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Formed: 2002
From: Kuopio, Finland
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Deathchain 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.

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2013: Days 2 and 3

The weekend festivities of the second and third day of Tuska started a bit later for me, but still managed to start with a bang that resounded for the whole weekend! With a lineup a bit less intense then the first day, there was a lot of room to really observe performances and finally get that summer festival feeling. Both days featured very different genres, but as always with Tuska, there is truly something for everyone, even if that something is as simple as ice cold cider and a cool breeze on a hot day. More...

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Deathchain Posts New Music Video

Finnish act Deathchain has premiered the new video "Seven Asakku Shadows" on Terrorizer magazine's website. Check out the clip here or in the player below.

Directed by Sami Jämsén for Riot Unit, Deathchain's "Seven Asakku Shadows" hails from the brand new "Ritual Death Metal" album, released internationally last week through Svart Records. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Voice of Sharur
2. Stele of the Vultures
3. Seven Asakku Shadows
4. Our Lady Under The Earth
5. King Pazuzu 6. Like Worms Upon The Lands
7. Tiamat's Eyes Of Death
8. Abzu Doom More...

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Deathchain Streaming Full Album Online

Today, the Finnish death metallers from Deathchain are streaming the entirety of their forthcoming "Ritual Death Metal" album on Inferno magazine's website.

Set for international release on April 5th through Svart Records, "Ritual Death Metal" can be heard for a limited time at this location or through the SoundCloud player below. More...

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Deathchain Streaming New Track Online

Finland's Deathchain has premiered the new track "Like Worms Upon the Lands" via Decibel magazine's website. Check out the track at this location.

Featuring guest vocals by Entombed frontman LG Petrov,"Like Worms Upon the Lands" hails from Deathchain's forthcoming "Ritual Death Metal," set for international release on April 5th through Svart Records.

You can check out the band's previous announcement about the album release right here. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Voice of Sharur
2. Stele of the Vultures
3. Seven Asakku Shadows
4. Our Lady Under The Earth
5. King Pazuzu 6. Like Worms Upon The Lands
7. Tiamat's Eyes Of Death
8. Abzu Doom More...

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Deathchain Reveals New Album Details

Finland's Deathchain has set April 5th as the release date for new album, "Ritual Death Metal," which is coming courtesy of Svart Records. The following press release was also issued:

"Keeping up with the band’s tradition to include the word 'death' or 'dead' in their titles, their title of their sixth full-length alone Ritual Death Metal feels like a warning. In the wake of an already impressive 'Death Gods' three years ago, this new offering to the Ancients been recorded last summer with Swedish wünderkid Tore Stjerna in Stockholm in his world-renowned Necromorbus studio, where most famously Watain but also Ondskapt, Funeral Mist, and many others have sworn a pact with the Great Horned One.

"Guest starring on the album is one LG Petrov from Entombed, who provides vocals for the track 'Like Worms Upon The Lands.' Cover art is by Babalon Graphics, other layout work by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight13 Media.

"As eclectic as the label is, Svart Records have a strong foundation in death metal, having reissued albums by vintage acts like Abhorrence, Xysma and the resuscitated Convulse. However, Deathchain is the first contemporary death metal band operating on the label. Each member sports an impressive curriculum vitae of musical misbehaviours that reads like a Who’s Who of the Finnish extreme metal scene (Demilich, Deathbound, Ajattara, Forgotten Horror, and so on), and the band's two guitarists are already part of the SVART family with Jess and The Ancient Ones.

"But it’s the sheer intensity of its music that has put Deathchain at the top of the foodchain as, unlike others, they’ve taken their time to shed their previous collective skins one by one. And what started off back in 2003 with Deadmeat Disciples as one frantic yet somehow still conventional thrash/death vehicle has now become, a decade later, an altogether even more unique and ten-times-more-intense beast."

"Rebellion - rebellion and liberty, they've always been at the heart of what we do," says guitarist Corpse. "During our years as a band, we have grown to disrespect all boundaries, and the fire inside burns ever higher." More...

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Whiplash Confirmed For Jalometalli Festival 2009

Reunited New Jersey thrashers WHIPLASH have completed tracking the much anticipated "Unborn Again" full-length album at Mozart Studio with world-renowned engineer / producer Harris Johns (Sodom, Kreator, Helloween, Sepultura, etc) and are set to fly to Berlin on April 13, 2009 where the mixing and mastering process will take place at Spiderhouse Studio.

The album artwork and final tracklisting will be announced shortly.

In other news, WHIPLASH has been confirmed for this year's Jalometalli Metal music festival, set to take place August 14-15, 2009 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland.

The festival billing is shaping up as follows: More...

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Deathchain Post "Serpent Of The Deep" Video Online

"Serpent of the Deep", the new video from Finnish death/thrash metallers DEATHCHAIN, can be viewed here. The track comes off the group's third album, "Cult of Death" (Dynamic Arts Records), which entered the Finnish chart at No. 17 back in May 2007.

DEATHCHAIN will enter the studio in May with producer Jari "Tupi" Tuomainen to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Death Eternal". An October release is expected.

The band recently parted ways with longtime guitarist Bobby Undertaker. More...

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Nile Post Video Interview and Guitar Lesson Online

In a new video interview, NILE's Karl Sanders and Dallas Toler-Wade talk about their new album Ithyphallic and give a deep insight to the secrets of playing their axes.

Check it out here.

Finnish thrashers DEATHCHAIN have been supporting Nile on their current Finnish dates. Also on the bill is SOTAJUMALA.

Remaining dates include:

November
23 - Pakkahuone - Tampere, Finland
24 - Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland

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Deathchain To Support Nile In Finland

Finnish death/thrash metallers DEATHCHAIN will support NILE on four dates in Finland in late November. Also appearing on the bill is SOTAJUMALA. The details are as follows:

Nov. 21 - Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland
Nov. 22 - Teatria - Oulu, Finland
Nov. 23 - Pakkahuone - Tampere, Finland
Nov. 24 - Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland

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Deathchain Post Pit Of The Possessed Video Online

DEATHCHAIN's new video for the song "Pit of the Possessed" has been posted at YouTube. The track comes off the Finnish death/thrash metallers' third album, "Cult of Death", due on May 28 via Dynamic Arts Records (May 23 in Finland and June 1 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland). The track listing is as follows:

01. Deathammer
02. Hour of the Exorcist
03. Pit of the Possessed
04. Serpent of the Deep
05. In the Crypt of Vengeance
06. Witchstorm
07. Necrophiliac Lust
08. Cult of Death

DEATHCHAIN recently parted ways with singer Rotten and replaced him with K.J. Khaos. More...

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More Destruction, Candlemass Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the upcoming "Hellhoundz Of Doom And Thrash" tour with double headliners Destruction and Candlemass. Tour dates are as follows:

With Deathchain and After All:

Nov. 08 Patteln, CH - Z7 (date changed)
Nov. 09 Ludwigburg, D - Rockfabrik (new date)
Nov. 10 Bochum, D - Zeche
Nov. 11 Aschaffenburg, D - Colos-Saal
Nov. 12 Berlin, D - Hof 23
Nov. 14 Helsinki, FIN - Nosturi
Nov. 15 Oulu, FIN - Teatria
Nov. 17 Oslo, N - Sentrum Scene
Nov. 18 Trondheim, F - Rosendal Scene
Nov. 19 Göteborg, S - Kren
Nov. 20 Malmö, S - KB
Nov. 21 Osnabrück, D - N8
Nov. 23 Antwerp, B - Hof Ter Lo

With Deathchain and Perzonal War: More...

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More Tuska Open Air Details Revealed

Tuska Open Air Metal Festival has added more international and Finnish acts to the 2005 roster. The line-up is almost complete with only 1 more artist to be added for Saturday afternoon as well as the winner from the band contest at Rotonde-Festival, France, which is to be held later this spring. This year's Tuska-Festival is more international than ever, with nearly half of the artists coming from abroad. The evening clubs will most likely see some international action as well.

New additions in Finnish professionalism will be represented by Apocalyptica, whose cello metal is witnessed way too rarely on their native soil. Apocalytica just recently supported Rammstein on their European tour and appeared stateside on a few selected dates.

German precision and universal greatness is brought to you by the mighty Gamma Ray. The band last appeared on the bill at Tuska 2000 and have since built their fanbase by selling out club shows on a regular basis.

Other additions include up-and-coming death metallers Amoral, Finnish-singing Stam1na and Viikate, as well as Callisto who are about to embark on a European tour in a few weeks.

The search continues for one more, either domestic or foreign artist.

Ticket sales for Tuska 2005 start on Friday April 1st. Three-day ticketcosts 67 euro, one-day ticket 32 euro. Go to www.lippupalvelu.fi to purchase tickets.

Current Tuska 2005 line-up reads as follows: More...

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