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Rituals (Death Metal)

by CRAWL (Sweden)

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  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    This is a full album download.
    Purchasable with gift card

      €6.66 EUR  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    These box sets are autographed and hand-numbered to 200 copies worldwide only and come with a gorgeous silver-embossing on the band logo, label logo and even the album title on the side. Each of them come with the following items -

    1) Autographed certificate copy with a unique number
    2) CD with lyrics in a matt varnish booklet
    3) Logo patch
    4) A3 size poster of the album artwork made by Jonas A. Holmberg (THIS GIFT IS A CURSE)
    5) Sticker of the album artwork
    6) Fridge magnet of the album artwork
    7) Guitar pick of the band's logo

    Includes unlimited streaming of Rituals (Death Metal) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 2 days
    edition of 200 
    Purchasable with gift card

      €17.99 EUR or more 

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    It's only fitting that CRAWL's mighty release be paired with the legends PAGANIZER and their latest CD in a special discounted combo. It's a must-have for fans of pure Swedish death metal. If you don't have either of the CDs, this is the one to opt for. You can listen to PAGANIZER here - paganizer.bandcamp.com

    Includes unlimited streaming of Rituals (Death Metal) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 2 days
    Purchasable with gift card

      €13.99 EUR or more 

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    The CD version of 'Rituals' features gorgeous artwork by Jonas A. Holmberg of THIS GIFT IS A CURSE who has worked on the inlay as well which encompasses lyrics and all other important information. It comes in a fitting matt varnish to top it all off.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Rituals (Death Metal) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 2 days
    Purchasable with gift card

      €7.99 EUR or more 

     

  • CRAWL - Rituals LP (Purple and Black Splatter)
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Due to popular demand, we're reprinting a very limited number of these excellent-looking purple and black splatter LPs. Don't miss out this time around!

    These are high quality LPs made in Czech Republic from a vinyl master. Each comes with a printed insert containing complete lyrics and information. Artwork and layout for this has been made by none other than Jonas A. Holmberg of THIS GIFT IS A CURSE fame who understands the aesthetics very well.

    All LPs will be shipped using the ultra-fast DHL Express service at no extra cost whose transit time is just around 2-3 days worldwide. They will be shipped out around the mentioned release date for this specific product.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Rituals (Death Metal) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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  • CRAWL - 'Rituals' Purple and Black Splatter LP Box Set (Limited to 20)
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Only a few of these are going to end up in the new LP box set version, so this is your chance. These box sets have a special silver embossing on the logo and come packed with several special items such as -

    1) Purple and Black Splatter LP
    2) A2 size poster
    3) Band logo patch
    4) Coaster of the excellent album artwork by Jonas A. Holmberg (THIS GIFT IS A CURSE)
    5) Fridge magnet of the same artwork
    6) Sticker of the album artwork
    7) Sticker of the alternate artwork

    All LP box sets will be shipped using the ultra-fast DHL Express service at no extra cost whose transit time is just around 2-3 days worldwide. They will be shipped out around the mentioned release date for this specific product.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Rituals (Death Metal) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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  • CRAWL - Rituals T-shirt (Gildan size) + Digital Download
    T-Shirt/Apparel + Digital Album

    Get the astounding album artwork made by Jonas A. Holmberg of THIS GIFT IS A CURSE on a premium quality cotton T-shirt in at least A3 size. This will be printed on a Transcending Obscurity brand T-shirt whose sizing is comparable to the international brands.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Rituals (Death Metal) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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about

From the label that put out releases of PAGANIZER, HENRY KANE and URSINNE which upheld the brand of Swedish death metal, you have CRAWL unleashing their debut full length that sets new standards for the style. Crushing Swedeath honouring the progenitors and at the same time stepping out their shadows by concocting a vile mix with influences of punk/crust and hardcore is what's on offer here. 'Rituals' is an irreverent exercise in bombarding the classic style with fresh elements and lending to the staid style new vitality. Prepare to be shocked, annihilated and thrilled at the prospect of listening to the new masterpiece.

credits

released August 20, 2018

Lineup -
M. Sjögren - Guitar/Bass (ex-DISCARNATE)
A. Batar - Drums (ex-DEMONICAL, ex-TORMENTION)
J. Lyngfelt - Vocals (DRÅP, ex-DECOMPOSED)

Artwork by Jonas A. Holmberg (THIS GIFT IS A CURSE)
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Ulf Blomberg at Hoborec.


#1 ALBUM OF THE YEAR - Nattskog (UK)
youtu.be/lj8AvM9QMR4


BEST ALBUMS LIST - The Metal Gamer (Sweden)
themetalgamerblog.wordpress.com/2018/12/20/the-metal-gamer-best-of-2018-j-b-edition/



- "fantastically brutal" - Decibel Magazine (US) Premiere
www.decibelmagazine.com/2018/06/20/track-premiere-crawl-sentenced-to-rot/


- "absolutely flesh-peeling!" - Metal Injection (US)
www.metalinjection.net/editorials/the-obituarist/trevor-from-the-black-dahlia-murder-offers-20-pieces-of-delicious-razor-laden-death-metal-halloween-candy-for-the-sweet-toothed-youth


- "way up there on my end of year list" - Metal Roos (Australia) 4/5
metal-roos.com.au/reviews/rituals


- "a whole lot of Swedeath in not a lot of time" - Stereogum (US)
www.stereogum.com/2008165/best-new-metal-july-2018/franchises/the-black-market/


- "among some of the best death metal releases this year" - Cadaver Garden (US)
cadavergarden.com/2018/06/27/crawl-rituals/


- "You simply can't reject death metal like this" - Deaf Sparrow (US) 4/5
www.deafsparrow.com/2018/10/30/crawl-rituals-sweden-does-it-again-sort-of


- "outstanding" - Trueno Metalico (Spain) 9/10
truenometalico.com/crawl-rituals-critica/?


