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German black/thrash metal veterans Outrage have recently started recording their next album "The Elemental War" in InnerEar studio, Pforzheim. The album will be released in 2013, which will be the 30th anniversary of the band. Metal on Metal Records comments:
"Outrage were formed in 1983 and belonged to the first wave of black metal, however they have been under the radar for many years, remaining one of the most obscure bands in this genre, in spite of releasing 4 demos in the '80s and putting out 6 CDs after the reunion in 2004. In 2011 they signed with Metal on Metal Records which released their 7th full-length 'Go to Hell
in November the same year. 'Go to Hell' consists of re-recorded versions of their early demos songs and can be listened in its entirety from Bandcamp."
According to the band's founder and guitarist, Udo "The Bringer of Doom", the new songs are in the same style as those he wrote in the '80s, but "The Elemental War" album will be more raw sounding than "Go to Hell."
The 6th full-length album of the German black/thrash metal veterans Outrage, titled "Go To Hell," will be available on October 28th at Hammer Of Doom festival in Wuerzburg (Germany). "Go To Hell" consists of songs written by Outrage in the band's early days, between 1983 and 1987. Metal on Metal Records commented on the release:
"This raw, primitive (but not sloppy) old school metal album is a throwback to their roots and was recorded last summer with a lot of the original equipment, effects and techniques they used back then. If you are a fanatic of '80s thrash and first wave of black metal (not the kind of black metal that came later, grim, with blast beats and screechy vocals and especially NOT the symphonic style) and you love bands like VENOM, HELLHAMMER, early CELTIC FROST and SODOM or FLAMES, this album of OUTRAGE is an essential addition to your collection!
Here's what Udo "The Bringer of Doom" (band's founder, songwriter and guitarist) had to say: "Recording those same old songs which I had probably played more than a hundred times was absolutely exciting to me. During the recording there was a strange voice inside my head (I think it was Jowita's voice) saying 'play the songs the way they deserve.' So I did. And the more I played them, the better they got... the spark still flies!"
You can check out two songs from "Go To Hell" through the Metal on Metal Records website. The track listing is as follows:
1. Rigor Mortis
2. Go To Hell
3. Into The Abyss Of Belial
5. Perseus Rules
6. Infernal Recruit
7. The Inner Contract
8. Hot On The Trail
9. Slave Trader
10. Pact Of The Wicked
11. Refugee To Beyond
12. Black Metal Attack More...
Metal on Metal Records has issued the following announcement about signing a deal with Outrage:
"Our latest signing is also the oldest band on our roster. And definitely not for those who like their metal nice, melodic and with polished production. Formed in 1983 in Germany, Outrage belonged to the first wave of black metal (even though black/thrash with some elements of doom and death metal would be a more accurate description of their style) - their 4 demos from the '80s were influenced by Hellhammer, Venom, Celtic Frost, Sodom and Possessed.
"Peers of the big 3 of the German thrash, they never 'made it,' instead dwelling in the underground, shrouded in obscurity, while their name was passed on by the word-of-mouth along with awfully recorded (and yet so great!) demo tapes (I happened to have one of them, 'From Nightmares And Myths' from '86 since the late '80s and it's been one of the favourite demos in my collection). The band split in 1988... to return in 2004 and self-release 6 CDs. Now, back with the original vocalist Frank P. 'The Voice Of Hell,' they decided to re-record some of their early songs, going back to their roots."
Founder, songwriter and guitarist Udo F. also had this to say: "It was on the 13th of December 2010, on the 283rd band rehearsal since our reunion in 2004, when we decided to call it quits and play our last concert on the 26th of February 2011. On the 5th of February 2011 I got an e-mail from Italy... Jowita was her name and she was writing to order all Outrage stuff... What shall I say? She was also from a label, Metal On Metal Records... What started as a 'fan-band' contact quickly developed into a 'label-band' relationship. What a perfect timing, as we were planning to play our final show! What a great luck... it's incredible!"
Metal On Metal Records will release the band's new CD "Go To Hell" in October, 2011.
Nevermore and Sanctuary are the latest acts to be confirmed for the 2010 edition of Japan's Thrash Domination, which is set to take place on September 18th and 19th at Club Citta. The other confirmed acts include Overkill, Exodus, Outrage, and Agent Steel. Additional details on the Thrash Domination shows can be found at this location.
British heavy metal gods Judas Priest has been confirmed as the headliners for Japan's Loud Park Festival. The event takes place between October 17th and 18th in Tokyo. Other bands on the bill include Slayer, Megadeth, Arch Enemy, Napalm Death, Fair Warning, Outrage, Poison The Well and Lazarus A.D. with more to be announced soon.