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Napalm Death - European Tour With Immolation And Macabre

Official press release

After releasing the stunning Time Waits For No Slave album via Century Media Records in 2009, British grindcore gods Napalm Death have been busy travelling around the globe to massively promote the album live. So the band has announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour of Europe this November, along with Macabre, Immolation and Waking The Cadaver.

Vocalist Barney Greenway checks in with the following update: "Having just returned from a string of dates in Thailand, Australia and Japan, it's a great feeling to know that Napalm is able to get out far and wide. Despite the fact that Napalm has trail-blazed across the world, I still hope next year there will be a few new places that we can set foot in where other bands just don't go. That's still a great source of excitement.

Back in Europe, we're pleased to be coming back on tour again in November. There are old mates in Macabre and Immolation especially, and so it'll be good to round off the touring for Time Waits... with a real blowout amongst friends. We'll be turning the setlist on it's head, I think, so expect a few things you haven't heard perhaps from the mists of time. Hopefully we'll know what the fuck we are doing when we come to play all that stuff.

Which leads us into a new album, which we'll begin to piece together in January next year. Expect even more short, sharp shocks from what Shane and Mitch have told me so far on the music front, and lots of stop-start spontaneity. No finished lyrics as yet - I'm waiting with baited breath on the first nasty-sounding MP3 roughs so I can lock myself away and get going."

Napalm Death

30.09. Thessaloniki - Block 33 (Greece)
01.10. Athens - Ann Club (Greece)
02.10. Lichtenfels - Way of Darkness Festival (Germany)
03.10. Essen - Death Feast Ultimate @ Turock (Germany)
22.10. Birmingham - Supersonic Festival (Great Britain)

Napalm Death with Immolation, Macabre, Waking The Cadaver

05.11. Aalborg - Metal Fest (Denmark)
06.11. Berlin - SO36 (Germany)
07.11. Drachten - Iduna (Netherlands)
08.11. Hannover - Bei Chez Heinz (Germany)
09.11. Köln - Underground (Germany)
10.11. Lille - L'Aeronef (France)
11.11. Vaureal - Le Forum (France)
12.11. Rennes - Antipode (France)
13.11. Pamplona - Sala Totem (Spain)
14.11. Santiago Di Compostela - Sala Capitol (Spain)
15.11. Madrid - Sala Live (Spain)
16.11. Badalona - Estraperlo Club (Spain)
18.11. Bologna - Estragon (Italy)

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Napalm Death
Event: Napalm Death + Immolation: Campaign For Musical Destruction 2010
Posted: 16.09.2010 by Abattoir | Comments (11)


Immolation - To Re-Release 2002 Album

Listenable records is proud to re-release Immolation's much praised album Unholy Cult that was originally released in 2002. The press release reads as follows:

"The album has been out of print for a while and we felt it was time to bring it back in its full glory. The new edition comes in a stellar digipack with a full detailed 12 page booklet with new live pictures and liner notes from the band themselves. On top of that, you get the 2003 Bringing Down The World full DVD as a bonus. A fully loaded package for a killer price. An extra special vinyl edition featuring a picture disk in regular vinyl cover is coming soon as well. Unholy Cult was a landmark in the
history of the band and this is the perfect opportunity to get it for those who missed out."

Unholy Cult new cover art] tracklist:

01. Of Martyrs And Men
02. Sinful Nature
03. Unholy Cult
04. Wolf Among The Flock
05. Reluctant Messiah
06. A Kingdom Divided
07. Rival The Eminent
08. Bring Them Down

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Source: listenable.net
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 26.02.2010 by Dahalak | Comments (7)


Immolation - New Song Online

US metallers Immolation have posted online a new song, "The Purge", on their MySpace page.

"The Purge" comes off the band's forthcoming album, Majesty And Decay, which is scheduled for release in Europe on March 5 (on March 9 in US) via Nuclear Blast Records.

Majesty And Decay cover art] tracklist:

01. Intro
02. The Purge
03. A Token Of Malice
04. Majesty And Decay
05. Divine Code
06. In Human Form
07. A Glorious Epoch
08. Interlude
09. A Thunderous Consequence
10. The Rapture Of Ghosts
11. Power And Shame
12. The Comfort Of Cowards

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 16.01.2010 by White Winter Sun | Comments (2)


Immolation - New Album Title, Tracklist And Cover Art Revealed

Original news, posted on 09.12.2009

Official press release

New York death metal veterans Immolation just announced the title and tracklist of their new album, marking the first one for their new label Nuclear Blast Records.

The album, scheduled for an early 2010 release, will be entitled Majesty And Decay.

Majesty And Decay tracklist:

01. Intro
02. The Purge
03. A Token Of Malice
04. Majesty And Decay
05. Divine Code
06. In Human Form
07. A Glorious Epoch
08. Interlude
09. A Thunderous Consequence
10. The Rapture Of Ghosts
11. Power And Shame
12. The Comfort Of Cowards

UPDATE

New York death metal legends Immolation just revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming 8th album Majesty And Decay.

