Immolation: ‘Close to a World Below’, ‘Failures for Gods’ and ‘Here in After’ LP re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records

- November 16th, 2016 –

Metal Blade Records has announced the next batch of classic albums to be included in the label’s “Originals-Series”: Immolation‘s Close To A World Below, Failures For Gods and Here In After! Available in early 2017, these LP re-issues are the best editions yet, with a new master for vinyl by Patrick W. Engel (Temple of Disharmony), liner notes (by the band’s own Ross Dolan and Bob Vigna), 400g heavy cardboard spine sleeves (inside out print), 60x60cm two-sided artwork posters and 250g inserts.

Immolation‘s Ross Dolan comments: “We are really excited that Metal Blade will be re-issuing our three records with them on vinyl. We are especially excited that ‘Here In After‘ will finally be available on vinyl to the American fans since it was our only Metal Blade release that was never released in a vinyl format back in 1996. These three releases were a crucial part of Immolation‘s musical journey, and they really helped solidify our sound and musical direction for years to come. Each one of these releases was extremely unique for the time and our fans still really seem to love what we have created with each of these three albums. Whether it was the dense and heavy ‘Here In After‘, the chaotic and more intricate ‘Failures For Gods‘ or the dark and epic ‘Close To A World Below‘, each one of these albums holds a special place in this band’s 28-year history, and we are still to this day very proud of what these albums represent to us and our fans. We also wanted to give everyone a sense of where we were at the time of each release and what we remembered most from each one of these recording sessions, so for each of the three albums, Bob and I put together some liner notes to make these re-issues special for the die-hard fans. We hope everyone enjoys them and gets to re-visit these releases on vinyl once again. Enjoy and we will see everyone on the road in 2017!”

See below for an overview of all versions. Pre-order your copy now at metalblade.com/immolation, or Nuclear Blast Records and Hells Headbangers in the USA!

Close To A World Below “Originals-Series” LP re-issue (USA)
–Transparent-orange vinyl edition (limited to 300 copies; Metal Blade USA exclusive)
–Clear vinyl edition (limited to 100 copies; Hells Headbangers exclusive)
–Transparent-green vinyl edition (limited to 100 copies; Nuclear Blast USA exclusive)
–Transparent-red vinyl edition (limited to 500 copies; retail exclusive)

Failures For Gods “Originals-Series” LP re-issue (USA)
–Purple vinyl edition (limited to 300 copies; Metal Blade USA exclusive)
–Clear vinyl edition (limited to 100 copies; Hells Headbangers exclusive)
–Transparent-green vinyl edition (limited to 100 copies; Nuclear Blast USA exclusive)
–Transparent-red vinyl edition (limited to 500 copies; retail exclusive)

Here In After “Originals-Series” LP re-issue (USA)
–Transparent-yellow vinyl edition (limited to 300 copies; Metal Blade USA exclusive)
–Clear vinyl edition (limited to 100 copies; Hells Headbangers exclusive)
–Transparent-green vinyl edition (limited to 100 copies; Nuclear Blast USA exclusive)
–Transparent-red vinyl edition (limited to 500 copies; retail exclusive)

European fans can pre-order the following versions now at EMP/eBay:
Close To A World Below “Originals-Series” LP re-issue (EU)
–180 g black vinyl
–Orange-red vinyl (limited to 300 copies)
–”Fire”-splattered vinyl (limited to 200 copies)

Failures For Gods “Originals-Series” LP re-issue (EU)
–180 g black vinyl
–Clear-purple marbled vinyl (limited to 300 copies)
–Purple-red-splattered vinyl (limited to 200 copies)

Here In After “Originals-Series” LP re-issue (EU)
–180 g black vinyl
–Dark slate blue marbled vinyl (limited to 300 copies)
–White-purple-splattered vinyl (limited to 200 copies)

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