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Montreal melodic death metal band WarCall has announced new vocalist Christ. Christ previously played with Montreal thrashers Damnation. The band is currently writing the second album that will be recorded this spring and summer. In the meantime, WarCall has released a pre production video of "War Against War," a song, which features the new lineup and can be seen below. The pre production version of "War Against War" can be seen and heard at the band’s MySpace page for a limited time, as it will be re-recorded for the yet-untitled second album.
WARCALL, the Montreal-based band who recently signed to Panoptic Records, has unveiled the artwork as well as the tracklisting for their debut album, "Demonarchy," which is as follows:
02. WarCall - The Landing
03. The Black Death
04. Walk the plank
05. Blood for the Sun
07. Man Bites Dog
09. The Sacrifice
10. Architecture of Doom
11. Cold War Breakout
The album will be released on October 13th, 2009.
Panoptic Records is proud to announce the signing of Montreal battalion WARCALL. The quartet plays a mixture of death-black and thrash metal in the style of DISSECTION, AT THE GATES and ENSIFERUM. The outfits’ debut album, "Demonarchy," presents 11 songs of pure war metal that will rally the troops with its epic leads, striking vocals and enthralling rhythms.
Although it’s a decent, smaller venue, something was clearly wrong with the sound quality at the Théatre Plaza on April 28, when Kalmah, Talamyus and WarCall came on Kalmah’s first-ever tour for this continent.
I’m not a sound technician, yet this is a problem I’m not as willing to attribute to the bands, as to the location, the equipment, the set-up, or something of that nature. The middle of Kalmah’s show offers an example of this issue, as the bass started producing an annoying, droning feedback – quite noticeable as I was stationed in front of Timo Lehtinen. Pekka Kokko had to stop the show and call for assistance, leading the audience into a shout of his new favorite curse word, “tabarnak!”
WarCall, a local band (from Montreal), opened the night and they were definitely sub-par, at least compared with the headliner. Their music was of a progressive nature that caused the mind to wander, and I ended up getting sucked into the saga of a large, drunk man harassing the bartender who waved water in his face, in vain.
Another Montreal act, Talamyus, picked up the crowd and got everyone thrashing about and ready for Kalmah. Even from closer to the back of the venue, where the sound is typically of a better grade, something was a little off in the performance of Talamyus, who did not manage to achieve their studio-quality sound. I don’t really enjoy admitting that, as I find this to be a talented and innovative group. They tackle Viking themes from a more brutal perspective than fans commonly see, tossing in old-school death metal growls more suggestive of earlier Amon Amarth work than melodic, folk-driven music.
The most recent release, “In These Days of Violence,” got a good deal of attention, and “God Of War” and “Conviction” were my favorite songs from their setlist.