Cannibal Corpse, Sepultura, Cattle Decapitation, Cryptopsy, Etc. Members Appear On New Nader Sadek EP


Nader Sadek will have a new four-song EP titled “The Malefic: Chapter III” released as a free CD insert in upcoming issues of Decibel Magazine (#122), Terrorizer (#254) and Legacy Magazine (#94.) The mix and mastering job featured on the Decibel version in particular will be different than that of the two overseas counterparts. The track listing for the EP shapes up as follows:

01 – “Deformation By Incision
02 – “Carrion Whispers
03 – “Entropy Eternal
04 – “Descent

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A digital release of the outing is also being planned for December. Onboard for this particular release alongside Sadek were Cryptopsy drummer Flo Mounier, Cattle Decapitation vocalist Travis Ryan, Aura Noir guitarist Rune Eriksen, Bobby Koelble of Death, etc. fame. Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser lends some guest solos, while current Moonspell backing vocalist Carmen Simoes also makes a cameo.

A number of guest bassists were also tapped for the EP, with Cannibal Corpse‘s Alex Webster appearing on “Deformation By Incision“, Neuraxis/Cryptopsy touring bassist Olivier Pinard guesting on “Carrion Whispers” and Nader Sadek‘s own Martin Rygiel (ex-Decapitated) taking on the rest.

As for the concept of the release, here’s what was offered via an official press release:

“The album concept conjures an unknown time and place from which God has withdrawn, and even his arch-nemesis has resigned from his post due to inactivity, stranding all souls in Limbo. In order to rescue his loved ones, and all the souls of humankind, from this limbonic afterlife, a nameless protagonist journeys to the sacred mountain of the divine. Convinced by the righteousness of his mission, he believes that his enthronement on the divine mountain will release all souls to eternal bliss.

Yet blinded by his own arrogance, he realizes only too late that he has reactivated and occupied the throne of the devil, condemning all souls, even those of his family, to an eternal inferno. Chapter III signifies the final act and conclusion of the story, which is set to be re-released as a graphic novel in the future along with Chapters I & II

The fantastical imagery and vocabulary of The Malefic: Chapter III conceals a combative political allegory in that the journey of the nameless protagonist replays the journey of most politicians. Seeking power to serve righteous ends, their arrogance and access to the corridors of power corrupts them until they pursue personal gain above all else, even to the point of destroying the very things they originally desired to save.”

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