Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have announced a four-date Finnish tour with grindcore monsters ROTTEN SOUND.Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 23 – Helsinki, FIN @ Nosturi
Apr. 24 – Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko
Apr. 25 – Turku, FIN @ Säätämö
Apr. 26 – Tampere, FIN @ Klubi As previously reported, NASUM's forthcoming CD, "Helvete" (Swedish for "Hell"), is due in late May through Relapse Records. "Helvete", which was recorded in Sweden's Soundlab Studios with production from the band's own Mieszko Talarczyk, will feature guest appearances from Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Jörgen Sandström (ENTOMBED, ex-GRAVE). The band will also be issuing a split EP with NAPALM DEATH soon, with NASUM covering the NAPALM classic "Unchallenged Hate" and NAPALM DEATH covering NASUM's "The Masked Face", from the band's now classic 1998 release "Inhale / Exhale". In related news, GENOCIDE SUPERSTARS, the side-project band of NASUM guitarist Mieszko Talarczyk, will issue their new album, entitled "Superstar Destroyer", on March 11. Meanwhile, BURST, who feature in their ranks NASUM bassist Jesper Liveröd, have just returned from a European tour. Also on the side-project front, KRIGSHOT — who include Talarczyk and NASUM drummer/vocalist Anders Jakobson — will perform their first-ever live show this summer. More information will be made available soon.