Commented guitarist Bob Vigna: "Par Olofsson did an amazing job on this piece! It is so dark, twisted and bleak, and so realistic looking! He really captured the emotion of the album and what we were looking for. Together with the music it really sets such a unique mood and tone,... I think the fans are going to love it!"

Majesty And Decay is set to be released on March 5, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 28.12.2009 by White Winter Sun | Comments (11)


Immolation - Recording New Album

Immolation have entered Millbrook Sound Studios in New York with longtime producer Paul Orofino to begin recording their Nuclear Blast Records debut, and eighth overall album. The band checked in from the studio today to offer the following details and update:

"Today we have begun the recording process for our eighth full-length release. Once again we have entered Millbrook Sound Studios in upstate Millbrook, New York and will start tracking with Paul Orofino tomorrow. This will be our sixth time visiting Millbrook Studios and we are really looking forward to the whole process.

The new album will contain ten songs of the strongest material we have ever written. The new material is more violent and aggressive, with fast sections that take us to a new level of speed and intensity, while complementing the dark and sullen heavier moments. There are plenty of miserable and militant movements to please the die hard and new Immolation fans alike.

We've spent the past two months rehearsing and fine tuning the songs so that all ten are stand-outs and create a complete listening experience. Needless to say, we are all very pleased and enthusiastic about the new material and are anxious to debut it to the fans.

Following the recording process here in Millbrook, we have decided to try something new for the mixing process, so we have enlisted the talents of Zack Ohren (Decrepit Birth, Suffocation, All Shall Perish). We are confident he will do an excellent job in giving a fresh new life to the Immolation sound.

We are still in the process of getting ideas together for the album's concept and cover art, but these final details will be worked out in the near future."

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 27.10.2009 by Thryce | Comments (7)


Nile - USA Tour With Immolation, Krisiun

World Management would like to announce that death metal masters Nile are announcing their first USA tour dates in support of their new album scheduled for this fall on Nuclear Blast world wide. The tour - dubbed as Those Whom The Gods Detest Tour - commences on January 15, 2010 and will unite Nile with their long time friends Immolation and Krisiun as well as Abigail Williams and Dreaming Dead. This promises to be a great heavy package for those cold winter nights.

15.01.2010 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
16.01.2010 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
17.01.2010 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero
18.01.2010 - New York, NY @ The Blender
20.01.2010 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
21.01.2010 - Chicago, IL @ Metro/Smart Bar
22.01.2010 - Milwaukee, WI @ Rave
23.01.2010 - St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
24.01.2010 - Kansas CIty, MO @ The Beaumont Club
25.01.2010 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
27.01.2010 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
28.01.2010 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
29.01.2010 - Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
30.01.2010 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
31.01.2010 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
02.02.2010 - Los Angeles, CA @ Key Club
03.02.2010 - Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
04.02.2010 - Mesa, AZ @ U.B.'s Bar
05.02.2010 - Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
06.02.2010 - Farmington, NM @ Gator's
08.02.2010 - Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
09.02.2010 - San Antonio, TX @ Scout Bar
10.02.2010 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
11.02.2010 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
12.02.2010 - Tulsa, OK @ Marquee
13.02.2010 - Louisville, KY @ Headliner's Music Hall

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Source: nile-catacombs.net
Band profile: Nile
Event: Nile: Those Whom The Gods Detest Tour
Posted: 15.07.2009 by Thryce | Comments (11)


Immolation - Sign With Nuclear Blast

New York death metal veterans Immolation have signed a worldwide, multi-album contract with Nuclear Blast Records, who will release the band's upcoming eighth studio album in early 2010.

Commented the band: "We are looking forward to working with Nuclear Blast, a classic label that has become one of the largest driving forces in metal today. We intend to have a new album out for early next year. Expect the new one to have some of the most dark and intense music we've ever put together!"

Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 26.06.2009 by Hamrd | Comments (6)


Rotting Christ + Immolation + Belphegor - Lucifer Over America Tour 2008

The following dates have been released for the "Lucifer Over America Tour 2008" featuring Rotting Christ, Immolation, Belphegor and Averse Sefira:

February 4 - Charlote, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
February 5 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
February 6 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre
February 7 - Rochester, NY @ Penny Arcade
February 8 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
February 9 - Bedford, NH @ Mark's Place
February 10 - New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues Club
February 11 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
February 12 - Detroit, MI @ I-Rock
February 14 - Nashville, TN @ The Muse
February 15 - Mokena, IL @ The Pearl Room
February 16 - St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
February 19 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
February 20 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
February 21 - Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
February 22 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre
February 23 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle
February 24 - West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
February 25 - Mexicali, MEX @ El Jardin del SIlencio Extreme
February 26 - Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theater
February 28 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launch Pad
February 29 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
March 1 - Mc Allen, TX @ Cine El Rey
March 2 - Houston, TX @ Meridian

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Source: smnnews.com
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 02.08.2007 by Thryce | Comments (1)


Immolation - Polish Tour Announced

Legendary death metal band Immolation will play 4 gigs in Poland in August 2007. It's going to be a part of their next visit to Europe, when the band will appear on some summer festivals like Brutal Assault and MOD Festival. Immolation (who have already released their newest album 'Shadows In The Light' through Listenable Records) will be teaming up with Polish unholy deathsters Azarath and Deivos during their four upcoming assaults in Poland. Both support acts are also currently promoting their newest, highly acclaimed studio albums.

All the dates and venues have been already confirmed:

12.08 - Katowice @ Mega Club
13.08 - Rzeszów @ Pod Palmą
14.08 - Łódź @ Funaberia 2
15.08 - Wrocław @ Madness

Source: massive-music.pl
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 24.06.2007 by k4Mil | Comments (1)


Immolation - New Video Online

US Death Metallers Immolation have posted their new video for the track 'World Agony' on their website at this location.
The track comes off their upcoming new album "Shadows In The Light", which will be released on May 8th through Century Media Records.

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Source: everlastingfire.com
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 02.05.2007 by Thryce | Comments (0)


Immolation - Exclusive New Song Online

The song '13013' that was recently recorded for Revolver magazine's "the Unit.", can now be heard at Immolation MySpace profile here.

Or in a direct link to download it at this location.

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Source: everlastingfire.com
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 24.04.2007 by White Winter Sun | Comments (0)


Immolation - New Song Online

You can check out a new song from Immolation entitled 'World Agony,' off their upcoming new album "Shadows In The Light", over at their official MySpace page.

"Shadows In The Light" is due for an April release via Century Media.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 26.02.2007 by Thryce | Comments (4)


Immolation - New Album Completed

Death metallers Immolation have wrapped up the recording process for their new full-length album, "Shadows In The Light", which is set for an April release via Century Media. The effort was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios with producer Paul Orofino. "Shadows In The Light" features the following tracks:

01. Hate's Plague
02. Passion Kill
03. World Agony
04. Tarnished
05. The Weight Of Devotion
06. Breathing The Dark
07. Deliverer Of Evil
08. Shadows In The Light
09. Lying With Demons
10. Whispering Death

Robert Vigna (guitars) further describes the new album: "It's aggressive, emotional and haunting. The disc delivers all of Immolation's attributes, as it's catchy as hell, very direct and to the point. The album devastates on all levels, from blasting madness and militant charges to sorrow-filled doom and depression. It is a very complete record with soulful solos, thunderous raging drums and vocals that lash right out at you!"

Source: bravewords.com
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 23.01.2007 by Thryce (brb) | Comments (10)


Immolation - New Album On The Way

Official press release:

Death metal stalwarts Immolation are currently fine-tuning the tracks for their much-anticipated new album. The band is currently holed up at drummer Steve Shalaty's house in Ohio prepping their new material, which is shaping up to be very aggressive and much more intense than their past work. The group will make their way over to Millbrook, NY by week's end to meet with Paul Orofino, the band's producer for their last four records, at Millbrook Sound Studios.

Robert Vigna (guitars) describes his thoughts on the new material: "We are really excited. The songs are shorter but pack more of a punch. They kick you hard right from the start and leave you pummeled by the end! It's definitely a darker, meaner album. I think the fans are going to go apeshit when they hear these tracks."

Ross Dolan (vocals, bass) further states: "The new stuff definitely has a very dark feel but does not let up on the heaviness or intensity at all. There is a hint of both the last two records in the new songs, but they are coming from a completely different approach. They are going to knock you on your ass!"

Immolation will head to Amsterdam directly after wrapping up in the studio to play the Arnhem Metal Meeting Festival with Arch Enemy. They will immediately proceed to Paris to shoot a new video for the upcoming album. The disc is tentatively set for a spring release through Century Media Records; look for the band to tour the U.S. around that same time.

Immolation has been assaulting God's black earth for the past 17 years. Along with bands like Suffocation, Incantation and Mortician, Immolation are one of the all important forefathers of New York death metal. Over the years, Immolation has always increased the stakes on each release and this new effort is no exception. It encompasses all the band's growth over the years and offers some of their most devastating material yet. Not only has the band developed their musical capabilities over the years, but they've also become one of the most intense live acts in the industry. Powerful, yet emotional, Immolation are a force to be reckoned with.

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Source: everlastingfire.com
Band profile: Immolation
Event: Arnhem Metal Meeting
Posted: 30.11.2006 by Thryce | Comments (7)


Immolation - Video Recorded

Masters of frenzy musical dissonance have finished editing a video for their new song and album title 'Harnessing Ruin' in New York with Dutch company LOW LIFE MEDIA. The video is NOW available for download (more pictures here).
'Harnessing Ruin' will be released in February on LISTENABLE records in deluxe limited edition digipack, jewel case CD and limited edition hand numbered vinyl LP. This new album will be the first participation of their new drummer Steve Shalaty.

http://www.listenable.net

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Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 24.12.2004 by Metalforthespirit | Comments (0)