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Immolation Announce Opening Acts For European Tour

We're only one month away from IMMOLATION's European live return with their ‘Atonement II - Europe Tour 2018’ - and supporting them on the road will be FULL OF HELL plus MONUMENT OF MISANTHROPY. The opening acts for this upcoming European run have now been unveiled; STORTREGN will be joining them on the second leg of their tour from March 28 until April 8, which includes their London show at The Dome. OMOPHAGIA will be accompanying them on preliminary, EU leg from March 15 until March 27. Following this run, the NYC death squad will be hitting South America at the end of April. All details below.

‘Atonement II - Europe Tour 2018’
15.03. PL Warsaw - Proxima
16.03. PL Lodz - Magnetofon
17.03. PL Bielsko-Biala - Rude Boy
18.03. A Vienna - Viper Room
19.03. I Bologna - Freakout Club
21.03. E Bilbao - Santana 27
22.03. P Porto - Hard Club
23.03. E Madrid - Nazca Club
24.03. P Lisbon - RCA Club
25.03. E Seville - Sala Custom
26.03. E Valencia - Rock City
27.03. E Barcelona - Razzmatazz 2
28.03. F Marseille - Jas'Rod
29.03. F Paris - Petit Bain
30.03. NL Rotterdam - Baroeg
31.03. DK Esbjerg - Konfus
02.04. DK Copenhagen - Pumpehuset
04.04. D Essen - Turock
05.04. NL Eindhoven - Effenaar
06.04. UK London - The Dome
07.04. NL Haarlem - Patronaat
08.04. D Kassel - K19

More IMMOLATION dates:

25.04. PE Lima - CC Festiva
26.04. RCH Santiago - Blondie
27.04. RA Buenos Aires - Mvseo Rock
28.04. BR Recife -Abril Pro Rock Festival
29.04. BR São Paulo - Fabrique Club

06.-08.09. USA Cave-In-Rock, IL - Full Terror Assault

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Monument Of Misanthropy Tap Ex-Belphegor Drummer

Drum wizard Simon "Bloodhammer" Schilling has recently announced his exit from Belphegor for "different reasons". Yesterday he revealed via his Facebook that he will join Austrian/French brutal death metal act Monument Of Misanthropy on their upcoming European Tour with Immolation and Full Of Hell:

Omophagia and Stortregn have also recently been added to that run. The final updated list of stops of that trek can be seen below: More...

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MetalDays Tolmin Festival Reveals Running Order

The running order for MetalDays’ 2017 edition has been published today on the festival’s official website. Do you want to know when your favorite bands will be playing there and how to prepare yourself best for the party season?

Well, you can now check it out on the day-by-day line-up page of the website. Please note that this running order is preliminary and may be subject to changes in the near future.

The new map of the festival’s location has also been made available to the public. You can take note of all the changes and details by clicking here. Let us remind you that a third stage called “New Forces Stage” will make its appearance for the first time in 2017! Besides, the festival team decided to renew the project of installing a camp reserved for the single girls attending the event, among other things.


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Omophagia Posts Full Album Online

"In The Name Of Chaos," the impending full-length from Swiss death metal unit Omophagia, will drop this Friday via Unique Leader Records.

The eleven-track, sophomore offering was recorded at the band's own studio and mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio in Poland (Decapitated, Vader, Behemoth, Hate etc.). As a precursor to its release, today |In The Name Of Chaos" is streaming online in its entirety. Listen in below.

In conjunction with its release, Omophagia will bring these odes to the stage on a near-two-week run of European live abrasions supporting Morgoth, Incantation, and DarkRise.

4/13/2016 Blue Note - Poznan, PL
4/14/2016 Brrack Club - Ostrava, CZ
4/15/2016 Club From Hell - Erfurt, DE
4/16/2016 Hypothalamus - Rheine, DE
4/17/2016 Iduna - Drachten, NL
4/18/2016 Baroeg - Rotterdam, NL
4/19/2016 Maison Du Peuple - Chappelle-Lez Ht, BE
4/20/2016 Nambucca - London, UK
4/21/2016 Audio - Glasgow, UK
4/22/2016 Talking Heads - Southampton, UK
4/23/2016 Helvete - Oberhausen, DE More...

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Omophagia Posts "Down We Fall" Video

Swiss death metal legion Omophagia will release the "In The Name Of Chaos" full-length via Unique Leader Records on April 15th. In advance of its release, today you can check out a video for "Down We Fall" below.

