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System Divide

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Formed: 2008
From: United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest System Divide News

Below is our complete System Divide 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.

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System Divide Streaming Entire New Album Online

UPDATE: The pre-release stream period has ended. You can now order the album from Metal Blade or a number of online and retail stores.

System Divide's new album, "The Conscious Sedation," is set for release on September 14th, 2010 through Metal Blade Records. The album was mixed by the legendary James Murphy (Testament, Obituary, Death, etc.)

System Divide has members hailing from Israel, Belgium and the United States, featuring Sven De Caluwe (Aborted), Miri Milman, Michael Wilson (ex-Abigail Williams), Cole Martinez (ex-Years of Fire, Antenora), Andrew Lenthe (Antenora), and Mike Heller (Malignancy).

From now until its release, you can stream "The Conscious Sedation" in its entirety exclusively here on Metalunderground.com. Check it out in the player below. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the album or album and shirt bundles here.

Once again, here's "The Conscious Sedation" tracklisting:

1. Vagaries Of Perception
2. An Intoxicating Affair
3. Echoes
4. The Apex Doctrine
5. Lethargy
6. (N)Ether
7. Hollow
8. Purity In Imperfection
9. Repent/Forget
10. The Conscious Sedation
11. Stagnant Progression

The band recently released their first music video off "The Conscious Sedation" online. The video was for the track "The Apex Doctrine."

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System Divide Premieres New Song, "Hollow," Online

BlankTV recently premiered a new song from System Divide entiteld "Hollow." The song is off of the band's upcoming release "The Conscious Sedation," which is due out September 14th via Metal Blade Records. We'll have the exclusive full album stream coming up on Thursday before the release, but in the meantime, you can hear "Hollow" in the promotional video below.

Vocalist Miri Milman breaks down the lyrical content of "Hollow":

"This song is personal to me; it speaks of a person that suffers continuously yet doesn't have the courage, guts, or strength to change his/her situation and keeps on being stuck in this downward spiral.

"It is about the fear of changing something in your life for the better, the fear of taking that step which could make everything better. The song develops towards the person actually daring to take the step and seeing there is always light at the end of the tunnel.

"This is obviously the ballad of the record, the calm between the storm. We wanted to also add to the diversity of the record and not only have fast songs all over the record. While being a softer System Divide song; it still has a part that will crush your balls with a smile :) We hope you will all enjoy listening to it as much as we had writing it! METAL!!!"

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System Divide Posts "The Apex Doctrine" Video

System Divide, the extreme modern metal act featuring Sven De Caluwe (Aborted), Miri Milman, Michael Wilson (ex-Abigail Williams), Cole Martinez (ex-Years of Fire, Antenora), Andrew Lenthe (Antenora), and Mike Heller (Malignancy), has recently completed the band's first music video for the single "The Apex Doctrine." The video clip can be viewed below.

"The Apex Doctrine" is off the band's new album "The Conscious Sedation," which is set for release on September 14th, 2010 through Metal Blade Records.

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System Divide Reveals New Album Details

International gothic metal act System Divide have revealed details regarding their upcoming studio album titled "The Conscious Sedation." "The Conscious Sedation" is set for release on September 14th, 2010 through Metal Blade Records.

System Divide features members of Aborted and has members hailing from Israel, Belgium and the United States.

"The Conscious Sedation" tracklisting:
1. Vagaries Of Perception
2. An Intoxicating Affair
3. Echoes
4. The Apex Doctrine
5. Lethargy
6. (N)Ether
7. Hollow
8. Purity In Imperfection
9. Repent/Forget
10. The Conscious Sedation
11. Stagnant Progression

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The Cool Tour 2010 Download Pack Released

The COOL TOUR download pack has been released. The package is full of merchandise and goodies, listed below. You can get it at the COOL TOUR Facebook page.

The download pack includes:

As I Lay Dying merch coupon for $3 off a purchase over $30 at asilaydyingstore.com
Underoath merch coupon for 15% off a purchase over $20 at underoathmerch.com
Cancer Bats MP3 "Sabotage"
Invisible Children Video
Atticus Coupon for 25% off anything in the Atticus Black Webstore
Alt Press Coupon for a 1 year digital subscription for only $5
The Acacia Strain: "Dr. Doom (live)," taken from their recently released 2DVD "The Most Known Unknown."

War Of Ages MP3 "Collapse"
Ding! Coupon for 20% off anything at dinglife.com
Facedown Records coupon for 10% off merch and music at facedownrecords.com
Blessthefall MP3 "To Hell And Back"
Fearless coupon for 10% off http://fearless.merchnow.com/
Free Fearless Records Summer 2010 sampler
2010 Cool Tour New Artist Sampler (provided by Metal Blade Records & Good Fight Records).

