Devian Announces New Album Title As "God To The Illfated"
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After their much-lauded debut album “Ninewinged Serpent” in 2007 and a comprehensive European tour with Polish death metal overlords Vader, Sweden’s blackened death/thrash commando DEVIAN, who feature former Marduk members Legion (vocals) and Emil Dragutinovic (drums) in their ranks, return with a second album, "God To The Illfated." "God To The Illfated" will be released in Europe on the following dates:
GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / BENELUX: December 12, 2008.
DENMARK / NORWAY: December 15, 2008.
SPAIN / PORTUGAL: December 16, 2008.
SWEDEN / FINLAND: December 17, 2008.
FRANCE: January 05, 2009.
ITALY: January 16, 2009.
UK / GREECE / REST OF EUROPE: January 19, 2009.
Recorded once again at Art Decay Studio with Rickard Kottelin, DEVIAN this time around decided to hook up with Hypocrisy / Pain mastermind Peter Tägtgren for further production duties and the intense mixdown of the album at The Abyss Studio (Immortal, Marduk, Dimmu Borgir, etc.), while mastering was once again taken care of by Peter In De Betou / Tailor Maid Production (Dimmu Borgir, Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquillity, etc.).
Frontman Legion comments on the creation of DEVIAN’s sophomore album:
"'God To The Illfated' is the result of DEVIAN fusing together as its own powerhouse. Having the luxury of making music together with one's best friends made the new songs step up to a whole different league throughout the writing sessions: we all bled everything into the album, everything that we knew was DEVIAN and explored as much new ground as we could. The extensive touring we did last spring showed us what really works for us....jacked up and confident from slaughter on the road we let all the fire from the live-shows translate onto the songs and the recording-sessions 'til we all felt that unbeatable feeling of grand accomplishment. The feeling that we had a really special beast of an album on our hands."
DEVIAN has additionally also being confirmed to appear on the "Winterfest" 2009 tour in January with Deicide, Samael, Vader and label mates Zonaria. See below for all upcoming Devian tour dates:
22.11.08 CH - Fully @ White Club / with Mystica, In Quest, Godhate, etc.
29.11.08 GRE - Athens / Texas Necropolis
WINTERFEST TOUR 2009, featuring Deicide, Vader, Samael, DEVIAN, Zonaria and guests:
08.01.2009 HOL Tilburg / O13
09.01.2009 HOL Haarlem / Patronaat
10.01.2009 BEL Vosselaar / Biebob
11.01.2009 FR Paris / Locomotive
12.01.2009 FR Lyon / CCO Villeurbane
13.01.2009 LU Esch/Alzette / Rockhal
14.01.2009 GER Stuttgart / Ika-Longhorn
15.01.2009 GER Frankfurt / Batschkapp
16.01.2009 GER Bochum / Matrix
17.01.2009 CH Erstfeld / Transilvania Live
18.01.2009 ITA Milan / Rolling Stone
19.01.2009 A Wörgl / Komma
20.01.2009 SK Bratislava / DK Dubravka
21.01.2009 POL Katowice / Mega Club
22.01.2009 POL Warsaw / Progresja
More news on DEVIAN and further details about "God To The Illfated" coming soon.
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