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Commander

Formed: 2001
From: Munich , Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Commander News

Below is our complete Commander 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.

Commander Working On New Album

Germany's Commander has issued the following update about working on a new album:

"Hi Folks! After a time of silence we want to bring some news into the world. We're still in writing mode and have finished nearly 5 tracks for our upcoming new album, for a expected release in Feb/Mar 2011, what will mark Commander's 10th Anniversary. Also we're looking for a new label home, so stay tuned for more information.

"And here, Ladies and Gentlemen, the New Album Title: 'FATALIS.' Some working titles: - Endtime Propaganda - New Slave Democracy - Locust Infestation, etc. Enjoy the Summer."

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Commander Posts Live Video Online

German metal band Commander has posted a new live video online for the song "Vengeful Angel," which was filmed by Hanson at the "Together as One Festival" in Passau. Watch the video below:

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Commander To Play Together As One Festival

German death metallers Commander have announced they will perform at the Together As One Festival on December 19th. The details of the show are as follows:

12/19 2009 7:00 PM Zeughaus Passau (D), Bayern

The other confirmed bands for the festival include: Wolfchant, Sycronomica, Ultrawurscht, Festering Saliva, Scared to Death, and Sucking Leech.

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Commander Issues Update on Writing New Album

German metal band Commander has issued the following update on the writing of new material for their new album:

"We're still hard working on our new material. What can you expect? Well, a lot of melodies (Yeah, the Twin-Guitars are back), fat rythms, really fast thrash stuff, some blasts and also some clean parts. Be prepared for the most killing Commander-Record..."

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Commander Announces Fill in Guitarist

German metal band, Commander, has issued the following update:

"Due to family obligations of Guitarist Steffen Augstein, we're proud to announce Guitarist Bernd Pöppl as his substitute for the '20 Jahre Moshclub Kolmberg' Show on Aug. 21, 2009 in Cham/Kolmberg."

Guitarist/Singer Nick Kolar comments, "I know Bernd for nearly 20 Years and what can i say. "A Great Talent" who never express his passion for Metal Music on the "Live-Front". Also funny is the Fact that Bernd is the Neighbour of our Drummer Willy."

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Helion Festival 2008 Lineup Announced

The lineup for the 2008 Helion Festival is taking shape as follows:

EQUILIBRIUM
DARKSEED
VARG
SYCRONOMICA
HELFAHRT
KARLAHAN
COMMANDER
GODS OF EMPTINESS
FESTERING SALIVA
CRYSTALLION
SHEEPHEAD
NERVINE
ARS IRAE
CULT OF GAIA
DAMIEN

The festival takes place on October 4 in Germany. More information (in German) can be found on the official site.

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Commander To Embark on European Tour in November

German death thrashers, Commander, will be touring as support for UNLEASHED on their "Hammer Battalion Europe 2008" Tour. Other support acts are Krisiun and One Man Army and the Undead Quartet.

Tour dates are as follows:

11/14 - Germany - Jena @ F-Haus
11/15 - Germany - Essen @ Turock
11/16 - Germany - Darmstadt @ Steinbruch Theater
11/17 - Holland - Haarlem @ Patronaat
11/18 - Belgium - Vosselaar @ Biebob
11/19 - Holland - Eindhoven @ Effenaar
11/20 - Holland - Zwolle @ Hedon
11/21 - UK - Birmingham @ Barfly
11/22 - UK - Leeds @ Rio's
11/23 - UK - London @ Underworld
11/24 - France - tba

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Commander Posts Four New Songs Online

German death metallers Commander have posted for new songs entitled "The Enemies We Create", "Trust In Man", "Ira" and "New Age Of Treason" on line at their official Myspace.

The tracklist for their latest album, "The Enemies We Create" is as follows: 'Vengeful Angel', 'Ira', 'Still Alive', 'At Any Cost', 'My Worst Enemy', 'New Age Of Treason 1 & 2', 'The Enemies We Create', 'Trust In Man', 'Valley Of Fallen Stars'.

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Commander Post New Song, "My Worst Enemy," Online

German metallers, Commander, issue the following update on their MySpace page:

"Hi Folks!"

"Commander have uploaded another new song, 'My Worst Enemy.'"

