Here is an awesome picture by Ravenscape Photo & Design! Huge thanks to Stubs Stallone for putting this together! You can see footage of us taking this picture in our new video "Split the Skies" in our video section or youtube page!
Check back here tomorrow for the new video for "Split the Skies"!! We can't wait for everyone to see this one! If you have never been to a Green Death show, this is close to it!
Here is one final screen shot from the video as a sneak peak! Gene, is that you???
Our new video for "Split the Skies" is out early! Check it out below! Huge thanks to Rick Burger at Stang Films for directing it and editing it! Amazing footage from our show opening up for Napalm Death at Wooly's in Des Moines, IA!
Additional footage by Stubs Stallone at Ravenscape Photo and Design!
Here's another screen shot from our upcoming video for "Split the Skies" off of our Death Monks EP and upcoming Full Length Album!
Check back here on Tuesday, 6/11,2013 to check out the video! The video was directed once again by the amazing Rick Burger at Stang Films !
If you were at our show at Napalm Death, you may be in the video ;).
Lots of exciting news coming soon!!
Greetings Deathites, It's almost that time again: time for another Green Death video! We will be releasing our new video "Split the Skies" on Tuesday, June 11th!
The video was filmed once again by the amazing Rick Burger at Stang Films! Here is a screen shot of the video! We can't wait for everyone to see it! Hint: if you were at our show with Napalm Death , you might see yourself in it!
Stay tuned for some more awesome news!
We have just booked 2 awesome shows!!! Eastern Iowa get ready!: Sat. July 27 @ Blockerstock - Van Horne, IA (2 day festival, 30+bands, camping, & much more!) Sat. Aug. 24 @ Backwoodsfest, Indianola, IA (outdoor festival) Green Death is coming for you! And we've got some more cool stuff right around the corner, stay tuned!
Check out the new picture of our full line-up below! Pictures were taken by Stubs Stallone and Kirby Saint at Ravenscape Photo and Design ! www.ravenscape.com . Check out some live shots as well in our Photos section from our show opening up for Napalm Death at Wooly's in Des Moines, IA!
We wanted to thank everyone for coming out to our show last night with grind legends Napalm Death!! A great time was had by all! We have some awesome footage of the show, and will be posting some soon, could be the whole show...could be just some of it :)...
Napalm Death were extremely cool and signed a ton of stuff for the fans in Des Moines. It was an honor! We will not be playing live until late July, so hopefully you were able to catch us at one of the last few shows we had! Otherwise, we will see you soon!
Here are some pics from the show. If you want to see more, visit our instagram profile at www.instagram.com/greendeathband :
Check out the new issue of Juice! It features Green Death's Sol Bales for the "Scenester" article. To clarify, the full length album will have 4-5 new songs and the 2 EPs combined. A Huge Thank you to Joe Lawler for the interview and Zach Boyden for the picture. Click THIS LINK to check out the interview!
Here is our new icon/mascot done by Eliran Kantor www.elirankantor.com ! Eliran has done the last two Testament album covers, the last Hatebreed album cover, and many more! Check out more of his stuff at his site!
Along with this icon, Eliran will be painting the album cover for our full-length as well! We will be debuting that art very soon along with the title of the album!
Stay tuned for more exciting news!!!
We have some exciting updates coming soon for everyone! Album title? Album art? We can't give any details yet, but we should have some updates in the coming days!
We are including an 11x17 flyer with your purchase of a ticket to our show on May 27th, 2013 with the mighty Napalm Death! We will take your name and information and you can pick up the flyer either from the band when they come in (should be in a week), or pick it up day of show! These posters were made special for this show, and artwork was done by Mark Rudolph www.markrudolph.com , who also did the artwork for our Death Monks EP! Check out the flyer, and message us on our facebook page , or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org us if you would like to purchase tickets to this show! $15.00 advance tickets which includes the flyer!
A huge THANK YOU to Chad Taylor for the cool feature on Green Death. You can check out the full article in our "Press" Section, or go to the cityview link here:
Our new EP "Death Monks" is out now on iTunes, Amazon, CDbaby, and other digital retailers! CDBaby also will be selling limited copies of the EP on CD format (pro label and jacket CD-R). Click on the following links to go directly to the sites to purchase: iTunes , Amazon , CDBaby . The EP was recorded, mixed, mastered, and produced by Griffin Landa (Too Pure to Die) at The Establishment Studio in Des Moines, IA. Artwork was done by Mark Rudolph www.markrudolph.com !
