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Formed: 1997
From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Divinity News

Below is our complete Divinity 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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Divinity Streaming Full New Album

Calgary, AB progressive death metal band Divinity will unleash new album "The Immortalist" on May 26th. The album is a culmination of 5 years of hard work and dedication to Divinity's craft and can be heard in full below.

"The Immortalist" features 12 tracks that include previous EP releases "The Immortalist, Pt. 1 – Awestruck" and "The Immortalist, Pt. 2 –Momentum" with 3rd EP "The Immortalist Pt. 3 - Conqueror" now completed to finish off the trilogy series as one huge full-length album.

All the tracks on the album are re-mixed and re-mastered by the talented Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy, The Grid Productions) to make the songs more cohesive and work as a full-length experience. This album also features Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid of Soilwork on vocals for the song "D.M.T." More...

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Divinity Posts "Atlas" Video

Gearing up to unleash new album "The Immortalist" on May 26th, Calgary, AB progressive death metal band Divinity today teases the album with a music video for "Atlas."

The bands comments: "Believe it or not, we shot and produced this entire music video in our jam space all on our own. This time we used a programmed light sequence and setup a bunch of special shots to produce the look for this and we're stoked with how it turned out! This is a very different style of a song for us but we feel it encompasses many of our influences while standing out as a unique track. Crank it up!"

The track is also available for immediate download with a pre-order of the album. "The Immortalist" is a culmination of 5 years of hard work and dedication to Divinity's craft, featuring 12 tracks spanning previous two EPs "Awestruck" and "Momentum" along with new songs completing the trilogy with "Conqueror."

1. Manhunt (4:25)
2. Atlas (4:42)
3. Hallowed Earth (6:04)
4. DMT (7:36)
5. PsyWar (6:36)
6. Distorted Mesh (3:48)
7. The Dead Speak From Behind (7:05)
8. Lucid Creator (4:52)
9. The Reckoning (4:24)
10. All Seeing Eyes (5:40)
11. Momentum (5:21)
12. Conqueror (7:20) More...

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Divinity Releasing "The Immortalist" Album

Calgary, AB progressive death metal band Divinity has a next offering for the metal gods with new album "The Immortalist," a culmination of 5 years of hard work and dedication to the heavy craft due out May 26th.

This album features 12 tracks that includes the two previous EPs "The Immortalist, Pt. 1 – Awestruck" and "The Immortalist, Pt. 2 –Momentum," along with the third part "Conqueror" now finished completing the trilogy series for one huge full-length release.

All the tracks on the album are re-mixed and re-mastered by the talented Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy, The Grid Productions) to make the songs more cohesive and work as a full album experience. Bjorn "Speed" Strid of Soilwork further offers guest vocals for the song "D.M.T."

The bands comments: "Closure is such great thing! We’ve finished our 3rd EP for ‘The Immortalist’ trilogy concept and have decided to take all 3 EP’s and turn it into a full-length album." More...

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Divinity Premieres Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Tech/melodic death metal outfit Divinity premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new EP "The Immortalist, Part 2 - Momentum", which will be out in stores February 5.

Check out now "The Immortalist, Part 2 - Momentum" in its entirety below.

Explains lead vocalist Sean Jenkins: More...

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Divinity Embarks On A "Manhunt"

Taking flashlights and a simple HD cam, Calgary, AB death metal band Divinity has created one of the cheapest but very much fulfilling music videos of the group's career.

Check out the "Manhunt" clip below in support of upcoming EP "The Immortalist Part 2. Momentum," which is set to be unleashed on February 5th. Vocalist Sean Jenkins comments on the video:

"We're very excited to release a new music video for our upcoming EP release! This video is raw, in your face, and will leave no doubt in your mind that we are back, stronger than ever. We're also very proud of the fact that we self produced and directed this video all in our band room using flashlights and an HD Cam. Who says you need a 10K budget to make a music video? We surely don't think so. Crank this new video up and rock on!"

"The Immortalist Part 2. Momentum" was produced by Divinity and mixed and mastered by Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy) at The Grid studio in Montreal along with artwork created by Justin Totemical. The EP is also part of a trilogy series that will lead up to a full length release later in 2016. The track listing is:

1. Manhunt (4:24)
2. PsyWar (6:34)
3. DMT (7:33)
4. Momentum (5:26) More...

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Divinity Announces Canadian Tour Dates

Canada’s DIVINITY has announced their first live performances to support their new album, "The Singularity," which will be released on August 10th via Candlelight Records. The shows are scheduled pre-release with additional dates in September with full touring planned for October.

