And Graveworm are back! After a few years of silence, the symphonic/gothic metallers will finally release the follow-up to Fragments Of Death (2011). Also, the Italian metallers have signed with AFM Records, which already re-released the band's early albums As The Angels Reach The Beauty, Scourge Of Malice and When Daylight's Gone & Underneath The Crescent Moon in 2012. They will now follow up with the release of Graveworm's brand new studio album, entitled Ascending Hate, which will see the light of day on June 19th. It's coming so mark your calendars!
Italian metallers Graveworm have announced the Fragments Of Death Tour 2012 across Europe. Special guests on the tour, which is scheduled for November this year, will include Agathodaimon, Hellsaw and Kadavrik.
Italian dark metallers Graveworm have announced some line-up changes. Founding member and guitarist Stefan Unterpertinger returns to the band after 10 years. He takes the guitar-part from Thomas Orgler who left the band due to personal reasons. Keyboard player Sabine Mair also left the band due to personal reasons.
Fragments Of Death, the new upcoming album from Italian symphonic black metal band Graveworm will be released on October 21th via Nuclear Blast Records.
The follow-up to 2009's Diabolical Figures was recorded in July at the Dream Sound Studios in Munich, Germany and was mastered by Jan Vacik.
According to a press release, the songs are about the death in its thousand faces, which is also reflected in the album title and cover art. Musically, the album can be seen as a mixture of the best of the last four records, with some old-school roots and definitive darker than its predecessors.
Graveworm will enter the Dreamsound Studio in Munich at the beginning of July to record the successor of 2009's Diabolical Figures.
The album will be entitled Fragments Of Death and will be released on the 14th of October via Nuclear Blast.
The title is explained by frontman Stefan Fiori as follows: "Fragments Of Death stands for the ten musical pieces of a puzzle on the CD. The lyrics deal with different modes of death. There will be one song about the current incidents in Japan, for example."
Eleven tracks will be taped up, which are described as a "combination of Graveworm's typical elements" by Stefan Fiori. "The music got straighter and displays a perfect blend of our past four albums for me."
Italian metal band Graveworm have posted a new, quite long sample of their new song "Vengence Is Sworn". The track, which can be heard here, comes off the band's new upcoming album, "Diabolical Figures", which is scheduled for released on June 16 via Massacre Records.
Italian metallers Graveworm will release their new album, "Diabolical Figures", on June 16 June via Massacre Records. The album was recorded at Stage One studios in Borgentreich, Germany with producer Andy Classen. The cover artwork was done by the Italian digital artist Daniel Hofer.
"Diabolical Figures" cover art] tracklisting:
01. Vengeance Is Sworn
02. Circus Of The Damned
03. Diabolic Figures
04. Hell's Creation
05. Forlorn Hope
06. Architects Of Hate
07. New Disorder
08. Message In A Bottle
09. Ignoreance Of Gods
10. The Reckoning
"We are currently working on songs for our upcoming album. We will enter the studio at the beginning of February and the new new one will be released at the end of May. We will present the new stuff at three festivals in May — the Legacy festival in Germany, the Summer Nights festival in Austria and the Pratteln Z7 Metaldayz in Switzerland."
UPDATE (thanks to Raiden)
The new album has now been given the title "Diabolical Figures". It will contain 10 tracks and features a guest appearance by Karsten "Jagger" Jäger from Disbelief.
Graveworm have confirmed on their myspace page their participation in the metal fest Casa Gateways in Casablanca-Morocco, the event is going to be one of the very biggest in Africa with th participation of 16 bands, among the bands that haven't confirmed their participation yet on their pages Behemoth, Nightmare, Emeth, Nervecell, Kimaera,Tchi Hi Dis(Tunisia)..
Italian Gothic Black Metallers Graveworm have posted the following update on their website:
"The new album will be released in Europe on Massacre Records. The album was produced at the stage one studio with Andy Classen (Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Disbelief, Dew-Scented). The new masterpiece will be released as limited edition digipack."
Massacre Records has set May 25th as the release date for the album, entitled "Collateral Defect". A small picture of the cover art can be found at this location.
The follow-up to 2005's "(N)utopia" features guest appearances by Maurizio Iacono from Kataklysm and Matze from The Sorrow.
"Collateral Defect" contains the 10 following songs:
Gothic Black metallers Graveworm check in with the following news:
"Hi there, it's time for some news.
We just finished the recordings for our new album at the Stage One studio with Andy Classen. The album, which will be released on May 11th through Nuclear Blast will feature some guest appearances by Maurizio Iacono from Kataklysm and Matze from The Sorrow.
Graveworm were just confirmed for two shows in Russia. This will be the first time for us. Look at the live section at http://www.graveworm.de for the latest show entries."
With a musical landscape as varied as the range of their band member's occupations (which includes a psychologist, an electrician, a youth center worker, and a graphic designer), Italian sextet Graveworm will be bringing their brand of melodic goth/black metal to North American shores for the first time during the Metal Maniacs and Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles-sponsored North American Metal Crusaders Tour.
A compact version of a traveling United Nations, Italy's Graveworm is joining forces with Vader (Poland), Kataklysm (Canada), Destruction (Germany), Speed\Kill/Hate (New York), and The Absence (Tampa). The first show of this truly international line-up is set to take place on May 26th in Montreal, Quebec. Checking in from his home in Italy, trilingual architect student and Graveworm vocalist Stefano Fiori shares his thoughts on his maiden trip to North America in support of (N)utopia: