A 15-minute video recap of CRYPTOPSY's visit to Japan to perform at the Loud Park festival on October 27 at Saitama Super Arena, a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Saitama City can be seen below.
CRYPTOPSY guitarist Jon Levasseur is sitting out the band's dates in support of their new, self-titled album. Filling in for him is former CRYPTOPSY member Youri Raymond.
Raymond left CRYPTOPSY in December 2011, explaining in a statement that "it's in the best interest of both the band and I to part ways." He added, "As a musician, moving from guitar to bass was a great challenge, but honestly, I never really felt comfortable in that position and my motivation in general was stagnating."
The self-titled new album from CRYPTOPSY will be released in the U.S. on November 20 via Cryptopsy/Defen Society in association with Revulotion Harmony/Candlelight Records. Pre-orders for the album are available through the band at Cryptopsy.ca.
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The cover artwork for "Cryptopsy" was created by Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC).
CRYPTOPSY in January tapped bassist Olivier Pinard (NEURAXIS, VENGEFUL) as the replacement for guitarist-turned-bassist Youri Raymond.
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