Hate from Poland enter the studio

Photo credit: Daniel Rusilowicz

Polish Death Metal squadron Hate is preparing to head to the studio in December to record the follow-up to 2017’s Tremendum. The new opus, bearing the working title Salve Ignis, is tentatively slated for summer 2019 and will be the band’s debut collaboration with the legendary Metal Blade Records. Details are still surfacing, but the band has so far released two raw pre-production tracks: “Path to Arkhen” and “In The Shrine Of Veles”, and have confirmed that production on the finished record will be handled by the talented Wiesławski brothers at Hertz Studio, Poland (Behemoth, Vader, Decapitated, and others). Stay tuned for more info coming soon!

Check out the pre-production for the new Hate song “Path To Arken” at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nc6xztTHK5M.

Hate have been praised by press and fans alike for years for creating lacerating and dark music, proven best on their current album Tremendum (2017). The album saw ATF Sinner (vocals, guitars) utilize the dark aspects of the mystic and arcane Slavonic folklore to explore themes both personal and impersonal. It is an album that is relatable at first listen, but that is hard to fully know.

Hate live
Dec. 1 – Krakow, Poland – FOAD Festival
Dec. 7 – Vilnius, Lithuania – Narauti
Dec. 8 – Kaunas, Lithuania – Klubas “Lemmy”
Dec. 28 – Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic – IFA Party
May 2 – Kopervik, Norway – Karmoygeddon Festival
July 19 – Nova Bana, Slovakia – Gothoom Open Air Fest
Aug. 3 – Saint-maurice-de-gourdans, France – Sylak Open Air

Hate line-up:
ATF Sinner – vocals, guitars
Pavulon – drums
Apeiron – bass (session)
Domin – guitar (session)

Hate online:
https://www.facebook.com/HATEOFFICIAL
https://www.instagram.com/hateofficial/
https://twitter.com/HATEBand
https://www.youtube.com/user/hatepoland

The Crown announces vinyl re-issues for ‘Crowned In Terror’, ‘Crowned Unholy’ and ‘Possessed 13’; European tour to kick off in December

Unholy Swedish Deathrace Kings The Crown have just announced vinyl re-issues for three of their classic albums: Crowned In Terror, Crowned Unholy, and Possessed 13. Available January 11th, fans can pre-order copies now from Indie Merch (https://www.indiemerch.com/metalbladerecords/search/?q=TheCrown-LPs-2019), EMP (https://www.emp.de/search?q=the+crown&lang=de_DE), or eBay (https://goo.gl/6qoV19)!

See below for an overview of all versions:

Crowned In Terror LP re-issue
–180 g black vinyl
–Amber marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Clear teal marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Bone white marbled vinyl (ltd. 100 copies; EU exclusive)
–Orange-brown marbled vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; USA exclusive)

Crowned Unholy LP re-issue
–180 g black vinyl
–Dead gold marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Opaque golden yellow marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Clear/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 100 copies; EU exclusive)
–Clear old gold marbled vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; USA exclusive)

Possessed 13 LP re-issue
–180 g black vinyl
–Cool grey marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Red/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Smoke clear vinyl (ltd. 100 copies; EU exclusive)
–White/red marbled vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; USA exclusive)

The Crown will embark on a short European run in December, featuring support from Svart Crown, Bleeding Gods, Temnein and Bleeding Utopia! See below for all dates.

The Crown tour dates
w/ Svart Crown, Bleeding Gods, Temnein, Bleeding Utopia
Dec. 10 – Aarhus, Denmark – Voxhall
Dec. 11 – Hamburg, Germany – Bambi Galore
Dec. 12 – Erfurt, Germany – From Hell
Dec. 13 – Mannheim, Germany – MS Connexion
Dec. 14 – Sursee, Switzerland – Kulturwerk 118
Dec. 15 – Chapelle-Lez-Herlaimont, Belgium – Le Cercle

The Crown will be touring in support of their latest album, Cobra Speed Venom. Produced by Fredrik Nordstrom at the classic Studio Fredman, Cobra Speed Venomis massive, brutal and a real punch in the face. Extreme speed and aggression mixed with classic heavy metal and rock n’ roll, which really shows that The Crown has no boundaries. The apocalyptic theme of the lyrics and music also fits perfectly with the outstanding artwork of Christian Sloan Hall. To preview and purchase Cobra Speed Venom, please visit: metalblade.com/thecrown

The Crown line-up:
Johan Lindstrand – Vocals
Magnus Olsfelt – Bass
Marko Tervonen – Guitar
Robin Sorqvist – Lead guitar and backing vocals
Henrik Axelsson – Drums

The Crown online:
http://www.thecrownofficial.com/
https://www.facebook.com/thecrownofficial/
https://twitter.com/thecrownsweden
https://www.youtube.com/user/thecrownsweden

Vomitory: ‘Raped In Their Own Blood’ and ‘Redemption’ now available as vinyl and digipak CD re-issues with bonus tracks!

