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Latest Mordbrand News

Below is our complete Mordbrand 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.

Mordbrand Premieres New Song & Lyric Video

Swedish death metal band Mordbrand premieres a new song and lyric video entitled "Delivering the Gods", taken from the upcoming new album "Wilt", which will be out in stores February 24th through Carnal Records.

Check out now "Delivering the Gods" below.

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Mordbrand / Gravehill Streaming Split Tracks

On November 18th, Doomentia Records will release a special split LP between Mordbrand and Gravehill.

Today several tracks from the split have come online and can be heard below. The full track listing is as follows:

A1. Gravehill - By The Edge Of Our Knives
A2. Gravehill - Redeemed In Blood
A3. Gravehill - Away From The Light
A4. Gravehill - Upon The 6th Chime

B1. Mordbrand - Decimation Reigns
B2. Mordbrand - Cold Womb
B3. Mordband - Parishioners of the Bleeding
B4. Mordbrand - Where Existence is Null
B5. Mordbrand - Compost Christ More...

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Mordbrand Releasing Split With Gravehill

Doomentia Records has set November 18th as the international release date for a special split LP between Mordbrand and Gravehill. The label comments:

"You really thought that, after three splits and as many singles and albums (plus a compilation of all those random tracks) in ten years, Mordbrand would start to slow things down, didn’t you? You fool! They’re about to once again renew their collaboration with Doomentia, which got kickstarted with the Unmake EP in April 2013, with another slab of their very own crusty-yet-twisted brand of Swedish death metal, but this time sharing the wax with the Gravehill boys from Los Angeles, California.

"Business as usual, then? Nah, no quite. Conceived as stand-alone EPs, each with their own cover artwork and title, each side marks a new step in both bands' (d)evolution. While still raging, Mordbrand's half – dubbed 'In Nighted Waters,' on side B, and featuring spooky T. Ketola artwork – has a newly acquired creepy/subdued vibe, as suggested by the atmospheric layers of keyboards that engulf opener 'Decimation Reigns.' As a special treat to both longtime obscure DM fans and those who acquire this split, they’ve also recorded their own, rearranged version of Bluuurgh's 'Compost Christ' (from their 1990 Suffer Within EP) with former Gravehill frontman Mike Abominator on backing vocals. More...

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Mordbrand Album Released On Vinyl

"Imago," the debut full-length CD from Swedish death cult Mordbrand, is now available on vinyl via Deathgasm Records. Limited to 500 copies, two different versions of the "Imago" vinyl are being offered; the ultra-limited orange and black splatter (100 copies) and standard black vinyl (400 copies).

"Imago" consists of nine tracks of dark, haunting Swedish death metal. The album also features guest leads by Eric Cutler (Autopsy) and CC DeKill (Gravehill), as well as artwork once again by Juanjo Castellano. Stream album track "Hoarding the Grotesque" below.

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Mordbrand Streaming New Track

After several splits and EPs, "Imago," the debut full-length CD from Sweden's Mordbrand will finally be unleashed May 20th on Deathgasm Records.

"Imago" consists of nine tracks of dark, haunting Swedish death metal. The album also features guest leads by Eric Cutler (Autopsy) and CC DeKill (Gravehill), as well as artwork once again by the master Juanjo Castellano. A vinyl LP version of "Imago" will be released through Deathgasm and Doomentia Records in the coming weeks.

GunShyAssassin.com has posted an exclusive stream of album cut "Join them in Thralldom." Check it out here. More...

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Mordbrand Posts Teaser

Swedish death metal band Mordbrand has posted a video preview of its upcoming two-song 7" "Kolumbarium," which will be released on Deathgasm records in June. Since forming in 2006, Mordbrand has put out a split release with Evoke and another split this year with Bombs of Hades. In 2011 the band issued its full-length "Necropsychotic." Listen to a few more tunes from the band over on ReverbNation and check out the tracklisting of both songs on the new "Kolumbarium" 7" below.

01. Consume Them
02. Let Them Slumber

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Metalhit.com Offering 11 Free Songs

Metalhit.com is currently offering 11 free downloads from upcoming releases. You can download the tracks by heading over to this location.

The songs currently available for download are as follows:

TEXTURES - "Singularity"
ANTHRAX - "Fight 'em 'till You Can't"
DIAMOND PLATE - "Pull the Trigger"
MORDBRAND - "The Fall of Flesh"
ANTERIOR - "Tyranny"
GHOST BRIGADE - "Cult of Decay"
ARKONA - "Zakliatie"
NOCTURNAL FEAR - "Excessive Cruelty"
NIGHTBRINGER - "Lucifer Trismegistus"
THE BROWNING - "The Sadist"
VAN CANTO - "The Seller of Souls"

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Mordbrand Streaming New Song

Guitarist Björn Larsson of Mordbrand has issued the following announcement about streaming a new song online:

"Finally! Here's a new track from our upcoming E.P. 'Crowning of the Apocalypse!' The track is entitled 'Deathbound,' and it's the first Mordbrand-song with Per mastering the grunts. It's also the first death metal recording since God Macabre called it quits in 1991 or so. 'Crowning of the Apocalypse' will be released on vinyl in early 2011. Hope you dig the new stuff as much as we do! To the death!"

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Mordbrand Recruits New Vocalist

Per Boder (God Macabre/Macabre End) has joined the Swedish death metal unit Mordbrand. An EP entitled "Crowning of the Apocalypse" will be released as a 7" in early 2011.

Commented guitarist Björn: "To me, God Macabre released a true classic record ('The Winterlong') in 1993 and Per has a very distinct & powerful growl. When I approached Per about joining our ranks, he was a bit reluctant since he hadn't sung since God Macabre split up in 1993 or so. But he proved himself to be as vital as in the death metal glory days. The new stuff sounds exactly how we hoped it would sound. Deadly, catchy and raw! We are very excited about this alliance!"

"Crowning of the Apocalypse" will consist of three new tracks, and a re-worked version of "Big trouble in little Chinese graveyard" (now entitled "Graveyard re-visited") with the new vocalist.

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Mordbrand Streaming Four New Songs

Sweden's Mordbrand has issued the following announcement about streaming four songs from a split album with Evoke online:

"All Mordbrand songs from Evoke split 12" posted on Myspace! Indeed! All four tracks from the 12" split with Evoke are posted here on Myspace. Want the vinyl? Go to this location (Me Saco Un Ojo Records) or message us and purchase directly from the band. How's that for underground? To the death."

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Mordbrand Announces Split Album

Guitarist Björn Larsson of Swedish act The Law has checked in with the following announcement about his new group Mordbrand contributing to an upcoming split album:

"Hey there! It looks like the Mordbrand/Evoke split 12" will be out soon (the Mordbrand line-up consists of me and Johan of The Law.) That's why I put together a simple myspace page for Mordbrand yesterday.

"Check it out at this location. I've uploaded 2 clips over there. If you like the stuff, message me and I'll let you know how to get your copy. Me Saco Un Ojo Records is the label, death metal is the game. Hope you'll like it! Take care folks."

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