LAY DOWN ROTTEN premiere second single ‘The Devil Grins’ exclusively via website of Metal Hammer magazine, Germany!

German Death Metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN will release its new album Mask Of Malice February, 24thin G/A/S, 27th in the rest of Europe and the UK, and 28th in North America!

In collaboration with Metal Hammer magazine, Germany, the second single The Devil Grins just went online. Surf over HERE to check it out!

Make also sure to surf over to the LAY DOWN ROTTEN landing page that includes pre-order links as well as the brand new song Deathchain! Surf over to to check it out!

Comments the band: “After three years we are back at the front with our new album MASK OF MALICE that features 10 death metal grenades! We are honored to present our new guitarist and songwriter Kensington who is responsible for most of the killer riffs on this album. MASK OF MALICE is our darkest record to date concerning both the music and the lyrics. Our main interest was to reflect the nature of human malice in our recent music which express in straight forward up-tempo smashers and pounding mid tempo songs. We are grateful for everyone who was involved in this recording of this album!”

Track listing Mask Of Malice:
1. Deathchain
2. A Darker Shade Of Hatred
3. Nightfall
4. Mask Of Malice
5. …And Out Come The Wolves
6. Swallow The Bitterness
7. Hades Resurrected
8. The Devil Grins
9. La Serpenta Canta
10. The Loss

LAY DOWN ROTTEN formed in 1999 and have released seven studio albums since then. Their new album Mask Of Malice is their eighth and successor to Gospel Of The Wretched (2009), an album that was mixed and mastered by scene icon Dan Swanö. Martin van Drunen, Marc Grewe as well as Swanö himself contributed guest vocals on the album. LAY DOWN ROTTEN have been playing shows and tours throughout Europe including prestigious festival appearances at Summer Breeze, Party.San, With Full Force, Deathfeast and Fuck The Commerce.

Jost Kleinert – vocals
Nils Förster – guitars
Daniel ‘Kensington’ Seifert – guitars
Uwe Kilian – bass
Timo Claas – drums

24/02/12 – DE – Siegen – Vortex (release party)
27/04/12 – DE – Paderborn – Metal Inferno Festival 8
09/06/12 – DE – Reichenbach – ChronicalMoshers Open Air

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