Just a reminder to everyone that our new 5 track EP "Death Monks" will be out tomorrow 4/2/2013! The EP was recorded at The Establishment in Des Moines, IA. It was engineered, mixed, and mastered by Griffin Landa (Too Pure to Die). The artwork for the EP was done by Mark Rudolph www.markrudolph.com. Mark has done artwork for Decibel Magazine and many others!
Tracklist is as follows:
1. Sumus Viridi Mors
2. Death Monks
3. Split the Skies (available for streaming now!)
4. Unending Visions
5. At the Hour of My Death
You will be able to purchase the EP on iTunes, Amazon, Google, CDBaby and many other digital distributors. Physical copies will be available through www.cdbaby.com and at our show this Saturday at Wooly's 4/6/13.
Here it is!! Split the Skies, our third track from the "Death Monks" EP! It will be available to purchase on 4/2/13 on iTunes, Amazon, and CDBaby! Check it out now!!!:
We are very excited to announce that Parker Willis and Nick Svoboda are now official members of Green Death!
Our line up is as follows:
Sol Bales - Vocals
Erich Tran - Lead Guitar
Mark "Sparky" Reinking - Rhythm Guitar
Parker Willis - Bass Guitar
Nick Svoboda - Drums
Many of you saw this line-up live at our Overkill show w/out Overkill :). Check us out again on April 6th at our CD Release show at Wooly's in Des Moines, IA!!!
Here it is boils and ghouls! Our video for "Death Monks", from the upcoming EP Death Monks, out April 2nd on iTunes and CDBaby!
Video was directed and filmed by Rick Burger at Stang Films, additional direction by Green Death!
We are excited to show you a new logo design by h & y designs! Here is the tentacle logo! More versions to come soon:
We are also excited to announce that Monday, March 11th, 2013, we will be releasing the video for "Death Monks"! It contains the songs "Sumus Viridi Mors" and "Death Monks" off the upcoming Death Monks EP! We will post it here and on our youtube page! Check it out then!
We wanted to thank everyone for coming out last night to the show at Wooly's in Des Moines. We were all bummed that Overkill couldn't play due to Bobby Blitz's pneumonia, but it was awesome of Metro Concerts Live and Wooly's to still let all of the locals play anyway!
If you didn't show up...shame on you! :). You missed some great bands! Murder Earth, Thee Annunaki, and Dark Mirror!
You also missed our rendition of "Horrorscope" by Overkill! Hopefully someone will have some video of that so we can post it up here for your enjoyment.
Here is a shot from the show! See you on April 6th at Wooly's with Horror Business (Misfits Tribute), Painface, As For You, and Agrinex!!
We will be shooting the first video for the "Death Monks" EP this weekend. Can you guess what track the video will be for...you guessed it...DEATH MONKS!!
We will be posting pictures and possibly some video clips of the shenanigans that take place when shooting a video for your amusement.
We can't wait for everyone to hear the new tracks, and we will have some more info regarding the EP release soon! Video release details will be coming soon as well!
Here is a sneak preview of the video:
We have some bad news...Overkill has cancelled the upcoming show at Wooly's on Sunday due to Bobby Blitz's bout with pneumonia. But don't be so sad, the local bands, with the help of Metro Concerts Live, will still be playing the show! It now starts at 7:00PM, Doors at 6:30. Show is $5.00 at the door for 4 amazing bands! Come out and check us out!
WOW! We have received some mixes of the tracks off of the upcoming EP "Death Monks", and they sound amazing! We will be posting a teaser up on our site soon! Rumor has it that we will be filming yet another video next weekend for one of the songs off of our Death Monks EP, so stay tuned for some pictures during filming as a sneak preview ;)!
WE ARE DISCIPLES! WE ARE DEATH MONKS!!
Our 5 track EP Death Monks will be released digitally to iTunes, Amazon, and CDBaby on 4/02/13!! Physical release date of 4/06/13!! A limited run of physical copies will be available through our website and at our shows until we run out! Come out to our show at Wooly's in Des Moines, IA on April 6th to buy the physical copy!!
1. Sumus Viridi Mors
2. Death Monks
3. Split the Skies
4. Unending Visions
5. At the Hour of My Death
Check out this radio spot for our show opening for Overkill on Feb. 24th at Wooly's in Des Moines, IA. Contact us for advance tickets now!!
