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European death metal extremists Benighted (Olivier Gabriel - Guitars, Julien Truchan - Vocals, Eric Lombard - Bass, Kevin Foley - Drums, Adrien Guerin - Guitars) have revealed details on their forthcoming new album.
The album, titled "Carnivore Sublime," will be released on February 18th in North America through Season of Mist.
"Carnival Sublime" was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Kristian "Kohle" Kohlmannslehner in Seeheim, Germany with additional recording by Kai Stahlenberg at Kohlekeller Studios. The album includes guest performances by Niklas Kvarforth (Shining) and Michael Kern (Carnal Decay).
"Carnivore Sublime" is the follow-up to the band's 2011 release "Asylum Cave." Further details will be forthcoming.
Brutal grind / death metallers Benighted will join forces with Loudblast to brutalize the French territory next winter. The tour will start on February 27th, with confirmed dates below. Benighted comments:
“Yes, there will be blood. Yes, you will lose some teeth. Yes, you will break your neck. So warn your fucking physiotherapist and get your asses to the shows! The two bands will introduce their new albums during that tour. Be there and stay brutal!”
Benighted’s forthcoming album, the title of which is yet to be unveiled, will be released in the first quarter of next year. More...
A handful of new metal tracks have made their way to Rock Band Network this week, including music from Benighted and Onslaught. These tracks are now available for the Xbox 360 edition to play this weekend:
Benighted – “Let the Blood Spill Between My Broken Teeth” (160 MSP)
Onslaught – “Godhead” (80 MSP)
The Minotaur Project – “Rampage of Kronos” (80 MSP)
Vangough – “Drained (2x Bass Pedal)” (80 MSP)
PS3 headbangers will instead get these songs on 10/9 in North America and 10/10 in Europe:
A Day to Remember - "Sticks & Bricks" ($1.99)
Bumblefoot - "Dash" ($1.99)
Ghost Brigade - "Clawmaster" ($0.99)
Ghost Brigade - "Into the Black Light" ($0.99)
French act Benighted has issued the following statement about parting ways with guitarist Liem N'Guyen:
"Sad news for Benighted. We have to announce that our guitarist Liem N'Guyen is leaving the band, after 14 years of pure friendship and brutal shows. We wish all the best to him and his family and he' ll always be like a brother to us!
"He will be from now on officially replaced by Adrien Guerin, our drummer Kevin's best friend. Adrien plays in bands like Doorsfall, F stands for fuck you! and Keirda 2.0. He's already been playing with Benighted as a live member during the european tour with Morbid Angel. We can't wait to start the writing process with Adrien on board. Before that, be sure to catch the new official line up on tour this summer."
07.05 – Sankt Poelten – Austria – Vaz (Extremefest) w/ Cannibal Corpse, Exodus, Nasum
07.06 – Hünxe – Germany (Extremefest) w/ Cannibal Corpse, Exodus, Nasum, Suffocation
07.07 – Pratteln – Switzerland – Z7 (Extremefest) w/ Cannibal Corpse, Exodus, Nasum
07.08 – Retorbido – Italia – Carlito’s Way
07.09 – Crnomelj – Slovenia – MKK
07.10 – Sarajevo – Bosnia – Cinemas Ex Sloga
07.11 – Szeged – Hungary – Club Noir
07.12 – Budapest – Hungary – Rocktogon
07.13 – Trutnov-Battlefield – Czech Republic (Obscene Extreme Festival) w/ Nasum
07.14 – Eglsee – Germany – Schwarzer Adler
07.15 – SK-Kosice – Slovakia – Colloseum Club w/ Biohazard
08.11 – Chemnitz-Mittelbach – Germany (Rock Im Betonwerk) w/ Kataklysm, Sabaton
09.01 – Ville aux Dames – France – Salle Maria Callas (Mfest)
09.15 – Rexpoëde – France – DMALC 5
09.22 – Lyon – France – Le Blogg
10.06 – Winterthur – Switzerland – Gaswerk Kulturzentrum
Extremefest 2012 will take place in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on July 5th through the 7th in the three cities of Hunxe, Salzburg and Pratteln. It will feature over seventy bands on two stages, with acts still confirming. Head on over to the Extremefest website and Facebook events page for more information. The event is being presented by Metal Hammer, Noizeletter, Legacy, Musix, Metalnews.de, Metal.de, Blast Corpse Promotion (DE) and Catapult Promotion (AT). Check out the list of confirmed bands below, which includes the first European performance of Guttural Secrete.
5. July 2012 – 7. July 2012 DE – Hünxe, ExtremeFest Germany
5. July 2012 – 7. July 2012 AT – Salzburg, ExtremeFest Austria
5. July 2012 – 7. July 2012 CH – Pratteln, ExtremeFest Switzerland
Belphegor *the return of BELPHEGOR*
All Shall Perish
Dornenreich – exclusive Metal-Set!
