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Morbid Angel album set for release

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 4:46 PM PT

Official press release:

The time has finally come to officially unveil some valuable news about Morbid Angel. The seminally influential Extreme Metal band has set "Illud Divinum Insanus" as the title of their eagerly awaited forthcoming album, which has been scheduled for a June 6th release (one day later in North America) via Season of Mist.

"Illud Divinum Insanus" will be Morbid Angel's eighth studio album, and the first since legendary frontman David Vincent rejoined the fold.

Prior to the release of the album, a single for the song "Nevermore" will be out on May 16th as 7" vinyl and digital download. The B side will be another song from the album, remixed by Combichrist

The band has already secured a series of headline shows and festival appearances:

21 May 11 Osaka (JP) Hatch (Dark Day Festival)
22 May 11 Tokyo (JP) Studio Coast (Dark Day Festival)
25 May 11 Singapore (SG) TBA
27 May 11 Melbourne (AU) The Hifi
28 May 11 Sydney (AU) The Manning Bar
09 Jun 11 Sölvesborg (SE) Sweden Rock Festival
17 Jun 11 Clisson (FR) Hellfest
18 Jun 11 København (DK) Copenhell
05 Aug 11 Wacken (DE) Wacken Open Air
06 Aug 11 Calvão (PT) Vagos Open Air
11 Aug 11 Jaromer (CZ) Brutal Assault
12 Aug 11 Schlotheim (DE) Flugplatz Obermehler (Party.San Open Air)
14 Aug 11 Walton-on-Trent (UK) Bloodstock


3/9/2011 4:51:06 PM
man, i have a big penis

3/9/2011 4:54:48 PM
the raven said "nevermore"

3/9/2011 4:55:16 PM
jerk band. still better then The Greenery though

3/9/2011 5:00:41 PM
Not happy about Pete not tracking drums.

3/9/2011 5:14:27 PM
I'm looking forward to hearing this album.

3/9/2011 5:34:06 PM
should be interesting.

3/9/2011 5:39:56 PM
waiting for the care-train..... it seems to be running late

3/9/2011 5:52:12 PM
Trey is prone to fck scene kids sensually.

3/9/2011 7:25:00 PM
A.. B...C....D...E...F.....G.....H...I.. going to take a while to Z.

3/9/2011 7:50:09 PM
Gold jacket, green jacket, who gives a shit

3/9/2011 9:54:31 PM
Should be good. Hopefully the production is better then Heretic. I miss that compressed brutality.

3/10/2011 10:10:24 AM
B side track mixed by combichrist wtf?

3/11/2011 1:17:50 AM
will check out anything morbid angel, though fck season of piss