July 10, 2024

Samael launches live version of ‘Moonskin’ – Watch it now


Samael launches live version of 'Moonskin' - Watch it now

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(Photo by Cyril Perregaux) The Swiss industrial black metal act Samael have released the gothic and piano driven single “Moonskin” via Napalm Records. The single is taken from the band’s upcoming live album, “Passage – Live”, out on February 16. You can view the lyric video below.

Vorph explains: “We were repeatedly asked to release this song as a standalone single around the time of the album’s release. So, a quarter of a century later, we decided to put it in the spotlight with the release of Passage – Live.”

About the live album

The live record was recorded during a sold-out concert in Krakow on the last day of the European leg of the “Passage 25th Anniversary Tour. Vorph comments: “The blend of metal, industrial and electronica that has been our trademark for almost three decades began with Passage. It’s almost ground zero for us, and we’re delighted to offer these songs a fresh approach and bring this album to life for our long-standing audience as well as those who have discovered the band recently.”

“Passage” is the fourth album by Swiss industrial metal band Samael, released on 19 August 1996 through Century Media. “Passage – Live” will be available in the following formats:

  • 1LP gatefold marbled red/white & 20 page booklet (Napalm mail order only, limited to 300)
  • 1LP gatefold black & 20 page booklet
  • 6 page digipack & 56 page booklet in a slipcase
  • Digital album

Samael live 2024

  • 22.02.24 PL – Kraków / Kamienna 12
  • 23.02.24 PL – Wroclaw / Zaklete Rewiry
  • 24.02.24 PL – Gdansk / B90
  • 25.02.24 PL – Warsaw / Progresja
  • 09.03.24 JPN – Tokyo / Reny Alpha Akabane
  • 10.03.24 JPN – Osaka / Shinsaibashi Drop
  • 02.05.24 NO – Kopervik / Karmøygeddon Metal Festival 2024
  • 03.08.24 PRT – Bagos / Vagos Metal Fest 2024
  • 21.09.24 TR – Istanbul / Bosphorus Metal Fest
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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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