- "The sound is like a cleansed fist pounding your stomach" - Sweden Rock Magazine (Sweden)
www.swedenrock.com/magazine


- "death metal perfection!" - The Dirty Room (US)
www.facebook.com/TheDirtyRoomLasCruces/photos/a.1410599585707098/1431487476951642/?type=3&theater


- "If you like old school Swedish death metal (and if you don’t, you’re dead to me) then buy Buy BUY this album!!" - Ave Noctum (UK) 9.5/10
www.avenoctum.com/2018/08/crawl-rituals-transcending-obscurity-records/


- "absolutely crushing" - Wonderbox Metal (UK)
wonderboxmetal.com/2018/07/14/crawl-rituals-review/


- "pure, unadulterated Swedish Death Metal" - Nattskog (Norway) 9/10
nattskog.wordpress.com/2018/08/19/album-review-crawl-rituals/


- "This is death metal, loud and proud" - Everything Is Noise (US)
everythingisnoise.net/reviews/crawl-rituals/


- "very impressive" - Metalfan (Netherlands) 88/100
www.metalfan.nl/reviews.php?id=10636


- "a demented apex predator" - Heavy Blog Is Heavy (US) Premiere
www.heavyblogisheavy.com/2018/07/31/exclusive-premiere-crawl-whip-up-a-swedeath-frenzy-with-coven-of-servants/


- "thoroughly satisfying" - Last Rites (US)
yourlastrites.com/2018/08/07/crawl-rituals-review/


- "focusing on the essence of the genre" - Close-Up Magazine (Sweden)
www.closeupmagazine.net/number.php?id=164


- "excellent" - Core and Co (France) 9/10
www.coreandco.fr/chroniques/crawl-rituals-6857.html


- " Swedish death metal done right!" - Grimm Gent (Netherlands) 8.8/10
www.grimmgent.com/crawl-rituals/


- "excellent" - Slavestate Magazine (Sweden)
www.slavestate.se?e=3997


- "This album crushes" - Rock'n'Load (UK) 9/10
rocknloadmag.com/album-review/crawl-rituals-album-review/


- "a firm favourite" - Planet Mosh (UK) 4/5
planetmosh.com/crawl-rituals/


- "most excellent" - Metal Utopia (US)
www.metalutopia.com/crawl-rituals-review/


- "crushing viciousness" - No Clean Singing (US)
www.nocleansinging.com/2018/07/17/an-ncs-premiere-crawl-reject-the-cross/


- "a love letter to old school Swedish death metal" - Mostly Yelling (US)
mostlyyelling.com/2018/08/23/review-crawl-rituals/


- "the right definition of Swedish death metal" - Deadly Storm (Czech Republic)
deadly-storm.blogspot.com/2018/06/recenzereview-crawl-rituals-2018.html


- "leave a lasting impact" - GBHBL (UK)
gbhbl.com/album-review-crawl-rituals-transcending-obscurity-records/


- "blown away" - Grizzly Butts (US)
grizzlybutts.com/2018/08/16/crawl-rituals-2018-review/


- "staggering" - Head-Bangers Reviews (UK)
headbangerreviews.wordpress.com/2018/06/15/crawl-rituals/


- "join the death metal luminaries of Sweden" - The Killchain (UK)
thoseonceloyal.wordpress.com/2018/06/01/review-crawl-rituals/


- "It's pure adrenaline" - Dioses Del Metal (Spain)
diosesdelmetal.org/crawl-rituals-2018/


- "Big energy, big riffs, and big nasty" - Toilet ov Hell (US)
www.toiletovhell.com/premiere-crawl-to-the-call-of-the-black-ritual/


- "devastating" - Headbangers Latinoamerica
www.headbangerslatinoamerica.com/reviewsCD/agosto2018/CRAWL.html


- "heavy as nails" - Setor X Metal
setorxmetal.ga/album-review-crawl-rituals/?i=1


- "a rollicking experience" - Dead Rhetoric (US)
deadrhetoric.com/reviews/crawl-rituals-transcending-obscurity/


- "a new breed keeping the old sound alive with a new vigor" - Noise Beneath The Snow (US)
noisebeneaththesnow.com/2018/06/13/crawl-swe-rituals-album-review-death-metal/


- "Something to be praised" - Dissecting the Euphony (Malaysia)
dissectingtheeuphony.blogspot.com/2018/06/crawl-rituals-2018.html


- "crushing" - Teeth of the Divine (US)
www.teethofthedivine.com/reviews/crawl-rituals/


- "exemplary" - Metal Eyes (Italy)
metaleyes.iyezine.com/crawl-rituals


- "damn great" - Scumfeast Zine (US)
scumfeastzineblog.blogspot.com/2018/07/crawl-rituals-review.html


- "excellent" - Disfactory (Italy)
www.disfactory.it/recensione-crawl-rituals/


- "a certain freshness" - Vampster (Germany)
vampster.com/cd-reviews/crawl-ritual/


- "do it just the right way" - Hard Rock Info (Sweden)
www.hardrockinfo.com/reviews/2018/5.html#crawl-rituals



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