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Below is our complete Gorod 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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Gorod Posts Studio Footage

The French brutalizers from Gorod are readying to unleash the brain-fraying fruits of their "A Maze Of Recycled Creeds" full-length in North America on October 16, 2015 via Unique Leader Records. Footage from the studio sessions has now come online and can be seen below.

Based on unfathomable fantasies created by various secret societies and mystical orders, "A Maze Of Recycled Creeds" - a record now three years in the waiting - is a near fifty minute long work of diabolic intensity spewing forth eleven tracks of arthritis-inducing riffs. The full "A Maze of Recycled Creeds" track listing is:

1. Air de l'Ordre
2. Temple To The Art-God (reviewed here)
3. Celestial Nature
4. Inner Alchemy
5. The Mystic Triad Of Artistry
6. An Order To Reclaim
7. From Passion To Holiness
8. Dig Into Yourself
9. Rejoice Your Soul
10. Syncretic Delirium
11. Celestial Nature (Alt Version) More...

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Gorod Premieres New Song "Temple Of The Art God"

Progressive technical death metal outfit Gorod premieres its new song "Temple Of The Art God", taken from the bands upcoming new album "A Maze Of Recycled Creeds", out in stores on October 16th via Unique Leader.

Check out now "Temple Of The Art God".

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Gorod Releasing New Album

Gorod's new full-length "A Maze Of Recycled Creeds" is due out October 16 via Unique Leader Records, featuring nearly fifty minutes across 11 tracks. The song "Celestial Nature" has also come online and can be heard below.

Comments the band of the latest opus, "The lyrical concept of this album is based on the unfathomable fantasies created by various secret societies and mystical orders. 'A Maze Of Recycled Creeds' speaks of the fraternity of the Rose-Croix, specifically via the works of Sâr Merodack Joséphin Péladan (1858 - 1918), a peculiar 'guru' claiming to have divine origins from Assyria...

"For the track 'Celestial Nature,' we touch on the enlisting of neophytes by using astrology. In a preamble to the initiation rites, the Rosicrucian disciple must identify himself with one major star and two minor stars the better to understand himself as an individual. This teaching matches with the Rosicrucian recurring discourse pattern about knowing oneself."

The full "A Maze of Recycled Creeds" track listing is:

1. Air de l'Ordre
2. Temple To The Art-God
3. Celestial Nature
4. Inner Alchemy
5. The Mystic Triad Of Artistry
6. An Order To Reclaim
7. From Passion To Holiness
8. Dig Into Yourself
9. Rejoice Your Soul
10. Syncretic Delirium
11. Celestial Nature (Alt Version) More...

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Gorod Premieres New Song "Celestial Nature"

Bordeaux's, France progressive and technical death metal outfit Gorod premieres a new song titled "Celestial Nature", taken from the forthcoming new album "A Maze of Recycled Creeds", which will be out in stores October 16, 2015 via Unique Leader Records (North America) and Listenable Records (Europe).

Unfortunately the new track can only be heard outside the US via this LINK. Maybe they changed this regional restriction in the meantime, so give it a try nonetheless.

Moreover we still have the guitar playthrough for "Celestial Nature" for you, if you haven't seen it yet, you can now stream it below.

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Neurotic Deathfest Finalizes Band Lineup

With American death metal legends Origin, the utterly brutal Morgoth from Germany, Dutch marauders Centurian and Dutch brutal death grinders Korpse rounding off the bill, the line-up for Neurotic Deathfest 2015 is complete.

Europe's premier indoor extreme metal festival sets place on April 17th - 19th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, the Netherlands. 42 bands in total will play at the 12th edition of the festival, including heavyweight acts such as Bloodbath, Obituary and Entombed A.D. Weekend tickets and day tickets are available through this location.

The confirmed bands are as follows:

Bloodbath, Obituary, Entombed A.D., Immolation, Origin, Devourment, Nader Sadek, Broken Hope, Pyrexia, Tribulation, Internal Suffering, Benighted, Internal Bleeding, Morgoth, Dead Congregation, Sinister, Disavowed, Soulburn, Liquid Graveyard, Mass Infection, Gorod, Kronos, Centurian, Ingested, Holocausto Canibal, Jig-Ai, Nominon, Unfathomable Ruination, Acranius, Cardiac Arrest, Incinerate, Regurgitate Life, Hideous Divinity, Contrastic, Perfecitizen, The Walking Dead Orchestra, Near Death Condition, Korpse, Bleeding Utopia, Abhorrent Decimation, Neuroma and Slaughter To Prevail. More...

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Gorod Posts New Guitar Playthrough

Bordeaux's, France progressive and technical death outfit Gorod is streaming a new guitar playthrough for the track "5000 at the Funeral". The track is taken from Gorod's latest album "A Perfect Absolution" released in 2012.

You can now stream the guitar playthrough below.

