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Season Of Mist Signs On Atheist And Gnostic

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Season Of Mist Records has issued the following announcement about signing the bands Atheist and Gnostic:

"Season of Mist is immensely proud to announce that ATHEIST and GNOSTIC just inked a deal with our label! After CYNIC, that's two more technical US death metal legends we are welcoming to our roster. Here's drummer Steve Flynn's comment: "We're absolutely thrilled that, as of today, both Gnostic and Atheist are officially signed to Season of Mist! Gnostic's debut CD "Engineering the Rule" will be released before the summer and Atheist's yet untitled CD, will be released later in the year. Season really stepped up to the plate to get this done, for this is also a highly unique situation for technical death metal. Three members of Gnostic are also in Atheist. With me on drums for both bands, Chris Baker on lead guitar for both and Jonathan Thompson on bass for Gnostic and guitar for Atheist, these signings represent very significant personal milestones for everybody involved. For me, the Gnostic debut CD is the first, and ONLY, new project I've been involved with since Atheist's "Unquestionable Presence" in 1992. For Kelly Shaefer and me it is the first time that we will collaborate on new Atheist material, also since 1992's "Unquestionable Presence".

"We'll be bringing in our old friend and Atheist bassist Tony Choy for writing and touring as well. Signing both bands is also a unique coup for Season of Mist and indicative of their cutting-edge attitude. Both bands will be touring together in 2009 in the US and Europe, which means that we will be pulling double duty every night!!"

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1. Cynic writes:

Sweet. I think I checked out one of Gnostic's demos and it was so-so, I can always try again. Can't wait to hear the new Atheist, it should show all the thrash acts trying to reclaim glory how metal is really done.

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