While not as well-known abroad, the 90s Spanish death metal scene had quite a few noteworthy bands that contributed their own take on the genre. Through the efforts of Xtreem Music a lot of these groups have had their earlier material re-issued and offered up new albums, sometimes a decade or two after they were last heard from. This is the case with death/thrash band Canker, who originally re-issued their 1994 debut ‘Physical’ in a compilation that included their earlier demo material. Now they’re set to release their third full length album ‘Earthquake’ on September 18th, their first all-new material since 1997’s ‘Exquisites Tenderness’. What you may not know is that this actually isn’t a brand new record from the current incarnation of Canker, but rather a previously finished and unreleased album that’s been lying dormant since 2005. But you wouldn’t know it upon first listen, and it gives listeners a window of where the band was at this point in time and where they’re likely to be headed in the future.
Tommi Grönqvist has been responsible for quite a bit of quality Finnish death metal over the years, as he spent over a decade with Slugathor before forming Desecresy with vocalist Jarno Nurmi. Desecresy has put out albums at a steady pace, and even though this has amounted to four full-lengths over the span of five years each one has explored different elements of the death metal genre. This year’s ‘The Mortal Horizon’ represents the biggest change for the band, as Jarno Nurmi left the band and now Grönqvist has stepped up to do vocals in addition to continuing to write all of the instrumentation.
The brand new album by swedish legends SORCERY is done and ready to go!! “Garden of Bones” will be released by mid May both on CD & 12″LP with a stunning cover artwork by Juanjo Castellano!
This 3rd album “Garden of Bones” contains 10 songs of which 2 are from very early demos and needless to say this is 100%SORCERY in its purest form. This fantastic album contains truly memorable tunes all the way and will for sure please not only every fan of the band, but any lover of good old styled swedish Death Metal!!
Tracklist for “Garden of Bones” is as follows:
01. Holy Ground
02. The New Armageddon
03. Insanity Arise
04. Dark Waves
06. Cleansed by Fire
07. Mass Murder
08. The Creator
09. Black Wings
10. Garden of Bones
Release date for “Garden of Bones” is set for 15th of May through Xtreem Music
You can visit SORCERY‘s official Facebook page cliking here and also listen to an exclusive advance track from the album on the following links: