Two Witching Hour new releases – AZARATH „Blasphemers’ Maledictions” and MASTIPHAL “Parvzya” pushed back to 29th June

AZARATH, second band of Behemoth’s drummer – Inferno, has recently finished working on its fifth album “BLASPHEMERS’ MALEDICTIONS” . Recording session took place in January and February in famous Hertz Studio (Behemoth, Vader, Lost Soul) where Wiesławscy Bros were responsible for production, mixing and mastering duties. Cover artwork and layout was painted and designed by Zbigniew M. Bielak (Absu, Watain, Destroyer666, Autopsy) –

Fifth Azarath album will be released worldwide by Witching Hour Productions on 29th June 2011 as exclusive digibook and limited 12” LP. Under this link you can listen to one of the new songs „Behold The Satan’s Sword”:

In September 2011 Azarath will embark on tour in Poland together with Italian speed/black metal masters BULLDOZER. Support acts are WITCHMASTER and DEUS MORTEM, who will be promoting their new EP. Azarath is preparing special scenography and setlist containing new songs and classics from “D.I.E.” and “DEMON SEED”

Here are the tourdates:

02.09.2011 LUBLIN (PL) – Grafitti
03.09.2011 RZESZÓW (PL) – Pod Palmą
04.09.2011 KRAKÓW (PL) – TBA
05.09.2011 KATOWICE (PL) – MegaClub
06.09.2011 WROCŁAW (PL) – Firlej
07.09.2011 POZNAŃ (PL) – Blue Note
08.09.2011 WARSZAWA (PL) – Progresja
09.09.2011 BYDGOSZCZ (PL) – Estrada Stage Bar
10.09.2011 GDYNIA (PL) – Ucho


Also on 29th June Witching Hour will release „Parvzya” – new album of returning black metal legend – MASTIPHAL. Expect highest quality digibook CD and grey-black LP limited to 333 copies.

“Parvzya” was mixed and mastered with producer Sverker “Widda” Widgren at his Necromorbus Studio in Stockholm, Sweden (WATAIN, FUNERAL MIST, DESTROYER 666). MASTIPHAL, one of the most important Polish black metal bands of the ’90s,  recorded 10 new songs – 9 of them will be available on CD version, one extra track will be featured only on LP.

Songs “The Wall Of Phantom” and “Man Strikes God Falls” are available for streaming at band’s Myspace site:

“Parvzya” track listing:
1. Intro
2. The Wall of Phantom
3. Under The Sign of the Morning Star
4. May He Rot in Hell
5. Sovereign’s Return
6. Man Strikes God Falls
7. Nihil Esse
8. Parvzya
9. Chosen Obituaries
10. Reclaming the Throne*
11. Triumph of Destruction

* only on LP.

Flauros – Vocals
Cymeris – Guitar
Daamr – Guitar, Bass
Oppressor – Guitar, Bass
Senator – Drums