Desaster (Germany only)
Milking The Goatmachine
Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult
Internal Suffering *comeback shows*
Forgotten Tomb *AT & DE only*
Ultrawurscht *AT only*
Dawn of Disease
Hour of Penance
Guttural Secrete More...
French death/grind act Benighted has posted an official music video online for the song "Let the Blood Spill between My Broken Teeth," which is taken from the "Asylum Cave" album. Check out the video clip below.
Benighted also has the following upcoming tour dates: More...
A new video trailer was posted for the 2012 Extrmefest to be held in Hünxe, Germany and Salzburg, Austria from July 4-7, 2012. The festival will feature over 70 bands, including the following:
Milking the Goatmachine
Check out the trailer here:
Germany's Eisregen will be appearing at the Extreme Fest 2012, which takes place on the following dates and locations:
July 5-7, 2012 DE – Hünxe, ExtremeFest Germany
July 5-7, 2012 AT – Salzburg, ExtremeFest Austria
July 5-7, 2012 CH – TBA, ExtremeFest Switzerland
The current lineup is as follows:
Milking The Goatmachine
For further information visit the festival's official website at this location.
Nervecell has issued the following announcement about an upcoming European tour with Morbid Angel:
"As promised after completing our European festival run earlier this year, we will be heading back to Europe and the UK in November/December 2011 supporting the extreme metal legends MORBID ANGEL! The tour starts November 19th in the UK and continues into Europe until December 18th (See complete dates below). Joining us on this tour our friends Benighted (France) and Necrophobic (Sweden).
"Morbid Angel is one of the first death metal bands that got us into this genre, and definitely influenced our style and sound in Nervecell. To get to tour along with them across Europe & UK is a complete honor! Nervecell recently opened for Metllica in the UAE (October 25th, 2011), to end our touring cycle for 2011 along side Morbid Angel is an absolute treat! We look forward wait to playing to our European and UK fans again!"
Dates are as follows:
19.11.11 - UK, Weymouth @ Pavilion
20.11.11 - UK, Wolverhampton @ The Slade Rooms
21.11.11 - UK, Sheffield @ Corporation
22.11.11 - UK, London @ 02 Academy Islington
24.11.11 - Germany, Hannover @ Musikzentrum
25.11.11 - Germany, Glauchau @ Alte Spinnerei
26.11.11 - Czech Republic, Zlin @ Winter Masters Of Rock Festival
27.11.11 - Hungary, Budapest @ Club 202
29.11.11 - Coratia, Zagreb @ Mocvara
30.11.11 - Italy, Treviso @ New Age Club
01.12.11 - Italy, Milan @ Magazzini Generali
02.12.11 - France, Marseille @ Cabaret Aléatoire
03.12.11 - Switzerland, Vevey @ Rocking Chair
04.12.11 - Germany, Ludwigsburg @ Rockfabrik
06.12.11 - Slovakia, Bratislava @ Majestic Music Club
07.12.11 - Poland, Krakow @ Kwadrat
08.12.11 - Poland, Warsaw @ Progresja
10.12.11 - Germany, Bamberg @ Geiselwind Christmas Metal Festival
11.12.11 - Switzerland, Pratteln @ Z7
12.12.11 - Germany, Munich @ Backstage
14.12.11 - Germany, Bochum @ Matrix
15.12.11 - Belgium, Antwerp @ Trix
16.12.11 - France, Paris @ La Machine du Moulin Rouge
17.12.11 - Holland, Eindhoven @ Eindhoven Metal Meeting Festival
18.12.11 - Germany, Saarbrucken @ Garage
Not new, but it's never too late to get free music: Like Hails and Horns on Facebook to download their 27-song "Screams of Summer Comp 2011."
The "Screams of Summer Comp 2011" tracklisting is as follows:
1. SUICIDE SILENCE – “You Only Live Once”
2. ARCH ENEMY – “Yesterday Is Dead And Gone”
3. JUNGLE ROT – “Rise And Revolt”
4. RED FANG – “Wires”
5. ROTTEN SOUND – “Self”
6. ALL SHALL PERISH – “Divine Illusion”
7. WARBRINGER – “Living Weapon”
8. AFTER THE BURIAL – “Sleeper”
9. AMORPHIS – “You I Need”
10. BLACKGUARD – “Firefight”
11. PATHOLOGY – “Code Injection”
12. OBSCURA – “Euclidean Elements”
13. RINGS OF SATURN – “Seized And Devoured”
14. THE FRANCESCO ARTUSATO PROJECT – “Gardens Of Yama”
15. PERIPHERY – “Frak The Gods”
16. CYNIC – “Wheels Within Wheels”
17. FINNTROLL – “Solsagan”
18. WORLD UNDER BLOOD – “God Amongst The Waste”
19. LOCK UP – “Life Of Devastation”
20. EXHUMED – “Funereality”
21. TOXIC HOLOCAUST – “Judgment Awaits You”
22. BENIGHTED – “Let The Blood Spill Between My Broken Teeth”
23. SEPTIC FLESH – “The Vampire From Nazareth”
24. DECAPITATED – “Homo Sun”
25. GENERAL SURGERY – “The Succulent Aftermath Of A Subdural”
26. WATAIN – “Reaping Death”
27. HAMMERFALL – “One More Time”
French death metal act Benighted is currently streaming the entire new album "Asylum Cave" online. You can check out the tracks from the album by heading over to the VS Webzine at this location. The album artwork and track listing can also be viewed below.
