Diablo Swing Orchestra - Sign To Ascendance Records


Official press release

Ascendance Records is hugely proud to announce the signing of Diablo Swing Orchestra to a worldwide deal.

The unique genre-hopping Swedish sextet has already garnered an ever-growing army of fans on the strength of their self-released debut "The Butcher's Ballroom" (later licensed to Candlelight Records in Europe and Sonic Cathedral in the US) and their European festival perfomances including Metal Female Voices Fest and Summer Breeze.

The new album "Sing-Along Songs For The Damned & Delirious" is tentetively scheduled for a September release. As well as the normal release we will also be producing a strictly limited and numbered boxed version, available by direct mail order only. It will feature an exclusive DVD, a set of postcards, a pewter pendant and a sticker all in an embossed tin box. Full details will be made available closer to release.

The album will be recorded at In Flames studio in Gothenburg under the supervision of producer Roberto Laghi who, besides his work on the latest In Flames effort, has also worked with the likes of Sonic Syndicate, Mustasch and Hardcore Superstar. Recordings will commence on April 6th and will be finished on May 1st. Mixing will be done between the 1st and 12th of June. The band will be posting a studio report at the end of each week on their MySpace site so that you can follow how the recordings are progressing.

The band say that fans of "The Butcher's Ballroom" will recognize the D:S:O sound but it has developed into something even more playful and at times far more aggressive than before.

Source: ascendancerecords.com
Band profile: Diablo Swing Orchestra
 
Posted: 03.03.2009 by Thryce


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03.03.2009 - 12:51
possessor
thats good news
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03.03.2009 - 14:06
Angel_Lament
Till September???
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03.03.2009 - 17:32
White Winter Sun
Laboratory's Rat
Good to hear some news from them. I'm looking forward to their forthcoming album.
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03.03.2009 - 17:41
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
Remember on what site they were first appreciated...

and where they won best newcomer award a year before the rest of the world picked up on them.
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03.03.2009 - 18:11
Herzebeth
Yes Marcel I Take Full Credit thank you...

lol
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03.03.2009 - 18:43
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
Written by Herzebeth on 03.03.2009 at 18:11

Yes Marcel I Take Full Credit thank you...

lol



I thought I had mentioned you, but see I forgot to, my humblest fo excuses. Have a virtual free beer from me.
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05.04.1963 - 15.12.1996

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03.03.2009 - 18:48
BitterCOld
Gringo
Looking forward to it. their initial offering will be tough to match/top... so many varied styles sets the bar high for the next release.
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03.03.2009 - 19:38
K†ulu
Seeker of Truth
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 03.03.2009 at 17:41

Remember on what site they were first appreciated...

and where they won best newcomer award a year before the rest of the world picked up on them.

Really? No one really knew about them? Just us? I remember that year's awards and this band in particular.
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03.03.2009 - 19:53
_Heretique_
I love DSO. Can't wait for new material.
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03.03.2009 - 22:33
Music4TheSpirit
MetalForTheSpiri
Written by BitterCOld on 03.03.2009 at 18:48

Looking forward to it. their initial offering will be tough to match/top... so many varied styles sets the bar high for the next release.

Well i actually have the idea that they could be doing something even more accuarate this time
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03.03.2009 - 22:47
PM
Hail Lusitânia
I think we might be assisting the ascendance of one of the best metal bands ever...

Nonetheless what youre thinking, this will be valid at least for me...

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04.03.2009 - 03:46
Fhuesc
To me this are mixed news. The good news is the tentative release date. The bad news? ...under the supervision of producer Roberto Laghi who, besides his work on the latest In Flames effort... we all here know how good was In Flames' lasted effort *cough* ME Awards 2008 *cough*
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Until victory, always!
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04.03.2009 - 04:08
Black Conundrum
This is awesome news. I can't wait for Diablo Swing Orchestra's new material to be released.
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04.03.2009 - 08:26
Daggon
Underpaid M.D.
Oh man, I can't wait until september mmm well I think the waiting will be nothing compared to the great album they are going to deliver... I can't say the same about Wintersun.
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04.03.2009 - 15:14
Tod_Engel
Written by Fhuesc on 04.03.2009 at 03:46

To me this are mixed news. The good news is the tentative release date. The bad news? ...under the supervision of producer Roberto Laghi who, besides his work on the latest In Flames effort... we all here know how good was In Flames' lasted effort *cough* ME Awards 2008 *cough*


I suppose it's not producer, who decides how's the sound and compositions, but the band. Better not blame the producer.

And on the news itself. It's good to hear that the band is progressing. I hope they have some new twisted ideas on the upcoming album.
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05.03.2009 - 17:21
Bas
Retired Staff
Written by Tod_Engel on 04.03.2009 at 15:14

I suppose it's not producer, who decides how's the sound and compositions, but the band. Better not blame the producer.

of course the band writes and plays the songs but the producer can have a lot of influence on the final product as well...

anyway, looking forwards to it
although i'm having my doubts about if this one will be as good as the debut
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