The Swedish death metallers Bloodbath have just issued an album update. Last year, the group said they would record their new album this year and so it is. The drums will be recorded next month and the band has 10 new songs. While they are not saying much more about it, at least you know it is moving along. Also, the "secret" new vocalist is yet to be announced but the band did give some clues about him today.

Message from the band: "UGHH! HEEEY! I SAID HEY! We got 10 songs down and we start recording drums next month! Still curious who's gonna sing on this one? Well, we'll leave you with these disasters to see if any of you smart-azzez can figure it out.

"Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors is found dead in his bathtub in Paris, France. A cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, in the Indian state of Odisha, kills 10,000. A fire at a 22-story hotel in Seoul, South Korea kills 158 people. A stairway crush as crowds leave the Rangers vs. Celtic football match in Glasgow, results in 66 deaths. A fire in a mental hospital at Burghölzli, Switzerland, kills 28 people. A landslide at Chungar, Peru crashes into Lake Yanahuani, killing 200. An earthquake lasting 20 seconds destroys most of Bingöl, Turkey - more than 1,000 are killed, 10,000 made homeless. An air crash at Rijeka Airport, Yugoslavia kills 78 people, mostly British tourists.

"The new singer for Bloodbath is born. Oh dear."

That would be 1971. Very helpful... Anyone comes to mind?


Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bloodbath
 
Posted: 20.02.2014 by BloodTears



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Unhealer - 20.02.2014 at 19:29  
They've also said he is Swedish and quite a controversial pick.
Main suspect right now is Jörgen Sandström from The Project Hate MCMXCIX, and my two other suspects are Johan Edlund and Anette Olzon.
Joodicator - 20.02.2014 at 19:36  
Seconding Anette Olzon. Her voice complements the music perfectly.

EDIT: A Google search reveals that the following vocalists were born in 1971:
-Randy Blythe (he did say he would be taking a break, but maybe he's trying to catch us all off guard; plus, he'd be controversial)
-Fenriz (lol)
-Paul Masvidal
-Attila Csihar

SECOND EDIT: He's Swedish. None of them are Swedish. I can't read.
Hex_Omega - 20.02.2014 at 19:38  
Http://www.metalstorm.net/bands/bandmembers.php?b_where=year&b_what=1971
DeathMetalKnight - 20.02.2014 at 19:49  
I'm sure. Ye new singer is Siniša Vuco for sure. They mentioned Yugoslavia and Rijeka.
Cynic Metalhead - 20.02.2014 at 19:55  
Max Martin, anyone? No?

How about Johan Edlund?!
cossaisVendeurs - 20.02.2014 at 19:56  
Johan Edlund maybe?
Lit. - 20.02.2014 at 20:33  
Written by Joodicator on 20.02.2014 at 19:36

-Randy Blythe (he did say he would be taking a break, but maybe he's trying to catch us all off guard; plus, he'd be controversial)

I cannot even begin to comprehend the amount of fire that would catch in the death metal fanbase if this were to be.

Well, fuck 'em, I'd listen to this.
TheLostChord - 20.02.2014 at 20:56  
So happy for new material!
Dark Forever - 21.02.2014 at 00:20  
According to MetalStorm database, the Swedish singers born in 1971 are, ordered by the probability I think they have of being the next Bloodbath vocalist:

- Johan Edlund (Tiamat)
- Jörgen Sandström (The Project Hate MCMXCIX)
- Ulf Cederlund (ex-Entombed)
- Anette Olzon (ex-Nightwish)
- Tomas Haake (Meshuggah's drummer, vocalist in the 1997 project Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects)
- Mårten Hagström (backing vocals on Meshuggah)
- Per Schelander (live backing vocals on Pain Of Salvation and Royal Hunt)

Either one of those, or he's not in MS database, or the database has someone's birth year wrong
João Pirucas - 21.02.2014 at 00:34  
Anette Olzon?! Seriously? You guys are out of your minds.
deadone - 21.02.2014 at 01:24  
Written by Lit. on 20.02.2014 at 20:33

Written by Joodicator on 20.02.2014 at 19:36

-Randy Blythe (he did say he would be taking a break, but maybe he's trying to catch us all off guard; plus, he'd be controversial)

I cannot even begin to comprehend the amount of fire that would catch in the death metal fanbase if this were to be.

