Nothgard - Announce New Album, Live Dates And Launch First Single

Epic melodic death metallers Nothgard from Germany have finished the recordings for their new album Malady X and are proud to present the first song to the masses! The album is set for release on October 26th via Metal Blade Records and you can head over here to pre-order it on various formats.

Nothgard have recorded Malady X at Def-Creation and & Southern Deathcult studios and called the renowned Jens Bogren (Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Kreator, Opeth, etc.) for mastering duties. The clip for "Malady X" was recorded in one take, meaning without interruptions and based on a specific choreography to make an authentic impression. Check it out below.

Bandleader Dom R. Crey states: "With Malady X, we have created an album that is both dark and serious, but on the other hand rife with catchy melodies - while not compromising our individual sound at all, on the contrary: I am sure we have defined the Nothgard-style more clearly than ever on this album. This is why we are really happy to present our first new material to you in the shape of a music video!

"Of course, 'Malady X' takes on an important role because it's the title track. It represents everything that we, deep inside, find disturbing about society and current ways of thinking. We consciously address it in the lyrics - no-go's and issues in daily life which should actually be perceived as such, but instead, we have lost awareness of them. Rather than standing in for our convictions, we choose to live according to false values."

Malady X tracklist:

01. Voyage To Decay (Intro)
02. Malady X
03. Shades Of War
04. Guardians Of Sanity
05. Epitaph
06. Deamonium I
07. Serpent Hollow
08. Devil Will Know
09. Fall Of An Empire
10. Herald Of Death
11. Black Horizon
12. Eye For An Eye (ltd. Digi-CD bonus)
13. Ninja (ltd. Digi-CD bonus)

Nothgard will play special release shows at the end of October, along with friends Parasite Inc. and will also join forces with Finnish epic melodic death metallers Omnium Gatherum and Wolfheart for the "Burning Cold Over Europe 2018″ tour this November. See below for all dates.

Nothgard release shows with Parasite Inc.:

Oct. 26 - Jena, Germany - F-Haus
Oct. 27 - Markneukirchen, Germany - Warwick Music Hall
Oct. 31 - Linda, Germany - Vaudeville
Nov. 1 - Vocklabruck, Austria - Okh

Nothgard tour dates with Omnium Gatherum, Wolfheart:

Nov. 7 - Munich, Germany - Backstage
Nov. 8 - Hamburg, Germany - Kaiserkeller
Nov. 9 - Berlin, Germany - Bi Nuu
Nov. 10 - Stuttgart, Germany - ClubCANN
Nov. 11 - Prague, Czech Republic - Nova Chmelnice
Nov. 12 - Budapest, Hungary - Durer Kert 041
Nov. 13 - Vienna, Austria - Szene
Nov. 15 - Essen, Germany - Turock
Nov. 16 - London, United Kingdom - The Dome
Nov. 17 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Baroeg
Nov. 18 - Vosselaar, Belgium - Biebop
Nov. 19 - Paris, France - Le Petit Bain
Nov. 21 - Madrid, Spain - Copernico
Nov. 22 - Barcelona, Spain - Boveda
Nov. 23 - Lyon, France - MJC O Totem
Nov. 24 - Lucerne, Switzerland - Schuur
Nov. 25 - Trier, Germany - Mergener Hof

Band profile: Nothgard
Posted: 10.08.2018 by nikarg

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