Metal Blade Records will re-issue the first two albums by Swedish Death Metal legends Vomitory on January 11th, 2019. 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the band – expect more releases and live shows next year!

Both albums will be re-mastered and released on spinesleeve vinyl in the best quality possible – as well as on digipak CD with bonus tracks!

Vomitory comments: “Originally released on a small underground label in 1996, ‘Raped in Their Own Blood’ marked the end of the demo years and the start of a new era of Vomitory. And ‘Redemption‘ (1999) showed a remarkable increase in brutality and progress towards what was about to come. It feels great to have these two death metal classics released by our long-time partner, Metal Blade Records, in time for our 30th Anniversary Reunion in 2019!”

Pre-order your copies now in the USA at: https://www.indiemerch.com/metalbladerecords/search/?q=Vomitory-Reissues-2019

See below for an overview of all versions:

Raped In Their Own Blood
–Digipak CD
–180 g black vinyl
–Red/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; EU exclusive)
–Silver-grey/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Crystal-clear/red splattered vinyl (ltd. 100 copies; EU exclusive)
–Clear/red & black splattered vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; USA exclusive)

Redemption
–Digipak CD
–180 g black vinyl
–Opague turquoise/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; EU exclusive)
–Clear blue/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Silver / blue&black splattered vinyl (ltd. 100 copies; EU exclusive)
–Crystal clear/turqoise / white splattered vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; USA exclusive)

Vomitory Raped In Their Own Blood track-listing
1. Nervegasclouds
2. Raped In Their Own Blood
3. Dark Grey Epoch
4. Pure Death
5. Through Sepulchral Shadows
6. Inferno
7. Sad Fog Over Sinister Runes
8. Into Winter Through Sorrow
9. Perdition
10. Thorns
CD-bonus (Through Sepulchral Shadows – demo 1994)
11. Through Sepulchral Shadows
12. Thorns
13. Sad Fog Over Sinister Runes

Vomitory Redemption track-listing
1. The Voyage
2. Forty Seconds Bloodbath
3. Forever In Gloom
4. Heaps Of Blood
5. Embraced By Pain
6. Redemption
7. Ashes Of Mourning Life
8. Partly Dead
CD-bonus (10″ picture disc – mini-LP 1999)
9. The Art Of War
10. Undivulged
11. Extremity Retained
12. Dead Cold
13. Christ Passion

Vomitory live:
Jan. 12 – Zurich, Switzerland – Meh Suff! Winter Festival @ Dynamo
Jan. 31-Feb. 4 – USA @ 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise
Mar. 14 – Barcelona, Spain @ Upload Club
Mar. 15 – Madrid, Spain @ Sound Stage
Mar. 16 – Burgos, Spain @ Sala Hangar
Mar. 17 – Palma de Mallorca, Spain @ Factoria de So
Mar. 22 – Germany @ Heidelberg Deathfest @ halle02
Mar. 28 – Sweden @ Close Up Baten Cruise
Mar. 30 – Germany @ Braincrusher Festival @ Jahnhalle
Apr. 5 – Denmark @ Royal Metal Fest @ Voxhall
Apr. 19 – Norway @ Inferno Festival @ Rockefeller Music Hall
Apr. 28 – Portugal @ SWR Barroselas Festival @ Avendia Sao Paulo da Cruz
May 4 – Netherlands @ Netherlands Deathfest @ 013
May 24 – USA @ Maryland Deathfest @ Rams Head Live and Baltimore Soundstage
May 31 – Germany @ Fuck The Commerce Festival @ Alte Heimat
June 1 – Grangesberg, Sweden @ Gamrocken
June 23 – Clisson, France @ Hellfest
July 4 – Czech Republic @ Obscene Extreme Festival @ Battlefield Trutnov
July 19 – Slovakia @ Gothoom Open Air @ Revistske Podzamcie
July 27 – Los Angeles, USA @ California Deathfest @ 1720
Aug. 10 – Germany @ Party San Open Air @ Flugplatz Obermehler
Aug. 17 – Belgium @ Metal Mean Festival @ Sur Hodemont
Aug. 22 – Austria @ Kaltenbach Open Air @ Kaltenbachgraben
Sept. 28 – Mailand, Italy @ Slaughter Club

Vomitory online:
https://www.facebook.com/vomitoryband/
https://www.vomitory.net
https://www.instagram.com/vomitoryband

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