CALIBAN's 'Say Hello To Tragedy' Lands On German Chart

"Say Hello To Tragedy", the seventh album from the German metalcore band CALIBAN, entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 36. The LP also landed at No. 71 on the official Download chart.

Commented the group: "We would like to take the opportunity and thank everybody for the great support and keeping things up for CALIBAN over the years! CALIBAN entering the German charts again was another proof for us that we can definitely count on our fans.

"We will launch a clip from our release party on Thursday (September 3), so everybody who was there has the chance to relive some hopefully fond memories — the rest of you will at least get a taste for how we celebrated the release of 'Say Hello To Tragedy'.

"We owe you everything; thank you, guys and girls!"

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"Say Hello To Tragedy" was released in Europe on August 24 via Century Media Records (one day later in the U.S.). The follow-up to 2007's "The Awakening" was once again produced by Benny Richter, co-produced by guitarist Marc Goertz and was mixed by KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz.

"Say Hello To Tragedy" is available in the following formats:

* CD jewelcase
* Limited digipack with alternative dyecut cover plus two bonus tracks ("Forsaken Horizon" and "Between The Worlds", recorded live at Germany's With Full Force festival in 2008) and CD enhancement ("24 Years" live clip, interview, photo gallery)
- LP + CD (the entire limited-edition CD)
- Digital download

CALIBAN previously stated about the new CD, "With the new songs, we are taking things to the next level from 'The Awakening' [2007] just in a more extreme way! We now mixed even more old stuff with new elements! If you thought 'The Awakening' was heavier than the other albums we released before, then wait until you hear the new one! The mood of the album will generally be a bit 'darker,' and more somber as the album title might let you suggest. Some of the songs will probably hit you like a rock, haha! Also, the vocals changed a little bit again, especially the clean vox; we will still have them, but in a different way. They're going more together with the screaming and won't be that separated most of the time, which makes everything way more interesting!"

The group added, "This time we worked really long and hard to get the 12 new tracks together, we never 'trashed' so many songs, parts and ideas as we did for this album, not because they were bad. We just thought we can do better, that was only possible because we had much more time on our hands compared to the previous albums. This way we could pick the best 12 songs out of like 20 or something. We just can't wait for everybody of you guys to hear the new tracks!! And hope you like them as much as we do!!"

The artwork for the new CD was created by Basti Basti of CALLEJON, who has previously worked with such bands as HEAVEN SHALL BURN and WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH.

"Caliban's Revenge", the new video from CALIBAN, can be viewed below.


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