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Below is our complete Crypticus 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.

Crypticus Posts Album Teaser

Crypticus is gearing up to release a physical version of new album "The Barrens" via Razorback Recordings at the end of the month (the digital version is out now). A teaser trailer is available below, and the label also comments:

"The long awaited 3rd album: you have been warned! One of the finest full-on horror metal albums is coming this winter from Razorback Recordings. No retro, no fake 'KVLT,' just real Death Metal MUSIC with cover art by Derek Waugh!"

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Crypticus Streaming New EP Online

Denver's Crypticus has unleashed a special five track online EP titled "Insieme Verso Terrore." You can stream the songs through the player below, or download the tracks on a pay-what-you-want basis over at Bandcamp.

The EP features two new songs, two artistic remixes, and a bonus duet with Vanessa Nocera from Wooden Stake. The track listing is as follows:

1. Monster Lord
2. The Tortuary at Dusk
3. Cackling Shadows (director's cut of 'Beauty & Deceased')
4. A Morbid Poem (director's cut of 'The Hungerer')
5. Rigour Morgue ft. Vanessa from Wooden Stake More...

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Crypticus Streaming Songs From Split

Crypticus has posted two songs online from the band's split release with Scaremaker. Check out the songs "Beauty & Deceased" and "End the World of Men" in the BandCamp player available below. The split is also available for order now through Selfmadegod Records here.

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Crypticus To Release Split With Scaremaker

Selfmadegod Records has announced an upcoming split release from Crypticus and Scaremaker this Fall. The record label commented:

"This special split album will feature 4 songs from Crypticus and 5 songs from Scaremaker! This epic meeting of two horror-obsessed bands will also feature amazing cover artwork from none other than the mighty Putrid!

"Crypticus and their brand of classic horror-inspired old-school death metal with original tales of deadly scarecrows, black magic, and an undead HP Lovecraft! Scaremaker with their horrific-thrashing Death Metal with songs inspired by classic horror films such as Madman, Burnt Offerings, and Trick or Treat! All of this and MORE! This release will be exclusive to Selfmadegod Records and will be available sometime later this Fall!"

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Crypticus Offering EP As Free Download

Crypticus has issued the following announcement about offering "The Rites of Infestation" EP as a free download:

"The time has come! With Halloween approaching, I now unleash "The Rites Of Infestation" upon you all. Songs are available to preview & download for free at this location. Free digital EP to celebrate Halloween 2010. Four tales of Death Metal darkness: 1 track from the upcoming album 'The Nexus Of Death,' (due 2011) 1 reinvented demo track, 1 exclusive new track, & a cover of the RUNEMAGICK classic 'Enter The Realm Of Death.'"

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Crypticus Working On New EP

Denver's Crypticus has issued the following update about working on a new EP and streaming a preview online:

"Hey everyone, just wanted to spread the news about the upcoming Crypticus EP that Brynjar & I have been working on to be released this Halloween. It will be:

-One track from the upcoming album.
-One re-recording of an old demo song.
-One brand new song.
-& one cover song.

"Most importantly, it will be released as a free download in high quality MP3 format with artwork! I'll post multiple download links here when the time comes, but meanwhile you can check out a short preview of the track 'The Hungerer' here."

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Crypticus Announces New Album Title

Razorback Records has announced that Denver based death metal act Crypticus is currently in the process of recording a third full-length album to be titled "The Nexus of Death." The album is currently scheduled to be released late 2010 or early 2011. Additional details on the album's track listing and exact release date will be announced as they are made available.

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Crypticus Posts Album Teaser Video

Denver based death metallers Crypticus have posted a video online discussing several tracks from their upcoming album. The footage can be viewed below.

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Crypticus Posts Studio Footage

Denver based death metal act Crypticus has posted a video online of the band's time in the recording studio, which can be viewed below.

CRYPTICUS 2010 - Work In Progress #1

CRYPTICUS | MySpace Music Videos

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Crypticus Streaming New Song

Denver based death metal act Crypticus are currently streaming a new track online. The song "Ceremonial Surgery" can now be heard at their MySpace page.

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