KATAKLYSM – new video trailer online


“And then I saw blood …”Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album, »Meditations« on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band released a new trailer where Stephane Barbe discusses the bonus DVD that is included with the new Album »Meditations«!

Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/rbPbkM7bfvU

The live DVD was filmed in Munich, Germany on the “A Moment in Time” tour on October 21, 2017. It features the performance of the bands 2 classic albums, »Shadows & Dust« and »Serenity in Fire« in their entirety. The concert was captured by several cameras and recorded live in front of a full house of fans from around the world. Mixed by the band’s guitarist, JF Dagenais, the feature also includes interviews with the band members about that very special tour and the new album »Meditations«. A gift to the fans as a bonus with the new album.

Check out the lyric video of the first single ‘Guillotine‘ here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I

Singer Maurizio Iacono states:

“Guillotine is a powerful track that holds some of Kataklysm‘s most important traits : fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”

Pre-order »Meditations« digitally and receive ‘Guillotine’ instantly or stream the song here:http://nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

»Meditations« – Track Listing:

01. Guillotine

02. Outsider

03. The Last Breath I’ll Take Is Yours

04. Narcissist

05. Born To Kill And Destined To Die

06. In Limbic Resonance

07. And Then I Saw Blood

08. What Doesn’t Break Doesn’t Heal

09. Bend The Arc, Cut The Cord

10. Achilles Heel

Produced by the band’s own guitarist J-F Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, the record was mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR a.o.).

Mastering duties were handled by Paul Logus (PANTERA a.o.).

The artwork was created by Ocvlta Designs by Surtsey, who also crafted the artwork for KATAKLYSM‘s previous record, »Of Ghosts And

»Meditations« marks the return to old work ethics. All four band members wrote and composed together under the same roof for the first time in over a decade and returned to the old days of songwriting efforts which saw the band’s classics such as »Shadows & Dust«, »Serenity In Fire« and »In The Arms Of Devastation« come to life.


01. – 03.06. CZ Pilsen – Metalfest Open
14. – 16.06. D Ferropolis – With Full
21./22.06. D St. Goarshausen –
23.06. F Clisson –
06./07.07. RO Bucharest – Metalhead
20./21.07. D Bertingen – Rock unter den
15. – 18.08. D Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze

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Born in 1992 from the cold winds of Montréal, Québec, Canada comes one of the country’s top extreme musical exports to date: KATAKLYSM. With a career spanning 25 years, KATAKLYSM is a leading force in the most brutal & powerful genre in heavy metal and has conquered territories such as Europe, North & South America, Australia, and Asia while recently becoming the first Canadian metal band to ever play South Africa.

They’ve spent the last 25 years cementing their legacy in the extreme metal genre. 2016 marked a whirlwind of excitement as the band added a Juno Award to their collection as well as landing their highest Billboard charting. They are one of a handful
of bands that have the title of “Longest Standing Artist” on the Nuclear Blast roster.

Thomas Nielsen
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When my old buddy Kenn Jensen asked me if I wanted to contribute to the new site he had created, then called powermetal.dk, I didn't hesitate. My love for metal music was and is great. I wrote my first review during the summer of 2004 (Moonspell's 'Antidote' album). In 2015, I took over the editor-in-chief role.

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