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Katatonia - Album Title, Release Date Confirmed

Katatonia, the Swedish masters of melancholy, are set to return with their follow-up to 2006's groundbreaking album, "The Great Cold Distance". It can now be revealed that the latest opus is to be titled "Night Is the New Day", with the band currently well along the road to completion of their eighth studio album.

"Night Is the New Day" will be released on October 19th (US - October 27th) on Peaceville Records.

Keep a look-out for the upcoming launch of for exclusives & announcements on the final cover artwork, final tracklisting and the release of the new single.


Band profile: Katatonia
Posted: 23.07.2009 by MaSTeMa | Comments (55)

Poisonblack - New Song Posted Online

Poisonblack, the Finnish band featuring former Sentenced frontman Ville Laihiala, has posted a new song, "Left Behind", on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's third album. "A Dead Heavy Day", which was recorded at Soundmix Studio in Poisonblack's hometown of Oulu with Kari Vähäkuopus. The CD was mixed by Aksu Hanttu at Grooveland Studio in Lahti.

Commented Poisonblack drummer Tarmo Kanerva: "'Left Behind' is the very first track we wrote and rehearsed for "A Dead Heavy Day". We already included it in our live set for a while and found out that it's a very cool song that is fun to play live. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!"

"A Dead Heavy Day" will be released through Century Media Records in Europe on the following dates:

* Finland: Wednesday, August 27
* Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: * Friday, August 29
* UK, France, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Rest Of Europe: Monday, September 1
* Spain, Portugal: Tuesday, September 2
* Sweden, Hungary: Wednesday, September 3

Kanerva previously stated about the new material, "On one hand, there is going to be some really melodic songs, and on the other hand, the heavy stuff is heavier than anything we have ever done before. Still, you won't need to be afraid of dramatic changes. It'll be the typical Poisonblack sound."


Band profile: Poisonblack
Posted: 10.05.2008 by MaSTeMa | Comments (4)

Katatonia - Turkish Fan Site Online

The Great Cold Doom Band's Turkish Fan Site is now online.
Check out for the updates and news.
Content is being updated daily. Run through shoutbox to share your comments, or forum to talk all about the band.....

Band profile: Katatonia
Posted: 16.08.2006 by MaSTeMa | Comments (1)