Posted on September 11th, 2014 by Admin | Comments Off
Recorded once again at Ghost Ward Studios and the City of Glass Studios in Stockholm, and mixed by David Castillo, ‘Grand Morbid Funeral’, Bloodbath’s fourth full-length studio release will be released on 17th November 2014 through Peaceville Records and is undoubtedly the band’s darkest and dirtiest opus yet; an organic collection of filth-ridden tracks straight from the grave, boldly eschewing the approach of somewhat over-produced modern death metal in favour of something altogether more rotten to the bone. With eerie doom-like melodies mixed with raw and savage riffing, and featuring a number of guest appearances including Chris Reifert and Eric Cutler from US gore-masters Autopsy, ‘Grand Morbid Funeral’ is a new high-point of brutality for Bloodbath. The first album since the departure of Opeth vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt, this new Bloodbath album will feature an as yet unnamed new frontman. Metal Hammer magazine (UK) (http://metalhammer.teamrock.com) are set to reveal the replacement on 16th September.
Blakkheim (guitars): “We’re proud of all these different styled releases and we loved doing each and every one of them, but the objective was never to settle with a certain style, so our time has come to shift once more. It was already decided right after the last album that the next record would not become a “Fathomless part 2″, but in certain aspects it would actually to become its antithesis! So prepare yourselves for an ultimate blueprint of destructive, raw, heavy, organic and sludgy death metal! The time has come to stomp those HM-2 pedals once more and close the circle of the death metal archives with our Grand Morbid Funeral!”
Bloodbath is set to appear on a string of festivals throughout 2015, including Inferno festival (Norway), Neurotic Deathfest (The Netherlands) and Maryland Deathfest (USA) with more tba.
Posted on August 27th, 2014 by Admin | Comments Off
For the first time, Bloodbath will visit Norway and Inferno Festival to headline one of the nights between April 1-4, 2015. Tickets and more info are here.
Posted on August 18th, 2014 by Admin | Comments Off
Next year Bloodbath returns to the live front! 5 years after the last gig took place, Bloodbath hits USA for the first time ever to headline Maryland Deathfest XIII in Baltimore on friday May 22. So get your tickets before the show’s sold out to celebrate death metal and feast on some classic Bloodbath songs!
Posted on August 10th, 2013 by Admin | Comments Off
To everyone asking us to make more tribute shirts, we’d love to, but the answer is no, these two shirts were the only ones we planned doing from the start as a tribute to two pioneers of death metal across the pond. Making these satire shirts were not only wicked fun, but also gave everyone a massive doze of nostalgia. We advice you to go get them while stock lasts as they won’t be around forever.
To everyone nagging on us (we understand…) to reveal the new singer, we will not do this until we have audio to go with it, so please be patient.
To everyone asking when tthey can expect the new album to be released, we’ve set aside time in january to record. So album title, cover artwork and release date will all follow once that’s in motion.
Thanks for your support and helping us recycle death metal, once again.
Posted on August 7th, 2013 by Admin | Comments Off
We started off our little satire/tribute project with Death and their ‘Leprosy’ album to represent the Florida/US scene, but no tribute would be complete without having featured Swedish death metal, right? So let’s head over the pond and wrap up this satire/tribute project with one final shirt of the Stockholm/Swedish scene represented by Entombed and their ‘Left Hand Path’ album. If you’re a fan of Bloodbath, a fan of old school death metal, a fan of the HM-2 pedal and can laugh at another nasty ambiguous slogan, this shirt is for you! Enjoy!
“RIGHT HAND WRATH”
Entombed, the “Black Sabbath” of Swedish death metal if you will! Undeniably, they invented THE ultimate guitar sound for this genre together with Sunlight studio mongul Tomas Skogsberg. Their secret was to implement the classical Boss HM-2 pedal in the signal chain, resulting in a barbed-wired tone that would kinda emulate the buzz of a chainsaw! The pedal (R.I.P 1983-1991) was discontinued a long time ago, but the sound, the music and the genre lives on religiously worshipped and utilized amongst yours truly. So this is our twin celebration of both the pedal and one of the most classic old school death metal albums of our our time! Follow the left hand path and blast away with right hand wrath!!!
The shirt is available for pre-order now at Bloodbath’s webstore and will be shipped on August 23rd.
Posted on July 10th, 2013 by Admin | Comments Off
It should come as no surprise that Chuck Schuldiner’s old band Death has been one Bloodbath’s main influences. As a matter of fact, ‘Pull The Plug’ off the ‘Leprosy’ (1988) album is one of our all-time fave Death songs. Coincidentally, it also happens that one of our fave meals is something better known as “Pulled Pork” (when you think about it, that does sound pretty brutal in its literal context, right?), so we thought, why not twist the two together in the name of one of the seven deadly sins! DONE! This satire shirt is our tribute to Death’s legacy while giving glory to pork! *Gluttony will take control and bring you to your death, No chance of a normal life to live just like the rest, Gluttony will spread with time, your body soon to change, Appearance becomes hideous a sight too much to take.*
Pre-order now and get yours shipped July 29th!
Posted on April 14th, 2012 by Admin | 40 Comments
With all the rumours that’s been wildfiring the last couple of days people have been questioning the current and future status of Bloodbath, so here’s the deal. Mikael Åkerfeldt has officially left Bloodbath. We know this might come as a surprise to some of you, but the rest of us in Bloodbath have been well aware for a long time already that Mike wanted out again. This was made to be made public sooner or later and if you’re curious to know more about why Mike is leaving and his vibes in general you can read his own words here. Mike, our best buddy and death metal vocal god has been a tremendous force in Bloodbath and we thank him for all the good and fun times on stage and in the studio we shared with this side-project since the formation in 1998.
Now, we’ve already been getting a lot of submissions from Bloodbath fans who are looking to replace Mike and we thank you for the interest and offering your talents, but hereby, we want to confirm that our decision to make another album with a new singer is already being prepared since a while. We we will let you know in due time who the new singer is and also details on our musical/lyrical concept that has also already ben set in stone. Expect the exciting things to happen in 2013.
- (Old football team Bloodbath preparing for the season 2005 Wacken championship)
Posted on December 19th, 2011 by Admin | 1 Comment
We know everyone is eager to know what’s going on in the Bloodbath camp and unfortunately we still do not have any exciting news on the situation regarding the next album. Please be patient as time will sort this out eventually and we will return with our most ugly, dark and brutal work to date, but in the meanwhile we thought we’d offer you something almost as exciting. We’ve made two spin-off designs of two of our all-time fave horror movies, The Omen and Damien and they turned out to be the coolest merch we’ve seen in quite a while. Pre-order each or both now for a January 16th shipping.
Posted on August 9th, 2011 by Admin | 5 Comments
The Fathomless Mastery was originally released in 2008 and hailed as another masterpiece of brutal, blasphemous Metal, with a definite nod to the masters of the scene, such as Morbid Angel and Entombed flowing throughout the tracks.
This edition of the album includes 4 tracks from the deleted Unblessingthe Purity EP. Recorded in Summer 2007, Unblessing The Purity was a ferocious storm of unadulterated Death Metal fury. All the highly sought after tracks from this sold out pressing are now included on this release.
AVAILABLE NOW - ORDER HERE
Posted on June 24th, 2011 by Admin | 3 Comments
A brand new and a little different design taken from the Bloodbath Over Bloodstock release. Pre-order now for a July 27th shipping.
Bloodbath over Bloodstock DVD
The Fathomless Mastery CD
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