Release Music Video For Second Single, "Narcissist"!

Pre-Order Meditations Here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Montreal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album, Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band released their music video for their second single off Meditations. Watch the video for "Narcissist" below...

KATAKLYSM frontman comments, "Hits don't need comments".


Recently, the band have announced they will be playing FOUR exclusive U.S. dates before heading to Europe. Attendees of the shows will receive a copy of Meditations and bonus live DVD.

Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rd at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than JUNGLE ROT who will play the first 3 shows, and EXMORTUS who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.


Recently, the band have announced they will be playing FOUR exclusive U.S. dates before heading to Europe. Attendees of the shows will receive a copy of Meditations and bonus live DVD.

Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rd at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than JUNGLE ROT who will play the first 3 shows, and EXMORTUS who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.

Purchase your tickets here: Kataklysm.caCheck out the lyric video of the first single "Guillotine" below:

Singer Maurizio Iacono states: "Guillotine is a powerful track that holds some of Kataklysm‘s most important traits : fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive "Narcissist" and "Guillotine" instantly or stream the song here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Meditations - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 05. Born To Kill And Destined To Die 06. In Limbic Resonance 07. And Then I Saw Blood 08. What Doesn't Break Doesn't Heal 09. Bend The Arc, Cut The Cord 10. Achilles Heel


Produced by the band's own guitarist J-F Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, the record was mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR a.o.). Mastering duties were handled by Paul Logus (PANTERA a.o.).

The artwork was created by Ocvlta Designs by Surtsey, who also crafted the artwork for KATAKLYSM's previous record, Of Ghosts And Gods.

The live DVD was filmed in Munich, Germany on the "A Moment in Time" tour on October 21, 2017. It features the performance of the bands 2 classic albums, Shadows & Dust and Serenity in Fire in their entirety. The concert was captured by several cameras and recorded live in front of a full house of fans from around the world. Mixed by the band’s guitarist, JF Dagenais, the feature also includes interviews with the band members about that very special tour and the new album Meditations. A gift to the fans as a bonus with the new album.

KATAKLYSM live: 6/2/2018  Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY* 6/3/2018  Northside Yacht Club – Cincinnati, OH* 6/4/2018  Reggies – Chicago, IL* 6/7/2018  Whisky – West Hollywood, CA** * with JUNGLE ROT ** with EXMORTUS

06/01-03/2018  Metalfest Open Air - Pilsen CZ 06/14-16/2018  With Full Force - Ferropolis D 06/21-22/2018  RockFels - St. Goarshausen D- 06/23/2018  Hellfest - Clisson F 07/06-07/2018  Metalhead Meeting - Bucharest RO 07/20-21/2018  Rock unter den Eichen - Bertingen D 08/15-18/2018  Summer Breeze - Dinkelsbühl D

Death… Is Just The Beginning KATAKLYSM W/ HYPOCRISY, The Spirit 10/18/2018  Schlachthof - Wiesbaden D 10/19/2018  LKA Longhorn -Stuttgart D 10/20/2018  Backstage - Munich D 10/23/2018  Barba Negra - Budapest H 10/24/2018  Arena - Vienna A 10/25/2018  Zaklęte Rewiry - Wrocław PL 10/26/2018  MusicHall - Geiselwind D 10/27/2018 Live Music Club - Milan I 10/28/2018  Z7 - Pratteln CH 10/29/2018  Ninkasi Kao - Lyon F 10/31/2018  Sala Mon - Madrid E- 11/01/2018  Razzmatazz 2- Barcelona E 11/02/2018  CC John Lennon - Limoges F 11/03/2018  La Machine du Moulin Rouge - Paris F 11/04/2018  Trix - Antwerp B 11/05/2018  Docks - Hamburg D 11/06/2018  Trädgår'n - Gothenburg S 11/07/2018  Fryshuset - Stockholm S 11/09/2018  The Circus - Helsinki FIN 11/10/2018  Pakkahuone - Tampere FIN 11/12/2018  Pumpehuset - Copenhagen DK 11/13/2018  Neushoorn - Leeuwarden NL 11/14/2018  Kesselhaus - Berlin D 11/15/2018  Eventwerk - Dresden D 11/16/2018  Turbinenhalle 2 - Oberhausen D 11/17/2018  Hellraiser - Leipzig D


Born in 1992 from the cold winds of Montréal, Québec, Canada comes one of the country's top extreme musical exports to date: KATAKLYSM. With a career spanning 25 years, KATAKLYSM is a leading force in the most brutal & powerful genre in heavy metal and has conquered territories such as Europe, North & South America, Australia, and Asia while recently becoming the first Canadian metal band to ever play South Africa.

They've spent the last 25 years cementing their legacy in the extreme metal genre. 2016 marked a whirlwind of excitement as the band added a Juno Award to their collection as well as landing their highest Billboard charting. They are one of a handful of bands that have the title of "Longest Standing Artist" on the Nuclear Blast roster.

KATAKLYSM is: Maurizio Iacono | Vocals Jean-Francois Dagenais | Guitar Stephane Barbe | Bass Oli Beaudoin | Drums

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