You have been patiently waiting, so here is some more information regarding our upcoming EP release "Death Monks": It will be a 5 track EP, and all songs will be on the full album (details for full album coming soon).
Track Titles are as follows:
1. Sumus Viridi Mors
2. Death Monks
3. Split the Skies
4. Unending Visions
5. At the Hour of My Death
Release date will be announced soon, and we will post the first track for streaming VERY soon. That's a lot of soons...
Gold Star for anyone that can translate the first track!
Huge News!!! Green Death will be opening up for Napalm Death on Monday, May 27th at Wooly's in Des Moines, IA! Show starts at 6:30!! The other bands opening are Agrinex, Thee Annunaki & Hours of Decay! This is an all-ages show, and tickets will be available from us for $15.00 starting Friday at 10:00 AM! If you want tickets, email email@example.com and we'll get them to you!
Green Death's debut performance will be this friday at the House of Bricks!!! 9PM, we go on 1st, and there will be some awesome bands there from Cedar Rapids and Cedar Falls: Dueling at Dawn, Numbered Existence , and Illegal Smile!! BE THERE!!
Here it is : The Final installment of our Death Monks Sessions videos! This is part 4 - Final vocals, Gang Vocals, Chants...Enjoy!
Here is some footage from Day 3 of our Death Monks Sessions! Lots of guitar in this one...and a bit of vocal! Enjoy!
Here is part 2 of our Death Monks Sessions footage. This is from today - Day 2! Lots of uh...tuning...in this one. Enjoy!
Here it is: Part 1 of our Sessions for the Death Monks EP! We are recording at The Establishment Recording Studio in Death Moines, IA with Griffin Landa. There are some song clips in here of the new stuff! Enjoy!
We are headed back to the studio to record our second EP "DEATH MONKS" this Friday 1/25/13 at The Establishment Recording Studio in Des Moines, IA! We will be posting pictures, videos, conducting interviews, etc, so look out for those soon!
The tracks on the Dawn of the Death EP and Death Monks EP will appear on our full length album coming out this Summer! We will be announcing the album title and tracklisting in the coming months.
Death Monks EP will be out soon, and we will have a release date and tracklisting for everyone in the next week or two.
Some themes from the songs on the upcoming EP: Monks (obviously), Death (of course), Visions/Nightmares (I cry myself to sleep sometimes), and Time Travel and the Apocalypse (?)....
Until next time...Walk the path, the invisible line, as we watch for the seventh sign.
We now have glow in the dark logo shirts and glow in the dark guitar picks for sale in our store! Go now to check them out, here is a sample picture:
Here is a sneak peak of a portion of our EP artwork for "Death Monks". This was illustrated by Mark Rudolph www.markrudolph.com . He has done artwork for DECIBEL Magazine, Relapse Records, and many more! Check him out on Instagram as well @markrudolph ! His artwork is amazing, so if you are in a band and need a t-shirt design, album cover, sticker, whatever...contact him!
We are excited to announce that Mark Rudolph will be doing the cover artwork for the upcoming "Death Monks" EP from Green Death!! Mark has done work for DECIBEL Magazine, Relapse Records, Hell Hammer, and many others! Check out Mark's work at www.markrudolph.com ! A screenshot of his blog/website is below:
We have some exciting news coming soon regarding our EP "Death Monks"! We can't wait to tell you! We also have new merch on the way, and you'll be "glowing" with happiness when we get them up on our store!
I wish I could give you more details on the EP...but it's top secret until further notice. In the meantime, consult your necronomicons and recite the incantation for wisdom, and the news will be released...possibly in the next few days if enough of you recite it.
Until then...keep spreading the death around! Thank you!!!
Green Death is excited to announce that the LP cover artwork for the upcoming full length will be done by none other than artist Eliran Kantor. Eliran has done some amazing work for bands such as Testament (Dark Roots of the Earth, the Formation of Damnation), Hatebreed (The Divinity of Purpose), and Atheist (Jupiter) among others. Below is a screen shot from his site which lists Green Death's cover as "Coming Soon". He will also be doing another piece of art for the band that will be announced later :) Album title and release date will be coming soon! Check out more of his art at www.elirankantor.com
That's right! We have scheduled studio time once again at The Establishment Recording Studio in Death Moines, Iowa for the next EP. It will be titled "Death Monks"! We go in on January 25th, 2013!
