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Dies Irae

Formed: 1992
From: Poland
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Dies Irae News

Below is our complete Dies Irae 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

Novy Puts Together New Band, Road's End

Rumor has it that Novy, formerly of Behemoth, Vader and Dies Irae is currently putting together a new band, tentatively called Road's End, with lead guitarist Chris Cannella (N17, Autumn's End) and drummer Kevan Roy (ex-Mastery). Word is, they're still looking for another lead guitarist.

Novy is currently available for Studio/Session work individually or as part of a rhythm section. Drummer Kevan Roy (ex-Mastery) rounds out the Rhythm Section from Hell. For further details, contact their management at mj@desertcore.com or visit www.desertcore.com.

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Semargl Completes Recording of New Album

Ukrainian metallers SEMARGL have finished recording their new full-length album, "Ordo Bellictum Satanas," for an early 2010 release via German label Twilight Vertrieb. The recording sessions for the fourth SEMARGL's CD took place at Blacklight Recording Studio in Kiev. Guest musicians on this album include: Jonny Maudling (BAL-SAGOTH, MY DYING BRIDE), Nera (DARZAMAT), Iscariah (IMMORTAL, DEAD TO THIS WORLD, NECROPHAGIA), Novy (DIES IRAE, BEHEMOTH, VADER), Vrangsinn (CARPATHIAN FOREST, NATTEFROST).

A preview version of a new song from upcoming album is available for streaming on the band's official website and MySpace page. More...

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Dies Irae Announce New DVD and CD Release Dates

The official release date of the long awaited DVD+CD by Dies Irae was moved to 12th January 2009 in Europe / 20th January 2009 in USA. DVD+CD entitled "The Art of an Endless Creation".

"The Art of an Endless Creation" is comprised of a DVD featuring a gig the band played in 2005 at the Metalmania Festival in Katowice, Poland as also of the band's last and, at the same time, most successful album "Sculpture of Stone" (2004). The DVD also includes bonus video clips, a bootleg from a gig the band played as part of Empire Invasion Tour 2004 (at which they joined forces with Vitek (RIP): the drummer of another death metal act Decapitated), bonus audio (featuring, among others, Dies Irae's complete demo "Fear of God" from 1996) and more. "The Art of an Endless Creation" will be treated as a tribute release to Krzysztof "DOC" Raczkowski – former member of Vader.

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Dies Irae Release Details About New DVD

As previously announced Metal Mind Productions will release a new title by Dies Irae. "The Art of an Endless Creation" is comprised of a DVD featuring a gig the band played in 2005 at the Metalmania Festival in Katowice, Poland as also of the band's last and, at the same time, most successful album "Sculpture of Stone" from 2004. The DVD also includes: bonus video clips "Lion of Knowledge" and "The Art of an Endless Creation", a bootleg from a gig the band played as part of Empire Invasion Tour 2004 (at which they joined forces with Vitek (RIP): the drummer of another first league death metal act Decapitated), bonus audio (featuring, among others, Dies Irae's complete demo "Fear of God" from 1996), Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound and more!
"The Art of an Endless Creation" has to be treated as a tribute release to Krzysztof "DOC" Raczkowski – former member of Vader.

Metal Mind Productions set the European release date of "The Art of an Endless Creation" DVD+CD for 24th November 2008. The US release date, 9th December 2008, hasn't changed. More...

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Decapitated To Tour Europe With Hate And Dies Irae

Decapitated have posted this news on their official website:

"After many negotiations and arrangements the first European tournee of bands from Empire Records/Massive Management catalogue almost finalized. It will be presented by Massive Management and German Crash Concerts Agency under the name "The Ultimate Domination Tour 2005." The tour schedule will consist of 14-16 dates in countries like Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Poland. Bands like Decapitated, Hate, Dies Irae and one more act from Poland will hit the road on February 2005. More details will follow soon."

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Dies Irae's Latest Entitled "Sculpture Of Stone"

The new album of Polish death metal act Dies Irae has been finally entitled "Sculpter Of Stone". The record will contain 9 songs. Currently the songs are to be mastered at Hertz Studio. It's worth mentioning recently the band parted ways with Metal Blade and now they are searching for a new label. "Sculpture Of Stone" is going to be released on March or April 2004. In June Dies Irae will participate in the second edition of Empire Invasion Tour in Poland.

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