ASPHYX: 'Deathhammer' Formats Unveiled

Dutch doom death metal legends ASPHYX will release their new studio album, "Deathhammer", on February 27 in Europe and February 28 in North America via Century Media Records. The effort will be made available in the following formats:

* Limited-edition mediabook 2CD with special bonus disc
* Standard jewel case CD
* Digital download
* LP in black 180-gram vinyl (unlimited)
* LP in red 180-gram vinyl (limited to 300 copies, via Cyclone Empire)
* LP in red-and-black marbled 180-gram vinyl (limited to 200 copies, via High Roller)
* LP in clear 180-gram vinyl (limited to 250 copies, via Nuclear Blast)
* LP in grey 180-gram vinyl (limited to 200 copies, via the CM webshop)

"Deathhammer" track listing:

01. Into The Timewastes
02. Deathhammer
03. Minefield
04. Of Days When Blades Turned Blunt
05. Der Landser
06. Reign Of The Brute
07. The Flood
08. We Doom You To Death
09. Vespa Crabro
10. As The Magma Mammoth Rises

"Deathhammer" (the song) audio stream:

An extremely special "Deathhammer" record-release show will take place on Saturday, March 10 at the Turock venue in Essen, Germany, where ASPHYX previously filmed a sold-out show for its "Live Death Doom" release. Also scheduled to appear are SONNE ADAM (Israel), BLIZZARD (Germany) and NECROWRETCH (France).

Recorded at The Mörser Studio as well as at Harrow Studio with ASPHYX's longtime engineer Harry Wijering, "Deathhammer" was mixed and mastered in Sweden by Dan Swanö, who previously worked with the band on "Death…The Brutal Way" and "Live Death Doom" releases. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Reign Of The Brute", "Vespa Cabro", "We Doom You To Death", "Asphyx-Minefield" and "Deathhammer".

ASPHYX last month released a special seven-inch EP entitled "Reign Of The Brute" via CM Distro.

Side A:

* Reign Of The Brute (album version) (2:59)

Side B:

* Der Landser (German version) (6:58)

A total of 500 hand-numbered (in respective color) copies are available in the following quantities/vinyl colors:

* 100 transparent red vinyl
* 100 transparent blue vinyl
* 300 black vinyl

Comes with inserted copied lyric sheet.

ASPHYX's longtime design partner Axel Hermann has once more provided the powerful artwork for the seven-inch EP.


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