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Neurotic Deathfest Announces New Band Additions

The Neurotic Deathfest has announced new names for the 2015 installment, set to take place at 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands on April 17th - 19th, 2015.

Four new acts are confirmed: Obituary, Gorod, Kronos and Holocausto Canibal. The organization earlier confirmed heavyweight acts such as Bloodbath and Immolation. Tickets are available through this location.

The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...

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Gorod Recording New Album

Gorod is currently in the studio laying down tracks for a new album, and the band has now checked in with the following update:

"Hello guys, things are going pretty well for our new album in Mat's BUD Studio... Rhythm guitars are now recorded and it's pretty HUUUUGE! Really excited we are! We can't wait to give you a little taste of these new songs!"

Further details are forthcoming, and you can check out photos from the studio sessions at the Gorod Facebook profile here. More...

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Gorod Recruits New Drummer

France's Gorod split with the band's drummer at the tail end of August, and now the band has recruited a replacement.

Although not yet ready to reveal the drummers name, Gorod has issued the following statement:

"This past Friday, we (the whole Gorod team) met our new drummer to plan things for 2014. Actually just a few gigs planned.... because we're now focusing on this: composition, pre-production, recording, and a new album!

"We also had a rehearsal with him...... ho dudes, this grooooove! Can't wait to introduce him to you soon with a nice video! Cheers!" More...

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Antropofago Recruits Gorod Guitarist

France's Antropofago (not to be confused with Antropofagus) has boasted guitar-crafting wizard Hugo Mermet (maker of custom guitars for Gorod, Insain and many more) in its ranks for most of the band's existence.

However, it has always been understood that a time might come where Mermet's business would hinder his ability to be a full-time contributor to Antropofago. That time came recently when the band was at work on upcoming full-length album, "Aera Dementiae."

Thus, a mutual decision was made to find a suitable replacement once the recording process was finished.

That replacement was quickly found in Gorod guitarist Nicolas Alberny. With Antropofago's fetish for musicianship and guitar technique, it was no surprise that a guitarist of Alberny's caliber would answer the band's call. Having already recorded some guest parts for the new album, Alberny knew what to expect once he joined the fold. More...

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Gorod Splits With Drummer

French act Gorod has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with the band's drummer:

"Hello to you all. These few words are to let you know that our drummer Samuel Santiago is no longer in Gorod. The reasons for this split up only concern Samuel and Gorod, no others statements will be made about this.

"The few gigs booked for the end of the year are confirmed and will be done with a temporary drummer, these gigs will be the the last concerning 'A Perfect Absolution.'

"In the following weeks GOROD will focus and start to compose for a new album and - we have a few ideas - we will search for a new drummer. More news soon." More...

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Kamikabe Checks In From Bloodletting Tour

Pittsburgh technical death metal tyrants Kamikabe are currently fracturing limbs and tearing ear drums on the Bloodletting North America Tour 2013, which commenced on May 3rd. Kamikabe touring in support of the "Aberration Of Man" long player unleashed via Unique Leader Records last Fall.

Brought to fruition by Unique Leader Records, Kamkikabe joined by headlining label mates/French tech death metal masters, Gorod. Additional support is provided by Inanimate Existence (Unique Leader) and Vale of Pnath (Willowtip).

Comments the band: “We couldn’t be any more stoked about this tour! An opportunity to shred with Gorod in the States is not something that happens too often. Plus, adding Inanimate Existence and Vale of Pnath to the lineup, as well as several other sick bands on select dates, makes this tour that much more crushing! We’ve been sharpening our blades to destroy every city we hit. The years of hard work and support from everyone that has helped us along the way really speaks volumes for the death metal culture that we’re lucky to have!” More...

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Inanimate Existence To Support Gorod On Tour

Unique Leader Records and One by One Booking are proud to announce the return of the annual extreme metal tour "Bloodletting North America."

Heading out on this year's trek will be Franc's tech-death metal masters Gorod (Unique Leader) supported by Inanimate Existence (Unique Leader), Kamikabe (Unique Leader), and Vale of Pnath (Willowtip).

The tour will span from May 3rd to June 1st covering the U.S. and parts of Canada. Also appearing on the tour on select dates will be Fallujah, Pyrexia, Applaud the Impaler, River of Nihil, The Kennedy Veil, Cognitive, and Archspire. More...

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Job For A Cowboy Headlining Bonecrusher Fest

American extreme metallers Job For A Cowboy will return to Europe in March to headline this year's Bonecrusher Fest tour. Comments the band:

"We are all excited to announce that we will be heading back over to Europe this spring to participate in the Bonecrusher Festival. After some long and hard contemplation (uhh huh huh huh), we decided it would be best to get back over to the lands of beer and honey to throw down with our friends in Beneath the Massacre and cruise around with some other cool bands and try and have a good time.

"It will be our first time headlining a proper tour overseas in just about 2 years, and we are ready to play some tunes, drink some brews and crush some snacks. Come get your bone crushed with a bunch of bearded dudes on high protein diets playing music way too fast!"

