According to the organizers of Germany’s Party. San Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place August 9-12

in Bad Berka, Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE have canceled their previously announced summer European tour “for reasons which are beyond of our control.” The organizers add, “We are very sorry about this decision and need to go on without the band. Polish kings of satanic death metal BEHEMOTH will headline on Saturday, August 11th. We thank Nergal and crew for the great help and the quick conversions of [their] schedules. BEHEMOTH are the ineffable kings of satanic death metal and they will without doubt rule the festival. We hope you are happy as we are about this unexpected booking!“

DEICIDE recently completed the North American headlining “March Of Death 2012” trek, with support from JUNGLE ROT, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE.

DEICIDE’s latest album, “To Hell With God”, sold 2,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was issued on February 15, 2011 via Century Media Records. It was produced by Mark Lewis (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CHIMAIRA) at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida.

DEICIDE’s previous CD, “Till Death Do Us Part”, opened with 2,900 copies back in May 2008.

DEICIDE last year completed the “God Is Dead – To Hell With God Tour” with support from BELPHEGOR, BLACKGUARD, NEURAXIS and PATHOLOGY.

DEICIDE’s “Conviction” video was directed by David Brodsky and Tim Kellen (Brodsky also handled editing duties while Kellen animated the video) and produced by MyGoodEye LLC. The clip tells the story of frontman Glen Benton and his pursuit of Jesus, claymation-style.