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Ritual Necromancy

From: Portland, OR
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Below is our complete Ritual Necromancy 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.

Dark Descent Holding Label Showcase

Dark Descent Records, in association with Parasitic Records and Ash St. PDX, are hosting a two-day showcase festival taking place this weekend (October 4 - 5) at the Ash St. Saloon in Portland, OR. Ticket information can be obtained here. This October also sees Dark Descent Records reach the four-year mark as a label. To celebrate, the label is holding a sale that runs from today through Saturday, Oct. 5. Dark Descent Records founder and owner Matt Calvert comments:

"October marks the four year anniversary of Dark Descent Records. Having founded the label in 2009, I never envisioned we would be where we are today in this short of a timespan. This weekend (Oct. 4 -5) we will be holding the label's first showcase event in Portland, Oregon at the Ash St. Saloon.

To mark this monumental event and the four year anniversary of the label, we will be running a four day sale in the web store from October 2 and culminating with the final day of the showcase on October 5. This is our way of saying thank you for your support for the bands and the label.

So, come out to the showcase if at all possible. If not, celebrate with us by enjoying the great items at even further discounted prices from October 2 - 5. Thanks once again and we look forward to many more years of providing you with some of the best metal the underground has to offer!"

Check out streams and live footage of all of the acts slated to play the showcase festival, courtesy of Decibel Magazine, at this location. For updates and details regarding the showcase, visit the Facebook Event Page.

Dark Descent Records Showcase lineup:

Friday, Oct 4th:

Horrendous
Anhedonist
Ritual Necromancy
Sempiternal Dusk

Saturday, Oct 5th:

Mitochondrion
Gravehill
Weregoat
Dire Omen

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Dark Descent Records To Hold Label Showcase

Dark Descent Records, in association with Parasitic Records and Ash St. PDX, has announced a two-day showcase festival taking place on October 4th and 5th at the Ash St. Saloon in Portland, OR. The line-up, much like the label's roster, is comprised of some of the best today's underground death metal scene has to offer. Tickets details are available at this location.

For updates and details, visit the Facebook Event Page. Check out streams and live footage of all nine many of the acts slated to play, courtesy of Decibel Magazine, at this location. Updates are available on the facebook event page as well.

Dark Descent Records Showcase lineup:

Mitochondrion
Anhedonist
Gravehill
Weregoat
Dire Omen
Insanity
Horrendous
Vassafor
Ritual Necromancy
Sempiternal Dusk

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Mournful Congregation Gathers Doom Cult in Austin

Aussie doom merchants, Mournful Congregation have filled U.S. households with feelings of bereavement, loss and forlorn for nearly twenty years. However, this is the first time the funeral doom act brought its musical misery to North American stages. Doom, especially the extremely slow pace of funeral doom, doesn’t always translate so well under lime lights. Mosh-hungry concert goers might find its slothful pace paralytic to their limbs or these bands just don’t tour often due to one reason or another. Either way, seeing one of the greats in this field on their first North American tour was nearly as monumental as the group’s music.

After sharing the stage with Mournful Congregation just a day or two prior at Rites of Darkness III in San Antonio, Anhedonist, Ritual Necromancy, Pallbearer and Cruciamentum came together for one of best extreme metal bills featuring bands you’ve never heard of. Considering this show fell on a Monday (late Monday night) and included bands without a large following (the crowd seemed most aware of Mournful Congregation), fans squeezed into the tiny space in front of Mohawk’s indoor stage. More...

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Ritual Necromancy Releasing New Album

Following the release of it's four track demo, Portland's Ritual Necromancy will unleash it's full-length "Oath of the Abyss" on Dark Descent records November 15th. The tracklisting will be as follows:

Accretion
Cacophonic Dementia
Descent
The Chasm
Desecrated Omnipresence
Penitence
Consummating Crypts of Eternity
Oath of the Abyss

You may stream some of the band's material on Ritual Necromancy's MySpace page. More...

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