The tour also features Beneath the Massacre, War From A Harlots Mouth, Gorod, As They Burn, and Make Them Suffer. More...

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Gorod Streaming Tracks From Recent Album

French metal band Gorod has been streaming five songs from its recent album "A Perfect Absolution" over on YouTube. Check out the video for the track "Varangian Paradise" below. On the same page you will find four other videos from the album. Gorod recently got back from doing thirty shows in fifteen countries, touring with Obscura, Spawn of Possession and Exivious on the Omnivium Tour 2012.

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Obscura Posts "Omnivium" European Tour Trailer

Technical death metal titans Obscura have an upcoming European tour featuring Spawn of Possession, Gorod, and Exivious. The band has now posted a teaser trailer for the "Omnivium" tour, which can be found after the jump. The dates are as follows:

09.03.12 Germany Stuttgart @ Universum
10.03.12 Germany Oberhausen @ Turbinenhalle Kraftwerk
11.03.12 Germany Wiesbaden @ Schlachthof
12.03.12 Germany Berlin @ Magnet
13.03.12 Sweden Stockholm @ Debaser Slussen
14.03.12 Norway Oslo @ Betong
15.03.12 Denmark Copenhagen @ Templet
16.03.12 Germany Jena @ Rosenkeller
17.03.12 Germany Bischofswerda @ Eastclub
18.03.12 Czech Rep Prague @ Black Pes
19.03.12 Slovakia Bratislava @ Randal
20.03.12 Germany München @ Feierwerk
21.03.12 Austria Wien @ Arena
22.03.12 Slovenia Ljubljana @ Gala Hala
23.03.12 Italy Milano @ Zoe Club
24.03.12 Italy Rome @ Traffic Club
25.03.12 Italy Bologna @ Blogos
26.03.12 Switzerland Zürich @ Werk 21
27.03.12 France Toulouse @ Dynamo
28.03.12 France Nantes @ Ferrailleur
29.03.12 France Paris @ Glazart
30.03.12 France Dunkerque @ 4 Ecluses
31.03.12 France Rouen @ 106
01.04.12 UK Manchester @ Moho Live
02.04.12 Ireland Dublin @ The Pint
03.04.12 UK Bristol @ The Croft
04.04.12 UK London @ Underworld
05.04.12 Belgium Vosselaar @ Biebob
06.04.12 Holland Haarlem @ Patronaat
07.04.12 Germany Köln @ Underground More...

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Gorod Posts Studio Footage

Gorod is currently in the mixing process for a new album, and the band has now teamed up with Metalinjection to post an exclusive studio video. You can check out the clip below.

Gorod will also be touring with Spawn of Possession and Obscura in March/April of 2012, with full details available here.

Click Here To Watch The Video

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Obscura Comments On European 2012 Dates

German technical/progressive metal titans Obscura have announced a four-week headlining European tour in the spring of 2012 in support of their latest album "Omnivium." Support on the tour will come from label-mates Spawn of Possession, French tech-death maestros Gorod, and Dutch metallers Exivious.

The tour will kick-off on March 9th in Stuttgart, Germany then march through Scandinavia, Eastern and Southern Europe, and the UK before returning to Germany on April 7th. A complete listing of dates is listed below. Obscura's Steffen Kummerer commented on the upcoming run:

"We are stoked to announce our upcoming European headlining tour to support our newest album 'Omnivium'! With our label-mates Spawn of Possession, tech-death lunatics Gorod and the fusion influenced Exivious this tour is a must for everyone who is into progressive music. This is the ultimate shredfest of the year!"

Additionally, Obscura recently announced a demo collection entitled "Illegimitation," which will be released by the band this March. The collection will include ten never-before-heard tracks, including the band's earliest recordings from 2003, unreleased songs from the "Cosmogenesis" sessions of 2006, and brand new cover songs with the newest line-up from 2011. The album's track listing, cover art, and numerous, unique packages are available directly from the band now at this location.

The band's tour dates are as follows: More...

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Spawn Of Possession To Support Obscura

Spawn of Possession has announced it will be supporting German technical death metal act Obscura for a European tour in March, 2012. Gorod and Exivious are rounding out the bill. You can check out the tour poster below, or find full details on the dates and venues for the tour at this location.

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Gorod Recording New Album

French act Gorod has officially started the recording process for a new album, and the band commented on the recording process:

"The band has tapped crazy and talend french metal producer 'Elmobo' to record this new stuff! Mobo (for intimates) will record drums, bass and vocals.

"All guitars will be recorded by Gorod's mastermind Mat, in his 'Bud Records Studio.' Mix and mastering will be done at Mobo's 'Conkrete Studio' by Mat and Mobo.

"Photos and videos will be posted every week on Gorod's Facebook page. More news soon! Stay tuned!"

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