We will be documenting the recordings with video and pictures, so look forward to those! All songs from Dawn of the Death and Death Monks will be included on our full album (yet to be titled) in Spring/Summer of 2013!
We have some other MAJOR announcements coming up including track listing, artwork...possible trailer for the next EP???
GREEN DEATH is very excited to announce that Nick Svoboda (Drums) of the mighty On A Pale Horse, & Parker Willis (Bass) have been added to our live lineup! Please give them a warm welcome!
We are very excited to announce that Green Death’s debut will be on Sunday Feb. 24th opening for thrash legends, OVERKILL at Wooly’s in Des Moines, IA!!!!! with Dark Mirror, Thee Annunaki, & TBA.
Please contact us for pre-sale tix: email firstname.lastname@example.org with “tickets” in the subject header. Doors: 5:30 Show 6:00 $18 advance tix $20 day of show!
This show is going to be amazing!
We got a good mention in Joe Lawler's blog on Des Moines Register's metro mix! Check it out here to see the original version, screen shot is below:
Here it is Boils and Ghouls: The premier of our music video for "The Devil's Hand/Bathed in Black"! Enjoy!!!
Our music video for "The Devil's Hand/Bathed in Black" comes out Friday, 11/30/2012! Here is your screen shot of the day! We can't wait for all of you to see this one!!
Here is a bonus screen shot for our video "The Devil's Hand/Bathed in Black" out Friday, 11/30/12! Who is Verdigris Mortis? What does it all mean???
We wanted to celebrate "Bathed in Black" Friday by posting a teaser shot of our upcoming music video for "The Devil's Hand/Bathed in Black"!
Are those graves? Who is this mysterious woman? Did we find Jimmy Hoffa's body? Time will tell...
Help us celebrate "Bathed in Black" Friday by purchasing a glow in the dark Green Death sticker for only $5 shipped within the US! Contact email@example.com to order!
Yes we just wrapped up the 2nd GREEN DEATH video for the song, "The Devil's Hand / Bathed in Black. What a blast! Thank you to Rick Burger (Stang Films) for his great work and for Jonavae Zontaye for doing an awesome job being an "evil woman"! The video will be out in a few weeks!
We have stickers now for sale! I will post pictures of them tonight. They are glow in the dark!
The stickers are $5.00 shipped within the U.S. and you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order via paypal. For orders outside of the US, please send us an email, and we will work out shipping costs. Here is a sample in black and white of what they look like:
Our 3 song EP titled Dawn of the Death is now available on iTunes, CDBaby, and Amazon! Go to our Store section and follow the links to purchase it at the retailer of your choice!
The EP was recorded at The Establishment Studio in Des Moines, IA w/ Producer and Engineer Griffin Landa. Guest vocals were provided by Anders Colsefni (Painface, ex-Slipknot), Eric Davidson (Dead Horse Trauma), Denny Harvey, and Gene Evans.
1. Green Death
2. Possessions (feat. Anders Colsefni)
3. Bathed in Black
Help us out and purchase the EP! Only $2.97 for all 3 songs!
Here it is Boils and Ghouls!!: This is the first video from Green Death titled "Green Death"! Check it out below! Thanks to Zombie Burger + Drink Lab and The House of Bricks/The Rooftop for letting us shoot some scenes in your businesses! Thanks to Rick Burger at Stang Films for filming and editing! There are also appearances from Matt Nyberg (Facecage), Gene Evans (Co-creator of the concept), August Baltutat, and Drew Wilson! Sparky was Death, Erich was forced to take shot after shot (in drinks) to get the right take, and Sol and Gene ate a lot of burgers in preparation for their scenes! Thanks to all of you for your support! Our 3 song EP called Dawn of the Death is out tomorrow on CDBaby, Amazon, and iTunes!
Our third and final track from our EP Dawn of the Death is now streaming on our reverbnation player! The song is called "The Devil's Hand/Bathed in Black. The EP is out Tuesday, 10/30/12 on iTunes, CDBaby, Amazon and other digital distributors! Check out our video for "Green Death" on Tuesday as well at youtube.com/greendeathband .
