DECAPITATED Are Back With An All New Music Video, “Kill The Cult”!

After spending much of the time in controversy last year and first half of this year, Polish death metal giants  DECAPITATED are back on the driving wheel of what they do the best. With their latest album released just over a year back, the quartet are back with an all new crushing music video, “Kill The Cult“. The track comes from their latest album ‘Anticult, which was released July 7, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. The clip was directed by Lukasz Jaszak,who previously directed the music video for “Never” and created the cover art for DECAPITATED‘s three most recent albums.

In the later half of last year while touring the US, DECAPITATED were charged with rape and kidnapping of a girl on their tour bus. Immediately the news spread like a wildfire in the global metal scene. The band made a long post on social media describing their innocence and defending themselves. The band was held in the Spokane county Police department and also appeared in a court. But, tables turned and less than two weeks before the band were to go on trial in January for allegedly raping and kidnapping, Spokane County prosecutor Kelly Fritzgerald dropped all rape and kidnapping charges that were filed against the band, after filing a motion that stated, “the well being of the victim”, which also meant that the four members from DECAPITATED still stood the chance of being prosecuted in the future.

After the charges were dropped and they were announced innocent, guitarist Wacław “Vogg” Kiełtyka said that the band was “ready to return” and do what they do the best.

Anticult‘ highlights just how vital DECAPITATED have remained two decades deep into their career. DECAPITATED have long been undeniable masters of their craft and they are expanding their parameters with ‘Anticult‘, which should elevate the band’s profile beyond the death metal realm in which it has dominated for years.

Anticult represents the legacy and future of Decapitated,” said guitarist Vogg. “We’re extremely proud of the record, in both the song compositions and the production. This is the best representation of our music and we’re really excited for the world to hear it!

Catch DECAPITATED on the road on the following dates live!

DECAPITATED Festival Appearances
10.08.2018          Into the Grave, Leeuwarden, NL
16.08.2018          Death Coffee Party, Litoměřice, Czech Republic
18.08.2018          Cieszanów Rock Fest,  Cieszanów, PL   
25.08.2018          Metal Mine Festival Wałbrzych, PL
31.08.2018          Magia Rocka Festiwal, Łyski, PL               
01.09.2018          Materia Fest , Szczecinek, PL
02.09.2018          Heavy Scotland,  Edinburgh,     
7-9.09.2018        Bejrut Metal Fest, Beirut, Lebanon       
06.10.2018          Mammothfest , Brighton, UK                                                                   
03.11.2018          Aalborg Metal Fest,  Aalborg, DK
 
ANTICULT BALKAN TOUR 2018
DECAPITATED HATESPHERE THY DISEASE + GRIMAZE DEHYDRATED
06.11 CZ / OSTRAVA / Barrak
07.11 CZ / BRNO / Melodka
08.11 HU / BUDAPEST / Durer Kert
09.11 AT / GRAZ / Q Club
10.11 HR / RIJEKA / Okc Palach
11.11 RS / NOVI SAD / Firchie Club
12.11 BG / SOFIA / Mixtape
13.11 TR / ISTANBUL / IF Besiktas Performance Hall
14.11 RO / BUCHAREST / Quantic
15.11 RO / CLUJ NAPOCA / Form Space
16.11 RO / TIMISOARA / Capcana
17.11 SK / KOSICE / Collosseum
18.11 SK / BRATISLAVA / Randal
 
Knock Out Tour 2018
22.11 Decapitated, Frontside – Poznań
23.11 Decapitated, Frontside – Gdańsk
24.11 Decapitated, Frontside –  Szczecin
25.11 Decapitated, Frontside – Wrocław
29.11 Decapitated, Frontside – Łódź
30.11 Decapitated, Frontside –  Warszawa
1.12 Decapitated, Frontside –  Białystok
2.12 Decapitated, Frontside – Bydgoszcz
6.12 Decapitated, Frontside – Kraków
8.12 Decapitated, Frontside – Lublin
9.12 Decapitated, Frontside –  Katowice

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