1. Asylum Cave
2. Let the Blood Spill between my Broken Teeth
6. Unborn Infected Children
7. The Cold Remains
8. A Quiet Day
9. Shadows Descend
11. Lethal Merycism
More bands have now been confirmed to appear at the upcoming Summer Breeze Open Air 2011, which is set to take place from August 18th - 20th in Germany. The newest additions to the festival are Benighted, Blitzkid, Deadlock, God Dethroned, Hackneyed, Mad Sin, Postmortem, and Powerwolf.
French brutal death grind band Benighted is currently recording their new and fifth album in Germany at the Kohlekeller Studio. This new album contains 12 new tracks and will be mixed next week. The album features guest appearances from Sven of Aborted and Mike of Devourment.
The organizers of the Chaulnes Metal Festival have posted a teaser trailer online for the event, which can be viewed below. The festival will take place on April 3rd and 4th, 2010.
The currently confirmed bands for the festival are as follows: Hatesphere, Illdisposed, Loudblast, Benighted, Dark age, Mistaken Element, Black Sun Aeon, Otargos, Furia, Om Mani, Kristendom, Kim's Over Silence, Ares, and Supertanker.
Nervecell has found a fill in drummer for the few shows that were potentially in jeopardy due to a death in their drummer's family. The drummer of French death metal band BENIGHTED will touring with Nervecell for the rest of the tour.
French brutal death metal band BENIGHTED has announced some European tour dates in October. After this little tour the band will focus on writing new material for their upcoming album, which will be recorded in 2010 at Kohlekeller Studios.
29.10.2009 – GER Trier, Exhaus
30.10.2009 – GER Karlsruhe, Stadtmitte
31.10.2009 – CH Bern, Headbangersball
01.11.2009 – IT Turin, United Club
The Summer Breeze Festival 2009 will take place in Dinkelsbühl, Germany from August 13 - 15. The final bands confirmed for the festival are WALLS OF JERICHO, CARNIFEX, ANAAL NATHRAKH, CYNIC, THE RED CHORD and BENIGHTED.
The entire list of confirmed bands is as follows: More...
French death metal band Benighted has canceled their May 3rd show in France due to the hospitalization of guitar player Liem N'Guyen. The band issued the following statement on their MySpace page, "Benighted has to cancel his venue at Plaisir this Saturday 3 May. Liem has been hospitalized in emergency yesterday for surgery. Everything is cool, but he has to stay at hospital a couple of days."
Benighted will still be playing at the following dates across Europe:
May 30 2008 9:00P Neurotic Death Fest (Netherlands) Tilburg
May 31 2008 3:00P L’Entrepôt (Belgium) Arlon
Jun 20 2008 8:00P Hell Fest 2008 (France) Clisson
Jul 10 2008 8:00P Les Mélomanies (France) Romilly
Jul 11 2008 8:00P Open Air Local Fest (France) Cuges-Les-Pins
Jul 12 2008 8:00P Obscene Extreme Festival (Czech Rep) Trutnov
Aug 30 2008 8:00P Rock Area Festival (Germany) Losheim am Stausee (saarland)
According to VSWebzine.com, CARCASS, MESHUGGAH, MINISTRY, AT THE GATES, FORBIDDEN and TESTAMENT are among the confirmed bands for next year's Hellfest festival, set to take place June 20-22, 2008 in Clisson, France. More than 60 bands will perform on 2 stages. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):
AT THE GATES
BORN FROM PAIN
CULT OF LUNA
LEGION OF THE DAMNED
MY DYING BRIDE
SICK OF IT ALL
THE OLD DEAD TREE
French death metallers BENIGHTED are expected to complete work on their new album by the end of August. A mid-October release through Osmose Productions is planned.
The new album may be issued as a DualDisc, featuring an entire live performance and much more.
The band are also currently booking dates for a French tour. Stay tuned for further updates.