We have some exciting news! We will be releasing our first music video "Green Death" next Tuesday, along with our 3 song EP Dawn of the Death on Hallow's Eve! It's our favorite time of the year, and it all really worked out perfectly to be able to release everything to you guys on our favorite holiday!
Our 3 song EP will be for sale through CDbaby, iTunes, Amazon, and most other digital distrbutors on the same date of 10/30/2012!
We appreciate all of the positive feedback we have gotten these past couple of months as we transitioned in to a new band from our previous band ONLY.
We have so much more in store for everyone in the next few months. We have a lot of cool things going on for the full album, and we can't wait to share it with everyone!
Thank you all for your support!
Attention! Green Death will be streaming "Possessions (feat. Anders Colsefni)",our second song from our EP Dawn of the Death, on Monday 10/22/2012!
We can't wait for everyone to hear it! Anders Colsefni (Painface, ex-Slipknot) was kind enough to lend his vocal talents to this track.
We have some exciting news! "Green Death", the first track from our upcoming EP Dawn of the Death will be available for streaming on Monday, 10/15/2012! We will be releasing one song a week until the release date on 10/30/2012! Check back here or at our facebook page www.facebook.com/greendeathband for more details!
That's right folks! We are releasing our 3 song EP: Dawn of the Death, right in time for Halloween! Below is the cover art and track listing:
1. Green Death
2. Possessions (Feat. Anders Colsefni)
3. The Devil's Hand/Bathed In Black
We will be announcing the release date of the first song for streaming soon! Stay tuned!
Do you have werewolf-like back hair? Unsightly stomach moles? A third nipple? Then order a Green Death shirt and cover it up in style! We are taking reservations now on shirts! Email Erich at Tranzig@msn.com if you would like to reserve a shirt. Shirts will be black with Green Death in green across the chest in our logo font. Shirts will be $12.00. Please pay on delivery of the shirt (Death Moines area only). For anyone outside of our metro area, we will figure out shipping and pricing with you by email.
The logo on the chest looks like this:
Help us spread the Death around!
We have some exciting news coming after the weekend regarding our 3 song EP, as well as some other exciting news regarding Green Death! Names of Songs? EP title? Release Date? Whether or not Bigfoot joined as bassist? Did Erich finally get that sweet goatee to grow in? We'll see...
In the meantime, please check out our videos section to check out some clips of the songs!
We have finished recording our 3 song EP with Griffin Landa at The Establishment Recording Studio in Des Moines, IA. www.theestablishmentrecording.com Book your band for a session now! You will be amazed, trust us! We wanted to thank our guest vocalists Anders Colsefni (Painface), Eric Davidson (Dead Horse Trauma), Denny Harvey, and Gene Evans for helping us out! We hope to have something for all of you to listen to very soon. In the meantime, check out the video for Day 1 1/2 and Day 2 (the final day) in the studio for the Green Death Sessions. There are lots of clips of the songs for everyone to get a preview!:
We have completed the first day in the studio recording 3 tracks for all of you! It sounds incredible! We have completed drums, bass, and rhythm guitar. Tomorrow we move on to lead guitar and vocals...and guest vocals! We are extremely excited! Check out the video of today's sessions we put together.
We are extremely excited for our upcoming recording sessions this weekend!
Some quick announcements: Erich Tran will be doing all drum tracks for this session, and bass duties will be handled by Erich and Sparky.
We will also be revealing guest vocalists over the weekend and releasing some studio footage, where you might get to hear some song samples!.....Guitar riffs? Drum tracking? Vocal tracking? Ghost sightings? We'll see....
There is also some talk of another trailer.
Our Director has been called, and his assistant says he may be in the area this weekend to shoot something with us. We were thinking a lot more gore this time around.
We have filmed a short trailer for our upcoming recording session this weekend at The Establishment Recording studio in Des Moines, IA! Please check it out and like it on youtube! It was fun to shoot, and was all done using an iPhone and edited in iMovie.
We are stepping foot in the studio on September 29th and 30th at The Establishment Recording Studio in Des Moines, IA. We will be working with Griffin Landa (Too Pure To Die) to record a few tracks...for future release...sometime...in the future...
check out The Establishment at www.theestablishmentrecording.com
looks pretty sick huh? Yeah, it does. We will be posting pictures and videos from the studio.
Track titles are top secret and on a "need to know" basis. If you "need" to know what they are, ask us, and we may tell you...or we may not.
Green Death is coming for you! soon!