Avantgarde black metal band, CODE, are set to release a new album, Resplendent Grotesque, on Tabu Records this spring (date TBD). The band, featuring guitarist Aort, bassist Vicotnik (DHG), vocalist Kvohst (DHG), and drummer Adrian Erlandsson (CRADLE OF FILTH, AT THE GATES), will be making a live appearance at the forthcoming Inferno festival in Norway on April 11th.
Samples from Resplendent Grotesque will be posted on the band’s MySpace page:
Following yesterday’s announcement of Adrian Erlandsson‘s departure from CRADLE OF FILTH, the band have wasted no time securing a new drummer in Marthus (a.k.a. Martin Å karoupka). Born in the Czech Republic, Marthus, who the band describe as “a fine gent who’s skills are second to none,” has previously played in GALACTIC INDUSTRY and INNER FEAR. Marthus will continue to play the rest of CRADLE OF FILTH‘s current European tour.
Adrian Erlandsson has officially announced his departure from CRADLE OF FILTH after about seven years of service.Â His announcement follows the recent release of CRADLE OF FILTH‘s latest album, Thornography, as well as his increased involvement with several new bands including NEMHAIN (which is fronted by Erlandsson‘s wife, fetish model Morrigan Hel; a.k.a. Amber England) and NEEDLEEYE.
The former AT THE GATES/THE HAUNTED drummer made the official announcement via his MySpace page:
“It’s finally official, i have parted ways with CRADLE OF FILTH. To concentrate on all other interesting musical projects that I have going at the moment.
“The main one is NEMHAIN. We have just filmed a video for the song called ‘Ana‘ so keep your eyes open for that. The music in NEMHAIN is very different to the other stuff that i have been in the past but it lies very close to bands that i grew up listening too like RAMONES, MOTORHEAD.
“The other band i am working with is currently unnamed. We have been working on songs since the beginning of this summer and believe me they CRUSH!!!!Â The other members of the band will be made official very soon!! It is all serious players from across the globe that have left their mark on metal history in a big way with their past bands!!!Â We are currently working on a demo and have nine CRUSHING songs to choose from so stay tuned!!!
“Metal as we know it today will be no more!!
“My official website is currently being redone and will be relaunced very soon!! In the meantime feel free to message me via myspace!!”