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EarBlend has posted a video interview with guitarist Rami H. Mustafa of Dubai-based death/thrash metal band Nervecell, in which Rami talks about creating music and the band's latest album "Psychogenocide." Check out the clip below. Nervecell will also be opening for Metallica in an upcoming October show, with full details available here.
Nervecell has issued the following announcement about opening for Metallica in the United Arab Emirates:
"We are extremely proud to announce that Nervecell will be opening for Metallica at their exclusive show taking place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on October 25th, 2011 organized by Flash Entertainment.
"This is an historical event for heavy metal Fans all across the Middle East and for Nervecell to be a part of this is truly a dream come true and an absolute honor for us! We are thrilled beyond belief and cannot wait to share the stage with the biggest band in metal music ever...Metallica! A band whom we all grew up listening to at a very young age. Metallica not only influenced us musically, but most importantly gave us the courage to pick up a musical instrument and become the metal musicians we are today.
"Nervecell's last performance in Abu Dhabi dates back to the year 2004 and what better way than to come back to perform in the capital of the UAE again alongside Metallica!"
The band will also be headlining an upcoming Halloween show in Dubai, with full details available here.
Nervecell has checked in with the following update about headlining a Halloween show in Dubai: "Nervecell will be headlining Metal Asylum's Hellish Halloween in Dubai on October 28th, 2011 at Cheers Bar. The show is 21+. Tickets will be sold at the venue. See you all there!"
Nervecell has uploaded part two of a video series from the road covering the 2011 European festivals at Brutal Assault (Czech Republic), Rock im Betwonwerk (Germany), and Summer Breeze (Germany). The band also answered more fan submitted questions in the video, which can be viewed below. Head over here to check out the first part of the series.
Nervecell has posted the first in a series of video clips online answering fan submitted questions and showcasing the band's recent festival appearances. This clip, which shows the Brutal Assault fest, Rock im Betonwerk, and and Summer Breeze, can be viewed below.
Nervecell has issued the following announcement about seeking fan questions to answer in upcoming videos:
"We decided to stay in touch with you all while we are on the road on our upcoming European Festival Tour (August 10-21, 2011), so we want to hear from YOU, our LOYAL FANS! All your questions that you'd like to throw at us! We will answer all fan submitted questions on video and post it on our YouTube channel while on tour!
"How it works? Send us your question via our Twitter or Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter (@nervecellband) and simply ask your question and add #AskNervecellBand in the tweet. Go to our Facebook profile, find the topic 'ASK NERVECELL QUESTIONS' and post the question inside the topic.
"The band will then answer your questions on video and we will post them online to our Youtube channel. (with the association of Have You Scene That)."
Nervecell also has the following upcoming festival appearances:
August 11 - BRUTAL ASSAULT FESTIVAL (CZ)
August 12 - ROCK IM BETONWERK FESTIVAL (DE)
August 19 - SUMMER BREEZE OPEN AIR (DE)
Nervecell has posted a second video clip online from the band's time recording the "Psychogenocide" album. You can check out the new video clip below, or find the previously uploaded first clip by heading over here.
Nervecell has checked in with the following update about the band's upcoming summer festival appearances:
"Nervecell is confirmed to perform at Brutal Assault Festiavl 2011 taking place 11-13 August 2011 in Czech Republic alongside Morbid Angel, Cryptopsy, Sepultura, Motorhead, Exodus and many more! For details visit here.
"Nervecell will also appear at this year's Summer Breeze Festival 2011 (Germany, Dinkelsbühl 18-20.08.2011) & Rock Im Betonwerk Festival 2011 (Germany, Gewerbeallee 12.08.2011).
"More dates will be announced soon so stay tuned!"
You can also watch studio footage from the band's time recording the new album "Psychogenocide" by heading over to this location.
Nervecell, which recently announced an appearance at the upcoming Summer Breeze festival, has now posted the first studio video clip online from the band's time recording "Psychogenocide." You can check out the clip below.