Guitarist Sacha Laskow comments, "We are stoked to cross this great, giant country once again to promote the new album release and be a part of some sick shows with some of the best metal bands in the world. We are also so glad to finally have our new album out and available everywhere, so make sure and pick it up August 10th. We spent a year locked in the studio perfecting the album and are extremely proud with the results. It's a snapshot of where we are in time with all the influences the different songwriters bring to the table coming together under one theme." More...

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Unearthing the Metal Underground in Calgary

Each week in "Unearthing the Metal Underground," we'll be putting a few quality underground bands in the spotlight in an attempt to get the word out about them. This week, I am exploring the death metal scene in Calgary, Alta. Canada. More...

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Divinity Prepares To Release Second Album

Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based metallers DIVINITY will release their second full-length
album, "The Singularity", on December 1. It will be available through most major online
music stores such as iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, TuneCore, CD Baby, etc.

The band is offering a special pre-order for the limited edition two-disc digipack for
only $25.00 CAD. The limited edition will include an enhanced CD containing bonus tracks,
guitar tab files and instructional videos. The DVD will contain high-quality versions of
the BrokeBands.com "Making The Singularity" videos plus some exclusive videos on mixing
and mastering.

A trailer for the album can be viewed below.

DIVINITY's last album, "Allegory," was released in March 2008 via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Terror Syndrome Headlines Vancouver's Brutalfest

Vancouver metallers, Terror Syndrome, have confirmed that they will be headlining Vancouver's Brutalfest. They will be performing at two shows on Saturday, April 18th at the Maritime Labor Center in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Terror Syndrome explains, "We will first headline an All Ages show during the day starting at 2pm. Then we will headline a second show that will be 19+, starting at 7:30pm." More...

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Divinity Issues Recording Update

Canadian metal band Divinity has issued the following statement about the recording of their upcoming album:

"We are currently deep in the muck of recording our new album, drums have been tracked and editing is nearly complete, then on to guitar tracking. Look for a new blog / videos with a lot more details and info on that very soon.

Also started booking some shows as part of a Spring mini-tour, dates so far:

March 26th - Wild Planet Music, Winnipeg - Manitoba Metal Fest AA show
March 27th - The Zoo, Winnipeg - Manitoba Metal Fest 18+ show

Thrash legends RAZOR will be headlining this one, Killer! Lots of of great bands on the bill. More dates will be announced as time goes on."

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Divinity Starts Pre-Production

After a successful stint on the road as part of the Summer Slaughter Tour alongside Necrophagist, Dying Fetus and Into Eternity, Canadian death metallers Divinity have officially headed back into the recording studio for a follow-up to their 2008 Nuclear Blast debut "Allegory."

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Summer Slaughter Canada Tour Dates Announced


Confirmed dates are as follows:

Aug. 14 - Quebec City, QC - Imperial
Aug. 15 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda
Aug. 16 - Toronto, ON - Opera House
Aug. 18 - Thunder Bay, ON - Kilroys
Aug. 19 - Winnipeg, MB - Garrick Center
Aug. 20 - Regina, SK - Riddell Center
Aug. 21 - Calgary, AB - Warehouse
Aug. 22 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite
Aug. 23 - Prince George, BC - Roll-a-Dome
Aug. 25 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom (no COMMON GRAVE, DIVINITY)

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Summer Slaughter Canada Line Up Announced

On August 15, NECROPHAGIST, DYING FETUS, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, INTO ETERNITY, NEURAXIS, WHITECHAPEL, VEIL OF MAYA, DIVINITY and COMMON GRAVE will join forces in Quebec to start Summer Slaughter Canada, which is expected to go throughout the country from East to West ending in Vancouver tentatively on August 27. Cities and Venues are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information, visit this MySpace page.

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CBC Radio 3 Launches First Full Metal Podcast

Canada's CBC Radio 3 has launched the first Full Metal Podcast, hosted by Lisa Christiansen. The podcast features new music from Arapacis, Bison, Cursed, Cryptopsy, Derelict, Divinity, Forty Birds, Gross Misconduct, Penetrator, Protest the Hero, Rammer and Sequoia.

"We play a lot of great music here at Radio 3, and for one radio station we do play an unbelievable number of different genres, from hip hop to folk; electronica to pop and hard rock. But there is one genre that is sadly under-represented - metal.

"But not anymore. Today marks the first Full Metal Podcast for CBC Radio 3. And I couldn't be more um, filled with unholy joy.