Well, fuck 'em, I'd listen to this.



I actually think Randy Blythe would be an interesting addition.

After all original Stockholm sound was very punk/hardcore influenced and Nicke Anderson wasn't exactly growling on Clandestine.

Hence Randy in his more Hardcore moments could be awesome.

Also given Fathomless Mastery was a bit too generic DM, maybe it's time for a change in pace.

And I'm all for more punky DM.
Troy Killjoy - 21.02.2014 at 01:41  
Written by deadone on 21.02.2014 at 01:24
Also given Fathomless Mastery was a bit too generic DM, maybe it's time for a change in pace.

Given that the project's design is to essentially pay homage to the old school death metal scene, I doubt they'll change much about their sound.
deadone - 21.02.2014 at 02:00  
Written by Troy Killjoy on 21.02.2014 at 01:41

Written by deadone on 21.02.2014 at 01:24
Also given Fathomless Mastery was a bit too generic DM, maybe it's time for a change in pace.

Given that the project's design is to essentially pay homage to the old school death metal scene, I doubt they'll change much about their sound.



Nothing says "homage to old school Death Metal" like some punked up D-beat influenced Stockholm Death Metal.


In any case Fathomless Mastery came across as a more modern sounding album. I didn't really hear any Florida or Stockholm vibes in it unlike the first 3 releases.

EDIT: Or to fuck shit up. go all Morgoth "Odium" on our arses!
Bad English - 21.02.2014 at 02:04  
Old film game LOL
Troy Killjoy - 21.02.2014 at 02:46  
Written by deadone on 21.02.2014 at 02:00
Nothing says "homage to old school Death Metal" like some punked up D-beat influenced Stockholm Death Metal. In any case Fathomless Mastery came across as a more modern sounding album.

Good points, actually. Normally I don't like throwback/revivalist stuff but if there's anyone who can make a good Dismembered album, it's Bloodbath.
LeKiwi - 21.02.2014 at 02:50  
Written by deadone on 21.02.2014 at 01:24
And I'm all for more punky DM.

Death-wish much?
deadone - 21.02.2014 at 02:53  
Written by LeKiwi on 21.02.2014 at 02:50

Written by deadone on 21.02.2014 at 01:24
And I'm all for more punky DM.

Death-wish much?



Only if I admit I like death n' roll.

Oh wait I just did.
Rulatore - 21.02.2014 at 03:18  
Written by Unhealer on 20.02.2014 at 19:29

They've also said he is Swedish and quite a controversial pick.
Main suspect right now is Jörgen Sandström from The Project Hate MCMXCIX, and my two other suspects are Johan Edlund and Anette Olzon.

Written by Joodicator on 20.02.2014 at 19:36

Seconding Anette Olzon. Her voice complements the music perfectly.

You guys, just nailed it
LeKiwi - 21.02.2014 at 03:37  
Written by deadone on 21.02.2014 at 02:53
Only if I admit I like death n' roll.

Oh wait I just did.

A Misanthropist - 21.02.2014 at 05:17  
Johan Edlund I'd like to see...
Cynic Metalhead - 21.02.2014 at 09:25  
Written by LeKiwi on 21.02.2014 at 03:37

Written by deadone on 21.02.2014 at 02:53
Only if I admit I like death n' roll.

Oh wait I just did.




Silence!........I Kiiill Yew!!
qnick90 - 23.02.2014 at 18:11  
Meh, I hoped for Dan Swanö....
OwenWard - 24.02.2014 at 16:33  
My bet's on Jorgen Sandstrom. He was in Entombed and Grave, he'd be a perfect addition to this Swedish band.
psykometal - 02.03.2014 at 04:59  
Jorgen Sandstrom does seem like a logical conclusion. He's well known in the Swedish scene and he does have a penchant for gore and anti-religious themes, which fit in perfectly with Bloodbath. But I think he might be a little too involved in his own dm bands, not to mention he already has a throwback/homage dm band, which I might add is even more throwback/homage than even Bloodbath due to only releasing demos and making them available for free download, which also pays homage to the old demo tape-trading days.

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