Omophagia's eleven-track, sophomore release "In The Name Of Chaos" was tracked at the band's own studio in Switzerland, mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio in Poland (Decapitated, Vader, Behemoth, Hate etc.), and promises to be the band's fastest, heaviest, and most brutal output to date. See the band live on these dates:

w/ Morgoth, Incantation, DarkRise
4/12/2016 Viper Room - Vienna, AU
4/13/2016 Blue Note - Poznan, PL
4/14/2016 Brrack Club - Ostrava, CZ
4/15/2016 Club From Hell - Erfurt, DE
4/16/2016 Hypothalamus - Rheine, DE
4/17/2016 Iduna - Drachten, NL
4/18/2016 Baroeg - Rotterdam, NL
4/19/2016 Maison Du Peuple - Chappelle-Lez Ht, BE
4/20/2016 Nambucca - London, UK
4/21/2016 Audio - Glasgow, UK
4/22/2016 Talking Heads - Southampton, UK
4/23/2016 Helvete - Oberhausen, DE More...

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Omophagia Releasing New Album

Swiss death metal horde Omophagia is the latest addition to Unique Leader Records' expanding roster of extreme metal. Comments the band in a collective statement:

"We couldn't be happier about the fact that we just signed a label contract with Unique Leader Records for the next few Omophagia album. It's an absolute dream come true and we feel honored to be part of that specific label which brought out so many bands we love. It's been our absolute first choice and we are very glad that Unique Leader is putting enough trust in us to sign us. We are looking forward to a great cooperation over the next few years."

Omophagia, a name relating to the consumption of raw flesh, will unleash eleven-track sophomore release "In The Name Of Chaos" on April 15th. The record was tracked at the band's own studio in Switzerland and mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio in Poland (Decapitated, Vader, Behemoth, Hate). The track listing is as follows:

1. Intro
2. Willing Whore
3. Man Machine
4. Until The Sky Turns Red
5. The Leader
6. Despair
7. The Dominant
8. Love Song
9. Down We Fall
10. Wheel In The Engine
11. Instramentalized More...

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Morgoth & Incantation European Tour 2016 Announced

Having recently released the band's first full-length in almost two decades, German death metal legends Morgoth are gearing up for their "Ungod UK & European Tour – 2016" - presented to you by The Flaming Arts Agency - with Incantation, Darkrise and Omophagia as supporting bands.

Check out all dates after the jump:


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Omophagia Issues Album Update

Swiss metallers Omophagia have checked in with the following update about working on a new album:

"Time to give a brief update what's happening at Omophagia's sluthouse: I'm sorry that I didn't write that often (which I usually don't do anyway) but at the moment I have a serious reason ;-): we currently have some technical problems with the website. This is also the reason why we can't post any gigs anymore. I hope that we will be able to fix that very soon...

"But now to the interesting part: to sum up we can say that 2013 is and will be a special year for us: As you probably know we have been working on our studio (for more infos have a look at our photo gallery). We spent many sleepless nights, rivers of sweat and blood (and sometimes tears) to complete this shit. However we are very pleased that the result turned out to be great!

"We bought a new mixing console and will invest some money on good outboard equipment, especially analogue compressors. Then we added some acoustic treatment to the live room (especially for higher frequencies), the recording room will follow in a few weeks. After that we will do some fine tuning by acoustic measurements. As you see there are still some minor tasks to do but we are at the point where we can say IT'S DONE!! More...

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Omophagia Recruits New Drummer

Omophagia, which split with its drummer earlier this year, has now issued the following announcement about recruiting new member Wild:

"We are glad to announce that we finally found a new drummer! In the last months we had an intensive time rehearsing with a few candidates to fill the huge gap which Lehmä had left at the beginning of this year. We felt that it would not be easy to find a suitable person but surprisingly we soon had the honor to rehearse with some very talented guys who were interested in the job. I couldn't imagine that there are so many young and talented death metal drummers in our tiny country. Thank you very much that you spent your time and sweat with us!

"But now to the most important part: It was not an easy decision to find out which drummer would suit us best but in the end the decision was quite clear: The guy that will take the seat behind the drums is called 'Wild,' and the name says it all!

"Wild can look back on a long metal-career and is already experienced in all important Deathmetal-skills. He's aged 27 and played in a few combos quite known here in Switzerland (Stoned Hill, Fragment of Symmetry). We are also very glad that he's as spoiled and nasty as we are and so he fits perfectly to the rest of the band!

"Wild convinced us by his professional way to learn the songs. He learned them all by himself by our drum and guitar tracks and just blew us away when he started playing them at our rehearsal-room. We really can't wait to hit the stages again and if the progress will be as fast as in the last weeks, this will be very soon!

"Be prepared to see Omophagia as brutal as never before! See ya guys!"

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Omophagia Splits With Drummer

Omophagia has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with the band's drummer:

"Hello my friends. I have the sad duty to tell you that Lehmä won't be part of Omophagia anymore.

