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Below is our complete Svart Crown 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.
Svart Crown has been recording a new album and follow-up to the 2010 "Witnessing the Fall" release. The band has now checked in with the following update on the recording process:
"News from studio: drums, guitars & bass are done. We return to the studio in January to finish the vocals and the mix. Francis Caste just posted a drum sound check video, enjoy!"
French death/black metal band Svart Crown has officially entered St Marthe Studio (Kickback, Hangman's Chair, Arkhon Infautus) to begin the recording process for a new album.
Over the two years since the last album "Witnessing the Fall" came out, the band has shared stages with Shining, Enthroned, Melechesh, Ulcerate, Septic Flesh, and more across Europe.
The new album will be released Fall 2013 on Listenable Records. Further details will be announced as they are made available. Footage of Nicolas Ranko Muller recording drums for the new album can also be viewed below. More...
French black metal extremists Svart Crown are invading North American soil for the first time this spring. Starting on May 18th in Philadelphia, Svart Crown will join forces with New Zealand unorthodox death metallers Ulcerate and Brooklyn's Tombs. Below are the dates:
SVART CROWN w/ ULCERATE & TOMBS:
May 18 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
May 19 - Brooklyn, NY @ Public Assembly
May 20 - Boston, MA @ TBA
May 22 - Quebec City, QC @ L'Agitée
May 23 - Montreal, QC @ Katacombes
May 24 - Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
May 25 - Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
May 27 - Baltimore, MD @ The Sonar (Maryland Deathfest X) *No SVART CROWN* More...
New Zealand’s unorthodox death metallers Ulcerate have announced a three-week headlining European tour in the winter of 2012 in support of their new album, "The Destroyers of All." The tour will kick off on February 2nd in Reims, France and continue through February 25th in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Direct support throughout the tour will be provided by French blackened death metal masters, Svart Crown.
Ulcerate recently signed to Relapse Records and will be entering the studio in the fall of 2012 to record the band's Relapse debut.
Additionally, the band will be invading U.S. soil in May 2012 to play Maryland Deathfest X plus accompanying side-shows around the fest. More details on these dates will be announced shortly. The upcoming Ulcerate tour dates are as follows: More...
French death/black metal band Svart Crown will hit the road accross Europe with Ulcerate in February 2012 on "The Burning Winter Tour 2012".
Dates Are As Follows:
THU 02 FRA: Reims / Centre culturel du Crous
FRI 03 HOL: Nijmegen/Merleyn
SAT 04 BEL : Ghent/ Frontline
SUN 05 UK : London/ Purple Turtle
MON 06 UK : Edinburgh/ Bannermans
TUE 07 UK : Liverpool /The Masque
WEN 08 UK Birmingham/ Asylum 2
THU 09 FR: Paris/ TBA
FRI 10 GER: Halle/ Marktwirtschaft
SAT 11 GER: Leipzig/ Metal Shuppen
SUN 12 POL Krakow / Kazamaty Club
MON 13 Cz Praha / Black Pes
TUE 14 Cz Ostrava / Barrak
WEN 15 Slovakia Bratislava / Randal Club
THU 16 Slovenia Ljubjana/ Menza Pri Koritu
FRI 17 ITA: Padova / Tacu Tacu club
SAT 18 ITA: Cesena / Big Barré
SUN 19 FRA: Montpellier/ secret Place
MON 20 DAY OFF
TUE 21 GER Trier/ exhaus
WEN 22 DAN: Copenhagen/Club Loppen
THU 23 GER TBA
FRI 24 GER: Bad Oeynhausen/Black Sabbath
SAT 25 GER A Sultan's Night/ Ludwigshafen More...
Svart Crown has announced the addition of drummer Nicolas Muller. The French black metal group added Muller in time to play France's massive metal festival, Hellfest. Muller will also command the drum kit at Le Sezamo in Nice, France and the Brutal Assault Festival at the Czech Republic on August 12th.
Muller joins the group after their release of their second full length,"Witnessing The Fall." "Witnessing the Fall" hit North American outlets on February 8th, 2011.
In addition to the band's summer shows supporting Children of Bodom, Septicflesh has announced a run of upcoming headlining shows in France alongside Svart Crown, W.E.B., and Valet Parn later this month. The dates are as follows:
13.05 Durbuy - Durbuy Rock Festival
14.05 Colmar - Grillen
15.05 Lyon - Marché Gare
16.05 Marseille - Poste à Galène
17.05 Bordeaux - Complexe
18.05 Rouen - 106
19.05 Paris - Nouveau Casino
20.05 Lille - venue TBA
21.05 Caen - Espace Coisel
22.05 Nantes - Ferrailleur
23.05 Toulouse - Ramier
Septicflesh will be touring in support of the band's new album "The Great Mass" (reviewed here). You can also check out Metalunderground.com's interview with the band about the new album by navigating to this location.
The organisers of the Czech Republic's Brutal Assault festival has announced a further three confirmations for this year's event. Newly added to the bill are Scottish hardcore punk/crossover thrash legends The Exploited, Bay Area thrash veterans Forbidden and American mathcore outfit The Dillinger Escape Plan. The festival will take place from August 11th-13th in Josefov, Czech Republic.
