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Formed: 1980
From: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Sodom News

Below is our complete Sodom 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Kivimetsan Druidi Confirmed For Metalfest Open Air

The 2011 edition of the Metalfest Open Air Germany is set to take place on May 27th - 29th, 2011. Finnish metal act Kivimetsan Druidi is the latest act to be confirmed for the festival. Additional details on the Metalfest can be found at this location. Other confirmed acts include Sabaton, Cradle of Filth, Arch Enemy, Sodom, Watain, Belphegor, Kalmah, and more.

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Sodom Announces CD Release Party

German thrash metal veterand Sodom have announced a signing session and release party for its new album "In War And Pieces." The concert event will be held on November 19 in Dortmund, Germany at the Musicatweb Store located at Martener Hellweg 30, 44379 Dortmund with the signing session taking place at Hoher Wall 43, 44137 Dortmund.

"In War And Pieces" will be released in North America on January 11, 2011 and in Europe on November 22, 2010 via SPV/Steamhammer.

Here is the "In War And Pieces" tracklisting:

1. In War And Pieces
2. Hellfire
3. Through Toxic Veins
4. Nothing Counts More Than Blood
5. Storm Raging Up
6. Feigned Death Throes
7. Soul Contraband
8. God Bless You
9. The Art Of Killing Poetry
10. Knarrenheinz
11. Styptic Parasite

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Sodom Confirms Festival Appearance

German thrash icons Sodom have announced its participation in the forthcoming edition of
Germany's "Metalfest" festival, set to take place between May 27th, 28th and 29th, 2011 at Dessau. Other big name metal acts such as Cradle of Filth and Arch Enemy have also been confirmed. The confirmed festival line-up can be found below, with more acts expected to be announced in the coming weeks and months.

Metalfest Confirmed Line-Up:

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Sodom Posts New Song Online

German thrash metal icons Sodom has posted the title track for its forthcoming studio album "In War And Pieces" to its official myspace page. "In War And Pieces" is set for release in Europe on November 22, 2010 and in North America on January 11, 2011 both through SPV/Steamhammer Records.

You can listen to the new song at this location.

Here is the "In War And Pieces" tracklisting:
1. In War And Pieces
2. Hellfire
3. Through Toxic Veins
4. Nothing Counts More Than Blood
5. Storm Raging Up
6. Feigned Death Throes
7. Soul Contraband
8. God Bless You
9. The Art Of Killing Poetry
10. Knarrenheinz
11. Styptic Parasite

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First Batch Of Bands Confirmed For Hellfest 2011

The organisers of France's biggest metal festival, Hellfest, has announced the first round of bands that will be performing at next year's version of the event. Among them include hardcore punk icons Bad Brains and The Exploited, along with many metal veterans such as Mayhem, Angel Witch, Sodom, Doro and the return of Swiss thrashers Coroner. Also on the bill will be Triptykon, Belphegor, Church Of Misery, Converge, The Haunted, The Melvins, Dodheimsgard, Grave, In Solitude, Therion, Karma To Burn, Malevolent Creation, Morne, My Sleeping Karma, Nasty, Orphaned Land, Raw Power, Septicflesh, Shai Hulud, Valient Thorr, The Young Gods and Your Demise. Over 100 other bands are expected to be confirmed for the festival, which will take place from June 17th-19th in the town of Clisson.

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Sodom Reveals New Album Tracklisting

German thrash metal icons Sodom has revealed the tracklisting for its forthcoming studio album "In War And Pieces." "In War And Pieces" is set for release in Europe on November 22, 2010 and in North America on January 11, 2011 both through SPV/Steamhammer Records.

Here is the "In War And Pieces" tracklisting:
1. In War And Pieces
2. Hellfire
3. Through Toxic Veins
4. Nothing Counts More Than Blood
5. Storm Raging Up
6. Feigned Death Throes
7. Soul Contraband
8. God Bless You
9. The Art Of Killing Poetry
10. Knarrenheinz
11. Styptic Parasite

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Sodom Reveals New Album Release Date

German thrash metal veterans Sodom has announced that the name of their forthcoming new studio album will be, "In War And Pieces." The album will be released on November 22nd through SPV/Steamhammer Records. This will be the band's first studio album since 2006.

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SPV/Steamhammer Re-Releasing Albums On Vinyl

SPV/Steamhammer are continuing their vinyl releases in North America with the impending releases of Axel Rudi Pell's "The Crest" on August 10th and Sodom's "Better Off Dead" on September 14th.

