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Darkness To Release New Album

From the darkest depths of the 90's arrives one of the iconic bands of Chilean thrash/death metal. Now years later Darkness returns to team up with Australis Records for the release of an official full-length album, featuring tracks from the "Demo I" release and more. Australis Records comments:

"In more than 40 minutes, Suivan Kong (Guitar and Vocals), Francisco Cautin (Bass), Sebastian Ormeno (Guitar), and Martin Valenzuela (Drums session) give new life to death and its scythe that in the 90's hit the metal scene of a troubled and metal thirsty country!"

This new album includes the following tracks:

1. Under The Grave (Version 2012)
2. Libertad
3. Desterrado del Mundo
4. Morvis Terrum
5. Tempestad
6. Under The Grave (Original version 1898)
7. Scream by Pain
8. Struggle till Death
9. Eternal Agony More...

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Destruction Returns To Sodom Show

German thrash metal legends Destruction will once again be taking part in the tribute show honouring the late Sodom drummer Chris "Witchhunter" Dudek. The show will be headlined by Sodom and include performances from Destruction, Tankard, Assassin, Darkness, Holy Moses, Paradox, The Protectors, Blackfire and Wortmord. A message from Destruction mainman Schmier reads as follows:

"If this phone call would have happened earlier, all this painful confusion would have never taken place. Sodom and Destruction have both been on tour lately, I guess that did lead to a couple of misunderstandings that are all solved now.

"There was never any intention to argue about this event in any case! Tom and myself have a friendship since 25 years. The lack of communication via third parties did lead to some turbulent misinterpreting.

"I would like to point out, that we have moved our North American anniversary tour to play at this event. It was always very important to us. We have confirmed our participation already in late 2008. As some may remember, Chris toured with us before on the Eternal Devastation tour in 1986 when our drummer Tommy left the band. Since that day we were real mates! More...

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