Here's the Cool Tour 2010 sampler tracklisting:

1. The Absence - "Enemy Unbound"
2. Aeon - "Kill Them All"
3. Allegaeon - "The God Particle"
4. Barn Burner - "Holy Smokes"
5. Bison b.c. - "Two-Day Booze"
6. Brain Drill - "Monumental Failure"
7. Charred Walls Of The Damned - "Ghost Town"
8. Dawn of Ashes - "Seething the Flesh in the River of Phlegethon"
9. Fatal Embrace - "Wake the Dead"
10. Fleshwrought - "Mental Illness"
11. Istapp - "Vinterrket"
12. Kings Of Asgaard - "Vamods Tale"
13. Lightning Swords Of Death - "Nihilistic Stench"
14. The Ocean - "Swallowed By The Earth"
15. Return To Earth - "Back Of My Hand"
16. Skyforger - "In The Underworld"
17. System Divide - "Vagaries of Perception"
18. Valkyrja - "Oceans to Dust"
19. Woe Of Tyrants - "Creatures of the Mire"
20. Cancer Bats - "Dead Wrong"
21. Son of Aurelius - "Mercy For Today"
22. I Am Abomination - "Since 1776"
23. This Or The Apocalypse - "Charmer"
24. Rosaline - "London Lost Its Fog"

UPDATE: There is some confusion about this whole thing and a redirect not working, but you can download the sampler directly from Amazon.com (U.S. only). More...

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System Divide To Tour With Augury And Aborted

System Divide, who recently finished recording the upcoming album "The Conscious Sedation," has checked in with the following update about a Canadian tour alongside Aborted and Augury:

"Hey everyone, we are very excited to announce our first tour, and our first trip to Canada! Come check us out this august alongside Aborted and Augury and some tuneage of our upcoming album on Metal Blade! Let's party! Here is the poster."

8/19 - Bar Le Magog - Sherbrooke, QC
8/20 - Bar L'Octobre - Quebec City, QC
8/21 - Club Soda - Montréal, QC
8/22 - Maverick - Ottawa, ON
8/23 - L'App'Art - Trois-Rivières, QC
8/27 - Salle Gaston Mandeville- drummondville, QC
8/28 - Sneaky Dee's - Toronto
8/29 - Music Hall - London, ON
8/31 - Crocks - Thunder Bay, ON
9/1 - Royal Albert Arms - Winnipeg, MB
9/2 - The Exchange - Regina, SK
9/3 - The Distillery - Calgary, AB
9/4 - The Mead Hall - Edmonton, AB
9/5 - Third - Prince George, BC
9/6 - Red Room - Vancouver, BC
9/7 - V-Lounge - Victoria, BC

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System Divide Finishes New Album

System Divide has checked in with the following update about finishing the new album "The Conscious Sedation," which was mixed by James Murphy:

"Hello to all you sickos out there... 'the Conscious Sedation' mixing process is finally done! The album is mastered and ready to rock n' roll! Get ready for a new myspace, website song and video coming up."

Additional details on the track listing and release date will be announced as they are made available. In the mean time you can hear sample System Divide tracks here.

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System Divide Issues Album Update

System Divide has checked in with the following update about their upcoming album:

"Hey troopers! Lately we've been reading some articles about our album being mixed by Jacob Hansen and we would like to correct this error: 'The Conscious Sedation' is now being mixed by the legendary James Murphy (Testament, Obituary, Death and many more...) The mixing process is in the final stages and hopefully will be done pretty soon! Please keep your eyes open for some updates in the next days... Cheers!"

Sample System Divide tracks can be heard through the band's MySpace page.

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System Divide Completes New Album

Extreme metal band SYSTEM DIVIDE, featuring Sven De Caluwe (Aborted) and Miri Milman (ex-Distorted) on vocals, has completed their new album. The band provides the following update:

"We've finished recording our Metal blade debut: 'The Conscious Sedation' and now it's in the hands of our master Jacob Hansen that was responsible of the ep 'The Collapse', we trust him to do a great job again and we can't wait!"

"Expect the album to have 11-12 tunes of heavy extreme metal madness with blazing guitar leads, crazy kickpatterns, blasts, grooves and melodies along with our own brand of extreme and clean vocals. The album 'The Conscious Sedation' should be out around June on Metal Blade records worldwide so keep your eyes open."

"Also keep your eyes open for tour dates in the next coming weeks, SYSTEM DIVIDE will invade your backyards, bedrooms and porta potties!"