Axel Rudi Pell's "The Crest" is presented in as a double gatefold vinyl LP pressing including one bonus track titled "Snake Eyes (Live)." The track listing is as follows:

Side 1:
1. Prelude Of Doom (Intro)
2. Too Late
3. Devil Zone
4. Prisoner Of Love

Side 2:
1. Dreaming Dead
2. Glory Night

Side 3:
1. Dark Waves Of The Sea (Oceans Of Time Pt.II: The Dark Side)
2. Burning Rain
3. Noblesse Oblige (Opus #5 Adagio Contabile) More...

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Divinity Announces Canadian Tour Dates

Canada’s DIVINITY has announced their first live performances to support their new album, "The Singularity," which will be released on August 10th via Candlelight Records. The shows are scheduled pre-release with additional dates in September with full touring planned for October.

Guitarist Sacha Laskow comments, "We are stoked to cross this great, giant country once again to promote the new album release and be a part of some sick shows with some of the best metal bands in the world. We are also so glad to finally have our new album out and available everywhere, so make sure and pick it up August 10th. We spent a year locked in the studio perfecting the album and are extremely proud with the results. It's a snapshot of where we are in time with all the influences the different songwriters bring to the table coming together under one theme." More...

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Exodus Confirmed for 70000 Tons of Metal

Thrash Metal band Exodus, among several other bands, have just been added to one of the most epic cruises of all time: the 70000 Tons of Metal cruise (Jan 24-28th of 2011). So far, eighteen bands out of the forty have been confirmed on the official site. The bands that have been confirmed are as followed:

Amon Amarth
Death Angel
Sonata Arctica
Uli Jon Roth

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Sodom Announces New DVD Release Dates

German thrash metal legends Sodom has announced that they will be releasing their brand new, two-disc DVD entitled, "Lords Of Depravity II" in Europe on June 28th and on July 13th in North America. The first disc features a documentary on the band, focusing from the years 1995 to 2009. The second will include live footage, video clips and deleted scenes with around three hours worth of material.

Sodom frontman Tom Angelripper states: “Five years after releasing our first Sodom DVD, you’re now holding the second part in your hands. To begin with I want to thank you for your patience. In the meantime it happened a lot, which we want to give you an account of with this film.

"The story of LOD - part 1 ended in the year 1995, which included many ups and downs for me. It was a year I had to make a lot of decisions in, which where of essential importance for my career and further musical future. The last contractual album with SPV, Masquerade In Blood blazed the trail for rebound. When drummer Atomic Steif and guitarist Strahli left the band after the accomplishment of this album, I thought about forming a completely new band or turn my back on the music business forever. I lacked the willingness to discuss each of my decisions with the band members. I had to look ahead. The numerous replacements of band members in the past unnerved me and tested my mettle. The idea to start a solo project emerged through many intense conversations with friends and my musical surroundings. Producer Ulli Pösselt also encouraged me to this enterprise. A record label, which evinced the willingness in supporting the project was found straight. The Tom Angelripper – future Onkel Tom – project came into being and released four albums through the label GUN Records. I realized quickly, that living without Sodom was unacceptable for me. The record label wasn’t enthusiastic about perpetuating Sodom, the more so as the albums of the solo project worked out well in view of the circumstances at that time, even within the non-metal scene. I was advised to put Sodom on hold or to draw the curtain for good. To achieve a common purpose I convinced the head of the record label to recall Sodom to life with a completely new line-up. I became acquainted with drummer Bobby by fluke, later with guitarist Bernemann, who both roistered together in the bands Crows and Randalica. The phase of us getting to know each other certainly is described at length in this film. After a couple of rehearsals we decided to go on together and record a new album. This seemed like a new birth to me, and we got down to work, 'cause finally there were a lot of live shows to be played again. Initially, all this was virgin soil to Bobby and Bernemann. Our first tour, which we were doing together with many top-class bands turned out to be a long desired dream coming true for both of them. I finally made the attempt to establish a permanent line-up, which succeeded despite the hard time. More...

