THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL To Begin Recording New Album

U.K. black metallers THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL will enter the studio in January/February to record what will now be the album "Damascus Steel". The track listing got the CD will be as follows:

01. Psalm 666 (intro)
02. Grieving Ghosts of Palestine
03. Creed of Abraham
04. The Hollow Womb of Suicide
05. Sword of the East (HAWKWIND cover)
06. Death and Darkness (from second demo)
07. Satanic Nubian Black Pharaohs
08. Behold the Kindred Battle Carcasses Strewn Across the Bloodied Dunes of Gilgamesh Mute in the Clamour of Rolling Death and Bursting Steel
09. Wonderful World

Lyrically woven around the tribalism of the Middle East and expanding terror," "Damascus Steel" will feature a guest appearance by Mirai (SIGH). A May release via Supernal Music is expected.

The third THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL album, tentatively titled "The Passion and Death of Iesous", is scheduled for release in late 2005/early 2006. According to the band, "The album will document the last days of the Christian Messiah. The concept will utilize non-canonical works as well as the Gospels in piecing together one of the greatest of all human moments. The concept is one Metatron has been studying for more years than one would care to recall, to separate myth from fact, thus telling the story applied to a mortal Jew and troublesome Zealot set against a ruthless Roman world order."

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