Mesopotamian thrashing black metal pioneers MELECHESH, Nuclear Blast Records and Jackson Guitars have teamed up to give away an original Jackson King V! The guitar is exactly like the one MELECHESH guitarist/frontman Ashmedi plays and is signed by the man himself. Check out the video of Ashmedi showing off and talking about the guitar at www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fso6b5y5_Pw and then surf to www.nuclearblast.de/win to for a chance to win!
MELECHESH recently issued the first of a series of video trailers for the bands highly anticipated new album The Epigenesis here www.youtube.com/watch?v=XG_qWcN2hxI.
The Epigenesis was recorded in the newly built first class Babajim Studios in Istanbul, Turkey. The album was mixed by Reuben de Lautour and mastered by Pieter Snapper. In an unprecedented move in metal, the band chose to record the album entirely in Istanbul in an attempt to capture the inspiring surroundings. Babajim Studios is run by some of the most elite sound engineers in Turkey. The artwork to their long awaited 5th album was handled by renowned UK based occult artist John Coulthart, whom the band has previously collaborated with before.The record will be released on October 1st in Europe and on October 26th in North America via Nuclear Blast Records.