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Words Of Farewell

Formed: 2006
From: Marl, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

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Words Of Farewell Releases New Music Video

German melodic death metal act Words of Farewell released a new music video for the track "Continuum Shift." The song is the opening track off of the band's sophomore full length and latest album "The Black Wild Yonder," which is available now through AFM Records.

The vide includes footage from this year's installment of the RockHarz festival 2014. It was produced by Mirko Witzki with camera assistance by Patrick Siegels. Check it out here:

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Words Of Farewell Splits With Guitarist

German melodic death metal act Words of Farewell announced the departure of guitarist Henrik Tschierschky, due to time constraints of job and university occupations. Tschierschky joined the band in 2011 and appeared on both the debut "Immersion" and the sophomore album "The Black Wild Yonder," which was just issued this past February via AFM Records. The fill in guitarist for live performances will be Robin Dirks (Victims of Prejudice) as the band seeks a permanent replacement.

The announcement reads: "We are sad to announce that we've recently split ways with guitarist Henrik Tschierschky who will no longer be with us due to time constraints resulting from job and university occupations. We had a blast playing with him, hanging out with him, and do wish him all the best for his future endeavors.

"Currently Robin Dirks (Ex Master Splinter & Victims of Prejudice) is filling in. But for geographical reasons we are still looking for a full time member for the slot.

"So if you feel like you're up for the task and live nearby Marl, NRW, hit us up for more information on how to audition for the slot." More...

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Words Of Farewell Releases New Music Video

Words of Farewell has released a new music video for "Telltale Notion" taken from the album "The Black Wild Yonder," due for release on February 28th (Europe) and March 4th (North America).

The video can be viewed below, courtesy of Metal-hammer.de. The full album's track listing is as follows:

1. Continuum Shift
2. Telltale Notion
3. In Kingdoms of Rain
4. Damaged Beyond Repair
5. Beauty in Passing
6. The Outer Rim
7. Temporary Loss of Reason
8. Antibiosis
9. Luminary Ghost
10. Riven More...

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Words Of Farewell Streaming New Track

German melodic death metal act Words of Farewell is streaming a lyric video for the new track "Beauty in Passing" from the upcoming new album "The Black Wild Yonder." The album drops on February 28th (EU) and March 4th (USA) via AFM Records.

The track list for the album is:

1. Continuum Shift
2. Telltale Notion
3. In Kingdoms of Rain
4. Damaged Beyond Repair
5. Beauty in Passing
6. The Outer Rim
7. Temporary Loss of Reason
8. Antibiosis
9. Luminary Ghost
10. Riven

Check out "Beauty in Passing" here: More...

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Words Of Farewell Posts Album Preview Clip

German melodic death metal act Words of Farewell posted a preview clip for the band's upcoming new album "The Black Wild Yonder." The album drops on February 28th (EU) and March 4th (USA) via AFM Records.

The album features the debut studio appearance of new drummer Tristan Wegner. Check out the preview here: More...

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Words Of Farewell Reveal New Album Name, Artwork

German melodic death metal act Words of Farewell will release their highly-anticipated new album "The Black Wild Yonder" on February 28th (EU) and March 4th (USA) via AFM Records. The first teaser is expected within days.

Below is the cover artwork:

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Words Of Farewell Posts Recording Footage

A new vocal recording clip from Words of Farewell is now available below, and the band also comments:

"Here is the fifth upload of a small series of clips from the recording sessions of our 2nd album, featuring some glimpses and samples of what's headed your way!"

The recording process for the album recently wrapped up, with full details on the coming album to be revealed shortly.

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Words Of Farewell Finishes New Album

German outfit Words of Farewell has checked in with the following brief announcement about completing work on an upcoming full-length:

"We're proud to announce that after several long and work loaded months we finally finished our 2nd album. And we are more than content with it, eager to share it with the world."

Further details on the upcoming new album will be announced as they are made available. More...

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Words Of Farewell Posts Studio Update On Second LP

German melodic death metal act Words of Farewell, posted an update on the recordings of the second full length album and follow up to the 2012 AFM Records debut "Immersion." The untitled album is slated for a 2014 release.

The band posted this short update with photo: "Alex [Otto] listening to his vocal recordings in the studio, looking for things to improve. We're almost done and the record already sounds really impressive, even without any mixing."

