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Black September

Formed: 2006
From: Chicago, IL, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Black September News

Below is our complete Black September 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.

Prosthetic Records Offering Sampler For Download

Prosthetic Records has released a 14-track digital sampler exclusively on the label's Facebook page here.

Once you "like" the page, you'll be able to download tracks by the likes of Skeletonwitch, Mutilation Rites, Primitive Weapons, and Junius along songs from recent and upcoming releases from Holy Grail, VVisdom, and more. The track listing is as follows:

1. Holy Grail - Dark Passenger (Ride the Void)* out 1/22/13
2. Ancient VVisdom - Deathlike (Deathlike)* out 2/5/13
3. Castle - Corpse Candles (Blacklands)
4. Zodiac - A Bit Of Devil (A Bit Of Devil)
5. Skeletonwitch - This Horrifying Force (The Desire to Kill) (Forever Abomination)
6. Mutilation Rites - Fogwarning (Empyrean)
7. Ambassador Gun - Wounded Knee (Golden Eagle)
8. Black September - Rabid Hunger (Into The Darkness Into The Void)
9. Hour of Penance - Enlightened Submission (Sedition)
10. Dew-Scented - Sworn to Obey (Icarus)
11. Primitive Weapons - Quitter's Anthem (The Shadow Gallery)
12. Junius - All Shall Float (Reports From the Threshold of Death)
13. Heaven's Cry - Compass (Wheels of Impermanence)
14. Felix Martin - The Triangle Tune (Live in Boston)

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Black September Streaming New Album

Chicago-based blackened death metal quintet Black September has unleashed gut-wrenching new album "Into The Darkness Into The Void" for your listening displeasure through Brooklynvegan.com here. The stream will remain active until the album's release on September 25th.

The band will next be seen playing a record release show on September 29th at the Ultra Lounge in Chicago with support from Abysme, Coffinworm, and Terminate. You can also attend a free listening party on Sunday, September 23rd as part of Chicago Metal Factory's "Metal Sundays" hosted at EXIT Chicago, where you will be able to pick up a copy of the album before anyone else. The track listing is:

1. Into the Darkness
2. Solitude
3. Rabid Hunger
4. Cursed
5. Invocation
6. Beyond The Realms
7. Defiance
8. Unhallowed Ground
9. No Return More...

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Black September Streaming New Track

Chicago blackened death metal quintet Black September has revealed a third new track, "Defiance," from the upcoming album "Into The Darkness Into The Void" (street date: Sept. 25) at InvisibleOranges.com here.

"Into the Darkness Into The Void" is the follow-up record to Black September's 2010 full-length debut, "The Forbidden Gates Beyond." The track listing for the new album is as follows:

1. Into the Darkness
2. Solitude
3. Rabid Hunger
4. Cursed
5. Invocation
6. Beyond The Realms
7. Defiance
8. Unhallowed Ground
9. No Return More...

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Black September Unveils New Track

The Chicago-based death metal quintet Black September has unveiled a second track from the band's new album, "Into The Darkness Into The Void," exclusively on DecibelMagazine.com. Click here to stream "Beyond the Realms," which Decibel calls a “a truly epic slab of whip-smart death metal.”

In case you missed last week's premiere, the new song "Rabid Hunger" is still streaming at CvltNation.com. More new music will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

“Into The Darkness Into The Void,” which the band has described as “one step beyond our previous efforts into a realm of untamed energy,” is due out September 25th. In other news, Black September will host a free listening party for the new album on Sunday, September 23rd at EXIT Chicago as part of the Chicago Metal Factory’s “Metal Sundays." You can find more information on the event page here. The band will also be playing a record release show on September 29 in Chicago at the Ultra Lounge with support from Abysme, Coffinworm, and Terminate. More...

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Black September Posts New Track

Chicago's Black September has confirmed a September 25th release date for the new album "Into The Darkness Into The Void," which was recorded in the band's hometown at Bricktop Recording (Weekend Nachos, Veil of Maya) by Andy Nelson.

The band has described the new album as "ravenous and pure" and "one step beyond our previous efforts into a realm of untamed energy." A new track, titled "Rabid Hunger," can now be heard at CvltNation.com here. The track listing is:

1. Into the Darkness
2. Solitude
3. Rabid Hunger
4. Cursed
5. Invocation
6. Beyond The Realms
7. Defiance
8. Unhallowed Ground
9. No Return More...

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Black September Reveals New Album Track Listing

Chicago metal act Black September has confirmed a September 25th release date for new album, "Into The Darkness Into The Void," which was recorded in the band's hometown at Bricktop Recording (Weekend Nachos, Veil of Maya) by Andy Nelson. The band has described the new album as "ravenous and pure" and "one step beyond our previous efforts into a realm of untamed energy." The cover art and track listing for "Into The Darkness Into The Void" can be viewed below.

