NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS CREST OF DARKNESS REVEAL ARTWORK AND DETAILS OF UPCOMING RELEASE

Posted: January 19, 2015 in CREST OF DARKNESS, OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASES
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With six full-length albums under their belts, Norwegian Black Metallers CREST OF DARKNESS have decided that their next release will be an EP, echoing their very first release back in 1996, but demonstrating how very far the band has come since then.  The four-track EP, titled “Evil Messiah”,  will be released in both in Digipack CD and 12″ vinyl formats on My Kingdom music on the 23rd February. One of the tracks  is a cover version of Alice Cooper’s “Sick Things”,  the perfect choice for a band who excel at creating an evil, malignant,  atmosphere.    Artwork for the album is by Morten Hansen.

Track listing for “Evil Messiah” as follows:

1. Evil Messiah
2. Armageddon
3. Abandoned by God
4. Sick Things (Alice Cooper cover)

“Evil Messiah” will also be the first time that CREST OF DARKNESS’ new lineup records together, with former PALE FOREST drummer Bernhard joining the lineup of founder, frontman and bassist Ingar Amlien (ROQUEFIRE, CONCEPTION, AMLIEN’s INFERNO) and guitarist Rebo.  Guesting on the “Evil Messiah”  is Kristian Wentzel  on keyboards.  The EP was mixed and partly recorded at the MLP Studios and partly in Rebo’s own studio  studio in Gjøvik .

CREST OF DARKNESS are set to play three Norwegian dates in February, the first being on the 13th at the Felix Pub and Scene in Lillehammer. On  the 14th the band will play two shows at the Kultursenter in Gjøvik, where the early show, starting at 18:00, will be open to all ages, something that is quite rare in Norway, a country with strict age restrictions at its venues.  This will then be followed by a show for audiences aged 18 and upwards at 21:00.

CREST OF DARKNESS will also make their first ever UK appearance at the Black Hart in Camden, London, on the 7th March,  on a bill that includes ACHERONTAS, THAW, MORD’A’STIGMATA and TOWERS OF FLESH

A rehearsal video featuring snippets of the material from “Evil Messiah” was recently released on the band’s YouTube channel and can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/B4iwk0ubmIQ

 

More information about CREST OF DARKNESS can be found on the band’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/crestofdarknessofficial

The Official video of the track “Demon Child” from CREST OF DARKNESS’ 2013 album “In the Presence of Death” can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/3-sNJCviSGY

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Website:  http://www.crestofdarkness.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/crestofdarknessofficial
SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/crest-of-darkness
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/CRESTOFDARKNESSOFFIC
MySpace:  http://www.myspace.com/crestofdarkness
My Kingdom Music:  info@mykingdommusic.net
http://www.mykingdommusic.net/
Band Contact and Booking: contact@crestofdarkness.com
Management and Booking:  patriciathomas@btinternet.com
https://patriciathomasmanagement.com/

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