While their fans are eagerly awaiting their new album, Greek extreme symphonic metal band Septicflesh has revealed today the brand new cover and the tracklist of their upcoming reissue of 1998's A Fallen Temple. The cover was designed by Seth Siro Anton and the album will be released on January 17th (January 21st in North America) via Season Of Mist. This remastered re-release includes four rare bonus tracks.
2014 is shaping up to be a killer year for international bands touring Australia, with this tour being one of the most anticipated yet. Greeks Septicflesh and Italians Fleshgod Apocalypse, two of Europe's symphonic metal heavyweights, will grace Australian shores in May, 2014 together for the first time.
Finally some news about Septicflesh's new album. The Greek daemons have entered the Devasoundz Studios in Athens to start recording their upcoming, yet untitled, full-length album. The successor of The Great Mass will contain 10 songs and is expected to be released in North America via Prosthetic Records in early 2014.
After the reissues of Septicflesh's classic first two albums Mystic Places Of Dawn (originally out in 1994) and Esoptron (1995), Season Of Mist will release a newly remastered version of the symphonic metallers' 1997 opus Ophidian Wheel. You can expect it to drop next October.
In case you haven't heard, Season Of Mist will re-release the first five albums of Greek extreme metal legends Septicflesh over the course of the year to come. Mystic Places Of Dawn the first of which will see its release on January 22nd in North America and January 25th worldwide. The re-issue will include the four tracks from 1991's EP Temple Of The Lost Race. Check out the new cover artwork of Mystic Places Of Dawn, designed by Spiros "Seth" Antoniou himself.
Greek symphonic metal demons Septicflesh have announced North American shows as part of their Conquerors Of The World Tour this October. The band will share the stage with fellow label mates Inquisition, as well as Krisiun, Melechesh and Ex Deo in what promises to be a brutal assault, which begins on October 12th in Toronto, Canada. The dates can be found below and more will be announced soon.
Due to a last-minute withdrawal of Septicflesh (due to a tour schedule conflict), Sumerian thrashing black metallers Melechesh have been confirmed as the support act on the upcoming Lux Mundi European Tour of Swiss industrial metallers Samael
Melechesh will now share the so-called direct support rotating slot with Norwegian black metal act Keep Of Kalessin.
Septicflesh in their turn have been added as the second special guest on Amon Amarth's Surtur Rising European Tour, which already features As I Lay Dying. Get those dates again here.
Find an updated list of dates and a tour trailer after the jump.
Children Of Bodom has announced a North American headlining tour in support of their new album Relentless Reckless Forever. Support on the Children Of Bodom tour will come from Devin Townsend with openers Obscura and Septicflesh rotating positions each night.
Brought to you by Guitar World and Revolver, the North American leg of Children Of Bodom's Ugly World Tour will kick off in Los Angeles on June 24 and run through July 24 in Montreal where COB will perform alongside Kiss, Motörhead and more as part of the Heavy MTL hard rock festival.
"We are psyched to see all of our friends in North America and to play our new songs live for all of the Bodom maniacs," commented COB guitarist/vocalist Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho. "Get ready to throw it down!"
As we have reached the month of the release of Septicflesh's new masterpiece The Great Mass, it is time for revelation.
You can now witness the Suicidal God statue in all its gruesome glory, the final part that completes the cover artwork of the CD+DVD digipak, the gatefold LP and the dust jacket of the artbook edition.
The Great Mass will be released on April 18th in Europe and April 19th in North America through Season Of Mist. More album details were previously reported over here and over here.
Greek metllers Septicflesh will release their new album, The Great Mass, on April 18 in Europe (April 19 in North America) via Season Of Mist. The new opus will be made available in the following formats:
- CD + Blu-ray digipak
- Collector's book, including 2 CDs + Blu-ray
- 12" gatefold LP
- CD jewel case
- Digital download
An album trailer for The Great Mass is now available at this location. More details about the album were previously reported over here.
The release of Septicflesh's new opus The Great Mass is now two months ahead. After the cover artwork of the jewel case edition last week, it is time to unveil the tracklisting of the Greek demons' new masterpiece.
An mp3 for "The Vampire From Nazareth", the first single off the new album, can be found over here. More album details were previously reported over here.
The Great Mass tracklist:
01. The Vampire From Nazareth
02. A Great Mass Of Death
03. Pyramid God
04. Five-Pointed Star
05. Oceans Of Grey
06. The Undead Keep Dreaming
09. Mad Architect