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Album Releases


Issue VI

Dew-Scented Launch New Track, Live Version Via YouTube
April 21, 2010
German thrashers Dew-Scented have premiered a track from their upcoming album, 'Invocation', on Myspace. The track is entitled, "Arise From Decay." Go to: to check it out. 'Invocation' will be released May 25th in North America via Prosthetic Records, May 21st in Germany and May 24th in the rest of Europe via Metal Blade Records. "Arise From Decay" is also featured on the CD sampler included with this month's Rock Hard Magazine, in Germany.

Vocalist Leif comments about the new song: "We are happy to finally be able to debut a new song for all of you to hear! 'Arise From Decay' is the new album's opening track (after the instrumental intro piece 'Downfall') and a really good representation of not only what the album is all about, but also of what Dew-Scented sound like in 2010. 'Arise From Decay' combines many of the band's 'trademark' elements into a straight forward and pretty vicious song. This song was actually one of the first fully finalized tracks when we started writing the 'Invocation' album with the band's new line-up and we have already been playing it live for a while now with great response. Enjoy!"

The band has also posted a live video of "Arise From Decay" from their set at Moita Metal Fest in Portugal last month. Check it out below.

Dew-Scented on tour:
4/23 - JUZ Dampfmuhle - Verden, Germany
4/29 - Atak - Enschede, The Netherlands
4/30 - Neurotic Deathfest 2010 - Tilburg, The Netherlands
5/01 - Turock - Essen, Germany
5/07 - Le Trabendo - Paris, France
5/08 - CCO - Lyon, France
5/09 - Trix (Hof Ter Lo) - Antwerpen, Belgium
5/14 - Le Grillen - Colmar, France
5/16 - Kulturfabrik - Luxembourg, Luxembourg
6/04 - Tower CD / Invocation Release Show - Bremen, Germany
6/05 - Protzen Open Air - Protzen, Germany
6/16 - Underworld - London, UK (w/ Atheist)
6/17 - Underground - Koln, Germany (w/ Atheist)
6/18 - Groningen, The Netherlands - Vera (w/ Atheist)
6/19 - Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France (w/ Atheist)
7/31 - Eisenwahn Festival - Obersinn, Germany
8/20 - Summer Breeze Festival - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
8/28 - Elsrock Festival - Rijssen, The Netherlands
9/03 - Livefactory / Metalfeast - Adelsheim, Germany
9/11 - Mehsuff Metalfestival - Huttikon / Basel, Switzerland
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Dew-Scented Finish Mixing Album, Reveal Final Tracklisting
March 25, 2010
German Thrash Metallers Dew-Scented have finished recording and mixing their new album 'Invocation' at Soundlodge Studio in Northern Germany with producer Jorg Uken (God Dethroned, Sinister, etc.). 'Invocation', the band's eigth full length will be released May 25th in North America via Prosthetic Records, and May 24th in Europe via Metal Blade.

Vocalist Leif Jensen checks in with the following comment: "It is done! After long weeks of intense work, we are finished tracking and mixing this new album...What a great feeling! The new song-material is totally fresh and energetic to us and I hope all you Thrash maniacs will dig it as much as we do! Despite the band's line up changes, we are pretty much staying true to our traditional stylistic formula and tried to combine the best of our 80's Thrash Metal roots with the punch of a modern production and an utterly aggressive performance! Look out!!!"

The band has also released the track listing for 'Invocation':
1. Downfall (Instrumental)
2. Arise From Decay
3. The Invocation
4. Have No Mercy On Us
5. Artificial Life
6. Condemnation
7. Totem (Instrumental)
8. Torn To Shreds
9. Revel In Contempt
10. A Critical Mass
11. Global Hysteria
12. Slaves Of Consent

Furthermore, Dew-Scented have announced more shows in 2010 including support to Heathen in Essen (Germany) @ Turock on May 1st as well as supporting technical death metal legends Atheist on a short string of shows in June, leading up to France's Hellfest.

Jensen adds: "Atheist are a longtime fave band of mine and we seriously look forward to sharing stages with them! It will also be cool to return to London, where we haven't played since 2007! We just debuted the new songs 'Arise From Decay' and 'Condemnation' at shows this last weekend (Thanks to Decision To Defy and the Iron Eagle crew in Lugau for the good time!) and they went down just great! The new album's songs will be killer additions to our live-set! Portugal is next this coming weekend!"

