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Latest Benighted News

Below is our complete Benighted 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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Benighted Streaming Entire New Album

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
3. Prey
4. Hostile
5. Fritzl
6. Unborn Infected Children
7. The Cold Remains
8. A Quiet Day
9. Shadows Descend
10. Swallow
11. Lethal Merycism
12. Drowning

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More Bands Added To Summer Breeze Lineup

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.

Full details on the festival are available here. The complete list of currently confirmed bands is as follows: More...

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Benighted Recording New Album

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.

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Teaser Trailer Posted For Chaulnes Metal Festival

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.

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Nervecell Taps Benighted Drummer To Fill-In

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.

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Benighted Announces European Tour Dates

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

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Complete Line Up Announced For Summer Breeze 2009

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...

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Benighted Cancels Upcoming Gig

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)

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More Bands Confirmed For Hellfest

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):


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New Benighted Album Expected In Mid-October

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.

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Kronos, Benighted and Fatal To Tour France

French Brutal Death Metal band KRONOS will team up with fellow French metallers BENIGHTED and FATAL for a tour of France between October 27 and November 4, 2007. KRONOS is currently searching for gigs to book the tour. Interested parties can contact Gab at benightedmanagement@orange.fr .

KRONOS' third album, "The Hellenic Terror", has just been released via Xtreem Music. The follow-up to 2004's "Colossal Titan Strife" was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland and is said to be "a mythological concept album talking about the creatures of the ancient Greece".

You can listen to two new tracks on Kronos' MySpace.

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