The legendary compilation Death Is Just The Beginning is back! A wealth of highlights can be expected from this collection – including the classic Kataklysm track ‘The Awakener‘, Hypocrisy offer up a cover version of ‘They Lie‘ (The Exploited) and The Spirit will be providing a track from their Nuclear Blast label debut Sounds From The Vortex. Besides current songs from the likes of Brujeria, Carcass, Paradise Lost and Thy Art Is Murder, Death Is Just The Beginning also has lots of rarities to offer. Benediction, Memoriam and Possessed are guaranteed to destroy your neck muscles with some special demos.
Today death-doom pioneers Paradise Lost have released a snippet of the track they have contributed to the compilation, entitled ‘Frozen llusion’. Listen here:
Epic death/black metallers BLEEDING GODS have contributed a track too and a snippet of that can be heard, here:
As well as Bleeding Gods, a few other new Nuclear Blast signings will also be making an appearance, including Germany’s dark melodic death metallers Nailed To Obscurity and US progressive/extreme metallers Aenimus.
Fans of cover versions take note! Immolation cover ‘Morbid Visions‘ by Sepultura and are joined by none other than Max Cavalera – and Decapitated let you hear their interpretation of Meshuggah‘s ‘Sane‘.
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Check out the trailer for the compilation here:
There are no excuses – the Death Is Just The Beginning series is impossible to beat. MMXVIII contains some high-class acts and fantastic newcomers, hoping to win over even more fans to Nuclear Blast’s stylistically varied range.
The tracklisting reads as follows:
01. BENEDICTION – Tear Off These Fucking Wings (demo)
02. KATAKLYSM – The Awakener (re-recorded)
03. HYPOCRISY – They Lie (The Exploited)
04. THE SPIRIT – Illuminate The Night Sky
05. MEMORIAM – The War Rages On (demo)
06. INSIDIOUS DISEASE – Soul Excavation
07. POSSESSED – Abandoned (demo)
08. THY ART IS MURDER – The Son Of Misery
09. IMMOLATION – Morbid Visions (feat. Max Cavalera) (Sepultura cover)
10. NAILED TO OBSCURITY – King Delusion
11. BLEEDING GODS – Beloved By Artemis
12. DECAPITATED – Sane (Meshuggah cover)
13. AENIMUS – Before The Eons
14. PARADISE LOST – Frozen Illusion
15. CARCASS – A Wraith In The Apparatus
16. BRUJERIA – Viva Presidente Trump!
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