"This Track is for FREE."

"Enjoy and spreading the disease..."

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Commander Post New Song Online

German extreme metallers COMMANDER have completed work on their new album, "The Enemies We Create", due on March 28, 2008 via Bad Land Records/Twilight Vertrieb. The track listing for the effort is as follows:

01. Trust in Man
02. Vengeful Angel
03. The Enemies We Create
04. My Worst Enemy
05. New Age of Treason
06. New Age of Treason II
07. Ira
08. Still Alive
09. At any Cost
10. Valley of Fallen Stars

Check ou the new track "Vengeful Angel" on the band's MySpace page.

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Commander Reveal New Album Track Listing

German death metal band COMMANDER has revealed the track listing for its new abum, "The Enemies We Create", due in March 2008 via Bad Land Records/Twilight Vertrieb. The follow-up to 2006's "World's Destructive Domination" was recorded at Helion Studios (DARKSEED, EQUILIBRIUM, SYCRONOMICA) in Munich with producer Seref A. Badir and is "even more melodic, heavier and more powerful than its predecessor," according to the band. The artwork for the album can be viewed on the band's MySpace page.

"The Enemies We Create" track listing:

01. Vengeful Angel
02. Ira
03. Still Alive
04. At Any Cost
05. My Worst Enemy
06. New Age Of Treason 1 & 2
07. The Enemies We Create
08. Trust In Man
09. Valley Of Fallen Stars

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Commander To Enter Studio In December

German death metal band COMMANDER will enter Helion Studios (DARKSEED, EQUILIBRIUM, SYCRONOMICA) in Munich in December with producer Seref A. Badir to begin recording its new abum for a March 2008 release via Bad Land Records/Twilight Vertrieb. According to the band, the follow-up to 2006's "World's Destructive Domination" will probably be called "The Enemies We Create" and will be "even more melodic, heavier and more powerful than its predecessor." The artwork for the album can be viewed on the band's MySpace page.

Upcoming COMMANDER shows:

Nov. 16 - Jena - Rosenkeller
Nov. 17 - Munich - Titanic City
Nov. 23 - Waldsassen - Turnhalle
Nov. 24 - Kiel - Kielowatt

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Commander Update Tour Schedule

German death metal act COMMANDER have completed nine songs for their forthcoming album, The Enemies We Create. Some song titles include 'My Worst Enemy', 'Vengeful Angel', 'At Any Cost' and 'The Enemies We Create'.

In other news, the band has updated their tour schedule. It is now as follows:

October
31 - Freising, Germany - Lindenkeller

November
1 - Luzern, Switzerland - Sedel
2 - Lustenau, Austria - Culture Factory
3 - Uster, Switzerland - Rock City
16 - Jena, Germany - Rosenkeller
17 - München, Germany - TitanicCity (Bad Land Festival 2007)
23 - Waldsassen, Germany - Turnhalle
24 - Kiel, Germany - Kielowatt

December
14 - Rosenheim, Germany - Blackout

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Commander Post Live Video Of New Song Online

German death metal act COMMANDER has posted a live video of the new track "Vengeful Angel" at YouTube. The song is expected to appear on the band's the forthcoming album, "The Enemies We Create", due later in the year.

COMMANDER will support BEHEMOTH on the following dates:

May 27 - Zagreb (CRO) – Mocvara
May 28 - Sarajevo (BiH) - SA Club

COMMANDER released its acclaimed debut album, "World's Destructive Domination", last year via Bad Land Records/Point Music.

For more information, visit their Myspace page.

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Commander To Support Destruction and Behemoth

German death metal act COMMANDER will support DESTRUCTION on May 11 at Turock in Essen, Germany. COMMANDER will also embark on a Balkan tour in May as the support act for Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH. The dates are as follows:

May 27 - Zagreb, Croatia - Mocvara
May 28 - Sarajevo, Bosnia - SA Club

COMMANDER will also play two additional shows with Croatian melodic death band DEFIANT:

May 25 – Osijek, Croatia - Mini Teatar
May 26 – Zupanja, Croatia - OKC

COMMANDER released its acclaimed debut album, "World's Destructive Domination", last year via Bad Land Records/Point Music.

For more information, visit their Myspace page.

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