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Formed: 1991
From: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Kataklysm News

Below is our complete Kataklysm 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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Kataklysm Posts Music Video #8

New album "Of Ghosts and Gods" is almost here (due out July 31st) and every single day up to the release Kataklysm has been releasing a new music video.

Following "Carrying Crosses" from yesterday, today video clip #8 out of 10 comes online - check out "Shattered" below.

“Shattered” is about someone who functions in a normal society in an automatic mode but is actually riddled with inner demons.

The new album's track listing (and links to previous videos) is as follows:

1. Breaching The Asylum (check out the video)
2. The Black Sheep (see music video here)
3. Thy Serpents Tongue (see the clip here)
4. Soul Destroyer (see music video here)
5. Vindication (video available here)
6. Marching Through Graveyards (see music video here)
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses (video available here)
10. The World Is A Dying Insect More...

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Kataklysm Left "Carrying Crosses" With Video 7

Canadian death metal icons Kataklysm marches on with the countdown of 10 conceptual music videos - one for each song on the upcoming new release "Of Ghosts And Gods" - out July 31st via Nuclear Blast. The band is in them midst of releasing a video per day - so check out "Carrying Crosses" in the player below.

The band commented: "'Carrying Crosses' is about giving everything you are to someone, accepting their defects, being taken advantage of and sacrificing everything for someone you love just to have them bleed you dry in return.”

The track list for the album is:

1. Breaching The Asylum (see music video here)
2. The Black Sheep (see music video here)
3. Thy Serpents Tongue (see music video here)
4. Soul Destroyer (see music video here)
5. Vindication (see music video here)
6. Marching Through Graveyards (see music video here)
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect

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Kataklysm Releases Sixth Music Video Of Ten

Canadian death metal icons Kataklysm premiered the sixth of ten new music videos - this one "Soul Destroyer" which can be viewed in the player below. The band is in them midst of releasing a video per day leading up to the release of the new album "Of Ghosts and Gods" on July 31st via Nuclear Blast Records.

The band commented: "'Soul Destroyer' was written after we spent time in South Africa the first time. We met a person who worked for the preservation of wildlife in Africa that told us the horrific things done to wildlife in order to profit from their deaths."

The track list for the album is:

1. Breaching The Asylum (see music video here)
2. The Black Sheep (see music video here)
3. Thy Serpents Tongue (see music video here)
4. Soul Destroyer
5. Vindication (see music video here)
6. Marching Through Graveyards (see music video here)
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect

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Kataklysm Posts Fifth Music Video From New Album

The fifth official music video from new Kataklysm album "Of Ghosts and Gods" is online now.

Check out "Vindication" in the player below. Kataklysm also comments on the video:

"'Vindication' is about staying true to yourself and waiting whatever time it takes to be proven right because deep down, you know your own truth and the world doesn't, but will judge you anyhow."

"Of Ghosts and Gods" is due out July 31st, 2015 and the full track listing is:

1. Breaching The Asylum (watch the video)
2. The Black Sheep (video available here)
3. Thy Serpents Tongue (watch the video)
4. Soul Destroyer
5. Vindication
6. Marching Through Graveyards (video online here)
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect More...

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Kataklysm Premieres "Thy Serpent’s Tongue" Clip

The fourth out of ten music videos for each and every track on new Kataklysm album "Of Ghosts and Gods" is now online! Says vocalist Maurizio Iacono of this latest cut:

"Thy Serpents Tongue is a song about someone who keeps feeding on your goodness and in the end betrays you."

You can now check out the brand new clip for "Thy Serpent's Tongue" below.

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Kataklysm Releases New Music Video

The third out of ten music videos for each and every track on new Kataklysm album "Of Ghosts and Gods" is now online!

Check out the clip for "Marching Through Graveyards" in the player below.

Maurizio Iacono writes: “'Marching Through Graveyards' is about not accepting death as part of life, yet we are exposed to it every day. Fear is worse than death itself."

New album "Of Ghosts and Gods" is due out July 31st, 2015 and the full track listing is:

1. Breaching The Asylum (watch the video)
2. The Black Sheep (video available here)
3. Thy Serpents Tongue
4. Soul Destroyer
5. Vindication
6. Marching Through Graveyards
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect More...

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Kataklysm Posts Video #2 Of 10

Kataklysm is releasing a whopping ten music videos in a row - one for every track taken off new album "Of Ghosts and Gods."

Yesterday the first video for "Breaching the Asylum" came online (still available here), and today second clip "Black Sheep" can also be viewed below.

Kataklysm comments: "'The Black Sheep' is a song we feel represents anyone who follows his/her own path despite facing critics and hate for being different than the norm. I'm sure many metalheads will relate, we surely do."

