The new Sigillum S release "Glamour & Decadence Across Galaxies" , a 12" picture disc LP + download, is going to the manufacturing plant in a few weeks: details on pre-order through BANDCAMP will be announced shortly.
Meanwhile, recording is progressing on the new Sigillum S & Tony Wakeford collaboration "Stones Debris and Some Cultural Flu", together with another collaborative project too: more details will be communicated shortly, together with plans for additional new production, publication of unreleased older material and live shows.
Iugula-Thor performed live in Rome @ the Destination Morgue VI festival on January 4, 2013: the extremely limited "I Am The Snake" flexi 7" and USB key were released as Private Editions on this occasion, together with some new merchandising and a track on the festival compilation.
Details on current release and merchandising availability will be provided shortly on the Iugula-Thor Facebook page (alternatively by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org).
Recordings for a brand new full length album are progressing and plans for releases are being discussed with Bloodlust!.
In a few months Urashima will reissue on vinyl LP the Iugula-Thor / Sshe Retina Stimulants "Wrist" split, originally released on CD by Ant Zen.
The next Iugula-Thor live performance will be @ Ligera in Milano, on April 6, 2013, with also special support set by Sshe Retina Stimulants: plans for possible new limited editions are being defined.
SSHE RETINA STIMULANTS
"A sense of dizziness from a free form area" was released as a limited to 10 Private Edition cassette on occasion of the Destination Morgue VI festival.
Influencing Machine Records will shortly release another brand new recording on cassette, "Gorgeous Primitivism from the Quartz Satellites", tentatively followed by a vinyl LP re-issue of "Kusa'i", originally released by GROSS on cassette.
Meanwhile, Urashima will re-issue on vinyl LP also "Krionika Soshiki", originally released by Slaughter on cassette.
Details are then also being finalized for the release of the Neil Jenson & Sshe Retina Stimulants collaboration "A Brutal Case of Glacial Blasphemy" on Bloodlust!: plans are also being discussed for the publication of unreleased live material from the 90's.
The mentioned live set on April 6, 2013, will be most likely a special collaboration and be accompanied by new Private Edition limited releases.
More details will be announced shortly, together with info on other studio and live activities.
The new Obake album has been recorded in Budapest during November and the record is currently in production. Previous bass player Massimo Pupillo is no longer member of the band and has been replaced by grind/break core legend Jason Konhen aka Bong-Ra: a release date is expected for mid September 2013 immediately followed by an European tour.
Metallic Taste Of Blood, the band founded by Eraldo Bernocchi and Colin Edwin from Porcupine Tree, will debut in may @ Asymmetry 5.0 festival in Wroclaw (May 1-4, 2013): touring will follow right after.Eraldo Bernocchi workshop Bone's Orchestra will also debut @ Asymmetry 5.0 festival in Wroclaw: the workshop will involve any kind of participant and player and is not limited or based on guitar only....every kind of instrument will be accepted and the goal of the three days will be composing in real time 20/30 minutes of music to be played the last night of the festival.