorock
Oct. 25 - Rapallo (Ge), Italy -jambalive
Oct. 27 - Roma, Italy - Jailbreack
Nov. 01 - Bergen, Norway – [to be announced]
Nov. 02 - Oslo, Norway - Maiden Club
Nov. 03 - Stawanger, Norway - De Rode Sjohus
Nov. 17 - Bucharest, Romania - Pagan Festival
Nov. 18 - Lovech, Bulgaria - Live Club
Nov. 23 - Bari, Italy - Target
Nov. 24 - Pescara, Italy - Rockhouse
Dec. 01 - Lisbona, Portugal - Cafe Live Club
Dec. 14 - Verona, Italy - Lucylle
Dec. 15 - Aostav - Pigalle - [to be announced]
Jan. 28 - Salerno, Italy - Iroko
Mar. 02 - Milano, Italy - Alcatraz

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Necrodeath Reveal 'Draculea' Track Listing

Long-running Italian black-thrash metal heroes NECRODEATH will release their new album, "Draculea", in October via Scarlet Records. Artwork duties will be handled by renowed artist/director Chad Michael Ward (who previously worked with MARILYN MANSON, FEAR FACTORY, BILLY IDOL, ALLHELLUJA among others). The final track listing is as follows:

01. V.T.1431
02. Smell Of Blood
03. Party In Tirgoviste
04. Draculea
05. Fragments Of Insanity
06. Countess Bathory
07. The Golden Cup
08. Impaler Prince
09. V.T.1476 More...

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Necrodeath Finish New CD, Announce New Guitarist

Long-running Italian black/thrash metallers NECRODEATH have announced the addition of rhythm guitarist Pier Gonella (LABYRINTH) to the group's ranks. Gonella joins the band as the replacement for Claudio, who recently left NECRODEATH for personal reasons.

NECRODEATH have finished recording their sixth studio album, "100% Hate", and will fly to Sweden in the near future for the final mastering. The follow-up to 2003's "Ton(e)s of Hate" was recorded at Outer Sound studios in Rome and features a guest appearance by VENOM frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant.

Cronos had the following to say following his recording session: "I've liked NECRODEATH since their first album - great intensity and enthusiasm, as well as heavy as fuck. It was a pleasure to record my voice for one of their new songs. Their new album promises to be a monster-sized slice of intense metal. Can't fuckin' wait. Hell yeah!!!"

Due on April 17 via Scarlet Records, "100% Hell" is described in a press release as "the most diverse NECRODEATH album to date, containing 10 furious tracks spanning from the fast thrashing assault of the mid-eighties to the groove-oriented sonic holocaust displayed with the latest efforts."

NECRODEATH's current lineup is completed by vocalist Flegias (CADAVERIA), guitarist Andy (ANDRASTA), bassist John (CADAVERIA, DYNABYTE, RAZA DE ODIO) and drummer Peso (RAZA DE ODIO).

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Anvil, Exciter, Vicious Rumors To Play Tradate

Tris of aces from USA for Cultural Association Orpheus: Anvil, Exciter and Vicious Rumors confirmed their shows at Tradate Iron Fest 2005! Finally 3 so much appreciated bands are back in Italy for really awsome gigs!

Other bands confirmed:
Brainstorm
Destruction
Eurosmith
Gotthard
Necrodeath
Pink Cream 69
Rage
Saxon
White Skull

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Gotthard Confirmed For Tradate Iron Fest

Veteran Swiss hard rockers Gotthard have been confirmed for the Tradate Iron Fest, a five-day event set to take place June 1-5 at Campo Sportivo in Tradate (VA), Italy. Gotthard will play on June 3rd.

The rest of the billing looks like this:

Brainstorm
Destruction
Eurosmith (Aerosmith tribute)
Necrodeath
Pink Sream 69
Rage
Saxon
White Skull

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Stormlord MP3 Available, Tour With Necrodeath

As a gift to all the fans, Stormlord's long time sold out 1998 MCD "Where My Spirit Forever Shall Be" is now fully available for free download. It has been the printing of the promo that brings big attention to Stormlord from fans worldwide and the first successful release for "Last Episode," selling more than 7000 copies. All the three songs were encoded with top quality bitrate, so check the media section of www.stormlord.net and enjoy the sound of Extreme Epic Metal. Also updated the video section with live extracts and interviews.

The band will be in tour with Necrodeath in March in Italy and in April in Europe, all the forthcoming details will be updated on the website soon, promoters interested in booking can get in contact with Live - www.liveinitaly.com.

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Necrodeath Expands Line Up

The Italian cult black thrashers Necrodeath have expanded their line up by recruiting a new and second guitarist Andy to the rank.

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