News Blog :: SAMAEL - Release Lyric Video For Track “Red Planet”!



SAMAEL have returned on their 30th band anniversary with heavy ammunition wallowing on the darkest fronts. Their highly anticipated album “Hegemony” will be released on October 13, 2017 via Napalm Records.


These Swiss black metal pioneers are now ready to unveil a brand new track and lyric video off of their upcoming effort!


The band comments on the worldwide video premiere of “Red Planet”: 
"Red Planet" is one of my personal favorite songs on the new album. It's well balanced between epic and traditional song structure. This is the kind of song recognizable after two notes but which still hold surprises as it unfold. It is easy to get in, harder to get out.

Watch “Red PlanetHERE!




are widely known for their Industrial Black Metal armed with wind sections passing through shivering synthesizers. On point and frighteningly brutal, fiery whirlwinds of hypnotic hammering riff forces overlay gruesomely gurgling vocals driving you over the edge. Be prepared for “Hegemony” to be released in October:


Hegemony” full track listing:

  1. Hegemony
  2. Samael
  3. Angel of Wrath
  4. Rite of Renewal
  5. Red Planet
  6. Black Supremacy
  7. Murder or Suicide
  8. This World
  9. Against All Enemies
  10. Land of the Living
  11. Dictate of Transparency
  12. Helter Skelter
  13. Storm of Fire (Bonus Track)


The first strike of “Hegemony” was the music video premiere for “Angel of Wrath”. Don’t miss out on it and watch it HERE!




Hegemony” will be available as Digipak, Digital Download and Vinyl and in the following formats:

4-page Digipack
2LP Gatefold black
2LP Gatefold gold (via Napalm Records Online Store only)
2LP Gatefold red (via Napalm Records Online Store only)
Deluxe Box DELUXE BOX incl. 1CD 4 Page Digipack, Flag, 10x10cm Logo Patch and Pendant



Get your pre-order of “Hegemony”  HERE!



Meet SAMAEL live on the following special festival appearances:

10.09.17 IT - Trezzo Sull'adda / Metal Italia Festival
14.10.17 US - Oakland / California Death Fest
03.11.17 CH - Lausanne / Les Docks
10.11.17 D -  Lübeck / Metal Hammer Paradise Festival
25.11.17 Colombia – Bogota / Festival Del Diablo


Vorph: Guitars, Vocals
Xy: Keyboards and Programming
Makro: Guitars
Drop: Bass




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