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Hammercult

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Formed: 2010
From: Tel Aviv, Israel
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Hammercult 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.

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Hammercult Declares "I Live For This Shit"

Israeli death thrashers Hammercult are about to pound North America with a metallic machine that is "Built For War" this Friday, September 4th via SPV/Steamhammer Records. The album can be pre-ordered via Amazon at this location or digitally via iTunes over here.

Today, Metal Underground.com is proud to bring you the world premiere of the lyric video for the new track "I Live For This Shit," which can be heard in the player below. Vocalist Yakir Shochat commented on the track" "Intense, rough and dirty - that's what it's all about. This song really speaks out about who we are as metalheads - and why we do the shit we do. The truth is that there is no better way of living for us metallians - we live for this shit!"

The track

1. From Parts Unknown (Intro)
2. Rise Of The Hammer
3. I Live For This Shit
4. Spoils Of War (song streaming here)
5. Ready To Roll
6. Raise Some Hell
7. Blackened Blade
8. Let It Roar
9. Ode To Ares (Interlude)
10. Altar Of Pain
11. Blood And Fire
12. Saturday Night Circle Pit Fight
13. Road To Hell

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Hammercult Streaming "Spoils Of War"

Two years have passed since Israeli thrash metal act Hammercult released the "Steelcrusher" album. Two years during which the whole world and the international metal scene has changed.

Hammercult has stayed abreast of those changes: more than ever before, the band impress with a broad stylistic range, increasingly allowing influences from the punk, hardcore and traditional heavy metal genres.

The result is entitled "Built For War," an intoxicating thrash metal manifesto with an inescapable knock out effect due out on SPV/Steamhammer this coming September 4 in North America. Today a new track from the album is also online - check out "Spoils of War" below, and you can pre-order the album at this location. The "Built For War" track listing is:

1. From Parts Unknown (Intro)
2. Rise Of The Hammer
3. I Live For This Shit
4. Spoils Of War
5. Ready To Roll
6. Raise Some Hell
7. Blackened Blade
8. Let It Roar
9. Ode To Ares (Interlude)
10. Altar Of Pain
11. Blood And Fire
12. Saturday Night Circle Pit Fight
13. Road To Hell More...

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Hammercult Unveils "Built For War" Artwork

Hammercult's "Built For War" is coming out on August 28th via SPV/Steamhammer and today the stunning artwork crafted by Péter Sallai can be seen below. The album's track listing is:

1. From Parts Unknown (Intro)
2. Rise Of The Hammer
3. I Live For This Shit
4. Spoils Of War
5. Ready To Roll
6. Raise Some Hell
7. Blackened Blade
8. Let It Roar
9. Ode To Ares (Interlude)
10. Altar Of Pain
11. Blood And Fire
12. Saturday Night Circle Pit Fight
13. Road To Hell More...

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Hammercult Comments On New Record Deal

As was announced yesterday, neo-thrash outfit Hammercult from Israel signed a new record deal with German based label SPV/Steamhammer. The first release will be the new album "Built For War." Band leader and singer Yakir Shochat today comments on the deal:

"This October will mark 5 years from the day we stepped into the rehearsal room for the first time and Hammercult was born. It's been a hell of a ride - with 5 full European tours supporting legendary bands who we grew up listening to (Sepultura, DRI, Napalm Death etc...), around 150 live shows in over 20 countries, countless festivals, 2 killer extreme metal albums - and the best is still yet to come!

"We are proud to join the SPV/Steamhammer family, one of the biggest international metal labels, with it's own glory history. I'm positive that with SPV/Steamhammer behind us, new goals will be achieved and Hammercult's extreme metal will spread stronger than ever!"

Steamhammer A&R Representative Olly Hahn ads: "Hammercult is one of these bands who are willing to have success. They are more than 100% into the metal genre and can`t wait to play another show or festival. The new album will be a surprise and I´m sure that we both have a great future in front of us!"

The new album was mixed and mastered by Tue Madsen (Moonspell, The Haunted, Dark Tranquility) and is currently scheduled for release on August 28th as a digipak version, LP version and digital download.

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Hammercult Signs With Steamhammer

Israeli outfit Hammercult has signed a new record deal with German based label SPV/Steamhammer. The first release will be the new album "Built For War."

