Current MALEVOLENT CREATION touring bassist Gio Geraca (UPON INFLICTION, EVIL AMIDST, WYKKED WYTCH, CRUCIFEAST) will handle the lead-guitar duties on the band's upcoming 11th studio album, which is tentatively due to be recorded in April.Crash Music released a limited-edition digipack from MALEVOLENT CREATION entitled "Essentials" in February 2009. The package features 38 tracks on three discs, with over 110 minutes of "pure brutality." MALEVOLENT CREATION's "Lost Commandments" DVD was released in August 2008 in Europe via Massacre Records. The one-hour, 45-minute disc features two complete shows from the band — Party.San Open Air festival (August 9-11, 2007 in Bad Berka, Germany) and Paris, France (2004). MALEVOLENT CREATION's latest album, "Doomsday X", was released in the U.S. in July 2007 via Nuclear Blast Records and in Europe in August 2007 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded and engineered at Mercury Recording Studios in Pompano Beach, Florida by longtime friend and producer (and sometimes session member) Gus Rios, and is said to be the most diverse MALEVOLENT CREATION album recorded to date and "without a doubt their fastest!!" Mick Thomson, guitarist for SLIPKNOT, contributed a "ripping" guitar solo to the song "Deliver My Enemy". Video footage of MALEVOLENT CREATION's September 6, 2009 performance at Baroeg in Rotterdam, Holland can be viewed at this location (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). One of the clips is available below.