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DEADLOCK Premiere ‘Backstory Wound’ Music Video
June 30th, 2016

Schwarzenfeld, Germany-based metal band Deadlock have filmed a music video for the track ‘Backstory Wound’. Directed by Marco Härtl, the clip can be viewed below.

Deadlock issue seventh full-length studio album Hybris on July 8th, 2016 through Napalm Records, and will available as a limited edition CD / DVD set. The DVD features a 90 minute documentary entitled The Longest Road.

The outing marks the Deadlock recording debut of vocalist Margie Girlitz, who replaces Sabine Scherer. Girlitz stood in for Scherer during Deadlock touring commitments in late 2014 / ealy 2015 after the latter took time off to have a baby. Sabine Scherer subsequently made the decision to leave Deadlock, and on April 28, 2016 the band confirmed that Margie Girlitz was now a permanent member.

Hybris is also the first Deadlock studio album not to feature former drummer and founding member Tobias “Tobi” Graf, who announced his departure from the band on April 28th, 2014. Sadly, Tobias Graf died of cancer on September 2nd, 2014 at the age of 35.

The track listing is as follows;

CD – ‘Hybris’

01. ‘Epitaph’
02. ‘Carbonman’
03. ‘Berserk’
04. ‘Blood Ghost’
05. ‘Hybris’
06. ‘Wrath / Salvation’
07. ‘Backstory Wound’
08. ‘Ein Deutsches Requiem’
09. ‘Vergebung’ (acoustic instrumental)
10. ‘Welcome Deathrow’
11. ‘Uncivil Hands’ (bonus track; Morning Again cover)
12. ‘Fightsong’ (bonus track; Marilyn Manson cover)

DVD – ‘The Longest Road’

01. ‘Intro’
02. ‘Winter – Restart’
03. ‘Spring – Songwriting’
04. ‘Summer – Demo’
05. ‘Fall – Pre-production’
06. ‘Winter – Recordings’
07. ‘Spring – Hybris’
08. ‘Credits’

Deadlock’s line-up is as follows;

Margie Gerlitz (vocals)
John Gahlert (vocals)
Ferdinand Rewicki (guitar)
Sebastian Reichel (guitar)
Christian Simmerl (bass)
Werner Riedl (drums)

Directed by Marco Härtl, a music video was filmed for the track ‘Berserk’, which can also be viewed below.

In addition, an official lyric video was created for the song ‘Ein Deutsches Requiem’; a symphonic black metal interpretation of German composer and pianist Johannes Brahms’ ‘Ein Deutsches Requiem’ (A German Requiem) and dedicated to Deadlock’s former drummer Tobias Graf.

Sixth studio record The Arsonist was released in July 2013.

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