Their confirmed dates are as follows:

3/26 - Porto (Portugal) - Metalpoint
3/27 - Moita (Portugal) - Moita Metal Fest
4/23 - Verden (Germany) - JUZ Dampfmühle
4/29 - Enschede (The Netherlands) - Atak
4/30 - Tilburg (The Netherlands) - 013 / Neurotic Deathfest 2010
5/01 - Essen (Germany) - Turock (w/ Heathen)
5/07 - Paris (France) - Le Trabendo
5/08 - Lyon (France) - CCO
5/09 - Antwerpen (Belgium) - Trix (Hof Ter Lo)
5/14 - Colmar (France) - Le Grillen
5/16 - Luxembourg (Luxembourg) - Kulturfabrik
6/04 - Bremen (Germany) - Tower CD / 'Invocation' Release Show
6/05 - Protzen (Germany) - Protzen Open Air
6/16 - London (UK) - Underworld (w/ Atheist)
6/17 - Köln (Germany) - Underground (w/ Atheist)
6/18 - Groningen (The Netherlands) - Vera (w/ Atheist)
6/19 - Clisson (France) - Hellfest Open Air (w/ Atheist)
7/31 - Obersinn (Germany) - Eisenwahn Festival
8/20 - Dinkelsbühl (Germany) - Summer Breeze Festival
8/28 - Rijssen (The Netherlands) - Elsrock Festival
9/03 - Adelsheim (Germany) - Livefactory / Metalfeast
9/11 - Hüttikon / Basel (Switzerland) - Mehsuff Metalfestival

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Obscura Post New Preview Track Online
January 24, 2009
Germany's fast rising tech melodic death metallers, Obscura, have posted a fourth preview track, the title track “Cosmogenesis”, from their forthcoming Relapse debut. “Cosmogenesis” can be heard online now via the band’s official MySpace page along with “Incarnated”, “Anticosmic Overload”, and “Universe Momentum”. 'Cosmogenesis' will see its North American release on February 17th, 2009 (March 2nd internationally). Additional release information and album artwork can be found at this location.

Obscura will co-headline the Euroblast Festival 2009 this weekend along with Dew Scented. This festival will take place Saturday, January 24th in Cologne, Germany. For more information, please visit
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Arsis, Threat Signal At Indianapolis Metal Fest II
September 23, 2008
Nuclear Blast USA Recording artist and technical death metal act, Arsis, are confirmed to appear at the Indianapolis Metal Fest II on September 26th and 27.

Arsis joins label mates Dew-Scented, Threat Signal, and Bleed The Sky for their first-ever appearance at what's being touted as the 'fastest growing celebration of all things metal.' In its second year, the Indianapolis Metal Fest is setting itself apart from other metal festivals by highlighting diverse bands from all metal genres.

2008 has proved to be busy and successful for the Virginia-based Arsis, which is arriving in Indianapolis fresh off their summer 'Thrash and Burn' Tour with Misery Signal, Darkest Hour, and Parkway Drive and will hit the road again in October for select dates on the Death By Decibels tour, following November on the European MetalFest Tour through the end of the year.

Joining Arsis, Dew-Scented, Threat Signal, and Bleed The Sky at the Indianapolis Metal Fest II will be national bands Kittie, Divine Heresy, Mustasch, The Absence, Eko-tren, Woe of Tyrants, Demiricous, Shadowside (Brazil), Level-C, Wykked Wytch, Obszon Geschopf (France), Green Jelly, Into Eternity, Daylight Dies, Destrophy, Skeletonwitch, The Destro, Gates of Slumber, Gigan, Black Chapel, and a number of hand-picked artists and regional favorites.

Two-day tickets are $30 in advance/$40 at the door.
Tickets are available at:
or by phone at (888 ) 690-9875.

Tickets are also available locally at select retails locations listed below.

Twenty Past Four & More
Indianapolis, IN

Midian Media Music
Shelbyville, IN

Hollywood Tattoos
Indianapolis, IN

Vibes Music
Indianapolis, IN

All tickets are general admission.
Indianapolis Metal Fest II is an all ages show.
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HOME TOWN: Germany
Leif Jensen (vocals)
Hendrik Bache (guitar)
Patrick Heims (bass)
Uwe Werning (drums)

