Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the worldwide, multi-album signing of Norwegian death metallers Execration!
Execration comments: “We’re really excited to pen this deal with Metal Blade. Metal Blade is a legendary label, with legendary bands and releases from all the way back to the beginning, and joining the ranks is a true privilege. After an eventful year with touring and receiving a Norwegian Grammy Award for our latest album, we are now ready to embark on the next chapter for Execration, and we’re confident that Metal Blade is the perfect partner in doing so.”
Execration formed in 2004 and unleashed a few demos and an EP before releasing their debut full-length, Syndicate Of Lethargy, in 2008. It wasn’t until 2011 and the release of their sophomore effort, Odes Of The Occult, that the band gained more recognition in the scene, which resulted in acclaimed reviews and high-profile festival performances, including Inferno Festival, Beyond the Gates, Killtown Deathfest – plus a tour of southern Europe. On this album, Execration incorporated a wider set of influences: namely black metal, but also more obscure sounds, such as open strung riffs and a general focus on atmosphere over brutality.