Relapse Records is extremely proud to announce the deluxe reissue of GOD MACABRE‘s Swedish death metal classic The Winterlong. Originally released in 1993, The Winterlong was recorded at Stockholm’s legendary Sunlight Studios in 1991 and engineered by Tomas Skogsberg (Amorphis, At The Gates, Entombed). Now fully remastered and available for the first time in over 10 years, The Winterlong reissue also contains four bonus tracks, including the band’s original 7″ demo from 1990 plus the never-before-heard track, “Life’s Verge”, the first new God Macabre recording in over 20 years.
The Winterlong will see it’s official reissue on June 10th (N. America), June 9th (UK/World) and June 6th (Germany / Benelux / Finland). The album will be available on CD/LP/Digital and is available for pre-order here. The remastered track “Spawn of Flesh” is available for streaming here. An in-depth look at the limited-edition vinyl featuring the track is available here.
Guitarist Jonas Stålhammar commented on the reissue:
“We’re very excited to have Relapse once again releasing our only album “The Winterlong”. We hope to see fans of the album on the few exclusive liveshows we will be doing during 2014. Cheers!”
Additionally, the band has reunited for a string of special shows and festival appearances this year including their first US performance at Maryland Deathfest. A full list of confirmed shows is available below:
God Macabre Tour Dates:
30 April Västerås, SWEDEN @ Bankiren
2 May Tilburg, HOLLAND @ Neurotic Deathfest
21 May Stockholm, SWEDEN @ Püssy A Go Go
24 May Baltimore, USA @ Maryland Deathfest
5 July Viseu, PORTUGAL @ Viseu Rockfest
7 August Schlotheim, GERMANY @ Party San Open Air
5 September Copenhagen, DENMARK @ Killtown Deathfest
6 September Gothenburg, SWEDEN @ Truckstop Alaska