Maryland-based extreme metallers DYING FETUS will see their earliest records remastered and repackaged for a series of expanded reissues set for release in early 2011.
In January, DYING FETUS' 1995 collection of demos "Infatuation With Malevolence" will be re-released, including liner notes written by the band, archival photographs from that period, expanded artwork, and two previously unreleased bonus tracks. "Infatuation With Malevolence" will see its reissue on January 18 and is available for pre-order here.
Also to be released on January 18 is the reissue of the band's debut album, "Purification Through Violence". Like "Infatuation…", "Purification Through Violence" will include brand new liner notes, never-before-seen photographs, expanded art and two previously un-released bonus tracks. More information on this release can be found here.
Reissues of the band's "Killing On Adrenaline" (1998) album and "Grotesque Impalement" (1999) EP will follow in early March. "Killing On Adrenaline" will include two bonus tracks while "Grotesque Impalement" will feature three unreleased tracks. Information on these reissues can be found by following these links: "Killing", "Grotesque".
DYING FETUS will headline of the 2011 edition of the Bonecrusher Fest. Support on the trek — which will kick off on February 18 in Aschaffenburg, Germany and end on March 11 in Kassel, Germany — will come from KEEP OF KALESSIN, CARNIFEX, ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE and ANGELUS APATRIDA.
Bonecrusher Fest is an annual tour that brings extreme metal talent from around the world to European audiences.
DYING FETUS' latest album, "Descend Into Depravity", sold around 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 166 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at position No. 4 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. Released on September 15, 2009 via Relapse Records, the follow-up to 2007's "War Of Attrition" was recorded at Wright Way Studios in the group's hometown with producer Steve Wright.