Black September has also announced a record release show on September 29th at Chicago's Ultra Lounge. Support will be provided by Pittsburgh death metallers Abysme, black sludgers Coffinworm and fellow Chicagoans Terminate.

The "Into The Darkness Into The Void" track listing is:

1. Into the Darkness
2. Solitude
3. Rabid Hunger
4. Cursed
5. Invocation
6. Beyond The Realms
7. Defiance
8. Unhallowed Ground
9. No Return More...

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Black September Reveals Album Artwork

Chicago's Black September will be releasing newest album "Into The Darkness Into The Void" on September 25th, 2012 through Prosthetic Records. The band has now released a sneak peak of the cover artwork, which can be viewed below.

The album was tracked in the band's hometown with Andy Nelson at Bricktop Recording (Weekend Nachos, Veil of Maya), the same studio where Black September recorded debut full-length, "The Forbidden Gates Beyond."

According to guitarist C.M., "This record enters the depths of our past while retaining the fire from 'The Forbidden Gates Beyond.' One step beyond our previous efforts into a realm of untamed energy. Ravenous and pure.“ More...

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Black September Recording New Album

Chicago's Black September has started recording the band's sophomore album, "Into The Darkness Into The Void," due out this fall.

The album is being tracked in the band's hometown with Andy Nelson at Bricktop Recording (Weekend Nachos, Veil of Maya), the same studio where Black September recorded the debut full-length, "The Forbidden Gates Beyond," which Decibel praised for its "savage riffing and elemental leads."

According to guitarist C.M., "This record enters the depths of our past while retaining the fire from 'The Forbidden Gates Beyond.' One step beyond our previous efforts into a realm of untamed energy. Ravenous and pure.“

Further details will be announced as they are made available.

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Black September Announces New Tour Dates

Chicago based black metal band Black September has announced an upcoming East Coast tour in August. Details are as follows:

8.5 - Cleveland, OH w/ Masakari, Alpinist (Germany) at Now Thats Class - 11213 Detroit Ave
8.6 - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Abysme, Liquified Guts at Howlers Coyote Cafe - 4509 Liberty Ave
8.7 - Philadelphia, PA w/ Vivisect (TX), Infernal Stronghold at JR's Tavern - 2327 Croskey St
8.8 - Richmond, VA w/ Bastard Sapling at Strange Matter - 929 W. Grace St.
8.9 - New York, NY w/ Mutilation Rites, Scowl at Saint Vitus Bar - 1120 Manhattan Ave
8.10 - Baltimore, MD at Barclay House - 2101 Barclay St.
8.11 - Silver Spring, MD (DC) at Corpse Fortress 906 Philadelphia Ave
8.12 - Athens, OH at Casa Nueva - 4 West State St.
8.13 - Detroit, MI w/ Vivisect (TX), Perversion, Scum at The Caid- 5141 Rosa Parks Blvd

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Prosthetic Records Releases Summer Sampler

Prosthetic Records has launched a new downloadable sampler on their Facebook page. The free sampler features new songs by The Greenery, Scale The Summit, Book of Black Earth, Clinging To The Trees of a Forest Fire, Last Chance To Reason and Black September in addition to tracks from some of Prosthetic's best-known heavy-hitters. Here's the complete tracklisting:

1. Holy Grail - "Call of Valhalla"
2. Scale The Summit - "Whales"
3. Animals As Leaders - "CAFO"
4. Last Chance To Reason - "Upload Complete"
5. The Acacia Strain - "The Hills Have Eyes"
6. The Greenery - "Crimewave"
7. Trap Them - "The Facts"
8. Book of Black Earth - "Cross Contaminated"
9. Neuraxis - "Asylum"
10. Black September - "The Forbidden Gates Beyond"
11. Withered - "Extinguished With The Weary"
12. Clinging To The Trees of a Forest Fire - "Lower Than Life, High As The Sky"
13. Dragged Into Sunlight - "Boiled Angel"
14. The Funeral Pyre - "Seeking Flesh and Bone"
15. Skeletonwitch - "Submit To The Suffering"
16. Mercenary - "The Follower"
17. Antagonist - "Sasha Grey"

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Black September Signs With Prosthetic Records

Chicago black metal act Black September has announced that it has signed with Prosthetic Records. The first release to feature the label's imprint will be a reissue of the band's 2010 full length album "The Forbidden Gates Beyond" on June 7, 2011. The band commented on the signing by saying;

"The time has come. Black September is proud to announce that we have signed an alliance with Prosthetic Records for the CD release of our debut LP, ‘The Forbidden Gates Beyond.’ We are honored to work with a label that supports the devotion and dedication we have to our music."

You can stream the entire Black September discography on the band's official website, located here.

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Black September Streaming Songs From Discography

Black September has issued the following announcement about launching a new website, which features tracks streaming from the band's entire discography:

"We have officially launched our new website. This will have news, shows and all our merch for sale along with our entire discography streaming for free. We will no longer be updating our myspace page or facebook page as much as this one. This will be the official place for everything Black September related.

