Swedish death metal "supergroup" BLOODBATH has issued the following update:
"As the two only live apperances for 2008 are done, we’ve decided to put up some of the more 'laundry unfriendly' stage oufits for auction. If you want to own a piece of death metal history and collectibles exclusively made only for this occassion, now here's your chance to grab all five BLOODBATH members ripped, torn, blood drenched and mud-caked t-shirts as seen worn live at both shows."
Click here to see the eBay auction.
BLOODBATH will release its new studio album, "The Fathomless Mastery", on October 6 via Peaceville Records. The band described the upcoming CD as representing "nothing but hateful brutality." Promising its "most crushing production yet," the group's lineup on "The Fathomless Mastery" is the same as that on BLOODBATH's "Unblessing the Purity" mini-CD, which came out in March:
Mikael Åkerfeldt (OPETH) - Vocals
Martin "Axe" Axenrot (OPETH) - Drums
Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström (KATATONIA) - Guitar
Jonas Renkse (KATATONIA) - Bass
Per "Sodomizer" Eriksson (ex-21 LUCIFERS, GENOCRUSH FEROX) – Guitar
"The Fathomless Mastery" track listing:
01. At The Behest Of Their Death
02. Mock The Cross
04. Wretched Human Mirror
06. Devouring The Feeble
07. Hades Rising
08. Slaughtering The Will To Live
10. Process Of Disillumination
11. Drink From The Cup Of Heresy
Check out the cover artwork by Dusty Peterson below.
BLOODBATH released a live CD/DVD digipack entitled "The Wacken Carnage" on June 2 in Europe and June 24 in the U.S. via Peaceville. The package contains footage of the band's appearance at the 2005 edition of the Wacken Open Air festival.
Fan-filmed video footage of BLOODBATH's performance at the Party.San Open Air festival, which took place August 7-9, 2008 in Bad Berka, Germany, can be viewed below (clips uploaded by YouTube user "sparkdee").