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CORMORANT Reveals Cover Art And Tracklisting For 'Earth Diver'

The Bay Area alchemists behind the progressive black/death/trad metal of CORMORANT have completed work on "Earth Diver", the follow-up to 2011's critically acclaimed "Dwellings", and are finally ready to share a few more details about the LP. The new full-length is slated for an April 2014 release, and features mind-boggling cover art from accomplished artist ...

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CORMORANT Parts Ways With Frontman

Bassist, vocalist, and lyricist Arthur von Nagel has decided to leave San Francisco progressive black metal creatives CORMORANT. He explained in a statement, "After the overwhelming reception for 'Dwellings' and national tours with longtime personal heroes, I feel fortunate to end this chapter of my life on a high note. Nick, Brennan and Matt will ...

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Remembering Death Metal Pioneer CHUCK SCHULDINER

To honor Chuck Schuldiner's (DEATH, CONTROL DENIED) legacy as a death metal pioneer, an inimitable vocalist and one of the best guitarists to thoughtfully shred the six-string on the 10th anniversary of his death, Lars Gotrich of NPR's "All Songs Considered" blog asked eleven metal musicians to pick their favorite DEATH song, and write what ...

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CORMORANT: 'Metazoa' Artwork, Release Date Revealed

San Francisco Bay Area progressive extreme metallers CORMORANT have unveiled the stunning artwork for their upcoming full-length album, "Metazoa", which is due out on September 22, 2009 . The CD will initially be released as a six panel digipack by Saturnine Media, while a vinyl version will be made available in the coming months. CORMORANT ...

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CORMORANT: New Song Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area progressive extreme metallers CORMORANT have unveiled a new song off their upcoming full-length, "Metazoa", which was recorded with and produced by Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, MELVINS, SLEEP, PRIMORDIAL). The song, entitled "Salt of the Earth", debuted on the band's MySpace page on February 24. According to bassist/vocalist Arthur von Nagel, ...

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CORMORANT Taps JUSTIN WEIS For New Album Mastering

San Francisco, California-based progressive black metal act CORMORANT has tapped Justin Weis at Trakworx Studios to master the band's upcoming full-length debut. Commented CORMORANT bassist/vocalist Arthur von Nagel: "The analog equipment, affordability and SLOUGH FEG / HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE / LUDICRA / SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM resume were pretty hard to resist! Plus, we like that ...

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CORMORANT Issues Studio Update

San Francisco, California-based progressive black metal act CORMORANT has entered Sharkbite Studios in Oakland in with producer with Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, PRIMORDIAL, SLEEP, MELVINS) to begin recording its as-yet-untitled full-length debut. Commented vocalist/bassist Arthur von Nagel: "Billy Anderson is mixing the record as well as producing. We'd heard great things about Billy from a really ...

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CORMORANT To Record New Album With Producer BILLY ANDERSON

San Francisco, California-based progressive black metal act CORMORANT will enter Sharkbite Studios in Oakland in January 2009 with producer with Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, PRIMORDIAL, SLEEP, MELVINS) to begin recording its as-yet-untitled full-length debut. The band's progressive death metal approach on its debut EP, "The Last Tree" (released December 2007), has now blossemed into new black ...

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