"We have also confirmed 2 new shows. The first will be on Feb. 25th with Mutilation Rites from Brooklyn, NY (Black Metal Crust). The second one will be with Thou from Baton Rouge, LA (Crushing Doom) on March 7th. Check the shows page for opening bands and addresses to the shows."

You can check out the new Black September website at this location.

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Black September Announces New Live Shows

Chicago, Illinois based death metal act Black September has announced its first live shows for the upcoming year. The details of the band's new Wisconsin live shows are as follows:

1/14 Subvert City, Madison, WI
1/15 BFG House Appleton, WI

The promotional poster for the "Forbidden Gates of Wisconsin" mini-tour can be found here. Additional details on more 2011 tour dates the band's upcoming activity for the new year will be announced as they are made available. Black September also recently posted its entire new album "The Forbidden Gates Beyond" online for streaming.

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Stream Black September's Entire New Album Online

Chicago metal band Black September has posted their entire new album, "The Forbidden Gates Beyond," online for streaming at this location.

The tracklisting for the new album [cover art] is as follows:

1. The Forbidden Gates Beyond
2. Creation of Chaos
3. Hallow of Decay
4. Tyrants
5. Tombs
6. The Absence of Life & Death
7. Unleashed

The album was recorded with Andy Nelson of Bricktop Studios in Chicago and mastered at the Boiler Room by Collin Jordan.

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Black September Posts New Music Online

Black September has posted two new songs, entitled "The Forbidden Gates Beyond" and "Tombs," on their MySpace page. The tracks come from the upcoming album "The Forbidden Gates Beyond,."

The tracklisting for the album [album cover] is as follows:

1. The Forbidden Gates Beyond
2. Creation of Chaos
3. Hallow of Decay
4. Tyrants
5. Tombs
6. The Absence of Life & Death
7. Unleashed

The album was recorded with Andy Nelson of Bricktop Studios in Chicago and mastered at the Boiler Room by Collin Jordan. This album will contain 7 new tracks totaling over 35 minutes of music (no triggers) and will be released in the US by Shaman Records and in Europe by Iconoclast Records. The album will also include a download code for digital versions of the songs.

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Black September Reveals New Album Details

Chicago metal band Black September has revealed the tracklisting for their new album, "The Forbidden Gates Beyond," [cover art] which will be released in September and is as follows:

1. The Forbidden Gates Beyond
2. Creation of Chaos
3. Hallow of Decay
4. Tyrants
5. Tombs
6. The Absence of Life & Death
7. Unleashed

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Black September Announces New Lineup

Chicago blackened death metal band Black September has issued the following update:

"We are proud to announce A. Blann as the new full-time bass player and T. Nickels as a session drummer for the upcoming LP. We are putting the final touches on the writing process and will continue with recording when the songs have reached finality."

"We are also currently looking for a guitar player that is willing and able to do live shows, tour and possibly record. Please contact us if you are interested and live in the Chicago area. We have no plans to play any live shows until this recording is complete, but expect regional and national shows once the LP is done. "

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Black September Working On New Album

Chicago blackened death metal band Black September has issued the following update:

"The last few months have seemed silent, but we have been hard at work preparing the new songs for the upcoming LP. We have officially found a new drummer that will be recording with us for the new album due out later this year. We plan on recording with at Bricktop Studios who recorded our latest releases The Sermon of Vengeance and Hordes of Flesh and Bone. The writing process is almost finished and we will plan on recording sometime in the coming months. Prepare for war."

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Black September Launches New Web Store

Illinois blackened death metal band Black September has issued the following statement about launching a new web store:

"We have a new webstore featuring all of the Black September merch we have available right now. Visit it here and pick up the new album THE SERMON OF VENGEANCE. Chicago’s deathblackcrust metallers Black September harkens back to the crust/death metal of old Bolt Thrower and the rough majesty of old Amon Amarth. This seven-inch single will feature two original songs entitled 'Blood for Oceans' and 'Purification'. Epic, furious, violently fast and violently slow too, with a powerful female voice to complete. Comes with a fold out 11x17 poster."

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Black September To Embark On East Coast US Tour

Chicago, Illinois blackened death metal band BLACK SEPTEMBER will hit the road this summer in support of its new split release with Baton Rouge, Louisiana doom band THOU.

For a list of dates, visit their Myspace page.

Formed in the fall of 2006, BLACK SEPTEMBER is a female-fronted death metal group from Chicago. Containing former and current members of THIN THE HERD, HIGH ON CRIME and KUNG FU RICK, the group takes cues from early death metal bands such as BOLT THROWER and early BENEDICTION. With the self-release of their debut album "Tide of the Storm", BLACK SEPTEMBER unleashes "a storm of brutality upon the underground metal scene that will be sure to please all fans of metal, old and new," according to the band's official bio.

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