In May we will go on a mini-tour of Denmark together with Dawn Of Demise, Corpus Mortale and Ferocity. These are the dates:
May 2nd - Konfus, Esbjerg
May 3rd - Viborg Metal Festival
May 22nd - Studenterhuset, Århus
May 23rd - Lygten, Copenhagen
On these shows we will concentrate on our new album "Rise". And we should be able to have the "Rise" CDs ready for these dates.
"Rise" will hit the stores worldwide in June! But the CDs have already been sent to the printers. So you can pre-order at Deepsend now and receive the CD already in April!
There are a host of new articles, interviews and radio play in the wake of the newly published song, "Iron Rule". Here are links to some of them:
And here it is: A brand new song from our upcoming album, "Rise". Now feel the Machiavellian power of "IRON RULE"!
We will continue with Deepsend Records, who will release "Rise" in summertime. An exact date will follow, and we will have a new song online very soon.
Now we are pleased to show you the cover artwork for our coming "Rise" album. This piece was forged by danish artist Claude Wit:
The song titles and tracklisting for "Rise" will be:
1. Rising War
2. Iron Rule
3. Don't Fuck With The Dead
4. Breeding Maggots
6. Walk The Shadows
7. Stand Up And Fight
8. Will And Fear
9. Fall Of The West
We've recieved the final master for "Rise" from Necromorbus Studio. It sounds killer to our ears! So before long we can publish some details about the coming album, and maybe a bit of music as well.
The mix of "Rise" is finished and sent off to mastering in Necromorbus Studio.
Recordings for "Rise" are done. The album will be mixed in a week's time.
Deus Otiosus have been confirmed for Viborg Metal Festival (Denmark) on May 3rd.
We could spend our whole lives waiting for some thunderbolt to come. And we could spend our whole lives waiting for some Justice to be done. Unless we make our own.
So today we started the drum recordings for "Rise" in Fast Beat Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark.
It is now january 2014 - the month where we will record our 3rd album, "Rise".
2013 is dying. And these unholy places are where the black sacrifices were performed. This is where we killed:
January 5th, Kældertråd 39, Roskilde, Denmark
January 11th, Mono Goes Metal, Monorama, Århus, Denmark
February 9th, Metal Mekka, Kansas City, Odense, Denmark
April 27th, Dark Mental Festival, Stengade, Copenhagen, Denmark
May 20th, Debaser, Malmö, Sweden
June 13th, COPENHELL, Denmark.
June 19th, Konfus, Esbjerg, Denmark
October 5th, Gothenburg Deathfest, Gothenburg, Sweden
October 31st, KB18, Copenhagen, Denmark
November 9th, Ear Terror Festival, Emden, Germany
December 6th, Metalbaren, Helsingborg, Sweden
But we have yet to unveil the most deadly part of our work from 2013: The writing of our 3rd album, "Rise". We will enter the studio in january to record the album and will release it as soon as time allows. Onwards to 2014 and "Rise"!
Last show for this year has been played. Next step is to record our 3rd album, "Rise" in january.
We can now reveal the title of the upcoming 3rd Deus Otiosus album. The album shall be named: "RISE". Recordings will take place in January 2014.
All the songs for the upcoming 3rd Deus Otiosus album has been written. We are currently rehearsing and arranging the songs. The album will be recorded in january 2014!
And we'll be going back to Sweden in December 6th to headline a show at Metalbaren, Helsingborg. More info on the venue HERE.
Upcoming shows are:
2013 - October 5th, Gothenburg Deathfest, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 - October 31st, KB18, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 - November 9th, Ear Terror Festival, Emden, Germany
2013 - December 6th, Metalbaren, Helsingborg, Sweden
Last week we could announce our first german show, but it doesn't stop there. We can announce another show: We will be going to Sweden for GOTHENBURG DEATHFEST already on saturday October 5th! And we have a bit more to announce soon....
Visit the festival HERE.
First show in Germany announced!
Deus Otiosus will headline Saturday november 9th on underground metal festival Ear Terror in Emden, Germany.
Visit the festival HERE.
We have uploadet our one and only demo to Bandcamp. "Death Lives Again" is from 2007 and is set for 'name you price', so now you can get the beginning of Deus Otiosus in high quality and no cost. Go right HERE.
We have now written and rehearsed well over half the songs for the 3rd, yet untitled, Deus Otiosus album! We will keep you updated with the progress.
