NewsDecember 5, 2008 4:13 PM ET4,266 views

Nuclear Blast Recs signs Ex Deo (Kataklysm)

Official press release: Nuclear Blast Records is very proud to announce the signing of one of the hottest new bands in metal: Ex Deo. This is the new band of Kataklysm mastermind Maurizio Iacono. The whole band concept is based on the history of the Roman Empire and will surely please all devoted Kataklysm followers worldwide, but also fans of Pagan/Viking metal will surely dig this! Ex Deo will also appeal to all metal fans who are into monumental movies and series like "Gladiator" or "Rome." Needless to say, that both Nuclear Blast and Maurizio Iacono are very excited to start working on this unique concept. Ex Deo is the new epic soundtrack to glory! Comments Kataklysm fronter Maurizio: "It is in my blood, I`ve been contemplating this new band for years and the time has come. Ex Deo - a full band inspired by the Roman Empire - has finally arrived and it’s gonna be monumental! I am proud today to announce the signing with Nuclear Blast. Prepare for the Rise of Rome in 2009!"


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lefthandpath 12/5/2008 1:20:15 PM

I will enjoy this, im sure. As long as the songs are epic and dont fall into that 2 minute boredom mark.

metal_bob 12/5/2008 2:15:08 PM

Oh great, another new "project" from a dude already in a band

shadoe 12/5/2008 2:38:14 PM

aw i thought this had an ex member of deo in it what a let down

horseheadxbookends 12/5/2008 3:36:00 PM

mastermind? kataklysm fcking sux!

meanmuggin 12/5/2008 4:16:41 PM

Rome was just a big rip off of greece

ass_cobra 12/5/2008 4:23:14 PM

didnt the romans invent sodomy?

dimmu_faggor 12/5/2008 4:29:10 PM

says the canadian

bruce_springsteen 12/5/2008 8:41:12 PM

"I'm gonna put a hold on my already terrible band and start and equally shitty band!" -Katakalysm Douscherooster

ludicrous_speed 12/6/2008 4:05:53 AM

Maurizio Iacono>Haters. Nice guy.

cranialdamage 12/6/2008 4:30:51 AM


TripleSix 12/7/2008 1:11:03 PM

Don't fck with Maurizio... He's the ambassador of pain. hahaha

blkmtl 12/7/2008 10:24:10 PM

All the awesome folk metal bands are just side projects. fck. Band rules though.

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