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Mournful Congregation Streaming "The Unspoken Hymns," Announces New Album Details

As was previously announced, Australian funeral doom act Mournful Congregation has signed with 20 Buck Spin for the North American release of two full-length releases. The first of the pair, a compilation of out-of-print tracks entitled "The Unspoken Hymns," acts as a prologue for the band's newly completed full-length album, "The Book Of Kings."

20 Buck Spin has posted a full album stream of the "The Unspoken Hymns" compilation ahead of its September 20th release date. Fans can check out the oppressive five tracks through Bandcamp.

The label this week also confirms the details for Mournful Congregation's brand new 80 minute full-length "The Book Of Kings," which is set for North American release on November 8th. The track listing is as follows:

I. The Catechism of Depression (XIX:XIX)
II. The Waterless Streams (XII:XVIII)
III. The Bitter Veils of Solemnity (XII:II)
IV. The Book of Kings (XXXIII:X)

The band has the following upcoming live shows:

11/30/2011 Highline Bar - Seattle, WA w/ Samothrace
12/01/2011 Plan B - Portland, OR w/ Merkstave
12/02/2011 Jumbalaya's - Arcata, CA w/ Ash Borer
12/03/2011 The Metro - Oakland, CA w/ Brainoil, Laudanum, Lycus
12/04/2011 TBA - San Francisco, CA w/ Vastum
12/05/2011 TBA - Los Angeles, CA
12/06/2011 The Rouge - Scottsdale, AZ w/ Rituals
12/07/2011 Larry O’s Lounge - El Paso, TX w/ Impetuous Ritual, Grave Upheaval
12/08-11/2011 Rites of Darkness Festival - San Antonio, TX

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1. Cynic writes:

Oh man, did not know they were also doing a full length! Probably the most underrated doom metal band today, "The Monad of Creation" is just a perfect album, I never take it out of rotation or get sick of it.

Four tracks - 80 minutes. Epic.

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