Seminal avant-garde metal pioneers CELTIC FROST have inked a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The first release under the agreement, scheduled for spring 2006, is the band's highly anticipated new project titled "Monotheist", CELTIC FROST's first album in 13 years. The album features 11 songs all produced by the band with Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN).
"Monotheist" track listing:
03. A Dying God Coming Into Human Flesh
04. Drown In Ashes
05. Os Abysmi Vel Daath
07. Domain Of Decay
08. Ain Elohim
10. Synagoga Satanae
11. Winter (Requiem, Chapter Three: Finale
The album will be released simultaneously in all territories in three different configurations including a limited-edition digipak containing the bonus track "Temple Of Depression" and a vinyl LP with another bonus title, "Incantation Against You".
"I am extremely excited to have such high profile legends joining the Century Media Records repertoire" says Oliver Withöft, Managing Director of Century Media Records. "CELTIC FROST are a band that has started an entire genre and left their influence on a decade of rock music. Their new album is a historic comeback that will blow your brains out."
CELTIC FROST will support the release of "Monotheist" by numerous live appearances in 2006. The band will play a full tour across North America in September and October 2006, including Canadian dates. In Europe the following festival shows are already confirmed:
* Sweden Rock
* Wacken Open Air, Germany
* With Full Force, Germany
* Hole In the Sky, Norway
* Tuska, Finland
More shows and festivals will be added soon, and further information regarding the release date and the "Monotheist" album itself will follow.