The new album is being mixed and mastered by Tue Madsen (Moonspell, The Haunted, Dark Tranquility) and is currently scheduled for a worldwide (excluding Japan) release on August 28th as a digipak version, an LP version, and as a digital download. Stay tuned for more info regarding artwork, track listing and new tour dates. More...

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Hammercult Releases New Music Video

Israeli thrashers Hammercult released a new music video for the track "Metal Rules Tonight." The song is taken from the band's latest release "Steelcrusher," which is available now through SPV/Sonic Attack Records.

Check out the video here:

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Hammercult Posts "Satanic Lust" Clip

The Israeli neo-thrashers in Hammercult have announced a handful of continental European Festival appearances this summer, along with the release of a new clip for the song "Satanic Lust."

Check out "Satanic Lust" below, which comes off current album "Steelcrusher." You can also check out the lyric video for "Into Hell" at this location, or catch the band live:

07.06. D-Reichenbach - Chronical Moshers Open Air
10.07. D-Ballenstedt - Rock Harz Open Air
11.07. B-Antwerp - Antwerp Metal Fest

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Hammercult Releases "Into Hell" Lyric Video

Israeli death thrashers Hammercult released a new lyric video for the track "Into Hell." The song appears on the band's latest and second album "Steelcrusher," which was released earlier this year via SPV Records.

The band also confirmed a string of live dates, the first set of which is in support of Napalm Death and the second set is various festival performances for this spring/summer:

10.4. Eisenach -- Alter Schlachthof
11.04. Pontoise -- Observatoire (France)
12.04. Creil -- Grange a Musique (France)
13.04. Nantes -- Ferrailleur (France)
14.04. Paris -- Fleche d'Or (France)
15.04. Lyon -- CCO (France)
16.04. Toulouse -- Le Metronom (France)
17.04. Angouleme -- La Nef (France)
18.04. Antwerpen -- Kavka (Belgium)

19.04. Siegen -- Vortex (Germany)
07.06. Reichenbach -- Chronical Moshers Open Air (Germany)
10.07. Ballenstedt -- Rock Harz (Germany)

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Hammercult Issues "Steelcrusher" Music Video

Israeli death thrashers Hammercult released a music video for the title track of the upcoming second album "Steelcrusher." The album is set to drop via Steamhammer/SPV Records on January 27th (EU) and February 4th (North America).

Vocalist Yakir Shochat says regarding the video: "This is a live video of the band performing the song Steelcrusher live for the first time, which is truly capturing the raw power and unstoppable energy of HAMMERCULT live stage show. It is clearly can be seen that the mania raged well within the crowd and the band to one big extreme metal party!

We have chosen to kick start Steelcrusher with the self title video and a live video because it old the real essence of us as a live band, without any filtering, editing and over hyped budget or scripted stuff - just pure metal onslaught, and making the fans roar, which is what we do best."

The track listing is as follows:

1. Hymn To The Steel (Intro)
2. Steelcrusher
3. Metal Rules Tonight (song streaming here)
4. Into Hell
5. We Are The People (Feat. solo by Andreas Kisser of Sepultura)
6. Burning The Road
7. Ironbound
8. Unholy Art
9. Satanic Lust
10. Liar
11. Damnation Arise
12. Heading For War
13. In The Name Of The Fallen

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Hammercult Reveals "Steelcrusher" Details

Tel-Aviv thrashers Hammercult will release "Steelcrusher" on CD and colored vinyl February 4th, 2014 in North America via Sonic Attack / SPV. The new track "Metal Rules Tonight" is also now streaming online in the player below, courtesy of Decibel Magazine.

Chris "Zeuss" Harris (Soulfly, Hatebreed, Agnostic Front) mixed and mastered the album, and Andreas Kisser (Sepultura) contributed a furious guitar solo on "We Are The People."

Hammercult's Yakir Shochat is confident the band has the perfect record company by its side for this release, stating: "Lots of important metal bands signed with Noise Records in their early days. That's why we're particularly happy that Steelcrusher will be out on Sonic Attack, Noise founder Karl Walterbach's current label. So as fans of that great Noise era, we've come full circle in that respect."

