A five-minute video clip in which members of CANNIBAL CORPSE, KREATOR, LAMB OF GOD, ABORTED, VOIVOD, MAYHEM, KRISIUN, KEEP OF KALLESIN, CRYPTOPSY, DANKO JONES and EQUILIBRIUM congratulate Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM on their 20th anniversary can be seen below.
KATAKLYSM released a multidisc DVD entitled “The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined” on July 3 via Nuclear Blast. The set, which features a documentary and bonus CD materials, depicts the ups and downs of the band’s long, turbulent career, as well as footage of KATAKLYSM’s performance at last year’s Summer Breeze festival, which took place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The cover art for the release was created by artist Colin Marks (ORIGIN, EXODUS, NEVERMORE) and can be viewed below.
KATAKLYSM’s latest album, “Heaven’s Venom”, sold around 2,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 8 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.