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Kosmos

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Latest Kosmos News

Below is our complete Kosmos 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.

Kataklysm Wins "Best Metal Album" Award In Quebec

"Prevail", the most recently acclaimed album by Canada's hyperblasters KATAKLYSM, has won for "Album Of The Year" in the "Metal/Hardcore" category at the Quebec Indie Music Awards (GAMIQ), an awards show that recognizes achievements by Quebec independent artists. The event is produced by the Quebec Independent Music Association which is also behind the Montreal International Music Initiative (MIMI). KATAKLYSM has released the following statement in regards to this rather flattering victory:

“KATAKLYSM would like to thank the board of judges and all the people that voted for ‘Prevail’. We were super psyched as it was just to be nominated but now that we’ve actually won we can’t really explain how great it feels. It’s definitely an honor, especially since we were up against some great artists. What a great way to start our North American tour in a few days! We can’t wait to get out there and show the rest of the world what Quebec already knows; KATAKLYSM will ‘Prevail’!"

Those that were nominated this year included:

TEARS FOR THE SKY - "Boredomville II"
MENACE RUINE - "Cult of Ruins"
KOSMOS - "Kosmos"
ION DISSONANCE - "Minus The Herd"
KATAKLYSM - "Prevail"

KATAKLSYM will headline this year’s installment of the “Death by Decibels” tour presented by CDV Software Entertainment and Sacred 2: Fallen Angel the video game. The package features DYING FETUS, ELUVEITIE, KEEP OF KALESSIN from September 26th until October 16th then ARSIS, ELUVEITIE, KEEP OF KALESSIN October 18th until the 24th. The confirmed dates are as follows: More...

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Kosmos Nominated for Quebec Indie Music Awards

Montreal space-proggers KOSMOS have been nominated for metal/hardcore album of the year by the Quebec Indie Music Awards. KOSMOS, featuring members of VOIVOD, PARADISE, TRICKY WOO, and GRIM SKUNK, released their self-titled debut via THE END RECORDS on September 4th of last year.

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Kosmos Post Promo Video For “Psycho” Online

A promo video for the song “Psycho” from the self-titled debut from Canadian prog/psych quartet KOSMOS (featuring VOIVOD’s drummer Michel “Away” Langevin), has been posted online here. The End Records has set a release date of September 4th, 2007 for the self-titled debut. More...

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Kosmos Debut Album Release Date Announced

THE END RECORDS has set a release date of August 21st, 2007 for the self-titled debut from KOSMOS, the Canadian prog/psych quartet which features Voivod's Michel 'Away' Langevin on drums. The band is rounded out by guitarist Jetphil (Paradise), bassist Vincent Peake (Groovy Aardvark/Grim Skunk) and keyboardist/programmer Alex Crow

Says Langevin about KOSMOS, "We're a progrock collective from Montreal, Canada and we're influenced by the 70's Krautrock scene and avant-garde music."

The 12 tracks found on KOSMOS offer journeys through cosmic prog psychedelia, a spaceship built for fans of Hawkwind, Amon Duul II, Zombi and Monster Magnet. The tracklisting is as follows:

01. Psycho
02. Dream
03. Grand Grizou
04. Yawa
05. Indu Kush
06. Much Too Old
07. Kosmos
08. Krautrock
09. Septial
10. Jello
11. Mothership
12. Messe Noire

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