New show announced on October 31st at KB18, Copenhagen, Denmark. This maybe the last chance to see Deus Otiosus in the danish capital this year, and we will play new, unheard material.
New interview up at english site All About The Rock. Read it HERE.
New photos of ao Copenhell added to the Gallery.
Here's some excerpts from the review of Deus Otiosus on Copenhell!
"It's difficult to see what Deus Otiosus can now do better, than what they did on Copenhell!"
There was crowded in front of the stage and Deus Otiosus delivered half an hour's intense death metal."
- Tak Rock
"People are really into to it from the start. Before long a giant moshpit breaks out and the band give it their full force."
"Deus Otiosus are a great name to keep an eye on in the danish scene and this gig was the proof!"
"I've always thought they are one of the most exciting and innovative death metal bands in Denmark. This evening, they prove why my statement is correct."
COPENHELL went great! Watch a live video of the show HERE.
But why stop with Copenhell? Less than a week later we will head for the other end of
Denmark. On june 19th we will play Tobakken, Esbjerg supporting Exhumed!
Upcoming shows are:
june 13th, CÓPENHELL, Denmark.
June 19th, Tobakken, Esbjerg, Denmark.
Deus Otiosus won Tak Rock's Rock Batte, and will play Copenhell this year!
New website online!
New stock has arrived and we once again have the "Godless" t-shirt
in M, L and XL here.
"Godless" is also out digitally worldwide!
If you prefer MP3s to CD, you can download it on iTunes or listen on Spotify.
Size L of the "Godless" t-shirt is sold out. We'll make sure to get more.
In the meantime, M and XL are still available.
We recieved a shipment of logo patches from Deepsend Records.
They look great and are added to our store here.
Another concert announced in Odense, Denmark along with Corpus Mortale and Dethroned!
The next upcoming shows are:
February 9th, Kansas City, Odense, Denmark.
April 27th, Stengade 30, Copenhagen, Denmark.
We've had a series of truely great live shows these last months.
Now it's time to announce new ones. We will be playing Dark Mental Festival on april 27th.
The festival will take place in Stengade 30, Copenhagen. Other announced acts are ao. Morbid Saint, Taake and Iniquity.
More info here.
The show in Roskilde went great! Pictures of the event here: here
Next gig is in Århus, Denmark on january 11th.
We start of 2013 in full force with these two gigs:
January 5th - Kældertråd 39, Roskilde, Denmark.
January 11th - Mono Goes Metal, Århus, Denmark.
Tonight Deus Otiosus will play a show at Badeanstalten in Slagelse, Denmark! The doors will open at 8 p.m. and Deus Otiosus will hit the stage at around 9 p.m., so be there early if you plan on going. The entrance is only 30 Danish kroner!
Godless T-shirts have just arrived. Godless cover on front and "Outlaw death metal" on the back.
These are going out for 15 euro including shipping. Go to our STORE or send us an e-mail:
death (at) deus-otiosus.com.
On a related note, all previously printed Deus Otiosus T-shirts are sold out.
"In Harm's Way" from "Godless" is streaming exclusively on Gunshyassassin.com at the moment, so be sure to go and listen to it HERE.
"In Harm's Way" is a midpaced, rocking death metal song about violence and terror.
Another song off "Godless" is online! Previously exclusive Bravewords.com, now you listen to the sinister and heavy "New Dawn" right here:
"Godless" is out in stores now! A list of distributors will come later on, but it's all over, so simply check your regular music dealer.
As promised, here is one more song off the album. The gloomy and heavy "New Dawn".
For exclusive streaming and Brave Words and loody Knuckles. Here's a direct link:
The first "Godless" reviews are all very positive, featuring exclusively
top grades where applied. Read them here:
Metalmusicarchives.com (in english)
Seaoftranquility.org (in english)
Alarm666.dk (in danish)
The first "Godless"-review, we know of, is online. And it's a perfect score 5/5-review from Metalmusicarchives.com. At the same time, it shows quite good insight into the album, so read it Here.
"Godless" will be in stores on november 19th in Scandinavia through VME.
And on november 20th in the US and Canada through Red/Sony!
We've just recieved the CDs for our second album, "Godless"!
These won't be in the stores for a couple of months, but they are available from us now for 60 DKR / 8 Euro / 10 dollars including shipping. Go to the Store on this page, or send an e-mail to: death (AT) deus-otiosus.com.
