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Samael - Guitarist Makro Quits

Samael is losing long-time guitarist Makro. He is leaving the industrial metal band who decided to accept his decision and wish him all the best for his future endeavors. From now on, Drop will take over the guitar duties in Samael and a new bass player will be announced shortly.

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Band profile: Samael
Posted: 27.04.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Samael - Release New Live Video

Swiss metal legends Samael have posted a new video for the track "Rite Of Renewal", which was featured in the band's latest album, Hegemony. The video was shot during their live performance in Lausanne and you can watch it below.

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Posted: 18.01.2018 by nikarg | Comments (2)


Samael - New Lyric Video Revealed

Swiss industrial black metallers Samael will release their long-awaited album, Hegemony, on October 13th via Napalm Records. The band has already premiered the song "Angel Of Wrath" and now the official lyric video for the track "Red Planet" can be seen below. How do you like it?

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Posted: 18.08.2017 by nikarg | Comments (3)


Samael - Unveil First Song From New Album

Six long years after they released Lux Mundi, there is finally new Samael music to be consumed. The industrial metallers' new album Hegemony will be released worldwide on Napalm Records on the 13th of October 2017, crowning their 30th anniversary. For now, you can check the first grandiose single "Angel Of Wrath" and let us know what you think about it.

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Posted: 24.06.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Samael - Releasing New Album Next Year

It looks like Samael are finally releasing a new album! Their latest, Lux Mundi, was released back in 2011 but according to their latest update, the Swiss band is celebrating their 30th anniversary next year with a brand new record. There are no more details available so far.

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Posted: 25.12.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Samael - Recruit New Bassist

Swiss industrial metallers Samael have recently announced that long time bassist Christophe Mermod aka Masmiseim has left the band. He was in the band since the beginning. Thomas "Drop" Betrisey of Sybreed fame is now the group's new permanent bassist.

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Posted: 26.02.2015 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Samael - Playing Entire 'Ceremony Of Opposites' At Wacken

Samael will delight their fans at Wacken because the Swiss group is set to play their third album Ceremony Of Opposites (1994) in its entirety. But there is more! The band is working on their next sonic adventure, and will play some select festivals in 2015. At Wacken, they will focus the main part of the performance on the masterpiece Ceremony Of Opposites.

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Source: samael.info
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Posted: 27.12.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Samael - To Play In Brazil For The First Time

Swiss electro/industrial metallers Samael will be heading over to Brazil for the first time ever, for a short string of live shows this June. The band will be touring in support of their latest album Lux Mundi.

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Event: Samael: Brazilian Tour 2012
Posted: 14.04.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Melechesh - Finish Tour With Samael And Appear In Comic

Sumerian black metallers Melechesh have just returned from the Lux Mundi Europe Tour as special guests of label mates Samael. Mastermind, vocalist and guitarist Ashmedi offers the following positive summary: "So far we have completed our fourth tour, plus a festival run in support of The Epigenesis album. Yet we still have some more gigs to announce."

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Posted: 23.10.2011 by JD | Comments (0)


Samael - Euro Tour With Septicflesh, Keep Of Kalessin

Tour dates have been confirmed for the Lux Mundi European Tour, headlined by Swiss metallers Samael.

The band will embark on a European tour in September, with support coming from Septicflesh, Keep Of Kalessin and two additional guests.

Get the dates after the jump.

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Source: samael.info
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Event: Samael: Lux Mundi Europe Tour
Posted: 22.06.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (10)


Samael - New Video Online

"Luxferre", the new video from Swiss industrial metal band Samael can be watched below. The clip was shot in Gothenburg, Sweden and directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company.

"Luxferre" comes off the band's most recent album Lux Mundi, which was released on April 29th in Europe and on May 3rd in North America through Nuclear Blast Records.

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Posted: 09.06.2011 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Samael - New Song Online

"In The Deep", a brand-new track from Swiss industrial metal band Samael, has been made available for streaming at MySpace.

"In The Deep" comes off the band's upcoming new album Lux Mundi, which will be released on April 29th in Europe and on May 3rd in North America through Nuclear Blast.

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Posted: 25.03.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (4)


Samael - New Album Title And Cover Art Revealed

Original news, posted on 21.12.2010

As promised, Samael have revealed the title of their upcoming new full-length. Samael have chosen Lux Mundi (which translate in English as "Light of the World") as title for their upcoming album due to be released in spring 2011.

The album, which took almost three years to be completed, was recorded this summer after the band spend a few days in Germany on pre-production with Waldemar Sorychta. The recording took place on two different locations in Switzerland and the mix has been done by extreme metal specialist Russ Russell in Kettering (England)

Lux Mundi will consist of 10 to 12 new songs including first single "Antigod" and live monster "Soul Invictus".

UPDATE Kriegsphilosoph]

Swiss metallers Samael have just revealed the cover artwork of their forthcoming album, entitled Lux Mundi.

Vorphalack (vocals, guitar) commented: "For the cover artwork of Lux Mundi I envisioned a series of rays starting or ending at the centre of the cover. I wasn't even thinking about any kind of motives, just black on black using a matte and shining black to make the rays apparent. I spoke about that with Patrick (Pidoux) who did the artwork of Solar Soul and Above and he came out with that idea upon which we immediately all agree."

Patrick Pidoux commented: "I draw a very graphic version of an eye which represents sight, the first human sense able to capture light."

Lux Mundi will contains 12 original new tracks including "Antigod", "Soul Invinctus", "Pagan Trance", "The Truth Is Marching On", "Of War", "The Shadow Of The Sword"... The album will be released in April 2011.

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Source: samael.info
Band profile: Samael
Posted: 24.01.2011 by Thryce | Comments (7)


Samael - To Reveal New Album Title Later This Month

Samael will reveal the title of their new album on the winter solstice 2010, being the 21th of December. Stay tuned.

The band entered the studio back in August to record the successor of Above. The new album is slated for an April 2011 release via Nuclear Blast Records.

The album's first single is titled "Antigod" and can still be streamed at MySpace. More details for the Antigod EP were previously reported here.

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Source: samael.info
Band profile: Samael
Posted: 11.12.2010 by Terror stricken | Comments (0)


Samael - New Track Online

Samael want to give their fans a taste of what's to come with their Antigod EP and the upcoming studio album. You can check out the track "Antigod" at this location.

The Antigod EP will be out on November 19th as a digital download exclusive, while the band's next album is due in 2011.

Samael vocalist Vorphalack comments: "Here's the song we chose to give you a taste of our new album. Sound wise, "Antigod" stands between the up-tempo tracks and ultra heavy ones of our new recordings. As for the lyrics, we've expressed our views on the religious matter before but with this track, we made our position clearer than with any previous song. "Antigod" doesn't resume the whole album but it gives you a good idea of what's about to come... "

Stream the new song here.

Antigod cover art] tracklist:

01. Antigod
02. Into The Pentagram (2010)
03. Reign Of Light
04. Slavocracy
05. Antigod
06. Ten Thousand Years

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Samael
Posted: 06.11.2010 by Thryce | Comments (3)