Kaotoxin Records has announced the signing of a multi-album deal with French blackened death metal band Azziard. The band is fronted by A.S.A., vocalist for The Negation who released their newest album, Momento Mori, in July under the Kaotoxin banner. Azziard‘s lineup also features former and current members of Moonreich, Whispering Tears and Bran Barr.
Born in 2001, Azziard have released a pair of war-themed full-length albums, both with a conceptual focus on World War I. Where some bands become more polished over time, each release sees Azziard taking a darker and more primal approach to an already scathing brand of brand of blackened death metal.
Azziard is currently putting the finishing touches to its third full-length at Vamacara Studio. Kaotoxin Records is planning an early-2016 release for the as-of-yet untitled album. For a taste of what’s to come, the band has made a pre-production cut of album track “Unus Mundus” available for streaming and free download. This version will also be included on Weapons of Self-Destruction: Volume 2, the free Kaotoxin Records Sampler, which is set to be released on September 14, 2015.