We've just had one more concert confirmed! December 14th at Badeanstalten in Slagelse, Denmark.
These are our upcoming shows so far:
2012 - December 14th, Badeanstalten, Slagelse, Denmark.
2013 - January 5th, Kældertråd 39, Roskilde, Denmark.
2013 - January 11th, Mono Goes Metal, Århus, Denmark.
September 17th, 2012
Saturdays concert at Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, went great! Alot of people showed up
and the crowd was ferocious. Photos from the concert are up at our Facebook page.
The "Godless" CDs are out and available from Deepsend now! Get them here.
We will also have them in a week or so.
Tomorrow, on saturday the 15th, we will already play several "Godless" songs live
at Pumpehuset in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Another concert confirmed on january 5th 2013 at Kældertråd 39 in Roskilde Denmark.
Here is a list of confirmed concerts so far:
September 15th, Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark.
January 5th, Kældertråd 39, Roskilde, Denmark.
January 11th, Mono Goes Metal, Aarhus, Denmark.
The "Godless" CDs have been pressed succesfully! For those who have pre-ordered the album from Deepsend they will ship on friday the 14th of september. The band will have the CDs in stock about a week after that and later on they will hit the stores as well.
September 7th, 2012
We are confirmed to play Mono Goes Metal festival i Aarhus, Denmark on Januar 11th 2013. There is an event on Facebook here.
Also remember that we will be playing legendary venue Pumpehuset in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 15th 2012.
The "Godless" album will also be out during September! More information will follow on this.
A video from the recording of "Godless" is now online. Besides footage from the recording session at Earplug Studio, the video also contains samples from the upcoming album that have not been heard earlier. Watch it here:
We're glad to announce that the song "Cast From Heaven" from the upcoming album
will feature Mustafa Yildiz from the killer death metal band, Burial Invocation,
on guest vocals.
"Godless" is up for pre-order at the Deepsend Records store. Get it here.
Yesterday we unleashed the first song off "Godless" in the form of "Pest Grave".
Today we can announce that we have signed to Deepsend Records!
Deepsend will release the album later this year.
Visit Deepsend Records here.
July 15th, 2012
The time has come. We can now present you a song from the upcoming "Godless" album.
This one represents the faster, raging side of the album:
Ready or not, here comes the "Pest Grave"!
The recording of "Godless" is completely finished, and very soon we will have a new song online!
We have been working concentrated on our second album, Godless". See pictures from the recording here
But we have also found time to answer a handful of new interviews.
You can read an interview with Deus Otiosus in the upcoming 3rd issue
of the mighty Compilation of Death magazine. Or read these directly online:
Metal Music Archives (in english)
From Beyond Metal Fanzine (in spanish)
Brutal Area Zine (in english)
June 11th, 2012
We are proud to reveal the frontcover for our coming second album, "Godless":
New, official contact-e-mail:
death (AT) deus-otiosus.com
The title for the next album has been settled.
The second Deus Otiosus full length album will be named: "Godless".
Band picture of our new line-up online.
These photos are taken in a ruined damp cellar during last rehearsal session.
From left to right Deus Otiosus is:
Jesper Holst (bass)
Jesper Olsen (drums)
Peter Engkjær (guitars)
Anders Bo Rasmussen (vocals)
Henrik Engkjær (guitars)
Announcement: New drummer
Jesper Olsen has replaced Søren Bentsen as the drummer for Deus Otiosus.
Like Peter Engkjær and Jesper Holst, Jesper Olsen also has a past in Hideous Invasion, so we're keeping things within the family. Jesper has already been playing with the band for some time. He's doing a great job and we're continuing the work with the songs for our second album with him.
The band is currently hard at work with new songs for a second album.
But there has also been time to answer some interviews and a batch of them are online now.
Check them out below.
Nuclear Paradise (in english)
Super Smash Media (in english)
Via Nocturna (in portugese)
Deus Otiosus will be playing the Days of Thunder Festival at Huset i Magstræde, Copenhagen, Denmark, on saturday february the 4th.
Link to the venue:
There's a new interview up with Undergrind.net.
Find the newest interviews with Deus Otiosus here:
Undergrind.net (in english)
Extreme Metal zine (in english)
If you prefer printed zines go for Bells of Acheron, Merciless zine or Hammerfist zine.
Gallery is now up too
Homepage is online!
Enter freely and of your own will.