The new album's full track listing is:

1. Breaching The Asylum
2. The Black Sheep
3. Thy Serpents Tongue
4. Soul Destroyer
5. Vindication
6. Marching Through Graveyards
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect More...

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Katakylsm Premieres First Of 10 Music Videos

Canadian death metal icons Kataklysm premiered the first of ten new music videos, one for each track on the new album "Of Gods and Ghosts," which is set to drop worldwide July 31st via Nuclear Blast Records. A video will premiere every day until release, with "Breaching the Asylum" available in the player below.

The band commented: "'Breaching The Asylum' is a video depicting the different religions, cults and ideology that control most of our society. The song questions the need for humanity to belong to something greater than the physics of the universe and the dangers of its fanatics to silence free will."

The track list for the album is:

1. Breaching The Asylum
2. The Black Sheep (streaming here)
3. Thy Serpents Tongue (streaming here)
4. Soul Destroyer (streaming here)
5. Vindication
6. Marching Through Graveyards
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect

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Kataklysm Announces U.S. Tour With Belphegor

The Canadian hyperblasters from Kataklysm and diabolical death / black metal giants Belphegor will co-headline an uncompromising raid on North American shores this fall.

"We've had a very busy year preparing for the world campaign for our new album, 'Of Ghosts and Gods,' that is currently underway in Europe for the festival season,” commented vocalist Maurizio Iacono. “This fall, we will return to the U.S. and Canada with our crazy brothers in Belphegor, to destroy your souls and cities one by one. We hope to see you guys there joining in on the madness!"

If you missed them, be sure to listen to the new Kataklysm tracks "Soul Destroyer" and "The Black Sheep" taken off upcoming album "Of Ghosts and Gods."

Adds Belphegor guitarist/vocalist and mastermind Helmuth Lehner: "Ave! Belphegor are looking forward to returning to U.S. shores and celebrating our 9th North American raid to promote the latest offering, Conjuring the Dead. Revel in brutal musick and join the pit with us!“ More...

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Kataklysm Premieres New Track "Soul Destroyer"

Kataklysm premieres another new track titled "Soul Destroyer", taken from the upcoming new album "Of Ghosts and Gods", which is set to drop via Nuclear Blast Records this coming July 31st, 2015.

Check out "Soul Destroyer" now below.

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Kataklysm Premieres New Track

Kataklysm premieres a new track titled "The Black Sheep", taken from the upcoming new album "Of Ghosts and Gods", which is set to drop via Nuclear Blast Records this coming July 31st, 2015.

Check out "The Black Sheep" now below.

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Kataklysm Posts Video Teaser

Kataklysm's new album "Of Ghosts and Gods" is set to drop via Nuclear Blast Records this coming July 31st, 2015.

Throughout next month the band will release a total of ten music videos - one for each and every song on the album!

Today a teaser for the "Marching Through Graveyards" video can be seen below. The album's full track listing is:

1. Breaching The Asylum
2. The Black Sheep
3. Thy Serpents Tongue (streaming here)
4. Soul Destroyer
5. Vindication
6. Marching Through Graveyards
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect More...

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Septicflesh To Tour With Kataklysm, Aborted

The Greek metal masters from Septicflesh have announced a European tour alongside Kataklysm and Aborted.

The tour starts on January 7th in Berlin and continues throughout February before concluding in Tilburg. A full list of shows, including upcoming summer festival performances at Motocultor Fest, Graspop Metal Meeting, and Masters of Rock Festival can be found below.

Septicflesh is touring in support of latest album "Titan" and a series of re-releases of classic earlier albums via Season of Mist. See the band live:

June 21 Dessel BE @ Marquee Graspop Metal Meeting @
July 10 Vizovice CZ @ Masters of Rock
July 24 Lviv UA @ Carpathian Alliance Festivla
Aug 1 Ostry Grun SK @ Gothoom
Aug 16 Theix FR @ Motocultor
Aug 29 Istanbul TR @ 100% Metal Fest More...

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Want To Taste Angels Pissing On Your Tongue?

Belgian brewer Eutropius has joined forces with Montreal death metal masters Kataklysm to bring you the band‘s own branded beer.

This specialty craft beer has been brewed with the band's approval on a unique recipe for a pure Belgian blonde and stands at a mighty and unholy 6.66% alcohol content.

Keeping true to the band's origins, the beer has been baptized with the "St. Tabarnak" name; "Tabarnak" is a popular slang word in Quebec and fits perfectly with the bands heritage.

The beer will be coming out this August to commemorate the release of new album "Of Ghosts And Gods" (due out July 31st worldwide). It will be available in Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland in the first month with plans to release it and distribute it across Europe, Canada and the States for this fall.