"Psychogenocide" was produced and engineered by Rami H. Mustafa at Spellbind Studio in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Mixing and mastering were handled by Wojtek and Slawek Wieslawscy at Hertz Studios (Behemoth, Vader, Decapitated) in Bialystok, Poland. The album also features a guest appearance by Karl Sanders doing vocals on the song "Shunq (To The Despaired…King of Darkness)." The "Psychogenocide" track list is as follows:
01. Anemic Assurgency (02:04)
02. Upon An Epidemic Scheme (04:56)
03. All Eyes On Them (05:14)
04. Amok Doctrine (05:25)
05. Psychogenocide (04:32)
06. Imprint (03:16)
07. Shunq (To The Despaired…King Of Darkness) (05:29)
08. The Taste Of Betrayal (03:39)
09. Driven By Nescience (04:35)
10. Nation's Plague (05:41)
Nervecell has issued the following statement about the band's upcoming Asian tour dates:
"We will be kicking off our Asia Tour this weekend making our first ever appearance in the Philippines at Pulp Summer Slam Festival 2011 sharing the stage with none other then Anthrax along with Death Angel, Hellyeah and many more at the Armoronto Stadium in Quezon City, Manila on April 30th 2011. We will also be making our return to Indian soil as we will be co-headlining Deccan Rock Festival 2011 in Hyderabad, India along with the mighty Decapitated who will be headlining the 2nd day of the event on May 7th 2011.
"Other shows on this tour will include 2 headlining shows with the first one being in Cebu City, Philippines on May 1st 2011 followed by a headlining show in Colombo, Sri Lanka entitled 'Psycho Martydom' scheduled to take place on May 6th 2011!"
The dates are as follows:
30.04.2011 Philippines, Manila @ Pulp Summer Slam Festival 2011 w/ Anthrax, Death Angel
01.05.2011 Philippines, Cebu @ Nuvo
06.05.2011 Sri Lanka, Colombo @ The Auditorium (British School)
07.05.2011 India, Hyderabad @ Deccan Rock Festival 2011 w/ Decapitated & more
Nervecell's new album "Psychogenocide" is due for release on April 29th in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland and on May 2nd for the rest of Europe through Lifeforce Records.
Nervecell has issued the following announcement about performing at the upcoming Summer Breeze Open Air:
"We can finally confirm that we'll be making our way to Europe this summer to play a few festivals in the month of August 2011. So without any further delay we now announce our first 2011 European Festival appearance at the renowned Summer Breeze Open Air 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany which takes place from the 18th to 20th August. This will mark Nervecell's first ever appearance at Summer Breeze Open Air and we look forward to playing alongside all the other kick ass metal acts confirmed on the bill such as Bolt Thrower, Vader, Decapitated, Aborted, As I Lay Dying, and many many more...PROST!"
After the Middle East release of "Psychogenocide" on March 31st 2011 via Spellbind Records, Nervecell is now offering fans from all over the world a chance to listen to the band's new album in its entirety. "Psychogenocide" is now available for streaming at Nervecell's official Facebook page at this location. (Note: the stream will be available from April 18th until April 30th).
"Psychogenocide" is due for release on April 29th in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland and on May 2nd for the rest of Europe on Lifeforce Records. The "Psychogenocide" track list is as follows:
1. Anemic Assurgency (02:04)
2. Upon An Epidemic Scheme (04:56)
3. All Eyes On Them (05:14)
4. Amok Doctrine (05:25)
5. Psychogenocide (04:32)
6. Imprint (03:16)
7. Shunq (To The Despaired…King Of Darkness) (05:29)
8. The Taste Of Betrayal (03:39)
9. Driven By Nescience (04:35)
10. Nation's Plague (05:41)
Dubai metal band Nervecell has posted a new song, “All Eyes On Them,” on the band's Facebook Page. The track comes off the upcoming album “Psychogenocide.”
"Psychogenocide" is set to be released in Europe through Lifeforce Records on April 29, 2011 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and May 2, 2011 in the rest of Europe & UK.
Vocalist/guitarist Karl Sanders of Nile makes a guest appearance on vocals on the song "Shunq (To The Despaired…King Of Darkness)."
Album artwork was handled by Björn Goosses of Killustrations (Aborted, Severe Torture, Zyklon).
The "Psychogenocie" track listing is as follows:
1. Anemic Assurgency
2. Upon An Epidemic Scheme
3. All Eyes On Them
4. Amok Doctrine
7. ??? – Shunq (To The Despaired…King Of Darkness)
8. The Taste Of Betrayal
9. Driven By Nescience
10. Nation’s Plague
Nervecell has issued the following announcement about shooting a new music video off the band's upcoming album:
"We have completed shooting our first official video for the song 'Shunq (To The Despaired...King Of Darkness)' from the upcoming album 'Psychogenocide' which features legendary Karl Sanders, making a guest appearance on vocals. The video was shot in the desert just outside Al-Ain city in the United Arab Emirates. The video is directed by Shane de Almeida."