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System Divide Recording New Album

Ohio metallers System Divide have issued the following statement about recording a new album:

"Hey all! First of all: Happy holidays to all of you out there supporting the band, we wish you all the best and a killer rockin 2010! On a good note, we are currently recording our Metal blade debut: The Conscious Sedation at the Conquistador studios here in Cleveland and shit is moving! Expect the album to have 11-12 tunes of heavy extreme metal madness with blazing guitar leads, crazy kickpatterns, blasts, grooves and melodies along with our own brand of extreme and clean vocals. The album THE CONSCIOUS SEDATION should be out around June on Metal Blade records worldwide so keep your eyes open for those interested. Also keep your eyes open for tourdates from 2010 onwards, System Divide will invade your backyards, bedrooms and porta potties! Rock on!!!"

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Aborted Posts New Song Online

Death metal band ABORTED has launched the title-track of their forthcoming EP “Coronary Reconstruction” at the band’s MySpace page as well as a special pre-order package for this release.

ABORTED have recently announced a new line-up, featuring Sven de Caluwe (also of System Divide) on vocals, Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork) on drums, Eran Segal (ex-They Swarm/Whorecore) and Ken Sorceron (Abigail Williams) on guitar and Cole Martinez (System Divide) on bass.

ABORTED is scheduled to appear on a full European tour next April/May through Avocado Bookings.

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Aborted Announces New Lineup and EP

Death metal band ABORTED has announced a new line-up, featuring Sven de Caluwe (System Divide) on vocals, Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork) on drums, Eran Segal (ex-They Swarm/Whorecore) and Ken Sorceron (Abigail Williams) on guitar and Cole Martinez (System Divide) on bass.

This newly revamped line-up has been working on new material for the past months and recorded a brandnew 5-track EP entitled “Coronary Reconstruction.” The EP will be released digitally by Century Media, and on a limited run of 1000 copies by the band themselves exclusively through Indiemerch. Official release date coming soon.

“Coronary Reconstruction” will contain 4 brand-new tracks demonstrating the potential of the new line up and showing once and for all the return of ABORTED to its gory and intense roots along with a fierce cover from Entombed's “Left Hand Path.” More...

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System Divide Signs To Metal Blade Records

Ohio extreme metallers System Divide, which features members of Aborted, Malignancy, and Antenora, have inked a record deal with Metal Blade. System Divide has already completed a video for the song "The Apex Doctrine" off the bands current EP, which will also be on the System Divide’s full-length Metal Blade debut. A trailer for the video can be viewed below. System Divide's upcoming full-length album will be titled "Conscious Sedation."

Vocalist Sven De Caluwe comments: “We couldn't be more thrilled to be part of the Metal Blade roster, a label that has been pushing the boundaries of extreme music and putting lots of great new acts in the spot light. We know System Divide is in the hands of a competent team of driven music FANS in the first place who believe in what we do, and we're going to give them their money's worth!! We are completing the songwriting for our first album The Conscious Sedation and are about to enter the studio to start tracking by the end of the month, for those who checked out our EP, get ready for some surprises and more extreme modern metal madness! Rock 'n roll!!” More...

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System Divide Writing New Material

Ohio extreme metallers System Divide have issued the following update about writing new material and shooting a music video:

"Hey Everyone

"Just a little update to let you know we spent the past 2-3 weeks locked up together to write some more material for the upcoming full length album! We are about halfway I would say and things are shaping up damn nicely! Expect something Epic, Extreme and Catchy as hell! Recordings should start by november this year at the CONQUISTADOR STUDIOS and Mixing should be handled by JACOB HANSEN (who also did the EP, Aborted, Volbeat, Hatesphere, Raunchy,...)

"We also had the pleasure and honour to shoot a video with director KEVIN CUSTER (hatebreed, dying fetus, dope, suffocation, etc) in Brooklyn for THE APEX DOCTRINE! We should have a sample up in the next weeks for you all and the full video shortly after that. Check out the making of the video/behind the scenes pics shot by master photographer TOM COUTURE!"

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System Divide Streaming New Song Online

Ohio based extreme metallers System Divide have issued the following update about streaming a new song on their MySpace page:

"Hey Everyone,

"We have just uploaded a new track on our myspace entitled THE APEX DOCTRINE from our debut EP "'The Collapse'"

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System Divide Posts New Music Online

SYSTEM DIVIDE, the brand new extreme modern metal band featuring members of ABORTED, DISTORTED, MALIGNANCY and ANTENORA, has completed work on a new EP, entitled "The Collapse." The effort was produced and engineered by guitarist Cole Martinez and was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (ABORTED, MERCENARY, RAUNCHY, HATESPHERE, VOLBEAT). The band has posted two new songs, "(n) Ether" and "Purity In Imperfection," from their upcoming EP on their MySpace page. More...

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