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Polish metal outfit Banisher is entering the studio to record a new album. The recording process starts in November at Invent-Sound Studio in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
This will be the band's third full-length album containing seven brand new songs, and it follows the previous "Scarcity" LP released via Unquiet Records last year. Work is expected to be completed in early 2015.
During 2013 – 2014 the band has been touring extensively promoting "Scarcity," touring across Europe and performing alongside metal leviathans such as Hate. The band had this to say:
"The last two years have been a major breakthrough for the band. After recording our second album 'Scarcity' we got on a new level of quality and musicianship. We had several fantastic opportunities to play great gigs, tours and festivals. It’s really hard for a band like us to operate effectively without the support of major labels or expensive promotion/management, but nevertheless many people appreciated our work. Especially after seeing us live. We really put tons of effort in our performances, and it’s definitely worth it.
"These two years gave us huge motivation to work on the new album. Normally, it takes at least 3 years to create new songs. After recording 'Scarcity' I though that it’s going to be extremely hard to create something better. I couldn’t be more wrong. New songs are definitely superior. This time, the whole material was written in less than half a year. I’ve been more creative than ever. Those 7 songs are just relentless. I’m 100% certain about the quality of the new stuff, it gives me shivers whenever I play/listen to those songs.' More...
Banisher has been out on the road on Europe and recently had equipment stolen while in Prague. The band issued the following statement:
"So our shitty adventures are still continuing... Last night in Prague someone broke into our car and stole our bass amp, wireless system, and vehicle documents.
"Right now we're stuck in Prague and it's even worse, because when the police came, they've taken our license plates because in some bullshit Schengen database they are considered stolen (not true)... And we need to wait up to 10 days for a response. How unbelievably horrible is that?!
"So if anyone sees something about the missing stuff, here are the names and serial numbers:
Line 6 Relay g55 wireless system T5G2M 6403000659
Transmitter - GG5B0M 6403000888
Reciever - G5R0M 640 3001267
Ibanez Promethean P300H bass head (we do not know the serial number)
"Please share that info so maybe someone could catch those motherfuckers." More...
Polish outfit Banisher recently released the new album "Scarcity," which can now be heard in full in the player below. The band also comments:
"To facilitate your listening experience, our new album, 'Scarcity,' has been made available for streaming on Unquiet Records soundcloud.
"We'd like to remind that you can grab the physical version at Bandcamp or Unquiet Records here. Check it out! If you enjoy this kind of relentless, extreme and technical death/grind - support us." More...
Polish act Banisher has posted the following message online about cancelling shows due to guitarist Hubert Wiecek sustaining an injury:
"Unfortunately, Hub dislocated his elbow and due to this condition we must cancel all upcoming gigs. We are very sorry and we will make it up for you guys in the future!" More...
Banisher has made another song from the upcoming “Scarcity” album available for streaming.
Listen to “Black Blood” in the player below.
“Scarcity” was recorded between 2012 and 2013 at Invent Sound Studio in Bydgoszcz. It contains 9 tracks, including a death metal version of the “Benny Hill” theme. The album was recorded in a new line-up: Tytus Kalicki – vocals, Hubert Wiecek – guitars, Daniel Wojtowicz – bass, and Lukasz "Lucass" Krzesiewicz (Sammath Naur, Gnida) on drums.
One of the songs features a guest appearance by Wojtek Famielec (Disperse, Stunt Skunk Bang, ex-Redemptor). The cover artwork was made by Michal “Xaay” Loranc (Nile, Behemoth, Necrophagist, and Decapitated). The new album's track listing is:
1. War on Drugs
5. Black Blood
7. Paradigm Shift
10. Benny Hill More...
Banisher has released the first single from the recently recorded “Scarcity” album. Check out "Dystopia" below.
The follow-up to 2010's “Slaughterhouse” contains 10 tracks, including a death metal version of “Yakety Sax," more commonly known as the “Benny Hill” theme. The band is looking for a label to release the album. Banisher also comments:
"The album was recorded in a new line-up, with Lucass Krzesiewicz (Sammath Naur, Gnida, Esquarial) as the drummer. Furthermore, there is a guest appearance by Wojtek Famielec (Disperse, ex-Redemptor), who recorded the bass guitar for one of the tracks. Szymon Grodzki from Invent Sound Studio (also Sammath Naur and Gnida guitarist) took care of the recording, mixing and mastering.
"In the meantime, the band is preparing for the upcoming concerts. In April you'll be able to see them live in 6 cities, as part of the 'Ultimate Porky Tour 2013.' Several more shows in Poland abroad are planned for May. In August, Banisher will appear on two outdoor festivals in the Eastern Europe: Metal Crowd Festival (Belarus) and Metal Head's Mission (Ukraine)." More...