"It has not been by far an easy decision but in the end we all came to the conclusion that it would be the best for everyone of us that way. This is possibly the worst point of time to happen but the reason why we decided this is the direction of Lehmä's career bracket which turned out to be more and more time-intensive so that Lehmä will probably not be able anymore to spend enough time to keep Omophagia at the same level. This fact won't change in near future and it really makes no sense to all of us to continue that way.

"I am very sad to lose Lehmä for Omophagia since he is an absolutely great musician but also because he is such a great and correct person, a real friend to all of us! We have spent such a great and unforgettable time together and I'm really thankful for that. Also I'm really thankful for what Lehmä has done to the band, Omophagia wouldn't be at the point where we are without the strong effort of Lehmä. Lehmä, we wish you all the best and much success for all your aims you have in mind and hope to see you still regularly!

"As a consequence we are looking for a new drummer, if you are interested please leave a message at www.omophagia.ch or contact us via myspace. It is probably important to say that our release-party won't be endangered by this. Deniz from Disparaged will play the drums at the 14. mai. We are very glad that Deniz will help us out! See ya at the 14th of May."

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Omophagia Streaming New Songs

Omophagia has checked in with the following update about streaming two new songs online:

"After several announcements we eventually came to the point where we can say, everything is about to be ready for a terrific release of our Debut Album 'GUILT BY NESCIENCE' on 14 May in Zug (check out live section). We've been working hard behind drawn curtains for a while now. This time shall now be over and we all just can't wait to rock the stage again and we are proud to present you some foretaste of the material you can expect on the album: Therefore, we've uploaded two brand new songs on our myspace. Check this shit out and feel free to let us know what you think.

"We hope to see you all at our release party on 14 May. The night will be legendary and we feel honored to share the stage with our good friends form Carnal Decay, Arkhan, Mastication Of Brutality Uncontrolled. Moreover, we are more than happy to welcome and present brutality from Holland: DISAVOWED!!! If there's one thing for sure, it's DISAVOWED kicking your ass!

"Besides the great Bands, you will also be offered some unique opportunities to get our new CD. Just wait and see...:-) Also you'll be able to purchase our new Merchandise for the first time. Stay tuned guys. We are looking forward to seeing you on 14 May 2011 in Zug at the latest. Be there!"

The track listing for the album and the band's latest statement about the songs can be found at this location.

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Omophagia Comments On Upcoming Album

Omophagia has issued the following announcement about the band's upcoming album:

"Hi folks, 'dlkhgoihgheghjfkahfuiha!' This was the message Hiqui texted us after having listened to our mastered songs from the Hertz studio to express his enthusiasm. The Hertz studio has been responsible for catchy finishings on several albums from brilliant bands such as Behemoth, Decapitated, Kronos, Hate or Vader. Working with them was an awesome experience and I can only say they did a stunning job with our material. The sound comes with a hell lot of pressure and at the same time leaves room for every single instrument. The track list will look as follows:

1. Intro
2. The Ultimate Beginning
3. Guilt By Nescience
4. Gain From Suffering
5. Virtual Leader
6. Actio Et Reactio
7. Awakening
8. D – Generation
9. Quest For Unhappiness
10. War On Mammon

"You can check out a selection of new songs on our newly designed myspace page in about two weeks. Our new design was created by Raphael Gabrio. Not only did Raphael design our myspace. He also completely inspired us with his fantastic job on our booklet as well as on the merchandise designs. With his art we produced t-shirts, sweaters and girlies which can be purchased either on our homepage or at our concerts soon. Official Album Release will take place on 14 May 2011. Take this opportunity and check out all our new songs live for the very first time. Looking forward to seeing you there."

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Omophagia Announces Album Release Date

Swiss band Omophagia has issued the following announcement about the release date for the band's debut album:

"It is my big pleasure to officially announce the release-date of our debut album Guilt By Nescience. The release party will take place on 14 May 2011 at the i45 in Zug. Moreover, we have the great pleasure to announce that Carnal Decay will release their forthcoming album the same evening. But this is not the whole story: Not only will Disavowed (NL) headline this show but also will we be supported by Arkhan (CH) and Mastication Of Brutality Uncontrolled (DE)!

"We feel honored to have the opportunity to release our first album with such talented and well-known artists. Already now, we’re craving for this to happen! Thanks to MehSuff who will organize everything!

"In the meantime, we will do the finishing of the recordings, artwork and new merch. The Hertz studio is booked for march. They will do the mixing and mastering for us, and the artwork and merch is almost completed. So, everything is on schedule in order to be ready for the 14 May.

"We did two gigs with our drummer Lehmä since he has returned from Singapore. He did an amazing job at this two concerts, especially if you respect that he weren't able to practice on real drums for about a half a year. It feels really good to have our good friend back in the band and that we are looking forward to playing many upcoming shows together again.

