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Encrust

From: IL, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Encrust 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.

Encrust Releases New Lyric Video

Chicago's Encrust has now released the new album "From Birth To Soil," and the band has released a video clip for a track off the album. Check out "Engine Of Deceit" in the player available below. The album's track listing is:

1. Predatory Skin
2. Engine of Deceit
3. Grime Maiden
4. Shrieking Infestation
5. Tapeworms
6. World Lament
7. Cult of the Cross
8. Traitor Internal More...

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Encrust Streaming New Album Online

Chicago metal band Encrust release new album "From Birth To Soil" today, September 25th, on Density Records. The five-piece is currently on Fender’s Carnival of Death Tour with Obituary, Broken Hope, Decrepit Birth, and Jungle Rot. The band was recently added to the MetalSucks CMJ showcase to be held October 18 in Brooklyn at Public Assembly and includes Pig Destroyer, KEN Mode, and Early Graves along with Encrust.

You can now hear the entire "From Birth To Soil" album online courtesy of Noisecreep.com right here.

Formerly known as Hunters, Encrust is Chris Angelucci (vocals), Luke Tobias (guitar), Ryan Kasparian (guitar), Jeremy Pyrzynski (bass), and Brian Kutanovski (drums). The band's upcoming tour dates are:

9/25 - Reno, NV @The Alley
9/26 - San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
9/27 - West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
9/28 - Albuquerque, NM @ El Rey Theatre
9/29 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
10/18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Public Assembly ^ CMJ show
10/19 – Cleveland, OH @ Frankie’s *
10/20 – Chicago, IL @ Ultra Lounge *
* - supporting Early Graves

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Pig Destroyer To Headline CMJ Showcase

Pig Destroyer will be releasing new album "Book Burner" this coming October 22nd via Relapse Records, and the band recently released a new lyric video for "Burning Palm," which can be viewed here. Metalsucks.net has now issued the following announcement about confirming Pig Destroyer for an upcoming showcase in New York:

"So recently all of us dudes from MetalSucks, Metal Injection, and 1000 Knives were sitting around smoking peyote out of a dead mule’s skull (y’know, like you do) when someone was all, Dudes! Our CMJ Showcase last year was pretty much THE BEST PARTY EVER. All of the bands were AMAZING. Skeletonwitch SLAYED. Kvelertak played their first NYC show EVER and DESTROYED. Hell, we wrecked that joint so bad that we weren’t even invited back this year, and one of us actually had to move to the other side of the country just to hide! How are we ever gonna top it???“ And then someone else was like, What if we got PIG DESTROYER to play THEIR FIRST NEW YORK-AREA SHOW IN MORE THAN THREE YEARS?

"And so that’s what we did!

"You read that correctly: Pig Destroyer, the best grindcore band on the face of the planet, are going to play their first and ONLY New York-area show in more than three years at The Third Annual MetalSucks / Metal Injection / 1000 Knives CMJ Showcase on Thursday, October 18 at Public Assembly in Brooklyn — just days before the release of their incredible new album, Book Burner! And they ain’t comin’ alone: support will be provided by KEN Mode, Early Graves, and Encrust. Holy moly, did we put together a ridiculously great show or what? You’re all very welcome. More...

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Obituary Kicking Off North American Tour

The Florida death metal ministers in Obituary are set to kick off their first North American headlining tour in over three years this weekend. Brought to you by Rock The Nation and sponsored by Fender, the Carnival Of Death Tour 2012 will commence this Saturday in Orlando, Florida and tear its way through nearly two dozen cities. Further brutality will come from reunited death metallers Broken Hope as well as Decrepit Birth, Jungle Rot, and Encrust.

Obituary is also currently writing the follow up to the "Darkest Day" full-length, released in 2009 via Candlelight Records, with official details to be announced in the coming weeks.

The Carnival Of Death Tour marks Obituary’s first full North American tour run as a four-piece with death metal alumnus Terry Butler (Death, Six Feet Under, Massacre, Denial Fiend) on bass. For this trek, the band — vocalist John Tardy, drummer Donald Tardy, guitarist Trevor Peres and Butler — compiled a special fan-generated set list that will delve deep into the back catalog to include tunes predominantly off the group's first three full-lengths: "Slowly We Rot," "Cause Of Death," and "The End Complete."

