Brutal Western Canadian death metallers XUL have posted the following news update on their upcoming EP to follow up their debut album ‘Malignance’, which they are currently offering as a FREE DOWNLOAD here. (xulmetal.bandcamp.com/
“We are happy to announce some of the details regarding our EP. First of all, It will feature a track called “Summon the Swarm”, which we have played live now for quite some time. There will also be three other tracks on the EP. Each of the songs has their own elements that make them unique and we feel it really shows the progression of our musicianship. We will be recording with Jeff Bryan once again to maintain the high quality we had on Malignance. There’s not a whole lot more I can say, but we are extremely excited to head into the studio again in such a short period of time. These are the best songs we have to date and a lot of emotion and time has been spent! We will keep you updated along the journey… until then… Pilsner and METAL! – Levi”
XUL will also be announcing the winners of their February contest for 1 of 3 stellar designed XUL shirts (pic below) that fans had the chance to win when they downloaded the band’s debut full length ‘Malignance’ for free.
Track Listing – Malignance
1. Battlestorm 04:27
2. Mastication of Putrescent Empyrean Remains 05:14
3. Porta Noctis 05:08
4. Vengeance 03:28
5. Winter’s Reign 04:26
6. Hordes of Black 05:29
7. Incinerate the Earth 04:17
8. Tomb of Tyrants 05:54
Lyric Video – Mastication of Putrescent Empyrean Remains – youtu.be/-a7YGnCqIhI
April 20, 2013 – Calgary, AB – Dickens Pubs – 4/20 Fest
April 24, 2013 – Vancouver, BC – The Biltmore Cabaret w/ CHAPEL/AUROCH/ABSU
For more info on XUL, please visit these links:
A five piece group based out of Vernon, British Columbia, Canada, following in the footsteps of bands such as: Behemoth, Dissection, and Immortal, XUL have left the beaten path and set out to forge their own brand of Blackened Death Metal.
An energetic and interactive live performance – with crushing rhythms seamlessly coalescing into atmospheric passages, accompanied by punishing percussion waves and subtle vocal harmonies – expands upon the previously established essence of the sub-genre. With songs reminiscent of war-torn landscapes, destructive human nature and evil intent, XUL has captivated audiences and garnered positive reviews, and on June 16, 2012, released their first full length album, entitled “Malignance”.
Driven by determination and a diverse accumulation of musical comprehension, XUL has toured Western Canada, as well as proven themselves worthy to share the stage with bands such as: Obscura, Exhumed, Vreid, Kampfar, Woods of Ypres, Macabre, Withered, Cephalic Carnage, Archspire and 3 Inches of Blood. With a spring 2013 tour looming, XUL is determined to build on an impressive local following by infecting Western Canada with hopes of Canada in its entirety in the near future. XUL’s focus for winter 2012 is to meticulously craft new material for another release in 2013.