As recently announced, Alastor, the legendary thrash metal band from Poland return with a brand new album. “Out of Anger”will be their first release after the line-up change in 2010, when Mish Jarski replaced the band’s previous singer Robert Stankiewicz. The new material consists of 8 tracks which feature thrash metal with the addition of some traditional sounds. It was recorded in late 2011 in ZED Studio in Olkusz, Poland in the following line-up:
Sławomir Bryłka – drums
Mariusz Matuszewski – guitar
Mish Jarski – vocals
Artur „Naho” Banach – guitar
Jakub Kubasiński – bass guitar
The album will also feature the band’s ex-guitarist Marcin „Crowbar” Bilicki and a couple of guest appearances – Bartosz „Barton” Szarek (Lostbone, Chain Reaction) and Adam „Baryła” Bryłka (Horrorscope) on vocals and Lech „Blackpitfather” Śmiechowicz (Horrorscope) on the guitar.
And today the band reveal the album artwork and the first track promoting “Out of Anger”. Track “Look at Me” is available on Metal Mind Productions’ official channel on YouTube in THIS location.
Front cover illustration of “Out of Anger” was done by Polish graphic designers: Jarosław and Oliwia Wieczorek.
The thrash metal band Alastor was formed in 1986 in Kutno, Poland and through the years they have become a legend. The band has an established position on the Polish metal scene – their previous studio albums were appreciated by fans and critics alike. Their debut album from 1989, entitled „Syndroms of the Cities”, was recorded in the following line-up: Sławomir Bryłka (drums), Mariusz Matuszewski (guitars), Grzegorz Frydrysiak (bass), Waldemar Osiecki (guitars) and Robert Stankiewicz(vocals). The album was originally released on vinyl by the Italian label Metalmaster. Their sophomore album “Destiny” was recorded in 1990 but it was never released. The year 1994 brought their next album „Zło” (LoudOut Records). In the following years, the band managed to record two more albums („Żyj, gnij i milcz” in 1997, „Spaaazm” in 2005). In 2010, the band underwent some line-up changes. In the new, improved line-up the band recorded their new material „Out of Anger”. In September 2012 Metal Mind Productions re-issued Alastor’s first two albums – the material was remastered and released in a limited digipack edition.
“Out of Anger” will be released on November, 26th in Europe and January, 15th 2013 in USA (via MVD).