After recruiting two new guitarists, German gothic metallers Crematory have entered the Kohlekeller-Studios in September, to record their new studio album Monument, which will be released through Steamhammer/SPV, for their 25th anniversary, in the spring of 2016. This album will follow Antiserum and the group promises a return to their roots.
After 17 years with Crematory, guitar player Matthias Hechler decided to leave the band in early 2015, to concentrate on his private life and to explore new musical horizons. The successors are confirmed now, and for the first time ever, Crematory will play with two guitarists from now on. The band recruited two experienced guitarists: Tosse Basler, who will be handling the rhythm guitar and the clean vocals, and Rolf Munkes as the new lead guitarist.
The Germans Crematory will take a break from all their live activities in 2015, to focus 100% on the new album and its recording. All planned shows for 2015 had to be postponed to 2016. But the gothic metallers won't laze around as they started writing new songs in January and will enter the studio from the mid of May until the end of June for the new album, which will be released in early 2016 in time for their 25th anniversary. Check out below their third video from the latest album Antiserum for "Virus". It was recorded at the legendary Wacken Open Air in 2014.
Crematory have released the second video off their impending new album Antiserum. After "Shadowmaker", now it is time to hear the song "Kommt Näher". The German gothic metallers release their new album on March 4th in North America and February 24th in Europe via Steamhammer/SPV.
German gothic metal band Crematory has released a new video for the song "Shadowmaker" from the upcoming album Antiserum, coming to you next year. The video is directed by Dirk Weiler. Check it out below. This is also the first song the band shares from the new opus.
German gothic metal group Crematory finally has some news about their new album which will follow 2010's Infinity. Their new album already has a title, Antiserum, and is scheduled for release on February 24th, 2014. The band signed a deal with Steamhammer/SPV for its release.
German gothic metallers Crematory have revealed more details about their upcoming album Infinity, to be released on January 29 2010. Here's what the official press release says:
"Lyrically and vocally Crematory use again English lyrics on Infinity but also two german tracks have made it on the album. The splitted vocals of Felix and Matthias, the extreme duel of clean vocals and deep growls surely was kept and even improved.
Crematory deliver hot fireworks of their catchy trademark tunes, topped with massive guitar riffing which turned out heavier and darker than on their previous albums. Gothic-Thrash-Metal is exactly the right description for this new masterpiece.
A cover tune can never beat the original - Crematory know that too but they already proved quality versions of Sisters Of Mercy's "Temple of Love" and Metallica's "One" in the past which undoubtly have their own characteristic sound.
Crematory will release their new album, "Pray", on February 1 via Massacre Records. The CD was produced by the band itself at the Kohlekeller Studios with additional assistance from longtime collaborator Christian "Kohle" Kohlmannslehner. For more album details, head to here.
The album's title track, 'Pray', is available on streaming at this location.
Crematory will release their new album, "Pray", on February 1 via Massacre Records.
The production again was taken care of Crematory themselves in the Kohlekeller Studios with the assistance of producer Christian "Kohle" Kohlmannslehner being the bands' long time companion since "Revolution" and "Klagebilder". A dynamic and massive sound of international standard is guaranteed!
The German tour under the motto "Pray Over Germany" starts in May 2008. In the summer the band will play some festivals all over Europe and a tour in various, selected countries will follow during autumn and winter 2008.
German Gothic Metal band Crematory have posted the following message on their website:
"Crematory have started to write new songs in February and the new studio album with working title *Gothic Metal* is set for a January 2008 release.
Lyrics and singing wise the songs are supposed to have a darker vibe, although the separation between Felix and Matze with the dark and the cleaner vocals will be retained. The album will have English lyrics, but the appearance of a German track finding its way on the record is not impossible.
Musically it will be a treat to the ears with the familiar catchy melodies, paired with massive guitar riffs, even more brutal and darker than in the past.
With the keyboards the sound will be like in the earlier days and orchestral arrangements will be integrated. Moving away from the technoid samples and analogue sounds, going more in the direction of the early days with strings and choirs.
Children Of Bodom, Rotten Sound and Crematory are among the newly confirmed bands for the the With Full Force festival, set to take place June 29 - July 1 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany.
The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):
Children Of Bodom
Peter Pan Speedrock