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Formed: 2009
From: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Mortals News

Below is our complete Mortals 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.

Skeletonwitch & Goatwhore Post Tour Trailer

Skeletonwitch, Goatwhore and Mortals will be touring Europe this April and May. The bands will be playing shows in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Holland, UK, Ireland, Belgium, France, Spain , Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Czech Republic.

In anticipation of this tour you can now watch the tour trailer for "Hell Has Arrived Over Europe" below.

Skeletonwitch - Hell Has Arrived Over Europe Tour Trailer from Prosthetic Records on Vimeo.

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Goatwhore Joining Skeletonwitch On Tour

Louisiana's Goatwhore is returning to Europe in April of 2015 as direct support to the Skeletonwitch European tour. Mortals will be opening up for both bands.

Goatwhore comments: "After being part of a really successful European and U.K. tour with Dying Fetus, Malevolence and Fallujah for the last 6 weeks, I am really stoked to be returning in April with our good friends in Skeletonwitch & Mortals to offer another dose of extreme metal to our European and UK fans.

"This will be a crushing experience to all that attend. We would like to thank everyone that attended the shows in November & December. See you in 2015!" More...

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Mortals Announces Tour With Wolvhammer

Brooklyn-based extreme metallers MORTALs will be hitting the road with sons of Midwestern darkness Wolvhammer for a loop through the Northeast, kicking off in Rochester, NY on October 28th and winding their way up, down, and over, ending up at Indianapolis' 5th Quarter Lounge on November 13th. More...

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Mortals Premieres "View From A Tower" Music Video

Brooklyn sludge act Mortals premiered the new music video "View From A Tower" over at Metal Injection at this locaiton (also shown in the player below). The song appears on the latest album "Cursed to See the Future," which was issued earlier this month via Relapse Records.

Check out the video here:

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Mortals Streaming New Track "View From A Tower"

Brooklyn sludge act Mortals is streaming the new track "View From A Tower" from the upcoming release "Cursed to See the Future." The album is the band's second full length effort, and its set for release on July 4th (Germany/Benelux), July 7th (UK/World) and July 8th (North America) via Relapse Records in CD, LP and digital formats.

The track list is:
1. View From a Tower
2. Epochryphal Gloom
3. The Summoning
4. Devilspell
5. Series of Decay
6. Anchored in Time

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Mortals Announces North American Tour

Brooklyn, NY's Mortals has announced a four week North American tour this Fall. The dates kick off on October 23rd in Brooklyn and run until November 18th in Philadelphia, PA.

The band will be playing its first run of Canadian and West Coast shows and will be performing select dates with -16-, The Body, Barghest, Savagist, and numerous others.

Mortals recently entered the studio to record a full-length debut for Relapse Records. The blackened sludge trio is working with Kevin Bernsten (Mutilation Rites, Magrudergrind, Pulling Teeth) at Baltimore's Developing Nations and will be wrapping up recording upon returning from tour. The album is due out next year. More...

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Mortals Enters The Studio

Brooklyn, NY's Mortals has entered the studio to record a full-length album and first album for Relapse Records.

The blackened sludge trio is working with Kevin Bernsten (Mutilation Rites, Magrudergrind, Pulling Teeth) at Baltimore's Developing Nations. The band previously worked with Bernsten on the self-released 2012 "Death Ritual" EP, which is available for streaming below.

The upcoming full-length will see an early 2014 release. The band commented on the new material, saying: "There are more black metal and thrash influences on this album, but it still sounds like Mortals. This album represents a year's worth of writing, and we're excited to be in the studio and to get the material out there."

Additionally, Mortals is currently booking a three-week U.S. and Canadian tour starting in late October. A full list of dates will be announced shortly. More...

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Mortals Signs With Relapse Records

Relapse Records is extremely excited to announce the signing of Brooklyn, NY blackened sludge trio Mortals. The label comments:

"Formed in 2010, Mortals (Elizabeth Cline - guitar & vocals, Lesley Wolf - bass & vocals, Caryn Havlik - drums) have quickly built a reputation for their harrowing concoction of black metal, stoner-swamp-sludge and doom metal, being described by MSN’s Headbang blog as an 'engrossing and devastating version of modern metal," and by Meat Mead Metal as 'massive and crushing.'

"The band will be entering the studio this summer to record their Relapse Records full-length debut and follow up to their critically acclaimed, self-released EP Death Ritual. Listen to the title track from the EP below."

The group commented on the signing: “It’s unbelievable that we now have the support and backing of a label like Relapse whose roster of incredible talent is one we've long followed. We’re so excited that this label is offering us the opportunity to share what we’re doing with the world. Pass the whiskey!” More...

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