German melodic black metal act CRAVING has inked a deal with Apostasy Records. The band’s self-titled debut album will be released on January 20 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The CD was recorded in June 2010 at Alpha Sound Studios in Dortmund by Lars Schlüter (THE FLAW) and mixed and mastered in late 2011 by Sebastian “Seeb” Levermann (ORDEN OGAN). The drum tuning durung the recording sesions was handled by Markus “Makka” Freiwald (KREATOR, ROTTING CHRIST, SODOM).

“Craving” features guest appearances by Geman singer Helge Stang (EQUILIBRIUM, ARAFEL) and Chilean female virtuoso guitarist Sole Genua (HUMAN FACTOR). The album’s lyrics were written in three languages: Russian, German and English.

CRAVING previously released a demo, “Demo 2006”, and one EP, “Revenge” (2008).

“Craving” track listing:

01. Lord Of The Flames
02. By The Blowing Wind
03. The Nameless (feat. Sole Genua)
04. Leopard
05. The Song Of The Prophetic Oleg
06. Revenge
07. Into The Forest
08. Ein Funken Abendrot (feat. Helge Stang)
09. Wolfsherz
10. Lug Und Litanei (feat. Helge Stang Sole Genua)

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Craving – в лес! (Into the forest) by Apostasy Records