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Sodom Cancels U.S. Tour

German thrash metal legends Sodom has announced that they have been forced to cancel their planned tour of the United States as a result of Visa issues. A message from the band reads as follows:

"Due to solid problems with our local tour promoter and getting our Visa in time, we are forced to cancel the upcoming shows. We already had our suitcases packed and were ready to go. We are awfully sorry to take these steps, but everybody acquainted with the entering provisions of the USA knows what we're talking about. We are deeply disappointed by this situation, but in the end there's the awareness, that not everything is done to our entire satisfaction. We are "only" the musicians, who would have loved to rock the USA again. We owe this to our fans, even more because we made ourselves scarce in the US since the foundation of this band, of course through no fault of our own. The one who botched this up will have to be confronted with the local organizers and club owners and account for his faults. We surely will catch up on these shows as soon as possible, which we especially owe to our fans. In the end, this set of problems redounds upon us, because we're in the front line and have to be answerable to our fans. I hope we didn't lose too many fans due to this mess, but all people who know us are aware of the fact, that we would do anything for our fans. The risk of being forbidden to enter the USA for 10 years or even getting arrested is too high. We hope for your understanding and keep you informed about the latest facts."

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Sodom To Record New Album This Summer

German thrash metal legends Sodom has announced that they will begin recording a new studio album this summer. This will be the bands first album since 2007's, "The Final Sign Of Evil." A message from lead singer Tom Angelripper reads as follows:

"The current economic problems have overtaken and finally reached the music business too. Also, the labels have to suffered and in our case this applies to the label SPV. This is also applied to the artists when it comes to the well planned releases which had to be deferred. But now SVP is newly built up and ready for action. They are currently concentrating on the remainder of the bands like us. Therefore there will be no barrier. Finally, we have to file here and there in the studio to our and your satisfaction. There has never been a Sodom album which is so wide ranged, as powerful and as typically Sodom as this one. At the moment we are searching for a new studio which is able to fulfill our ideas of a high quality production. We will start the recording in summer so as to we are able to release the album in fall or pre-Christmas trade. At this point I’d like to thank you for your patience one more time."

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New Irreverence Album To Feature Tom Angelripper

Italian thrashers IRREVERENCE have tapped Sodom frontman Tom Angelripper as a special guest on their upcoming new album, "Upon These Ashes," which is due out March 5, 2010 through Noisehead Records. The SODOM frontman has finished the recording sessions of his own vocal parts on "Echoes of War" and has declared himself satisfied of his involvement. In the words of the legendary singer: "Its great, pure thrash!!!"

Again, the tracklisting for "Upon These Ashes" is as follows:

1. Not One Of Them
2. The Shepherd Dog
3. Hands Of Fate
4. The Truth Mask
5. Echoes Of War
6. Nothing on my Mind
7. Repentance of God
8. Destructive Deviations
9. Vengeance
10. Instinct of Death

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Sodom Confirmed For Bloodstock Open Air 2009

German thrash metal legends Sodom are the latest band to be added to Britain's Bloodstock Open Air Festival. The event will be held from August 14th to 16th at Catton Hall in Derbyshire. This will be Sodom's first show in Britain for twenty years.

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Arsames Confirmed For Metal Camp 2009

Iranian thrash/death metal act ARSAMES has been confirmed for Metal Camp 2009 - talents stage (DARK DOG STAGE BANDS) set to take place July 2-8, 2009 in Tolmin, Slovenia.

The Metal Camp festival billing is shaping up as follows:


For more info, check the Metal Camp website at metalcamp.com.

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Whiplash Pays Tribute To Late Sodom Drummer

Reunited New Jersey based thrash metal veterans Whiplash has posted a video message online paying tribute to deceased Sodom drummer Chris "Witchhunter" Dudek. You can check it out below. Dudek passed away last September following a vital organ failure. More...

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Sodom Confirmed To Headline Milano Thrash Fest

German thrashers Sodom have been confirmed as the headlining act for the Milano Thrash Fest, which will take place on May 30th at the Thunder Road in Codevilla, Milano, Italy.

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Devious and Disabuse Added To Elserock Festival

DEVIOUS and DISABUSE have been confirmed for this year's Elsrock festival, set to take place August 29, 2009 in Rijssen, Netherlands.

The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

MUCKY PUP (20th anniversary reunion show)

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Exodus Confirmed For Bang Your Head Open Air 2009

Germany's Bang Your Head Open Air Festival 2009 has confirmed Exodus as the latest band to play. The show is set to take place on June 26th and 27th at Messegelände Balingen. Other confirmed bands include Blind Guardian, W.A.S.P., Sodom, Voivod, Powerwolf, Alestorm, and Sacred Reich.

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