The track listing is as follows:

1. Hymn To The Steel (Intro)
2. Steelcrusher
3. Metal Rules Tonight
4. Into Hell
5. We Are The People (guitar solo by Sepultura's Andreas Kisser)
6. Burning The Road
7. Ironbound
8. Unholy Art
9. Satanic Lust
10. Liar
11. Damnation Arise
12. Heading For War
13. In The Name Of The Fallen More...

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Hammercult Posts "Steelcrusher" Teaser

Hammercult has released the second in a series of teasers for new studio album "Steelcrusher." Check it out below, or watch the previously posted clip right here.

"Steelcrusher" will be released as a CD and colored vinyl version on February 4th, 2014 in North America via Sonic Attack / SPV. The track listing is as follows:

1. Hymn To The Steel (Intro)
2. Steelcrusher
3. Metal Rules Tonight
4. Into Hell
5. We Are The People (incl. guitar solo by Sepultura`s Andreas Kisser)
6. Burning The Road
7. Ironbound
8. Unholy Art
9. Satanic Lust
10. Liar
11. Damnation Arise
12. Heading For War
13. In The Name Of The Fallen More...

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Hammercult Posts "Steelcrusher" Preview Clip

Israeli death thrashers Hammercult posted a preview clip of the upcoming sophomore effort entitled "Steelcrusher." The album is set for release on January 27th via Steamhammer/SPV Records. the band features bassist Elad Manor, who played with Warbringer live during the tour in support of "Waking into Nightmares."

The track list for "Steelcrusher" is:

1. Hymn to the Steel
2. Steelcrusher
3. Metal Rules Tonight
4. Into Hell
5. We Are the People
6. Burning the Road
7. Ironbound
8. Unholy Art
9. Satanic Lust
10. Liar
11. Damnation Arise
12. Heading for War
13. In the Name of the Fallen More...

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Hammercult Announces New Album Release

Hammercult has issued the following announcement about releasing new album "Steelcrusher" this coming October:

"Our dear friends, warriors and comrades! October 28th will mark the release date of our 2nd extreme metal onslaught titled 'Steelcrusher!'

"Steelcrusher will be mixed by Chris 'Zeuss' Harris and is currently scheduled for a release on October 28th through SPV/Sonic Attack in Europe and North America! SEE YOU ON TOUR!

"Expect nothing less than explosive, iron pounding, steel crushing, extreme true metal! Warning: Steelcrusher will contain no mainstream bullshit! Just pure metal and Bloodlust!"

You can also check out Hammercult's music over at the band's Facebook profile here.

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Hammercult Announces New Tour Dates

Hammercult, Israel's explosive thrash export and Wacken's Metal Battle Winner in 2011, will appear for a second tour in Europe this Spring with Sepultura.

Following the tour on July 16th in North America, fans will be treated with a limited edition red vinyl edition of debut "Anthems of Damned." The SPV distributed Sonic Attack Records-release will come with new cover artwork and will have three new songs.

The dates are as follows:

05.05. Tilburg - Neurotic Death Fest (Netherlands)
07.05. Poitiers - Confort Moderne (France)
08.05. Le Harve - Magic Mirror (France) with Sepultura
09.05. Utrecht - Tivoli (Netherlands) with Sepultura
10.05. Den Haag - Paard (Netherlands) with Sepultura
11.05. Essen - Turock (Germany) with Sepultura
12.05. Berlin - SO36 (Germany) with Sepultura
14.05. Nürnberg - Rockfabrik (Germany) with Sepultura
15.05. Mühltal/Darmstadt - Steinbruch Theater (Germany) with Sepultura
16.05. Lindau - Club Vaudeville (Germany) with Sepultura
17.05. Aarau - Kiff (Switzerland) - with Sepultura
18.05. Eichstätt - Open Air am Berg (Germany) with Sepultura
14.08. Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze Festival (Germany) More...

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Hammercult Posts Live Video "Let The Angels Burn"

Israeli thrash act Hammercult has posted a live video clip online for "Let the Angels Burn," taken from "Anthems of the Damned," which is out now through Sonic Attack Records. The video can be viewed below, and the footage comes courtesy of ICS Festival Services with additional footage by Aharon Ragoza and Elad Levy.

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