May 022014
 

Extol_of Light ... posterExtol: of Light and Shade is a documentary about the Norwegian death metal band Extol. A new teaser can be seen below.

A documentary about the Norwegian Christian death metal band Extol. In 2007, after 6 studio-releases, Norwegian Grammy award nomination, world wide touring with bands such as Mastodon and Opeth, the band went off the radar without any explanation. More than 5 years later, Extol reunites to embark on the production of new material. But life looks truly different for the trio Peter, David and Ole. With family duties and health issues to consider the challenges are lining up for the group that is determined to make “the best death metal album in ages!”.

The band that have been faced with attacks from two main oppositions; both Christians and forces within the Norwegian metal scene, known for their brutality and dark history. How does Extol combine their faith with this expression, in a genre that is built upon the aggressive, morbid and occult? Whilst some Christians react to the bands aesthetic and effects with fear and loathing, parts of the metal scene reacts to the evangelical content of their songs. Continue reading »

Feb 122014
 

Extol_2013_aprilExtol have released a digital Deluxe Edition of their self titled 2013 album. The new edition contains the exclusive new track ‘Sting of Death’, as well as new digital booklet containing never-before-seen artwork.

In addition to the release of Extol Deluxe Edition and accompanying lyric video for ‘Sting of Death’, there has also been an update from Animidas Productions on the release of the Extol documentary film. The video can be seen in the youtube clip below.

We´ve had our hands extremely full with post production and we´re now very close to a finished film..!  Continue reading »

Feb 072014
 

Extol_documntaryFollowing the upcoming DVD Norwegian death metallers Extol came out with the following update:

It´s been a while since our last update. We´ve had our hands extremely full with post production and we´re now very close to a finished film..!

Thanks to many of you, this project has become a journey we dared not hope for 3 years ago.
We have just signed the first (of hopefully many) broadcasting deals for television and we have started submitting the film to film festivals all over the globe. We have some very exciting months ahead and we´ll keep you posted on updates regarding TV and festivals.

A DVD release is scheduled for the end of 2014. We would love to have released the DVD at an earlier stage, however, due to TV and film festival regulations, late 2014 is the earliest we can do it.  Continue reading »

Feb 022014
 

Extol_2013_aprilNorwegian death metallers Extol reported the following:

‘It is now 20 years since Extol played the very first concert – in Sandvika, Norway May 17th 1994 to be precise. We want to celebrate this anniversary with some very few exclusive live shows later on this year!

The last concert Extol did was in Allingsås, Sweden November 26th 2006, so it´s been a while.. We are really looking forward to getting on a stage again, playing both new and old songs, and off course meeting our fans and friends! Waiting more than 7 years is just way too long..! More info coming soon.’

Extol‘s long-awaited fifth album has been released on 21st of June 2013 in Norway, Germany and Austria and on 24th of June in Europe via Indie Recordings and on June 25 in North America via Facedown Records. Continue reading »

Oct 182013
 

extol_2012Facedown Records have teamed up with Extol to present an exclusive T-shirt  based on the song “Betrayal”. The T-shirt artwork was done by Dave Quiggle and all proceeds will benefit New Life Mission Aid who work with street children in Kenya which was the inspiration for the lyrics of the song. After you check out the lyric video below, make sure to also check out the video [below] of Peter from Extol talking about the inspiration for this song and the benefit shirt idea. Order the shirt in Facedown‘s online store today and help make a difference in the world!

Their fifth album has been released on 21st of June in Norway, Germany and Austria and on 24th of June in Europe via Indie Recordings and on June 25 in North America via Facedown Records. Continue reading »