“Blood Libel”, the new video from Belgian melodic black metallers SAILLE, can be seen HERE. The clip was directed by Nicolas Daenens, who previously worked with the band on the “Plaigh Allais” video two years ago. The “Blood Libel” video was shot in the region known as “Meetjesland” in Belgium, both in the woods and in an abandoned church.
A synopsis of “Blood Libel” by SAILLE frontman Dennie Grondelaers: “The video of ‘Blood Libel’ is a somewhat liberal interpretation of the track on our latest album. It tells the story of William of Norwich, a young kid from the 12th century (°1132 – †1144) that was found murdered in cold blood. A murder for which the Jews were falsely accused.”
“Blood Libel” is the opening track of SAILLE’s second album, “Ritu”, which was released on January 18 via Code666 Records. The follow-up to 2011’s “Irreversible Decay” was produced and mixed by Reinier Schenk (GORATH, FLESHMOULD) and mastered by Tom Kvålsvoll (1349, DIMMU BORGIR, KEEP OF KALESSIN). Cover art comes courtesy of Polish digital landscape artist Michal Karcz.
The French Electro-Metal band HERRSCHAFT is signing a new record deal with Code666 for their upcoming second full album.
Five years after the release of ‘Tesla’ the band finally breaks the silence and is ready to shake dancefloors as much as houndpits with their unique melting of extreme Metal and Electro/Indus genres. This new project, called “Les 12 Vertiges” is to be released in October 2013, and is about to dig once more into human’s mind, now in a more introspective, raw and perverse manner, driving two worlds altogether to their darkest sides.
Born in 2004, HERRSCHAFT has released two albums with Code666 (EP “Architects of the Humanicide” in 2006 and full album “Tesla” in 2008). During last years band members have focused on various musical experiences, studio, remix or live – Zoé now being part of french band The CNK – before setting back the focus to their core project with a new album and a fresh live line-up.”
Carrier Flux’s third album titled “Objection”, due for release in June 2013, is an exploratory work that frays the edges of the genre. Fans of dark, atmospheric metal will appreciate the intricate song structures & evocative qualities. the Visionary Artwork has been created by the very talented artist Costin Chioreanu.
Italian Dark Ensemble DISMAL is back after 6 years of silence. After some line-up changes the band went into Punto.rec.studio in Turin, italy, to record their new album titled “Giostra di Vapore”. Mastermind and composer Bradac had this to say:
Rossana L: vocals & double-bass.
Bradac: piano synths and orchestrations.
Daniel P: 8 strings e.guitar
Valerio M: violin
We are extremely honored to announce the long awaited signing from Croatian dark rock band Agharti.
Wormholedeath/dreamcell11 will release their massive debut album titled “Change” world-wide through Aural Music Group/Wormholedeath Japan. The album was produced and recorded at Mathlab Recording Studio (Italy) by Jonathan Mazzeo then mixed and mastered by Christian Donaldson (The Agonist) in Montreal. Release date is due during 2013, still to be scheduled.
You can stream the album preview here
The whole band together stated :
“We are happy to announce that Agharti has signed a deal with WormHoleDeath and that soon our full length album titled ‘CHANGE’ will be out worldwide. Working with WormHoleDeath was great – we clicked well from the very beginning and we know that together we will make great things. We’re very thankful for all the advice they gave us in the process of making the album and we can only hope for this cooperation to last because we have a lot more to give, share and create.”
A&R “Worm” stated: “Agharti are the typical band that every label dreams. We first met in Austria and they seemed to be so professional, humble and nice. Their songs were already well written and sounded great but they were also so eager to work with us on their music as they knew that they couldn’t be critical like us. For that reason me and Jonathan decided to invest in them and went to Zagreb to work in their practice room. We understood each other perfectly and they listened to everything we had to say, it has been great. We also cooperated closely on the choices to take for their final sound, image, cover, pictures and the result is under the light of the sun, just check it out. I am sure that you all will hear a lot about them since this is just the beginning of their career. Support this band, Agharti really deserve your attention.”
The Way Of Purity announced important cooperations for the new album, singer Marja Panic stated: ” We started writing our new album with our russian friend Stielas Storhett and our producer Jonathan Mazzeo … After this quite big work we felt that we wanted to give the final emotional touch with massive and continuous orchestrations so we asked Marianna Alfieri, known for being guitar player on Kirlian Camera, to work with us at that stage. She made such intense, passionate and incredibly tragical compositions to enhance our ideas. Now we are ready to fly to Romania to produce the vocals with Ageru Pamantului, former singer in Negura Bunget. After this last process we will enter Realsound and mathlab Studios in Italy to record the whole project. We still have to ask Christian Donaldson if he wants to mix this album but we have time during the tour, I am quite sure that we will be able to work with him again.”
Saille has been confirmed for one of the greatest indoor (black)metalfests of the region : Eindhoven Metal Meeting. Joining bands as Satyricon, Obituary, Taake, Dark Tranquility and many others, Saille will crush the Jägerstage of the Effenaar (Eindhoven) on Friday December 14th 2012.
37 bands will play on Eindhoven Metal Meeting, a two day festival. Complete line-up for EMM can be found here:
Italian Visionary Sludge Rockers Void Of Sleep have not only just finished work on their debut album, they have also inked their first contract with Aural Music Group.
The band has been formed in 2010 and their music is a blend of sludge, psychedelic, stoner and progressive sound where epic rhythms melt with doom slowdowns, complex time signatures and “musical storms”.
After a first Self-Produced EP in 2011, the four hit again the Studio73 during the summer of 2012 to record the first full-length called “Tales between Reality and Madness” scheduled to hit stores in January 2013 through Aural Music.
VOID OF SLEEP frontman Burdo had this to say about the new contract:
“Ladies and Gents, Void of Sleep are proud to announce that they had officially signed with Aural Music their first worldwide deal. The band, in the behalf of Burdo, Gale, Paso and Allo are absolutely on fire and they’re ready to spread the riff all over the world with the upcoming release of their first full length album in early 2013.”
More information about VOID OF SLEEP can be found on the band’s Facebook page at facebook.com/void of sleep
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