Newsletter #3


Greetings, and welcome to the third official Old Corpse Road newsletter.

It's been a couple of months since our last newsletter, and my, what a couple of months it has been for the band. The OCR camp is getting fired up and ready for the forthcoming release of the split with Worms of Sabnock so watch this space and expect more news regarding the release shortly.

Live Gatherings

We played a successful show at this years Gathering of the Clans festival in October alongside many great UK folk/black metal bands and got introduced to the stage by none other than Martin Walkyier of Sabbat/Clan Destined fame!

Further more we have been added to the bill for next years East Riding Rock festival which takes place on 23rd/24th July. Bands to feature on the bill include Blaze Bayley, Akercocke, Ravenage and many other great artists. For more details visit: .

We have also secured a slot on next years Fires of Rebellion night in Wakefield on 2nd October. This is a night of Heathen/Black/Folk metal and we will play alongside the likes of Annwn and Cnoc An Tursa. For more details please visit: .

There are many more gigs in the pipeline over 2010, nothing yet set in stone, but be sure that we will make every effort to play all over the UK and possibly beyond over the year. We are actively seeking gigs, to book Old Corpse Road please contact Stephen Palmer on Tel: 07854 632854 or email:

Live 4 Metal

Old Corpse Road recently conducted an interview with Live 4 Metal writer Steve Earles. Please check it out at the following link for a chance to get more insight into Old Corpse Road.

We would like to thank Steve and Live 4 Metal for this amazing feature. It truly is a great read.

UK Legions of Black Metal

Old Corpse Road have been included on the new UK Legions of Black Metal Vol. 2 Compilation. This compilation serves to show the world that UKBM is very much alive and we are glad to be included on it.

The track featured is an unreleased song called "Hell's Kettles" which was recorded during the demo sessions. This song tells the tale of several supposed bottomless pits that appeared without any reason during the reign of Henry 2nd near Darlington. There is much superstition attached to these pools. It is said that you can see the dead floating beneath the surface and hear their wailing cries. Musically this song is a homage to the early/mid 90's British scene.

For more details on how to obtain a FREE copy see: .

Reviews, Reviews, Reviews!

We are still receiving great reviews for our demo, "The Echoes of Tales Once Told". The latest are from the Asgard Root Magazine (B rating) and Metal Crypt + Dead Shop webzines (both 4/5 rating). For more information see our reviews page:

Farewell travellers, until we meet again…

The Wraiths

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