Alkaloid (Ex-Necrophagist / Ex-Obscura): Premiere New Song.


Germany's most extreme progressive metal supergroup, ALKALOID have recently completed their highly anticipated debut album The Malkuth Grimoire.  In celebration of this event, the band has premiered the song "Cthulu" via Soundcloud . 

Consisting of a pedigree of extreme musicians, including current and former members ofNecrophagist, Obscura, Spawn of Possession, Aborted, Dark Fortress, God Dethroned, Blotted Science and NoneuclidALKALOID set out to push the boundaries of progressive, extreme music on their full-length debut.  The group also decided to self-record and self-release The Malkuth Grimoire via a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com.  The campaign has less than three days remaining and the band has already surpassed their goal.    

ALKALOID previously released the single "Carbon Phases" along with an album teaser which can both be heard HERE.  A trailer for the crowdfunding campaign can be viewed HERE.  

Besides CDs, downloads and T-Shirts, the band is offering perks which include personal items, equipment of current and previous recordings plus the offer to do session work for a contributor's own project. Fan's can contribute to the project HERE.  


Drummer Hannes Grossmann (Blotted Science, Ex­-Obscura, Ex­-Necrophagist) commented on the completion of the album:

"We finished the mix of "The Malkuth Grimoire". Well, what can I say...it's a monolith. I really have no clue how people will react when hearing the whole thing. But I'm happy. No doubt that it is the best sounding record of my career. And it' heavy...I mean HEAVY!!"

Alakaloid is: 
Morean (Dark Fortress, Noneuclid) - ­Vocals, Guitars
Christian Muenzner (Spawn of Possession, Ex­-Obscura, Ex­-Necrophagist) ­- Guitars
Danny Tunker (Aborted, Ex­-God Dethroned) ­- Guitars
Linus Klausenitzer (Obscura, Noneuclid) ­- Bass
Hannes Grossmann (Blotted Science, Ex­-Obscura, Ex­-Necrophagist) -­ Drums

About Alkaloid:  
Alkaloid is a new band created by five good friends, who happen to be well-known musicians of the metal genre. Their intention is to go beyond any limit that metal music sub-genres might have these days and create the world's most extreme Prog Metal band.

They define themselves through the field of tension created between musical opposites. All band members are active death metal musicians who nevertheless all have a much broader view of music than blast beats and growls. They establish from the beginning that they have many faces, and that oscillating between (seemingly) contrary or mutually exclusive styles is an important factor.

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