The "Psychogenocide" release dates on Spellbind Records and Lifeforce Records are as follows:
March 31, 2011 (Middle East)
April 29, 2011 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
May 2, 2011 (Rest of Europe & UK)
Nervecell recently revealed that Karl Sanders will be making a guest appearance on the band's upcoming album "Psychogenocide." The band has now announced an official launch show for the album, which will take place on March 25th at The Fridge in Dubai (for directions visit here). The show is all ages and free to attend, and the band will be hosting a signing session afterward. Nervecell will be also performing a private "Psychogenocide" launch show for VIP and media on Sunday, March 20th 2011 at Sanctuary club in Atlantis The Palm, Dubai.
The release dates for the album are as follows:
March 31, 2011 (Middle East)
April 29, 2011 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
May 2, 2011 (Rest of Europe & UK)
Nervecell has issued the following announcement about Karl Sanders of Nile making a guest appearance on the band's upcoming album:
"We are extremely proud to announce that Karl Sanders will be a part of our new album 'Psychogenocide' as guest vocals on the song entitled 'Shunq (To The Despaired…King Of Darkness).'
"This particular song is special to the band as it will mark the first extreme metal track ever to include both Arabic lyrics mixed in with English lyrics, and who better else to have come on board and collaborate on this theme with us than the legendary Karl Sanders!
"The word 'Shunq' in Arabic has two meanings: to choke or to be hung by the neck. The song consists mainly of ideas and knowledge gathered from sources that speak about Lucifer and the demons that serve him. The song 'Shunq (To The Despaired…King Of Darkness)' speaks about the battle of us humans and these demons in reality, in the end Satan himself brought forth to justice."
The "Psychogenocide" track listing is as follows: More...
Nervecell recently announced a live show in Dubai on February 4th. The band has now checked in with the following brief update about adding on three more tour dates:
"Nervecell has confirmed 3 new headlining shows in Bahrain and Dubai. This will be the first time for us to play Bahrain and we're really stoked! See the dates below."
The details are as follows:
27.01.2011 UAE, Dubai @ Ramada Continental
28.01.2011 Bahrain, Manama @ Tobasco Charlie's
04.02.2011 UAE, Dubai @ Club 7 (Park Regis Hotel)
Nervecell has issued the following announcement about the release of a new album:
"It is with great pleasure to announce that we have set 'PSYCHOGENOCIDE' as the title of our long-awaited new album, due for release late March 2011 in Europe through Lifeforce Records and Spellbind Records for the Middle East. The artwork has been a concept, which we have been working on for quite a while within the band and we are extremely proud of how it has turned out, perfectly matching the aggression and musical direction of the new album.
"PSYCHOGENOCIDE is scheduled to be mixed and mastered at Hertz Studios (Behemoth, Decapitated, Vader) in Warsaw, Poland by the Wieslawscy Bros. This will mark the follow-up to our first full-length 'Preaching Venom' which was released on October 26th 2009 on Lifeforce Records. The artwork was designed by Killustrations (Aborted, Severe Torture, Zyklon) and can be viewed here."
Nervecell has issued the following update about performing in Dubai with Moonshine:
"Happy new year everyone! Nervecell will be performing live in Dubai at Club 7 (Park Regis Hotel) on February 4, 2011.
"Support bands are Concast, Eye and Moonshine. This will be Nervecell's first show of 2011 and its definitely great to have it in our home town! For details check out the poster at this location. See you all there."
You can also check out Nervecell's music via the band's MySpace page.
Nervecell has issued the following update about gearing up to enter the recording studio:
"Hey everyone! We are really thrilled that the writing process for the new album has been successfully completed and the band is eager to enter the studio next month and start recording. We've been working really hard on this record through out this year and in between the tours we've had in Europe and Asia. All the pre-production for the songs are done and we're very happy with how everything has turned out for us so far.
"The new songs are sounding aggressive, fast and dark! The fans can expect a heavy dosage of old school death metal, modern thrash metal, intertwined with our touch of Eastern melodies and brutality. Needless to say there will be more exciting news and surprises featured on this new record to follow.
"The new (as-yet-untitled) album is set for a release early 2011 on Lifeforce Records (Europe) / Spellbind Records (Middle East). This will mark the follow up to the much anticipated 2009 debut 'Preaching Venom' which was released in Europe in October 2009 on Lifeforce Records. The album title and more details will be announced in the upcoming weeks, so make sure you stay tuned!"