Formed last year, Malefic Throne finds Morbid Angel frontman Steve Tucker joining forces with former Angelcorpse guitarist Gene Palubicki and drummer John Longstreth (also of Origin and Hate Eternal), the trio producing an eponymously titled four track EP (released via Hells Headbangers) of finest quality death metal.
The pandemic spawned death metal “supergroup,” Malefic Throne is a three-headed beast of death metal royalty: guitarist Gene Palubicki(Perdition Temple, Angelcorpse, Blasphemic Cruelty), vocalist/bassist Steve Tucker (Morbid Angel, Warfather), and drummer John Longstreth(Origin, Hate Eternal, ex-Angelcorpse). The band shared their first single and a visualizer “A New Hand Upon the Blade!” Their self-titled EP Malefic Throne comes out on the 28th of January. It will be available in CD, 12″ vinyl, and cassette tape formats via Hells Headbangers. Watch the visualiser for the debut track now!
Death metal legends Morbid Angel have booked a fall headlining tour. The 2019 USA Sickness Tour begins November 21st in Houston, Texas and runs through December 21st in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Direct support will come from Watain and Incantation. Ticket go on sale Thursday, August 29th.Continue reading →
When frontman David Vincent returned to the Morbid Angel fold in 2004, there was much rejoicing. When the result of this reunion, the ill-fated Illud Divinium Insanus (Season of Mist) surfaced in 2011, there was considerably less rejoicing. All of a sudden, internet forums, and websites like Facebook and YouTube found themselves inundated with knee-jerk (over)reaction videos posted by inexplicably angry middle-aged men describing the new album as the worst thing since Hitler, cancer, or stepping on Lego.Continue reading →
Morbid Angel has now confirmed that they will be unleashing their new record, Kingdoms Disdained, on December 1st via UDR Music. This album will be the first to feature bassist/vocalist Steve Tucker since 2003’s Heretic, and marks the recording debut for guitarist Dan Vadim Von and drummer Scott Fuller with the band. The group already gave fans a taste of what to expect when they performed ‘Warped’ on their recent headlining tour, and now the first single from the upcoming record has made its way online.Continue reading →
In a post to Morbid Angel’s Facebook page today Trey Azagthoth announced that Steve Tucker would be returning to Morbid Angel on bass and vocals, to work on their next album, which has been expected to releaase in 2016. This announcements effectively ends the reunion with David Vincent at hthe helm of the band. In a related post online, Drummer Tim Yeung has announced his departure from the band as well.
Trey’s Post to Morbid Angel’s Facebook account:
“Update! Trey is excited to announce that he and Steve Tucker are working together again for Morbid Angel and the next record will certainly be an amazingly sick world beater. Hi5!”
Update!Trey is excited to announce that he and Steve Tucker are working together again for Morbid Angel and the next record will certainly be an amazingly sick world beater. Hi5!