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Satan

Formed: 1979
From: Newcastle, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Regrouped

Latest Satan News

Below is our complete Satan 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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Satan Signs With Metal Blade

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal veterans Satan has announced that they have signed with Metal Blade Records, with a new album expected later this year. A statement from the band reads as follows:

"We're proud to announce the signing to Metal Blade Records for a multiple album deal!

"We have just finished recordings for our tentative new album to be released during the second half of 2018!

"Metal Blade is part of Satan's past and we are super excited for it to be part of our future. It seems so fitting, it's hard to imagine another label that could give us a better platform for our music today."

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Satan Posts Full "Atom By Atom" Album

Satan's "Atom By Atom" may not be dropping until October 16 (Listenable Records), but today the full album comes online for advance listening - check it out in the Bandcamp player below.

Captured at Newcastle's First Avenue Studios, and mixed and mastered by Dario Mollo (Crossbones, The Cage, Voodoo Hill) who helmed the band's 2013's album "Life Sentence," new album "Atom By Atom" includes a collaboration with Angel Witch's Kevin Heybourne as well as the striking cover renderings of Eliran Kantor (Testament, Sodom, Sigh, Iced Earth etc.). The track listing is:

1. Farewell Evolution 04:34
2. Fallen Saviour 04:14
3. Ruination 05:29
4. The Devil's Infantry 04:58
5. Atom by Atom 03:59
6. In Contempt 04:51
7. My Own God 04:35
8. Ahriman 04:00
9. Bound in Enmity 04:04
10. The Fall of Persephone 06:50 More...

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Satan Premieres New Song "Fallen Saviour"

UK classic heavy metal veterans Satan premiere their new track "Fallen Saviour", taken from their new album "Atom By Atom", out in stores this October via Listenable Records.

Check out now "Fallen Saviour" below.

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Satan Debuts New Song "The Devil's Infantry"

British heavy metal veterans of Satan premiere a new song titled "The Devil's Infantry" taken from their upcoming new studio album "Atom By Atom", out in stores this October via Listenable records.

Check it out now below.

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Maryland Deathfest Names 45 More Acts For 2016

Promoters for Maryland Deathfest have announced 45 more acts for the 2016 edition of the annual Memorial Day festival bash. Among the list - U.K. doom metal legends Paradise Lost, U.S. doom metal upstarts Crypt Sermon, the reformed Swedish death act Centinex, U.K. legends Discharge, U.S. thrash legends Hirax, soon to be defunct legends Nuclear Blast, U.K. classic metal legends Satan and the mighty Bay Area thrash act Testament.

Tickets for the event will be available soon. Head over to this location for more information.

The freshly named act list is:

The Afternoon Gentlemen (UK)
Buzzov*en
Centinex (Sweden)
Claudio Simonetti's Goblin (Italy)
Crypt Sermon
Dehumanized
Demonical (Sweden)
Demonic Christ
Deranged (Sweden)
Discharge (UK)
DOOM (UK)
Dopethrone (Canada)
Dragged into Sunlight (UK)
Gets Worse (UK)
Ground More...

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Satan Releasing New Album

Following a South American tour, British heavy metal band Satan is now set to release new studio album "Atom By Atom" this October on Listenable records.

The LP features ten songs written by the band (including a collaboration with Angel Witch’s Kevin Heybourne). The tracklist runs as follows:

1. Farewell Evolution
2. Fallen Saviour
3. Ruination
4. The Devil’s Infantry
5. Atom By Atom
6. In Contempt
7. My Own God
8. Ahriman
9. Bound In Enmity
10. The Fall Of Persephone More...

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Satan Headed To South America

Following a festival appearance in Santiago (Chile) last year, NWOBHM band Satan will return to South America this month for a ten day tour playing six shows in five countries.

The band also recently completed the recording of a new studio album, which is currently being mixed by producer Dario Mollo. After the success of 2013's "Life Sentence," expectations will be high for the new LP.

Guitarist Steve Ramsey comments: "We were well aware that 'Life Sentence' wasn't going to be easy to top but I'm confident we've done it. We started writing almost two years ago and I believe this is our best material yet."

A release is currently scheduled for Autumn 2015 on Listenable Records. As soon as production is complete the band will announce a release date, title, and track list. In the mean time, catch Satan live on these dates:

20/05 COLOMBIA Bogota
21/05 PERU Lima
22/05 CHILE Santiago
23/05 ARGENTINA Buenos Aires
24/05 BRAZIL Sao Paulo
27/05 BRAZIL Limeira

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Satan Posts Final Tour Diary Installment

The British heavy metal legends in Satan now present the final installment of a tour diary online chronicling the band's recent North American tour, which concluded at the end of October. Read the last entry at Hellbound.ca here.

