OBITUARY: Premiere New Song via Guitar World; Launch Vocal Cover Contest

Death metal legendsOBITUARYmake their Relapse debut withInked In Blood, their 9thfull length LP.Inked in Bloodwill […]
October 16, 2014

Death metal legendsOBITUARYmake their Relapse debut withInked In Blood, their 9thfull length LP.Inked in Bloodwill be releasedOctober 27th in the UK. Almost three decades in,Inked In Bloodstands out as one of the finest moments inOBITUARY's already godlike discography.Today the band has premiered the title track from the upcoming album. Listen to "Inked in Blood" via Guitar WorldHERE. It can also be heard on SoundCloudHERE. Previous singles, "Visions in My Head" and "Violence" can be heardHEREandHERE.Additionally, Guitar World is giving away an autographed ESP guitar signed by the entire band at thislocation.

OBITUARYhave also partnered with Metal Injection for a vocal cover contest for the song "Violence". Details can be seenHERE.Inked in Bloodis available for pre-order from Relapse RecordsHEREand via iTunesHERE.

The album will be released on CD/Deluxe CD/2xLP/Digital/Deluxe Digital.The limited edition, one time press deluxe CD includes two exclusive bonus songs and is packaged in a 3D embossed digipak along with a die-cut album cover sticker.The bonus songs, available on the deluxe CD and digital verisons, are two classic tracks ("Intoxicated" and "Bloodsoaked"), fromSlowly We Rot, re-recorded this year live out of Morrisound Studios in Tampa, FL and engineered by legendary death metal producer Jim Morris. A special vinyl color will be available exclusively via each of the following means: North American Indie Stores, Florida record stores,Relapse.comand for Kickstarter backers.

In support of their new albumthe band will be touring extensively through North America and Europe throughout 2014 and 2015. They kick off their first leg of US dates withCarcassandExhumedonOctober 28thfollowed by a North American run withDeath (DTA)andMassacrefromNovember 14th through December 7th. Then the band heads to Europe for a two week headlining tour in January including a show at London's Underworld on February 1st. A complete list of dates is available below.The riffs, groove, snarl and rage are as fierce as ever, putting most all other contemporary death metal bands to shame.OBITUARYareTHEdefinitive death metal band, andInked In Bloodis an instant classic among their already storied catalog.OBITUARYare both the originators and the torchbearers of the genre!Inked In Bloodis the sound of true death metal kings reclaiming their throne!!!

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