The lineup is as follows: More...
Svart Crown is set to head out on a European tour in support of the band's "Witnessing the Fall" album, including an appearance at the Hammerfest III festival. The upcoming Svart Crown tour dates are as follows:
18.02 Cz Plzen @ Pod Lampou
19.02 Cz Most @ V+V rock bar
20.02 Cz Strakonice @ Rc Kremelka
21.02 CZ Karvina @ Hard Cafe
22.02 Poland Biesko Biala @ Stolarnia
23.02 Poland Rybnik @ Euphoria
24.02 Poland Wroclaw @ Wagon
25.02 Poland Katowice @ Pub Korba
26.02 Poland Krakow @ Face2face
27.02 Poland Rzeszow @ Od Zmierzchu do Switu
28.02 Poland Sanok @ Rudera
02.03 Bosnia Sarajevo @ Club AG
03.03 Serbia Belgrade @ Club Akademija
04.03 Romania Cluj Napoca @ Club Roland Garros
05.03 Romania Bucharest @ The Cage Club
06.03 Bulgaria Varna @ Usmivka Bar
07.03 Bulgaria Ruse @ Elias Canetti Hall
08.03 Bulgaria Sofia @ The Box Club
09.03 Greece Athens @ Seven Sins Club
10.03 Macedonia Skopje @ Club Castro
11.03 Italy Milano @ La Cathedrale
12.03 France Monpellier @ Secret Place/Kickassfest
19.03 Uk HAMMERFEST III @ Prestatyn w/ BIOHAZARD, SATYRICON
24.03 France Chambéry @ Brin de zinc
25.03 Swizerland Genève @ L'écurie
26.03 Swizerland Le Locle @ Rockness
Italy's Draugr has announced it will be performing at the Menhir Chevelu III Festival. The festival is set to take place from April 23rd - 24th, 2011 in Bretagne, France. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location. Other confirmed acts include:
Crest of Darkness
Bliss of Flesh
French metal band Svart Crown is currently streaming the entire new album "Witnessing the Fall" online via VS Webzine. All the tracks from "Witnessing the Fall" can be heard at this location. A track by track breakdown of the album (in French) is also available at the same location.
French metal band Svart Crown has issued the following announcement about a release party for the new album "Witnessing the Fall:"
"We will organize a promotional party in Paris (France) at the Black Dog for the release of our new album 'Witnessing The Fall' on October 15th. The band will assure the play list during all the night and will organize a killer blind test etc. As you can see on the MySpace page, we have just announce few new gigs in Poland. We are actually working on a eastern tour in February/March. If you have a booking request, don't hesitate: email@example.com."
You can check out Svart Crown's music via this location.
French act Svart Crown has issued the following announcement about streaming a new song online from the band's upcoming album "Witnessing the Fall:"
"Hello everyone. We've just posted a new song 'Nahash The Temptator' from our upcoming album 'Witnessing The Fall.' Our new album will be out the 25th october on Listenable Records. -As a dark stain, i inject a venom called revolt-"
You can check out the new track via the Svart Crown MySpace profile.
Svart Crown has issued the following announcement about inking a record deal with Listenable Records:
"Svart Crown is extremely proud to announce that we have signed with the french label : Listenable Records. Our new album will be titled 'Witnessing The Fall' and will be out the 25th of October. A new song will be posted soon as possible on this page! Remember that we are touring in Europe with Shining and Enthroned. A new area begins..."
You can also catch Svart Crown live on the following dates: More...
French black/death metal band Svart Crown has announced a series of tour dates running from October 20th to November 9th alongside Shining and Enthrone. The band issued the following brief statement about performing on the Funeral Feast Tour:
"Well, it's a great opportunity and a new step for the band as we will visit some countries for the first time and play in bigger venues. We really look forward to play with these two killer bands and hope to see many maniacs on this European trip!"
The flyer for the Funeral Feast 2010 tour can be viewed at this location.
French metallers Svart Crown have issued the following update about recording a second album:
"Svart Crown is currently in the recording process of its second album. Drums have been tracked at Studio des Variétés (Enhancer, Etienne Daho, Laure Sinclair...) in Paris, while guitars, bass and vocals have been made at BST Studio (Antaeus, Aosoth, Hell Militia...) with Sebastien Tuvi. Francis Caste (Kickback, Arkhon Infaustus, Phazm) will take care of the mix and mastering at Studio St Marthe in early may. A studio report will be available soon. Spread the word."
You can also hear sample Svart Crown songs at the band's official MySpace page.
Serbian metallers Disdained have issued the following announcement about an upcoming European tour:
"I am thrilled to announce that our 2nd European Tour is on the way!
"This time we will visit 10 countries (France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic & Poland) with French masters of Black/Death Metal – SVART CROWN. Additionally, Belgium..s most brutal – FRACTURED INSANITY will be supporting us on some concerts*!
"Below you will find the (mostly) confirmed dates:" More...