"For the past few months a crack team of producers and one eager host, have listened to literally hours of metal tunes from our collection here at New Music Canada. We then sought out the opinions of a few serious metal heads and created this podcast.

"You'll hear music from Protest the Hero, Cursed, Bison, and Cryptopsy. I check in with a touring Cam Pipes of 3 Inches of Blood and ponder the why behind Montreal's metal capital of North America status with legendary drummer Flo Mounier of Cryptopsy.

"It's a cross-country journey through some of the hardest and loudest music being made in Canada today, and it's all in one easy to enjoy package. So kick back and get ready and watch where you bang that head. Neck injuries are not covered by Radio 3."

To listen to the podcast, visit CBC Radio 3.

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Divinity Post "Plasma" Music Video Online

Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based metallers DIVINITY recently flimed a video for the song "Plasma" with director Doug Cook. Watch the clip here.

"Plasma" comes off the group's debut album, "Allegory", idue on March 28 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Check out audio samples at their MySpace page.


James Duncan - Guitars
Brett Duncan - Drums
Sacha Laskow - Lead Guitars, Vocals
Nick Foster - Bass, Vocals More...

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Cephalic Carnage Announce European Tour Dates

Denver avant-grinders CEPHALIC CARNAGE have announced a number of upcoming festival appearances as well as a Spring European tour.

CEPHALIC CARNAGE will first take part in the Dawn of Destruction Festival this weekend in Calgary, AB alongside WATAIN, AVERSE SEFIRA, DIVINITY, and more. Following, CEPHALIC CARNAGE will perform an exclusive “doom” set as part of the annual Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands on April 17th.

CEPHALIC CARNAGE will then embark on a month-long European tour in May with HATE ETERNAL and SKELETONWITCH. This tour will also include DEADBORN in the mainland and CEPHALIC label-mates MAN MUST DIE in the U.K. A complete listing of CEPHALIC CARNAGE tour dates can be found online here with more to be announced soon.

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Divinity Sign To Nuclear Blast

Canada's DIVINITY check in with the following news:

"We are pleased to announce we have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records!

The label will tentatively release the debut album, Allegory on March 28th, 2008. We are honored and excited to work with a label of Nuclear Blast's caliber and share the roster with so many great and influential metal bands.

Currently we are preparing for a barrage of live shows to support Allegory in the upcoming year, as well as composing new material for the follow up to

A promo video for the song 'Plasma' is also in the works along with a line of all new merchandise."

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Divinity Audio Interview Online

Vinland Radio conducted an interview with Canada's Divinity thatyou can listen to it streaming here. Doing so, you'll have a chance to win their new CD as well as hear some other metal music featured in this week's podcast.

Divinity has just come off there cross Canada tour in support of there new disk "Allegory."

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Divinity Announce New CD, Canadian Tour

Canadian heavy metal veterans Divinity recently announced the release of their highly anticipated upcoming CD "Allegory", due on July 28, 2007.

After rising to the top of Alberta's metal scene with 10 years experience, playing live with influential bands such as Into Eternity, Kataklysm and Cannibal Corpse and garnering a growing international fanbase, Divinity is determined to expose as many people as possible to the new material on "Allegory". The new CD was mixed and mastered by Tue Madsen, who has worked with the Haunted, Aborted, Threat Signal, and Mnemic. The vocals were recorded in one of Calgary's top studios, "The Beach."

Divinity's Canadian tour will run from late July to early September including dates in Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg and Vancouver. They will be sharing the stage with metal acts Blasphemy, Morterra, Exit Strategy, Unhuman, Cradle to Grave, and Entropia.

A preview of the new CD is available at Divinity's official website, as well as the band's myspace site. Two new MP3s, "Plasma" and "Induce" are currently up for download. Copies of "Allegory" can be pre-ordered via their website.

Divinitiy's Canadian tour dates are as follows: More...

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Whiplash Open-Air Festival To Debut This September

The Whiplash Open-Air Festival is set to debut on the grounds of the Ag Society in Strathmore, AB (near Calgary), on the Labour Day long weekend (September 3-4). The grounds are the infield of a horse race track, with tents for vendors, a 12,000 ft beer garden, grand stand, camping right next to the site and much more. Confirmed acts are as follows: ACANTHA, BLACKSKY, CESSATE, DECIPHER, DIVINITY, NECROBIOSIS, NECRONAUT, OPERATION WINTER MIST, RED TIDE, SUFFERANCE, VERBAL DECEPTION, WORMBOX. For more info head to Whiplash-open-air.com.

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