Last Friday, Dutch epic death/black metallers BLEEDING GODS finally released their new concept album »Dodekathlon« via Nuclear Blast!

Today, the band proudly sends an invitation to all press members for their album release show on February 2nd at the "Fluor" in Amersfoort, Netherlands. Doors will open 19:30h. The show will also see the bands APOPHYS and DEATHMARCH presenting their new albums as well as WELTSCHMERZ performing too.

Every EU press member is invited (free entrance), as long as you send over your confirmation, name and company to info@bleedinggods.net, so a guest list can be created! The band would love to meet you there so don't hesitate to send them your confirmation. Cheers!

Album concept

The album title »Dodekathlon« is referring to the Greek myth of the twelve labours of Hercules, the greatest of the ancient Greek heroes.´Driven mad by Hera (queen of the gods), Hercules slew his son, daughter and wife Megara. After recovering his sanity, Hercules deeply regretted his actions. He was purified by king Thespius, then traveled to Delphi to inquire how he could atone for his actions. Pythia, the oracle of Delphi, advised him to go to Tiryns and to serve his cousin king Eurystheus for twelve years, performing whatever labors Eurystheus might set him. In return, he would be rewarded with immortality. During these twelve years, Hercules is sent to perform twelve difficult labors, which has resulted in twelve album tracks: Every labor is a track, so the complete album tells the whole ancient story.

»Dodekathlon« - track listing:
01. Bloodguilt (Nemean Lion)
02. Multiple Decapitation (Lernaean Hydra)
03. Beloved by Artemis (Ceryneian Hind)
04. From Feast To Beast (Erymanthian Boar)
05. Inhuman Humiliation (Augean Stables)
06. Birds Of Hate (Stymphalian Birds)
07. Saviour Of Crete (Cretan Bull)
08. Tyrannical Blood (Mares Of Diomedes)
09. Seeds Of Distrust (Belt Of Hippolyta)
10. Tripled Anger (Cattle Of Geryon)
11. Hera’s Orchard (Apples Of The Hesperides)
12. Hound Of Hell (Cerberus)

The album was recorded at Pitch Note Productions and Hal 5 Studio; mixed and mastered at Soundlodge Studio. The cover artwork (see above) was created by Dimitris Tzortzis from Immensa Artis.

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