Last month, Canadian deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON unleashed their sixth full length album, »Purgatory,« via Nuclear Blast. Today the band has launched a guitar and bass playthrough for 'Dead Weight' featuring Eric Jarrin, Ben Landreville and Sebastien Piché. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuYWSPPZzOI

Eric Jarrin comments, "We chose 'Dead Weight' because we feel it's one of the most complete songs on the album, musically speaking. It...

Canadian deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON are proud to release their sixth full length album, »Purgatory,« via Nuclear Blast today. In celebration of the record, the band offer a lyric video for the new song 'Light Speed.' Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvRifMGS5Dk

Guitarist Eric Jarrin comments, "It's with great pleasure that we release our new album »Purgatory.« We gave everything we had on this one and a...

Canadian deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON are back to reveal their 6th full length album, »Purgatory,« which will be released on November 15th via Nuclear Blast. Today, Alex Erian discuses the first single and title track, 'Purgatory'. Watch as he discuses what the title track means to him as well as what the process was like for him and Eric Jarrin to create the epic breakdown, here: ...

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Montreal based deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON return to European stages today! But the band isn't only bringing brutal new tracks from their latest record titled »Beast«, they're also accompanied by three other no less powerful bands: Supported by MALEVOLENCE, ARCHSPIRE and VULVODYNIA, DESPISED ICON will plough up our continent's venues with their fans every evening. But enough has been said now - be quick and secure your tickets so you...

Montreal based deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON are about to finally return to European stages next month! But the band won't only be bringing brutal new tracks from their latest record titled »Beast«, they'll also be accompanied by three other no less powerful bands: Supported by MALEVOLENCE, ARCHSPIRE and VULVODYNIA, DESPISED ICON will plough up our continent's venues with their fans every evening. But enough has been said now - be...

Last year, Montreal based deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON released their Nuclear Blast debut »Beast«. After presenting the record extensively on several US tour with their label mates CARNIFEX, FALLUJAH and RINGS OF SATURN amongst others, the time has come for the band to come across the pond from Canada to play for their European fan base. Support on this trek will come from MALEVOLENCE, ARCHSPIRE and VULVODYNIA. Don't miss this...

Montreal based deathcore pioneers, DESPISED ICON, will unleash their Nuclear Blast debut, »Beast«, on July 22. Today, the band has released a music video for the track "Bad Vibes", directed by Jessy Fuchs of Slam Disques (OBEY THE BRAVE, SIMPLE PLAN), here: http://bit.ly/29VmNsO

"We've often been vocal about the classic death metal bands that have influenced us throughout the years but have rarely discussed the grindcore and hardcore elements...

Montreal based deathcore pioneers, DESPISED ICON, will release their Nuclear Blast debut, »Beast«, on July 22. Today, the band have released the third of several videos discussing the making of that album, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taNTeeJWBog

»Beast« was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, OPETH, NEVERMORE). Artwork was created by Alexandre Goulet.

Pre-order the album now: http://nblast.de/DespisedIconBeastNB

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Montreal based deathcore pioneers, DESPISED ICON, will release their Nuclear Blast debut, »Beast«, on July 22. Today, the band has released the first of several in-studio videos chronicling the making of that album, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2g4BeWgCI0Q

»Beast« was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, OPETH, NEVERMORE). Artwork was created by Alexandre Goulet.

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Montreal based deathcore pioneers, DESPISED ICON, will release their Nuclear Blast debut, »Beast«, on July 22. Today, the band has released the first single and music video from that album here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xFgaXl93vQ

The video for "Beast" was shot and directed by Jessy Fuchs (OBEY THE BRAVE, SIMPLE PLAN) for Slam Disques.

"The time has come," comments the band. "Here it is, our first single in 7 years. We're overwhelmed...

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