Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS will release a new single, “Metal”, on October 14 via iTunes.
“Metal” is one of two new songs which will be featured on the group’s upcoming best-of compilation, “The Greatest Hits On Earth”, which will be released physically and digitally on November 4 via Nuclear Blast. Both new songs showcase the musical direction of the next DEATHSTARS CD.
“The Greatest Hits On Earth” track listing:
01. Death Is Wasted On The Dead (previously unreleased)
02. Metal (previously unreleased)
03. Death Dies Hard
06. Synthetic Generation
08. Blood Stains Blondes
10. New Dead Nation
11. The Mark Of The Gun
15. Play God
DEATHSTARS will support RAMMSTEIN on the 2011 leg of the German band’s “Made In Germany 1995-2011” tour.
Commented DEATHSTARS vocalist Andreas “Whiplasher Bernadotte” Bergh: “It’s, of course, a fantastic thing to go on tour with a brilliant band like RAMMSTEIN.
“We are eager to hit the stages in Europe to spread the raw dark power of DEATHSTARS. It’s simply a great package.”
A complete list of dates can be found at this location.
“Night Electric Night”, the third album from DEATHSTARS, landed at position No. 51 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. The CD, which was mixed at Toytown studios in Stockholm, Sweden with Stefan Glaumann, was made available in Europe in a deluxe package called “Gold Edition” featuring bonus tracks as well as a bonus DVD featuring six video clips, “making-of” footage and more. The “Gold Edition” was released as a digibook with new cover artwork.