Witherfall To Start Recording New Album “A Prelude To Sorrow” This Month

Witherfall have confirmed that they will be hitting the studio later this month to start the recording prcess for their second album “A Prelude To Sorrow.” That effort is tentatively set to be released in November and it will feature artwork from Krisitan Wåhlin. The band said the following:

“Witherfall have finished writing and are deep into pre-production of our second LP. On 15 May, Witherfall will head into the studio to self-produce our follow-up to ‘Nocturnes And Requiems’. Tracking and engineering wizardry will be handled by JJ Crews at Boogie Tracks studios in Panama City. The compositions are both melodically violent and beautifully aggressive with a much darker tone than ‘Nocturnes’. More news to follow…”

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Witherfall Premiere “Portrait” Music Video

Witherall have premiered a new video for their track “Portrait.” This song is from the band’s album “Nocturnes And Requiems.”

The band commented:

“Witherfall never settle for anything less than perfection in everything we do. We have spent the last year searching for the right video production team. A writer/director who shared our epic vision of “Portrait”. With multiple locations, a cast and crew of over a dozen as well as adverse filming conditions notwithstanding; it was already an ambitious effort to do a music video like this in the current climate of the industry. To us, it was either go big or go home. We want to thank all of the cast and crew that handled “The Shining” like conditions of the “Portrait” music video production.”

In other news, the group have finished the song writing process for their next album, and are planning to enter the studio soon. The effort is expected to be released in fall 2018.

[via Decibel]

Witherfall Sign With Century Media Records

Witherfall have announced that they have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. With this news, the band also confirmed that their debut album “Nocturnes and Requiems” will be official be released in European through the label on October 6.

Here’s a press release:

+++ Witherfall sign worldwide deal with Century Media Records+++

US epic progressive metal rising force WITHERFALL have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media. WITHERFALL, who seem to have come out of nowhere in late 2016, have stirred up the international scene with their unique approach of combining epic metal with dark heavy metal and complex yet catchy progressive metal to style that reminds of early Crimson Glory, the Conspiracy/The Eye era of King Diamond and the great achievements of bands like Nevermore, Fates Warning and Queensrӱche.

WITHERFALL comment on the signing:
“We are very honored to be a part of the Century Media legacy. The roster of acts they have worked with speaks volumes about the pride they take in bringing original and engaging music to Metal fans around the globe. Witherfall promises to deliver on the Century Media slogan of “Quality in Metal”.”

WITHERFALL’s debut album “Nocturnes And Requiems”, self-released by the band in the USA, hit the scene like a hammer, receiving raving reviews from both press and fans (soundcheck #2 in German Deaf Forever magazine, “demo of the month” in German Rock Hard magazine etc.).

Now “Nocturnes And Requiems” will see its European release on October 6th 2017 as a limited CD Digipak version with three stickers, a noble LP version with gatefold sleeve, inlay, poster and CD as well as digital download/stream.

The pre-sale at CM Distro will start on August 4th.

For the vinyl collectors, “Nocturnes And Requiems” is available in the following colours:
Black vinyl: unlimited
Golden vinyl: limited to 100 copies, exclusively offered at CM Distro Europe
Dark green vinyl: limited to 200 copies, available at various online mailorder stores