SOLEMNITY: Limited-Edition Vinyl Containing BATHORY Cover Due Next Week

Germany's SOLEMNITY has set a January 11 release date for its limited-edition 10-inch vinyl containing a classical version of BATHORY's "One Rode to Asa Bay" backed with a cover of LIZZY BORDEN's 'There will be Blood Tonight'.

SOLEMNITY recorded "One Rode to Asa Bay" with the help of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra at the Ulmer Münster Cathedral in Ulm, Germany, which is said to be the highest Catholic church on earth. "This was the place to call on the ancient Gods and show Quorthon and all the Ases in Valhalla that they triumphed at last," the band said in a statement. "You will hear the original medieval church organ, string quartets, female and male choirs, timpanis, mouthdrums and things you can't imagine. All LIVE from the Ulmer Münster on 64-tracks!!"

Check out the "One Rode to Asa Bay" artwork at this location. The vinyl is limited to 500 copies.

In other news, SOLEMNITY recently shot a video for the song "Axe Attack". The band will also record a song for the upcoming science-fiction movie "Captain Ridiculous". More information will be made available soon.

SOLEMNITY's third album, "Shockwave of Steel", was released in 2005. An EP, entitled "Another Bloody Sabbath", followed in April 2006.


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