Eutropius Brewery CEO Wouter Vermeersch comments: “Today, our brewery can finally announce its deal with the Canadian Death Metal force Kataklysm. We are proud to cooperate in unleashing their own blonde ale beer into the world.“

Kataklysm frontman Maurizio Iacono comments: “It‘s a total honor of being asked to partake in such a project. We started with our own hot sauce to start the party for our new record release and now we have the beer to go with it, the music is coming this summer and all this is for our fans. They deserve it! Cheers Tabarnak!“ More...

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Kataklysm Premieres New Track

Canadian death metal legends Kataklysm are streaming the new track "Thy Serpents Tongue" online. The song appears on upcoming album "Of Ghosts And Gods," set for a July 31st (Europe, UK, US) drop via Nuclear Blast Records.

The track list for the album (which will be the first to release a conceptual music video for every single track) is:

1. Breaching The Asylum
2. The Black Sheep
3. Thy Serpents Tongue
4. Soul Destroyer
5. Vindication
6. Marching Through Graveyards
7. Shattered
8. Hate Spirit
9. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect

Check out "Thy Serpents Tongue" here: More...

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Kataklysm Releasing New Single

Kataklysm is prepping new album "Of Ghosts And Gods" for a July 31st (Europe, UK, US) release via Nuclear Blast Records.

Ahead of the album release, tomorrow (June 1st), Kataklysm will drop a single titled "Thy Serpent's Tongue." The single's artwork was handled courtesy of Ocvlta Designs by Surtsey and can be seen below. The full album's track listing is:

01. Breaching The Asylum
02. The Black Sheep
03. Thy Serpents Tongue
04. Soul Destroyer
05. Vindication
06. Marching Through Graveyards
07. Shattered
08. Hate Spirit
09. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect More...

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Kataklysm Posts Album Trailer

Canadian powerhouse Kataklysm is set to release twelfth studio album "Of Ghosts And Gods" on July 31st (Europe, UK, US) via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band has released a short video previewing music from the album and detailing plans to release a video clip for every track on "Of Ghosts And Gods." Check it out below.

The artwork from Kaktaklysm's explosive new album was done by up-and-coming dark and macabre artist Surtsey. The track listing is:

01. Breaching The Asylum
02. The Black Sheep
03. Thy Serpents Tongue
04. Soul Destroyer
05. Vindication
06. Marching Through Graveyards
07. Shattered
08. Hate Spirit
09. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect More...

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Kataklysm Reveals Album Track Listing

Canadian powerhouse Katakalysm is set to release twelfth studio album "Of Ghosts And Gods" on July 31st via Nuclear Blast. The background of the cover artwork (available below) shows an ancient incantation written in Aramaic.

Guitarist J-F Dagenais tracked drums, guitars, and bass for the album, while vocals were recorded by producer Mark Lewis. The entire process was then mixed and mastered in the U.K. by legendary producer Andy Sneap. The track listing is as follows:

01. Breaching The Asylum
02. The Black Sheep
03. Thy Serpents Tongue
04. Soul Destroyer
05. Vindication
06. Marching Through Graveyards
07. Shattered
08. Hate Spirit
09. Carrying Crosses
10. The World Is A Dying Insect More...

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Kataklysm Unveils New Album Artwork

Kataklysm today reveals explosive artwork for the upcoming album "Of Ghosts And Gods," which can be seen below. Nuclear Blast comments:

"The artwork was created by the dark and macabre artist from Ocvlta Designs.

"The new Kataklysm cover art echoes a sinister artwork depicting the reality of humanity’s beautifully disturbing existence and its impending death through the Mortal and the Everlasting. The background shows an ancient Incantation written in Aramaic."

Upcoming album "Of Ghosts And Gods" is set for a worldwide release on July 31st via Nuclear Blast Records. More...

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Kataklysm Announces "Of Ghosts And Gods" Release

Montreal-based death metal powerhouse Kataklysm is done with the recordings for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come."

The record, which has been dubbed “Of Ghosts And Gods,” is set to be released July 31st via Nuclear Blast. The album will be mixed and mastered in the U.K. by producer Andy Sneap. The band also states:

"The new album is finished being recorded and will travel into the very capable hands of legendary producer Andy Sneap this month for the final mix and production work.

"We haven’t been this excited to release an album in a very long time. 'Of Ghosts & Gods' is set to stand alongside the bands classic records like 'Shadows & Dust,' 'Serenity in Fire' and 'In the arms of Devastation,' it has all the elements that make Kataklysm the force that it is with unrelenting power, melodic hooks, extreme passages and the head stomping grooves Kataklysm is well known for, plus it jumps into new territory in the true nature of the band’s adventurous exploits to push the limit.

"The end result will be our fans head banging with their horns in the air and shouting the hymns - and that’s our satisfaction right there., We will be hitting the road this summer with a string of Open-Airs in support of the album which will drop JULY 31st Worldwide. This is a determined Kataklysm like you’ve never seen before, be ready \m/"

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