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AFM Records Releasing New Compilation

The AFM Records label compilation "All For Metal" now continues with part 3. This time "All For Metal III" includes 26 video clips on DVD and a bonus CD with 15 tracks. The compilation will see release on November 30th, 2012 and the track listing is:

DVD
01. Orden Ogan - The Things We Believe In
02. U.D.O. - Leatherhead
03. Kissin’ Dynamite - Money, Sex & Power
04. Masterplan - Time To Be King
05. Heavenly - Fullmoon
06. Shakra - Back On Track
07. The Last Vegas - Evil Eyes
08. Morton - Weeping Bell
09. Triosphere - Marionette
10. Brainstorm - In These Walls
11. Iron Mask - God Punishes, I Kill
12. Crystal Viper - Witch’s Mark
13. At Vance - Facing Your Enemy
14. Wolfpakk - Reptiles Kiss
15. Sinner - Back On Trail
16. Oz - Dominator
17. Elvenking - The Loser
18. Nightmare - Sunrise In Hell
19. Epysode - Obsessions
20. Stahlmann - Tanzmaschine
21. A Life Divided - Heart On Fire
22. Eisbrecher - Eiszeit
23. The Murder Of My Sweet - Unbreakable
24. Lake Of Tears - House Of The Setting Sun
25. The New Black - The King I Was
26. Lyriel - Leverage
27. All Hail The Yeti - The Art Of Mourning
28. Black Messiah - Windloni
29. Ektomorf - The One
30. Solution .45 - Gravitational Lensing
31. Fear Factory - The Industrialist
32. Ministry - Ghouldiggers
33. Suidakra - Dowth 2059
34. Korzus - Truth
35. Onslaught - The Sound Of Violence
36. Tankard - Rules For Fools More...

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Words Of Farewell Album Coming To North America

German progressive death metal division Words of Farewell will celebrate the North American release of debut full-length "Immersion" via AFM Records, following its European release in March.

Following two small releases in 2008, the band lay silent release-wise until now, having spent an incredible amount of time over the past few years writing, rehearsing, and perfecting the songs that would become this first album. The following press release was also issued:

"In January Words of Farewell signed with AFM Records for the release of their debut masterpiece. Bringing to mind acts like Dark Tranquillity, Scar Symmetry or Insomnium at times, Immersion is a piece of work that displays international class, with early European media referring to the release as one of the most exciting metal debuts to emerge from the German scene. Now with Immersion becoming readily available to an entire new fanbase in North America this is just the beginning for this young, dedicated act."

You can check out a lyric video for "The Great Escape" here, and the album's full track listing is as follows: More...

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Words Of Farewell Releases Lyric Video

Words of Farewell recently posted a lyric clip online for the track "Ever After." A new lyric video for "The Great Escape" is now available below, and the band also commented:

"We're glad to present the song 'The Great Escape' from our debut album Immersion to you, which was released on March 30th, 2012.

"Immersion is available as digital download via www.amazon.com, iTunes and various other online platforms and is physically distributed in most European countries. The footage was captured with a Pentax K5 (with a Sigma 10-20 lens) in regular 720p. Filmed and edited by Alexander Otto." More...

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Words Of Farewell Posts Lyric Video

German melodic death metal act Words of Farewell has posted a lyric video clip online for the song "Ever After," which is available after the jump. The band commented on the clip:

"We're finally able to present a new track release from our debut album Immersion to you guys. We hope you enjoy.

"Immersion will be out on March 30th in Europe and May 8th, 2012 in North America via AFM-Records. You should also be able preorder it on Amazon already.

"The footage was captured with a Pentax K5 (with a Sigma 10-20 lens) in regular 720p. Filmed and Edited by: Alexander Otto." More...

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Words Of Farewell Comments On Signing With AFM

As was previously announced, Words of Farewell has signed on with AFM Records. The label has now issued the following statement about the band:

"We are proud to announce the signing of one of the most promising newcomers in years! Words of Farewell from Germany play progressive death metal in the vein of bands like Dark Tranquillity, Scar Symmetry or Insomnium. - The debut album entitled 'Immersion' will be released March 30th, 2012!"

You can check out a track from the album in the player below. The band also commented: "We're really proud to have been able to get a record deal after these 5 years. And the fact that we've been signed by such a big label such as AFM-records left us speechless at first because we certainly didn't expect that. Thus we're even more delighted to now be a part of the AFM family and hope that we'll be able to offer our fans quite a treat in the future, for Immersion is only the start of our kinship with AFM-Records."

Words of Farewell consists of:

Alexander Otto - Vocals & Lyrics
Erik Gaßmus - Lead & Rhythm Guitar
Henrik Tschierschky - Lead & Rhythm Guitar
Nils Urginus - Bass
Jonas Wübbe - Drums
Leo Wichmann - Keyboards & Ambient More...

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Words Of Farewell Signs With AFM Records

German melodic death metal band Words of Farewell have signed with AFM Records. The band is streaming the first track "Sorae" from the upcoming debut full length release "Immersion" due out in 2012 through the label.

Check out "Sorae" here:

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