The trek and tour diary series precedes the forthcoming "Trail of Fire - Live in North America," set for North American release on November 18th by Listenable Records: a testimony to the fact that Satan played 6 U.S. shows in 6 days in 6 states! The track listing is: More...

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Satan Checks In From The Road

Today, the British heavy metal legends from Satan present the first installment of a tour diary, which can be read at Hellbound.ca here.

The tour diary will chronicle the band's current North American tour, and precedes the forthcoming "Trail of Fire - Live in North America" set for release on November 18th by Listenable Records. The track listing is:

1. Intro / Trial By Fire
2. Blades Of Steel
3. Time To Die
4. Twenty Twenty-Five
5. Break Free
6. No Turning Back
7. The Ritual
8. Siege Mentality
9. Oppression
10. Incantation
11. Testimony
12. Alone In The Dack
13. Heads Will Roll
14. Cenotaphs
15. Kiss Of Death

Catch the band live on these dates:

October 27 - Portland, OR @ The Rotture
October 28 - Seattle, WA @ Highline More...

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Satan To Release Live Album

British heavy metal outfit Satan is releasing the band's first official live album to celebrate a debut appearance on North American soil in support of latest album, "Life Sentence," released on Listenable Records in April 2013.

Entitled "Trail of Fire - Live in North America," the album will be released in North America on November 18th by Listenable Records, preceded by a new North American tour this month (dates after the jump). The track listing is:

1. Intro / Trial By Fire
2. Blades Of Steel
3. Time To Die
4. Twenty Twenty-Five
5. Break Free
6. No Turning Back
7. The Ritual
8. Siege Mentality
9. Oppression
10. Incantation
11. Testimony
12. Alone In The Dack
13. Heads Will Roll
14. Cenotaph
15. Kiss Of Death More...

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Blastfest Adds Six More Bands

It was already a lineup bursting at the seams with cream of the crop metal, but with some stage time still available Norway’s Blastfest has just gone and upped the ante once again with the announcement of six new bands.

The melodeath heroes from Dark Tranquility have joined the ranks alongside Gothenburg brothers At The Gates. Additional announcements include Paradise Lost, Satan, Dead To This World, The Sickening, and Byfrost.

Acts already announced for the 2015 Bergen festival include Decapitated, Primordial, Rotting Christ, Destruction and Asphyx amongst others, and with more yet to be announced. More...

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Satan Announces String Of Live Dates, Includes USA

U.K. NWoBHM act Satan, who released the comeback album "Life Sentence" in 2013 (see review here), announced a string of live dates, which include North America - the first ones ever on this side of the pond.

Confirmed dates are as follows:

3/01 - Hambourg @ Hell Over Hammaburg - GER
3/08 - Santiago @ Evil Confrontation - CHILE
3/15 - Brescia @ Play it Loud - ITxs
4/05 - Helsinki @ PRKL Club - FI

4/11 - Brooklyn, NY @ Black Bear Bar - USA
4/12 - Montreal, QC @ Katacombes - CANADA
4/13 - Worcester, MA @ Ralph's Rock Diner - USA
4/14 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie - USA
4/15 - Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter - USA
4/16 - Baltimore, MD @ The Metro Gallery -USA

5/09 - Wuustwezel @ Puntpop - BE
5/31 - Alvesta @ Muskel Rock - SW
6/20 - Clisson @ Hellfest - FR
8/09 - Dobriach @ Sauzipf Rocks - AT
8/10 - Derbyshire @ Bloodstock open air - UK
8/30 - Bergen @ Beyond the Gates - NO

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Rotting Christ Added To Bloodstock Lineup

Bloodstock has added three headliners to the Sophie Lancaster stage: Rotting Christ, Sister Sin, and Satan.

A teaser trailer for the U.K. fest can be seen below, and this year's edition is set to take place on August 7th - 10th at Catton Park in Derbyshire. There are still many more bands to be announced, and the current lineup is as follows:

Ronnie James Dio stage
DOWN, EMPEROR, MEGADETH, CARCASS, CHILDREN OF BODOM, SAXON, LACUNA COIL, OBITUARY, FLOTSAM & JETSAM, CROWBAR, PRIMORDIAL, LACUNA COIL, PRONG, DECAPITATED, BIOHAZARD, REVAMP, ORPHANED LAND, ABORTED, EVIL SCARECROW

Sophie Lancaster Stage
ROTTING CHRIST, SISTER SIN, SATAN More...

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Satan Posts New Album Online For Streaming

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal veterans Satan have posted their entire new album, "Life Sentence" online for streaming. Y

ou can check it out by heading over to the official website of Terrorizer magazine.

The album will hit shelves in Europe on April 29th, with a North American release date of May 21st to follow. This will be the band's first album under the Satan moniker since 1987's, "Suspended Sentence," and their first album since the group released the 1998 record "Unity" under the name Pariah.

