BONDED announce sophomore album “Into Blackness”; new single “Into The Blackness Of A Wartime Night” debuts and album pre-order starts today!

Germany’s Thrash Metallers BONDED are pleased to announce the worldwide release of their sophomore album “Into Blackness” on November 12th, 2021 via Century Media Records.

BONDED, the group by former Sodom members Bernd “Bernemann” Kost (Guitars) and Markus “Makka” Freiwald (Drums) alongside second guitarist Chris Tsitsis (ex-Suicidal Angels), bassist Marc Hauschild and vocalist Ingo Bajonczak (Assassin), have decided to stick to their guns and once again collaborated with producer Cornelius Rambadt (Sodom, Disbelief, Onkel Tom) at the Rambado Recording Studio in Essen, Germany and also had Björn Gooßes / Killustrations (Aborted, The Crown, Carnal Forge) create the album’s artwork (To be seen above!), just like on their critically acclaimed “Rest In Violence” debut album from 2020, which entered the official album charts in Germany at # 84.

A first single for “Into Blackness” has been released today and “Into The Blackness Of A Wartime Night” can be seen in a lyric clip designed by Cloud Music Typography here:

BONDED checked in with the following comment about the track: “We are happy and proud to present you a first song of the upcoming BONDED album “Into Blackness”. Entitled “Into The Blackness Of A Wartime Night”, this track contains all of the musical trademarks by BONDED at once: It’s riff-oriented, fast, with plenty of tempo changes and displaying a permanent contrast between brutality and melody. The intense lead guitar dueling and above all the memorable, powerful vocal lines make this a great representation of the new album. And this song could almost be understood as the album’s title track, as it is lyrically part of the 4-track war-themed storyline centerpiece inspired by the fictional book “The Division Of The Damned” by Richard Rhys Jones. We hope you enjoy this first foretaste of the album…and look out, as there is more coming your way soon!”

Here is the track-listing for BONDED’s upcoming album:

BONDED – “Into Blackness”
1. The Arsonist
2. Watch (While The World Burns)
3. Lilith (Queen Of Blood)
4. The Holy Whore
5. Division Of The Damned
6. Into The Blackness Of A Wartime Night
7. Destroy The Things I Love
8. Final Stand
9. Ill-Minded Freak
10. Way Of The Knife
11. The Eyes Of Madness

The album’s limited first-pressing CD edition will come with O-Card packaging, a sticker and two bonus tracks: 12. Humanity On Sale and 13. Will To Survive. “Into Blackness” will also be available as 180g black vinyl on the LP format and the album’s pre-sale in its various formats starts today from here:

To promote the upcoming release of “Into Blackness”, BONDED will embark on a string of dates supporting Rage in November/December and have also confirmed various other shows as follows:

BONDED live 2021/2021:
Supporting Rage:
TU 30.11.2021 Bratislava (Slovakia) – Randal Club 
WE 01.12.2021 Budapest (Hungary) – Analog Music Hall
FR 03.12.2021 Mannheim (Germany) – 7er-Club
SU 05.12.2021 Zlín (Czech Republic) – Masters of Rock Café
MO 06.12.2021 Regensburg (Germany) – Airport Eventhall
WE 08.12.2021 Stuttgart (Germany) – Universum
TH 09.12.2021 Siegburg (Germany) – Kubana Live Club
FR 10.12.2021 Nürnberg (Germany) – Hirsch
SA 11.12.2021 Oss (The Netherlands) – Groene Engel Café
SU 12.12.2021 Essen (Germany) – Turock                              
Bonded live:
SA 18.12.2021 Essen (Germany) – Zeche Carl / Endzeit Festival 
SU 26.12.2021 Meppen (Germany) – Kirmesplatz Nagelshof / Christmas Metal Meeting
TH 24.03.2022 Vigo (Spain) – Pub Transylvania 
FR 25.03.2022 Madrid (Spain) – Wurlitzer Ballroom
SA 26.03.2022 Burgos (Spain) – La Ciudadela
SU 27.03.2022 Zaragoza (Spain) – Sala Utopía
More shows to be announced soon…

Furthermore, you can also still check out BONDED’s debut album “Rest In Violence” here:
“Je Suis Charlie”:
“Suit Murderer”:  
“Rest In Violence”:
And order the album here:
Look out for further news on BONDED and “Into Blackness” coming soon…

(Photo Credit: Bonded)

BONDED line-up:
(From left to right on photo by Sebastian “Konz” Konopka)
Markus “Makka” Freiwald – Drums
Chris Tsitsis – Guitar
Ingo Bajonczak – Vocals
Marc Hauschild – Bass
Bernd “Bernemann” Kost – Guitar

BONDED online:

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