KATAKLYSM – The Story Behind ‘Meditations’

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album, Meditationson June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band released the first album trailer where mastermind Maurizio Iacono discusses the title of the new album Meditations!

Singer Maurizio Iacono states: “Guillotine is a powerful track that holds some of Kataklysm‘s most important traits : fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”

Pre-order Meditations now: http://nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Produced by the band’s own guitarist J-F Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, the record was mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR a.o.). Mastering duties were handled by Paul Logus (PANTERA a.o.).

The artwork was created by Ocvlta Designs by Surtsey, who also crafted the artwork for KATAKLYSM’s previous record, Of Ghosts And Gods.

Meditations marks the return to old work ethics. All four band members wrote and composed together under the same roof for the first time in over a decade and returned to the old days of songwriting efforts which saw the band’s classics such as Shadows & Dust, Serenity In Fire and In The Arms Of Devastation come to life.

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