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ARMCD019.jpgCast The Stone - Empyrean Atrophy

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CAST THE STONE is Mark Kloeppel (Misery Index, Scour with Phil Anselmo), Derek Engemann (ex-Cattle DecapitationScour), Jesse Schobel (Legend, ex-Scour) and vocalist Andrew Huskey. First formations of the band began in 2002, long before its protagonists departed for their better known metal-scene mainstays. While such ties leave a clear mark, CAST THE STONE emerge not as some metal supergroup, but as a project of the original and purest intent of its membership.

Each of CAST THE STONE members is involved in writing music, and each has varying tastes. But they all seem to have one acquired taste in common: an appetite for American and Swedish death metal. On "Empyrean Atrophy", one can distinctly hear sounds similar to DismemberGraveAt The Gates, and other proponents of the genre. There are also artisan elements one could liken to more dark and progressive Swedish acts such as OpethEdge Of Sanity and Dissection. Perhaps this reason alone, Dan Swanö was a clear choice for production (having produced or had been a member of some of the aforementioned bands).

"Empyrean Atrophy" was produced by Dan Swanö (Katatonia, Merciless, Edge Of Sanity) and features cover artwork by Gary Ronaldson of Bite Radius Designs (PrimordialKreatorNapalm Death). It includes five new, original compositions and a cover of Infestdead's "Jesusatan".

Tracklist:
1. As the Dead Lie
2. The Burning Horizon
3. Standing in the Shadows
4. A Plague of Light
5. Empyrean Atrophy
6. Jesusatan




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Upcoming shows
DEMONICAL
22/Jun/2018
Protzen @ Protzen Open Air, GER

FORGOTTEN TOMB
22/Jun/2018
Kharkiv @ Ragnard Reborn Festival, UA

BLAZE OF PERDITION
05/Jul/2018
Gootham Festival, SK

DEMONICAL
27/Jul/2018
Tolmin @ Metaldays Festival, SLO

DEMONICAL
28/Jul/2018
Rohr @ Riedfest Open Air, GER

FORGOTTEN TOMB
16/Aug/2018
Barth @ Barther Open Air, DE

THAW
17/Aug/2018
Saint-Nolff @ Motocultor Festival, FR

DEMONICAL
18/Aug/2018
Helsinki @ Helsinki Death Fest, FIN

CAST THE STONE
06/Sep/2018
Cave-In-Rock, IL @ Full Terror Assault Open Air, USA

THREAT SIGNAL
04/Nov/2018
Fort Worth TX @ The Rail Club, USA