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Pain Is A Narcotic

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Pain Is A Narcotic Announces New Guitarist

South Australian black metal band Pain Is A Narcotic has issued the following announcement about a lineup change and working on a new album:

"As of our next gig, Mike S. will be leaving us on lead guitar and will be replaced with a new face to Pain Is A Narcotic who goes by the name 'A. Mutilator,' and his recruitment will be official following our next live show.

"Mike will be leaving due to personal reasons, however there is a possibility he might become active as a session musician in the future for either live shows or recordings.

"As for Melancholy Winter, we have faced a number of difficulties in progressing with this album and we are only just finally beginning to pick up the pieces and move forward with it. We will be hitting the studio over the next few months to record Melancholy Winter."

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Pain Is A Narcotic Releasing Four Way Split

Pain Is A Narcotic has issued the following announcement ab out releasing a new four way split album:

"Four Slits to Freedom, the 2012 split with Pain Is A Narcotic, Necrosadik, Count Shannäth & Waste of Life is now available for pre-orders! The album will include 14 tracks and over an hour's worth of mind numbing, depressing melancholia!

"The first pressings will begin very soon, so be sure to pre-order at the official website of Pain Is A Narcotic here. All orders through our website will give you free extras, such as stickers etc.

"When the album is released it will also be available from Satanica Productions, Clarity Records in Adelaide, and Thomo's Guitar & Music in Whyalla." More...

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Pain Is A Narcotic Streaming New Song

Depressive black metal act Pain is a Narcotic has posted a new song online for streaming entitled "Voids of Solitude." The track is taken off the band's new split with Necrosadik, Waste of Life, and Count Shannath called "Four Slits to Freedom." Check out the new tune in the player below.

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Pain Is A Narcotic Recruiting New Drummer

Black metal act Pain is a Narcotic has checked in with the following update about releasing a new split release and welcoming a new drummer:

"In early 2012 we will be releasing a split with Count Shannath, Necrosadik and Waste of Life. Originally the line-up was going to be Count Shannath, Necrosadik and Lost Inside... However Lost Inside unfortunately lost all their material due to the failure of recording equipment, so we are not entirely sure if they will still be on the split.

"There will also be a line-up change in our band, as Luke is leaving after the 2011/12 tour and we will be welcoming a new drummer, James P.

"The departure of our current drummer, Luke was mutual and based on personal things. However with a new drummer it will mean a lot of changes for the band; such as a better practice place and possibly more gigs in the future.

"Because of the split and new drummer in place, there will probably be a delay in the recordings and release of the full length, Melancholy Winter, which was originally planned to be released Winter 2012. Now we're looking at late 2012 or early 2013. The result may be entirely different, but only time will tell."

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Pain Is A Narcotic Recording New Album

Adelaide, South Australia based depressive black metal band Pain is a Narcotic is currently in the process of a recording a new full-length album to be titled "Melancholy Winter." The band, which originally formed in 2009, recently signed to Smell the Stench Records for the release of the album.

Pain is a Narcotic stated the "Melancholy Winter" album will deal with themes of winter's affect on depression leading towards suicide. The band is also currently planning a run of shows to promote the upcoming release.

To check out more information on Pain is a Narcotic, navigate your browser over to the band's Facebook profile here.

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