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The Sarcophagus

From: Turkey
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete The Sarcophagus 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.

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The Sarcophagus Premieres New Song

Satanath Records (Rus) in association with Death Portal Studio (USA), Fila Sophiae (Sweden) & Sphera Noctis Records (Brazil) is gearing up to release the 2nd full-length album from The Sarcophagus.

Formerly featuring Niklas Kvarforth and now sporting new vocalist Morkbeast, this Turkey-based black metal behemoth will drop "Beyond This World's Illusion" on April 4th, 2017, bearing the instantly-recognizable artwork of Paolo Girardi.

Today we're ready to expose the light for the lie that it is with an exclusive premiere of new track "Triumphant Divine Terror" - check it out below. The band comments on today's song reveal:

"'Triumphant Divine Terror' is a track about religions which is the cause of wars for many centuries. This terror was created by human beings and they all failed miserably in the name of the light... The Sarcophagus is against all the thoughts that make people fools, blind and slaves..."

If you dig the sound below, pre-orders for the album are now online here and you can follow further developments via the group's official Facebook profle. The full track listing for "Beyond This World's Illusion" is as follows:

01. Reign Of Chaos (streaming here)
02. Ain Sof
03. Dymadiel
04. The Profanity Rites
05. Sapremia Of Earthly Creatures
06. Triumphant Divine Terror
07. Armoured Death
08. Flaming Key To Divine Wisdom
09. Apocalyptic Beast More...

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The Sarcophagus Streaming "Reign Of Chaos"

Turkey-based black metal crew The Sarcophgaus will unveil sophomore album "Beyond This World's Illusion" on April 4th, 2017 via Satanath Records.

Following the departure of previous vocalist Niklas Kvarforth (Shining), The Sarcophagus recruited Morkbeast from Russian black metal band Todestriebe, who appears on this album. Check out opening track "Reign Of Chaos" below.

01. Reign Of Chaos
02. Ain Sof
03. Dymadiel
04. The Profanity Rites
05. Sapremia Of Earthly Creatures
06. Triumphant Divine Terror
07. Armoured Death
08. Flaming Key To Divine Wisdom
09. Apocalyptic Beast More...

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The Sarcophagus Posts "Hymn To Awakening"

The Sarcophagus, which features Niklas "Kvarforth" Olsson on vocals, has posted a song online from the band's 2009 album "Towards the Eternal Chaos." You can check out the track "Hymn to Awakening" in the player below.

The Sarcophagus also recently announced it is seeking photos from fans. Details can be found here.

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The Sarcophagus Seeking Fan Photos

Turkish black metal act The Sarcophagus has issued the following brief announcement about seeking photograph submissions from fans: "All supporters of The Sarcophagus, send your The Sarcophagus pictures and we'll release them in our page..."

You can check out sample The Sarcophagus tracks available for streaming or contact the band through the group's official MySpace profile. The Sarcophagus also announced last year that a new album is in the works which will also feature a Motorhead cover track.

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The Sarcophagus Working On New Album

Turkey based black metal act The Sarcophagus has issued the following update about recruiting a new drummer and guitarist and releasing a new album:

"The Sarcophagus would like to announce that a new drummer(Oktay - Ex Ravenwoods) and a second guitarist (Ömer - Ex Phronesis) joined The Sarcophagus horde two weeks ago and the band has started working for the upcoming album with 5 band members. The band is planning to record the new album at the end of 2010 Autumn. The new album's vocals will be Niklas Kvarforth again and the new work will be as killer as the old ones. Also there will be a Motörhead cover - March or Die in the album.

"Details will be announced soon... Secondly the band would like to remind you that The Sarcophagus have no official profile on Lastfm, Facebook, Twitter etc. Only the myspace profile is official."

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The Sarcophagus Postpones Album Release

Turkey based black metal act The Sarcophagus has announced the release date for the new album "Towards The Eternal Chaos" has been pushed back. The new release date is now December 7th via Osmose Productions. "Towards The Eternal Chaos" will first be released in CD format with a vinyl option in the near future. Samples of the band's music can be found at their MySpace page.

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