The cover artwork for "Hellsworn", the second full-length album from DEMONICAL, the Swedish death metal band featuring past and present members from CENTINEX, GRAVE, REGURGITATE, INTERMENT, AMARAN, WORLD BELOW and DELLAMORTE, can be viewed below.DEMONICAL entered Necromorbus Studios (WATAIN, SETHERIAL) on December 17 to begin recording the new CD. The follow-up to 2007's "Servants of the Unlight" will be mastered at Black Lounge Studios in late January and revealed for the masses in April 2009 (exact release date to be announced).
Songtitles set to appear on the album are as follows:
* Baptized in Fire
* Gods of the North
* World Serpent
* Death Metal Darkness
* Children of Sin
* Bow to the Monolith
The "Northern Death Blow Tour 2009" — an 18-date crusade through Europe alongside Finnish TORTURE KILLER and Swedish FACEBREAKER — will kick off in Stockholm on May 15. Exact dates will be announced soon.
DEMONICAL last year announced the addition of Sverker "Widda" Widgren — also known for his guitar work with DIABOLICAL and as the co-owner of Necromorbus Studios — as the group's new full-time vocalist. His first "official" show with DEMONICAL took place on April 4, 2008 at Tantogården in Stockholm with NECROPHOBIC and SPAZMOSITY. The band's debut album, "Servants of the Unlight", was released in April 2007 via Germany's Cyclone Empire Records. The group toured Europe with NUNSLAUGHTER and NOMINON, and took part in Germany's Up From The Ground festival. They also supported GRAVE on select Scandinavian dates.