Scythe - New Release Details Revealed

'A nine-song pummelling assault of headbanging, fistbanging metal anthems'...

Today, Finnish stronghold of scuzz Primitive Reaction Records announces September 11th as the international release date for Scythe's Subterranean Steel. Following the release of Subterranean Steel, Scythe will be touring in direct support for Japan's legendary Sabbat on their first full-scale North American tour. The tracklisting is as follows:

Leather Aggressor


Subterranean Steel

October Dies

The Grunting Dead

The Bray Beast

Beyond the Northwoods

Nights of Terror

Thunder Hammer

Forged out of the ashes of the legendary Chicago band Usurper, Scythe was spawned in 2009 to expand upon Usurper's legacy of headbanging, fistbanging, underground metal anthems. Scythe's metal assault incorporates the style of '80s thrash/black/speed metal, combined with elements of classic heavy metal and heavy rock 'n' roll to create an original sound that follows no modern trends.

In 2012, Scythe released its debut album for Primitive Reaction Records entitled Beware The Scythe. Beware The Scythe became an instant underground metal classic, garnishing positive reviews and interviews in magazines and webzines worldwide, including a mention in the "Top Ten Albums of 2012" from legendary German magazine Voices From the Darkside.

Scythe's second album, Subterranean Steel, will be released internationally on September 11th, 2013 on Primitive Reaction Records. Subterranean Steel is a sonic juggernaut of apocalyptic aggression, a nine-song pummelling assault of headbanging, fistbanging metal anthems paying homage to endtime prophecies, conspiracies, and occult powers of the the diabolical elite.

This year and next, Scythe will perform concerts and shows across North America, including direct support for Japan's Sabbat, as well as tour plans for South America in 2014. Be prepared for the leathery onslaught of molten prepared for the Subterranean Steel!

Scythe is:

Rick Scythe: guitars / vocals

Dan Geist: bass / vocals

Joey Contreras: drums


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