Vocalist Martin van Drunen checked in with the following status report:
"Four and a half years after the release of "Deathhammer" we finally managed to finish its long awaited successor. It will be out on September the 30th, as always on our beloved label Century Media. Expect 11 unmerciful battering tracks in the typical ASPHYX death/doom style, but also the most varied ASPHYX material up to date without losing our rawness, brutality and heaviness. The album will be entitled "Incoming Death". And like "Deathhammer", it's a phrase that doesn't really exist, but refers to what entrenched soldiers cry out when under severe artillery fire. Thus "Incoming Death" implies another relentless bombardment of monstrous ASPHYX death/doom metal!"
"Recorded on different locations throughout 2016 and once more mixed and mastered by the mighty Dan "The Man" Swanö. Serious ear bleedings guaranteed! It's also our first record also featuring "Husky" on drums, who is now with us for already two and a half years molesting the pig skins with the absolute perfect ASPHYX attitude, passion, pride and mayhem. We are very proud of this best ASPHYX album ever! And knowing our dedicated fans worldwide, they will be proud of us as well! Soon we will hit the stages on every continent to do what we do best; Intense, loud, sweaty, filthy and ruthless live performances!"
And here is a list of upcoming ASPHYX shows in 2016:
07.23.2016 Ostrý Grún (Slovakia) - Gothoom Open Air
09.03.2016 Essen (Germany) - Turock Open Air
09.10.2016 Hüttikon (Switzerland) - Meh Suff Fest
09.17.2016 Püchersreuth (Germany) - StormCrusher Festival
11.19.2016 Ostrava (Czech Republic) - Dolní oblast Vítkovice
11.26.2016 Bucharest (Romania) - November To Dismember Festival
03.03-04.2017 Umea (Sweden) - House Of Metal Festival
More dates to be announced soon...
ASPHYX also recently launched a very special new track dubbed "Deathibel" on a flexi single in cooperation with Decibel Magazine. You can check out the track here:https://soundcloud.com/decibelmagazine/asphyx-deathibel-db0666
More news on ASPHYX and Incoming Death soon...
ASPHYX line-up 2016:
(From left to right on new photo by Negakinu.com)
Paul Baayens - Guitars
Alwin Zuur - Bass
Martin van Drunen - Vocals
Stefan "Husky" Hüskens - Drums