Comments Donald Tardy: “We are super excited about the start of the Carnival Of Death Tour. It has been a long time since we toured extensively across the US and Canada. For the first time we went to our fans and asked their help in picking the songs for this ‘classic set’ and it really turned out to be a great set list. Most of these songs we have not played in over a decade and some of them we’ve never performed onstage so the anticipation is killing me! It's was quite the challenge to re-learn songs from 20 years ago but we are ready to blow our old fans away and hopefully gain some new ones. The scene has been set, the fans have selected the songs and the time has come to hit the road and kick off this Carnival.... send in the Clowns!” More...

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Encrust Comments On Upcoming Obituary Tour

As was previously announced, Chicago band Encrust will be embarking on Fender’s Carnival of Death Tour 2012 with Obituary, Decrepit Birth, Jungle Rot, and a reactivated Broken Hope. The tour begins September 8th in Orlando, Florida and currently wraps on September 29th in Dallas, Texas.

Formerly known as Hunters, Encrust is Chris Angelucci (vocals), Luke Tobias (guitar), Ryan Kasparian (guitar), Jeremy Pyrzynski (bass), and Brian Kutanovski (drums). The five-piece will release debut album, "From Birth to Soil," on September 25th, 2012 through Density Records.

"We couldn't be happier with this tour,” said Pryzynski. “Some of these bands are the reason we do this and it's really an honor to share the stage with all of these bands.”

Encrust has shared the stage with the likes of everyone from Red Fang and Corrosion of Conformity to Goatwhore and Exhumed. "Here's an example," says Pyrzynski. "Chris broke his hand punching Ryan in the head because that's what they do live. They get wild, and it's always unpredictable—even for the rest of us on stage."

Encrust's upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...

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Obituary Reveals Dates For Carnival Of Death Tour

Following 23 shows and 19 flights throughout Europe, today pioneering Florida death metal merchants Obituary are pleased to unveil the official routing of their first North American headlining tour in over three years. Brought to you by Rock The Nation and sponsored by Fender, the Carnival Of Death Tour 2012 will kick off in Orlando, Florida and tear its way through 20 cities.

Further sonic battery will come from reunited behemoths Broken Hope as well as Decrepit Birth, Jungle Rot and Encrust.

The Carnival of Death Tour marks Obituary’s first full US/Canadian tour run as a four-piece with legendary death metal alumnus Terry Butler (Death, Six Feet Under, Massacre, Denial Fiend) on bass. For this special journey, the band — vocalist John Tardy, drummer Donald Tardy, guitarist Trevor Peres and Butler — are working on compiling a special fan-generated set-list that will delve deep into the back catalog to include tunes predominantly off the group's first three full-lengths: "Slowly We Rot," "Cause Of Death," and "The End Complete." To help the band map out the setlist, fans have been asked to drop by Obituary's official Facebook page with their song picks. More...

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Broken Hope Returning For Obituary Tour

Today legendary Florida death metal tyrants Obituary announce their upcoming North American headlining tour. Brought to you by Rock The Nation and sponsored by Fender, Obituary's near month-long Carnival Of Death Tour 2012 will run through September and include additional audio demolition from Decrepit Birth, Jungle Rot and Encrust. The tour will also feature the return of Chicago's Broken Hope.

Comments Obituary guitarist Trevor Peres, “The Carnival of Death tour will be Obituary's first full North American tour in three years. We are looking forward to it and it is sure to be brutal!”

Tour dates and further info to be announced in the coming days. In the mean time, check out the tour poster below. More...

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Encrust Signs With Density Records

Chicago metal band Encrust (formerly known as Hunters) has signed to Density Records for the release of debut album "From Birth to Soil" on September 25th, 2012.

Encrust is Chris Angelucci (vocals), Luke Tobias (guitar), Ryan Kasparian (guitar), Jeremy Pyrzynski (bass), and Brian Kutanovski (drums). The lineup came together in mid-2010 just as the band began to record the debut full-length with producer Andrew Ragin (The Atlas Moth) in Highland Park, IL at Phase Media Studios.

“We’ve been extremely fortunate to be asked to work with Density on the release of From Birth To Soil,” said Pyrzynski. “We've put a TON of time and effort into this album and we are excited to get this record out to everybody and get on the road!”

Catch Encrust live:
06/09 – Chicago, IL @ Ultra Lounge - w/ Dragged Into Sunlight, MAKE, and Austaras

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