German DEW-SCENTED are the leaders of a new breed of Thrash Metal: Always one step ahead of their competitors, they combine oldschool brutality with fierce vocal-aggression and riffing deeply rooted in the best of the Thrash and Death Metal genres. With their latest effort �Issue VI�, DEW-SCENTED are back to seriously break some necks!Once again fueled by an aggressive, yet crystal-clear production courtesy of Stage One Studio's Andy Classen (Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Disbelief, Krisiun, etc.), �Issue VI� is every ounce the album that will make DEW-SCENTED fans rejoice. The sheer rage and complex instrumental arrangements of the band (that have already become a trademark) firmly grip the listener by the throat throughout the whole of these 12 new songs. Tracks like the merciless opening "Processing Life", the groovy "Rituals Of TIme", the uncompromising �Turn To Ash� (for which the band just completed their impressing first-ever video clip), the mid-paced "The Prison Of Reason" or the simply striking �Bled Dry� are the musical equivalent of a violent wrecking impact. Leif Jensen's untamed vocals combined with pounding drums and massive riffing are guaranteed to turn every moshpit into a slaughterhouse....DEW-SCENTED (a name inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe) were originally formed in 1992 with a slightly different line-up and released their one and only demo tape �Symbolization� in the winter of 1993 / 1994. Not only the underground scene took notice of that six-song effort � a couple of labels did as well. In February 1996 DEW-SCENTED signed a deal with Steamhammer Records / SPV for their debut CD �Immortelle�. Supporting big names such as Overkill, Edge Of Sanity or Morbid Angel, the band quickly gained wide live-reputation and fan loyalty. "Innoscent", released in the early summer of 1998 through Grind Syndicate Media / Nuclear Blast, impressed listeners with voracious songs as well as a pounding mix courtesy of cult producer Dan Swan�. DEW-SCENTED once again headed out to present the album on European stages: A string of tours with Death, the "Summer Clash" festival tour with Deicide, Six Feet Under, Amon Amarth, Naglfar and Brutal Truth, as well as a show at the "Wacken Open Air" in 1998 followed, as well as plenty of single gigs with bands such as Dismember, Eucharist or Night In Gales.Without any actual time-off, the band managed to complete a new album, which was released in the summer of 1999. "Ill-Natured" with its elaborated song writing, was another huge step forward for these guys from Northern Germany. Mixing Death and Thrash Metal elements, melodic parts and tight riffs, the new album propelled DEW-SCENTED into being one of the most uncompromising and determined brutal Metal bands in Europe. DEW-SCENTED, once again, hit the road and performed live as much as ever possible, including a European tour supporting Overkill and Annihilator, several different festival shows and gigs with Immortal, Tankard, Vader, etc. All these appearances were highlighted by an amazing four-date tour of Japan alongside Defleshed and Night In Gales.In the summer of 2001 DEW-SCENTED entered the famous Stage One Studio with producer Andy Classen to nail down the fourth full-length album "Inwards". Mr. Classen, would then move on to become a decisive part of band, producing all of their upcoming records to date. �Inwards� turned out to be a neck-snapping bastard of an album, irresistible for fans of Slayer and lovers of Death or The Haunted. In the meantime, DEW-SCENTED had added Hendrik Bache to the band's steady line-up for additional six-string power and suitable song writing contribution, bringing the band back to quintet shape. DEW-SCENTED toured in promotion of their acclaimed new release (which by the way achieved several "album of the month" features and awesome media feedback throughout the whole world) in France with No Return, in UK with Vader, supported a week of shows for the German Thrash Metal Trinity Kreator, Destruction and Sodom, played several Summer festival sets (With Full Force, Summer Rocks in Hungary, Party-San, Metalfest Vienna, etc.), visited North American ground for the very first time to perform a highly successful set at the well-known Milwaukee Metalfest and finished off the busy year 2002 with a 5 weeks, full European tour as main support act to Cannibal Corpse.Their 2003 release �Impact� as well as the re-mastered re-release of �Ill - Natured� + �Innoscent� via Nuclear Blast Records further established the band as one of the leading forces of European extreme Metal and saw the guys play live at prestigious festivals such as Wacken Open Air, Summer Breeze Festival, Tuska Open Air in Finland, Fury Fest in France, Pressure Festival, Earthshaker Fest, Metalcamp Tolmin in Slovenia, Up From The Ground, New Jersey Metal And Hardcore Fest, as well as a European tour with Nile and Misery Index which melted into the �X-Mass Festivals� with Destruction, Deicide, Amon Amarth and many more. Another line-up change took place before the long-awaited sixth opus, entitled �Issue VI�, came to existence: Obscenity's Alexander Pahl joined the band permanently on bass after already being with the band for live-shows since 2002, guitar player Florian M�ller left bringing in Marvin Vriesde from Blo.Torch and Severe Torture as additional guitarist. What else? Yes, DEW-SCENTED will return to a stage near you and wreck the place apart! Thrash 'til death!