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Latest Desaster News
Below is our complete Desaster 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.
Texas-based mythological occult metal outfit ABSU has announced the addition of guitarist/keyboardist Zawicizuz (ex-RAPE, PILLAGE & BURN, INFERNAL OAK) to the group's ranks. He replaces Vastator, who recently quit the band due to musical and personal differences. Drummer/vocalist Proscriptor says of the replacement, "We are very proud to welcome Zawicizuz as the newest musician of ABSU! He is one of the best-kept secrets in the extreme Texas music environment and we are delighted to convey our next chapter of mythological occult metal with him."
ABSU will enter Nomad Recording Studio in April 2008 to begin recording the self-titled CD for a tentative autumn release on Candlelight Records. The album will be engineered/produced by none other than Sterling Winfield (PANTERA, KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, SOLITUDE AETERNUS, USURPER, BLOOD OF THE SUN, etc.) and mastered by Proscriptor at his studio Tarot Productions. More...
The billing for Thrash Assault 2 (myspace.com/metalonmetal) is now complete with the addition of Ireland's GAMA BOMB from Ireland. The event will also be the first time ever that SABBAT and ONSLAUGHT appear on the same bill for a show.
Here is the final billing: SABBAT, ONSLAUGHT (Very Special Old School Show), PROTECTORS (feat. Martin Missy), AT WAR, DESASTER, GAMA BOMB, RUNAMOK, NOCTURNAL.
The event is scheduled for February 23rd in Wuerzburg, Germany at Soundpark-Ost (ex-Rockpalast).
Black metallers VREID from Norway as well as DESASTER and EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS from Germany are the latest additions to the billing of the Kaltenbach Open Air festial, set to take place July 18-19 in Spital am Semmering, Austria. Also scheduled to appear are HOLLENTHON, NECROPHOBIC and DEW-SCENTED. More acts will be confirmed over the coming weeks.
German black/thrashers DESASTER have finished recordings for their new, sixth album 666-Satan's Soldiers Syndicate. The album was recorded in the Harrows Studio, Holland (ASPHYX, PENTACLE, OCCULT, SOULBURN).
According to a press release, "666-Satan’s Soldiers Syndicate" again shows the band's typical thrashing, blacking riff metal without mercy - where there is no space for any innovation and modern elements! It’s what Desaster is all about: A Fist In Your Face Metal Attack! Beware and be prepared for sharp riffs, pounding drums, roaring bass and screaming hell."
"666-Satan’s Soldiers Syndicate" features guest appearances by Proscriptor (ABSU), A.A. Nemtheanga (PRIMORDIAL) and Ashmedi (MELECHESH).
"666 - Satan´s Soldiers Syndicate" will be released September, 7th (Germany/Austria/Switzerland/Italy) / September, 10th (rest of Europe).
The tracklisting for "666 - Satan’s Soldiers Syndicate" is:
2. Satan’s Soldiers Syndicate
3. Angel Extermination
4. Razor Ritual
6. Fate Forever Flesh
7. Vile We Dwell
9. Venomous Stench
10. More Corpses For The Grave
DESASTER have finished the songwriting process for their upcoming, sixth studio album “666 - Satans Soldiers Syndicate”. This time around the German black/thrashers will be heading over to Holland to record at Harrow’s Studios in Losser. “Bands like the legendary death metal gods ASPHYX and other fine bands like SOULBURN, OCCULT, MELECHESH and FLESH MADE SIN have recorded their albums in this studio. Quite a good selection of bands we’d say”, comments the band. The album will be mixed in June and DESASTER are looking into an August/September release.
“The new songs are a strict continuation of the last few albums, which means NO COMPROMISE! If you are expecting innovative, ambitious music you are 666 % wrong. DESASTER stands for traditional riff metal – thrashy, black and full of blasphemy!”
Song titles include a. o. 'Fade Forever Flesh', 'Razor Ritual', 'Hellbangers' and 'Tyrannizer'.
Long-running Celtic metal act WAYLANDER were reunited with former band member and editor of Ireland's Metalworks magazine, Martin MacCormaic, for a memorable set at the fourth installment of Ireland's Day of Darkness festival on July 9. MacCormaic, who left WAYLANDER in 2002, took to the stage to attend to tin-whistle duty as the band performed in front of a frenzied crowd. Also performing at the festival were doom titans MOURNING BELOVETH, whose powerful performance on the day included tracks from the band's recently released third album, "A Murderous Circus". The festival was headlined by black metal legends ROTTING CHRIST. The four-piece celebrated their first-ever performance on Irish soil and delivered a rousing performance that served as a fitting end to the days proceedings.
The full lineup for the one-day event was: ROTTING CHRIST, DESASTER, MOURNING BELOVETH, SCAVENGER, WAYLANDER, CARNUN RISING, PRIMAL DAWN, DEVILMAKESTHREE, WRECK OF THE HESPERUS and GROUND OF RUIN. Photos of the event can be seen at dayofdarkness.com.
Germany's premier black thrashing artillery Desaster have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. Their next album "Angelwhore" will be released on CD format via Metal Blade. The vinyl version will be released via Iron Pegasus Records.
The band is currently in the songwriting stage. The release of their new neckbreaking bonecrusher is scheduled for August 2005.