"By the way, we have updated our photo gallery. You can have a look at it at here. We will add more pictures soon, for example those of our gig from yesterday. In this spirit, have a good weekend and we will see us on 14 May 2011 at i45 in Zug (don't miss that!!!)."

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Omaphagia Issues New Album Update

Swiss act Omophagia has issued the following update about working on a new album:

"Rome wasn’t built in a day and so we are still working on the record for our first album. We are currently recording the vocal-tracks for the last songs and next we will send them to Poland to mix and master our album. The Christmas time will be a good time to complete the work. Meanwhile, we have played three concerts to test the new songs and the audience seemed to appreciate them. Hopefully you will like the new stuff as well when you get the opportunity to listen to it. At this point, we would like to thank Deniz from the well-known Swiss band Disparaged who helped out with drumming for these three concerts while our regular drummer Lehmä stayed in Singapore for study-reasons.

"We were really glad and felt honored to work together with such a talented drummer who invested quite a lot of time to learn and to play our music. We would also like to thank Disparaged that they made it possible for us to let the omophagie-machine keep rolling while Lehmä was absent. Thank you guys, you are awesome!"

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Omophagia Checks In With Recording Update

Swiss death metallers Omophagia have checked in with the following recording update:

"It's high time for another update and finally I managed to give you a short statement to what’s going on at the Omophagia-camp. Normally we try to keep you informed as regularly as we can but at the moment we are very busy with the recordings and everything that comes with it. As I told you earlier our recording work got delayed due to several reasons and in the meantime the delay grew even more. We have spent and still spend every single free minute into that album and sometimes the work doesn't seem to have no end.

"But as you all know 'haste makes waste' and the good thing is that we are all really satisfied with the output. And in the end this is what really matters! We would have never imagined that this would have been possible after only 3 years of Omophagia's existence. More...

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Omophagia Issues Recording Update

Swiss death metallers Omophagia have issued the following recording update:

"Hi folks. Let me give you guys a brief update about what’s going in our bunker. After an intense period of writing new songs and bringing the arrangements to perfection, we fortunately managed to finalize the tracks on time. So that even the drummer had some days left to practice his patterns. As scheduled, we’ve entered the studio on December 18 to start with the drum tracks. We knew that this year’s Christmas Eve would be special… There was no possibility to extensively kick back with our beloved ones as we’ve spent most of the time in our stinky studio. Somehow I feel sorry for that.

"BUT: The work was definitely worth it!!! All of the drum parts are done now. (There will be some video updates soon…). To some extent the drum parts were pretty challenging for me to play… and honestly: Quite few times I could curse the freaking metronome. However, beer, redbull and pizza helped to hang in there. I hope, you will like the drumming…

"As the drum records were done faster than anticipated, we have now been able to start with the guitars. I am really amazed about the guitar sound. It just sounds killing! By the way: we’re looking forward to our next gig on January 23 at the Rotting Tank Festival! Hope to see you there. Ok guys, that’s it for the moment. Stay tuned!

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Omophagia Writing New Album

Swiss death metallers Omophagia have issued the following update about writing new material:

"I'd just like to tell you what's happening at the Omophagia-camp at the moment. As you all know we are working hard to get the new CD done as soon as possible and fortunately things seem to work out great. We make good progress in the songwriting process and hope that we can start recording the new shit even within this year. So far 8 songs have been finished and since we are always working on several tracks at the same time you can be sure more tracks will be completed soon. Be prepared to listen to the most brutal stuff you ever heard from Omophagia!

"As I told you earlier we will give few concerts this winter because of the songwriting process. To be more precise we will only do ONE! The so called 'Rotting Tank Festival' will take place at the capitol city of Switzerland, in Bern. The date will be the 22th and 23th of January and the venue is called Gaskessel. Here are the bands that will play with us: God Dethroned, Confector, Asag, Knowhere, Bloody Blasphemy

"By the way take a look at these bands, they all are really great. Especially I would like to call your attention to the blackmetal act Asag. I did the recording and mixing of their new album 'Feuer zieh mit mir' which they will present at this event. A real interesting act, don't miss it! Hope to see you guys there and who knows, probably we are able to show you some new shit! So for those who can't wait, we will se ya there!"

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Omophagia Cancels Upcoming Tour Date

Swiss death metallers Omophagia have issued the following announcement about canceling their upcoming October 10th tour date:

"I have the unpleasant duty to tell you that we had to cancel our gig at the metal 4 metal at the 10th of October. It's the first time that we have to do this and I'm really sorry that I couldn't tell it to you earlier. It is due to my annual military service which I couldn't change for this weekend. I'm really sorry for any inconvenience and hope to see you soon at our next gig."

Omophagia has also announced that they have begun working on a new album which is schedule to be finished in early 2010.

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