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Satan Streaming New Track

Metal blog InvisibleOranges.com is in league with Satan for the exclusive premier of "Testimony," taken from the forthcoming album "Life Sentence" from the reunited NWOBHM legends. "Life Sentence" will be out in North America on April 29th via Listenable Records. Those eager for the sweet sounds of Satan can bide their time with the stream of "Testimony" posted at this location, or at Brooklyn Vegan's soundcloud page.

"Life Sentence" is Satan's first full-length since 1987's "Suspended Sentence." The new album will mark the 30th anniversary of the band's highly-acclaimed 1983 debut "Court In The Act." "Life Sentence" will also feature the same line-up that appeared on that now-classic piece of metal history.


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Satan Streaming New Song

Legendary British band Satan has released a brand new track off its forthcoming album "Life Sentence." The song, "Siege Mentality," is now streaming below. "Life Sentence," Satan's first full-length since 1987's "Suspended Sentence," will be available in North America on May 21st via Listenable Records. The album will mark the 30th anniversary of the band's highly-acclaimed 1983 debut "Court In The Act." "Life Sentence" will also feature the same line-up that appeared on that now-classic piece of metal history.

The cover art for the album was drawn by famed artist Eliran Kantor (Sodom, Testament, Hatebreed) and depicts a similar graphic concept as Court In The Act. Mixed by Dario Mollo at Damage Inc. studio in Italy and tracked late last year at First Avenue in Newcastle, "Life Sentence" is a very strong uptempo heavy metal album that will undoubtedly become a metal classic.

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Satan Reveals Album Artwork & Release Date

Metal legends Satan, featuring Skyclad guitarist Steve Ramsey and bassist Graeme English, have unveiled the artwork for the comeback album "Life Sentence." The album will drop on April 29, 2013 in Europe via Listenable Records with an undisclosed May date for the U.S.

The cover was created by artist Eliran Kantor (Testament/Hatebreed/Sodom) and depicts a similar concept as on the legendary 1983 debut LP "Court In The Act."

The track listing for "Life Sentence" is:

1. Time To Die
2. Twenty Twenty Five
3. Cenotaph
4. Siege Mentality
5. Incantations
6. Testimony
7. Tears of Blood
8. Life Sentence
9. Personal Demons
10. Another Universe More...

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Satan Comments On Upcoming Album

NWOBHM band Satan has acquired Dario Mollo to mix new album "Life Sentence." Mollo is part of Tony Martin's Headless Cross touring project and has worked with numerous artists as a producer and engineer, including Skyclad, Anathema, Cradle of Filth, and Glenn Hughes.

"Life Sentence" was recorded September - November 2012 at First Avenue Studios, Newcastle and is now being mixed and mastered by Mollo at Damage Inc. Studio in Italy for a March/April 2013 release via Listenable Records.

The band comments: "We're really happy to have Dario on board to mix the album. We've already had a few tracks back and they sound amazing. We wanted to capture the energy the band produce when playing live and we've done just that."

The "Life Sentence" track listing is as follows: More...

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Satan Signs With Listenable Records

Listenable Records has inked a pact with new wave of British heavy metal act Satan. The label issued the following statement:

"The band os currently in the studio putting the finishing touches to an album entirely of new material written over the last 18 months. This is the culmination of a process that began when the original ‘Court In The Act’ album line-up got together for an exclusive ‘one-off’ re-union show at Germany’s ‘KEEP IT TRUE’ Festival last year.

"This line-up had not performed together in 28 years! The band were somewhat overwhelmed with the response - 10 minutes into headliners ‘Crimson Glory’s set, the crowd could still be heard chanting Satan! Satan! Satan immediately booked more shows in Germany, Holland, Belgium, & London, and have since kept in close contact with each other, writing songs and making demos.

"The new album, to be titled ‘Life Sentence’ is scheduled for release March/April 2013. The full track listing is as follows: ‘Time To Die’ ‘Twenty Twenty Five’ ‘Cenotaph’ ‘Siege Mentality’ ‘Incantations’ ‘Testimony’ ‘Tears Of Blood’ ‘Life Sentence’ ‘Personal Demons’ ‘Another Universe’. Fittingly, this will mark the 30th anniversary of their greatly acclaimed debut ‘Court In The Act’." More...

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Satan And Witchfynde Announce London Show

Two New Wave Of British Heavy Metal veterans, Satan and Witchfynde, have announced that they will be teaming up together for a show at the Purple Turtle in Camden, North London on October 1st. The show is in support of two compilation albums released by Satan this year, "Into The Fire/Kiss Of Death" and "The Early Demos." More information about the show will be revealed once it becomes available.

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