A Hill To Die Upon

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Marketing Highlights

Marketing Highlights: Aggressive marketing campaign with Adrenaline PR Considered one of the leading artists in the Christian black metal scene with fans all over the world U.S. tour dates supporting the release will be announced

Infinite Titanic Immortal - 2009 Press “...the fact that everything's flowing as expected must be that it's family "business", the Cook brothers know what they're doing; and they're doing it well.” MetalStorm.net “Rather than simply be another The Black Dahlia Murder rip off, A Hill to Die Upon has forged their own path of battle hardened and epic European influences and come away with one of the more impressive American black metal debuts of 2009, if not the last couple of years …I am truly impressed by the bands scope and skill.” TeethOfTheDevine.com “Epic, powerful, crushing Black Metal onslaught…” SOD Magazine “…this young band is already operating at a very high level.” TheOmegaOrder.com “4/5 “…they've got my attention and soon they'll have yours.”” HM Magazine “I think the best way to describe the overall sound, would be to say if Behemoth and Gorgoroth fucked, had a kid, then Immortal and Satyricon fucked and had a kid, then those two kids fucked, this is the offspring.” Alexander Slimm – Fan & Metal-Archives.com Writer “The Cook brothers ability to create a dark, chilling atmosphere with such talent makes for an impressive death metal album.” Metaldelirium.net

Omens - 2011 Press “AHTDU have in their roster a wonderful debut, Infinite Titanic Immortal, and work hard to prove that their first attempt was not a flare on the horizon, but a star in the night sky” MetalStorm.net - 8.5/10 “This album is awful in the olden sense of the word—full of awe. With Omens, A Hill To Die the Upon delivers just as much blackened death metal and mythological-spirituality as their first album …and then some.” IndieVisionMusic.com - 4.2/5 “The songs are well put together and there is plenty fast entertainment full of demonic vibes to sit out.” Zwaremetalen.com - 7.6/10 “Unpretentious, yet creative: What A HILL TO DIE UPON offer on their current work, Omens.” PowerMetal.de - 7.5/10 “AHTDU stands firm with other heavyweights in this extreme genre.” TollBooth.org - 4.5/5 “The album itself is a phenomenal listen, ripe with potential and possessed of a godlike strength and tenacity.” NoCleanSinging.com “Second album from this completely amazing and totally underrated Illinois band. Crushing black metal with death metal overtones, somewhere between newer Behemoth and Immortal material. Listen and believe.” CMDistro.com

Holy Despair - 2014 Press “A Hill to Die Upon have found themselves an individual style in the field where melodic black and melodic death metal are mixed, their efforts in Holy Despair managing to cement their position.” MetalStorm.net - 7.8/10 “Hard riffs , solid percussion and furious vocals of the ongoing battle" Misje.org - 5/6 “After their debut "Infinite Titanic Immortal" and the following "Omens", A Hill To Die Upon show why the third [album] of a band is its most important. The flanks and trademarks are placed with the first album; by the second high-grade output it gets shown whether the band burns up on the horizon or not and by the third, yeah the most important, A Hill To Die Upon made everything the right way.” Metal-Only.de - 9/10 “You can’t fake that passion, that drive. It’s not something you can imitate. You have to truly feel it, know it, live it. And that passion bleeds through on every moment of this album” NoCleanSinging.com “Is it the band's best album? A hard thing to say when all three albums are written and performed as well as they are. Is it the band's most refined and mature album so far? Definitely yes, and an easy contender for best metal album of 2014.” - Rodney Wilder, Yahoo Voices “A Hill to Die Upon has continued to take elements of the blackened death metal sound and put their own spin on it, and they have achieved great results.” - CosmosGaming.com “Holy Despair remains true to their original sound and characteristics that distinguishes them in the metal scene…Brothers Adam and Michael Cook once again have made a perfect mix of aggressive death metal combined with technical aspects typically found in black metal and have done so in such a way that neither style dominates.” - TheMetalResource.com - 8/10 “…brothers Adam and Michael Cook decided to go back to their roots , which were intertwined on the debut album. "Holy Despair " has thus become a mix of both plates where both fan camps can be satisfied” - RockLife.nl - 8.5/10 “With both lyrical and musical quality in check, its hard not to recommend this one to any interested extreme music fan. They’ve managed to maintain their consistent tone, but at the same time bring in some new and subtle takes to the material to keep it interesting. That’s a definite win-win for everyone.” - DeadRhetoric.com - 8.5/10 “Holy Despair is played with a hard technique and passion, a passion that emerges in the music as well as in the lyrics” - Metallized.it - 8/10

A Hill to Die Upon was featured as Terrorizer Magazine's "Band of the Day" on May 14th, 2014

"A Jester Arrayed In Burning Gold" was featured on Spotify's Metal Domination Playlist

Bio

A Hill to Die Upon was formed by brothers, Adam and Michael Cook, in November of 2004. After several demos, countless shows, and several lineup changes they finally found their niche in blackened death metal. “Infinite Titanic Immortal” was their debut album released on Bombworks Records in July 2009. It helped garnish a lot of attention for AHTDU and helped push them into the underground metal scene. ITI was recorded by Kevin Rendleman of Trash Rocket Studios in Peoria, IL and mixed and mastered by Erik Tordsson of Dark Chambers Studios in Vaxjo, Sweden. Artwork for “Infinite Titanic Immortal” was created by Serbian artist, Bogdan Admidzic. “Omens” was the sophomore follow up and showed promise that the band wasn’t just a one hit wonder and had potential. “Omens” was released by Bombworks Records in June of 2011 and was recorded by Rex Carroll(Whitecross) at Girdermode Studios in Zion, IL and was again mixed and mastered by Erik Tordsson of Dark Chambers Studios. Artwork for “Omens” was created by Tony Streeter of Cicada Grove. “Manden Med Leen” was a single released by A Hill to Die Upon in February of 2013. It was recorded by Drew Webster of Webster Studios in Galesburg, IL and mixed by Don Byczynski of BOTA Studio in Chicago, IL and mastered by James Murphy(ex Death, Testament) of SafeHouse Productions in Orlando, FL. “Holy Despair” is the third album by AHTDU and was released on Bombworks Records in April 2014. It was recorded by Drew Webster of Webster Studios and mixed and master by Erik Tordsson of Dark Chambers Studios. Artwork was done by Tyler Hays. A Hill to Die Upon has toured all throughout the United States as well as played several shows and festivals in Mexico, England, Norway, Denmark, and Switzerland. AHTDU has a very strong and supportive fan base that is located all over the world.

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For Fans Of

Behemoth, Watain, Satyricon, Immortal, Naglfar

Home Market

Monmouth, Illinois - United States

Album Details

Artist

A Hill To Die Upon

Album Title

Via Artis Via Mortis

Street Date

09/29/2017

Order Due Date

09/01/2017

Genre

Rock/Metal

Label

Luxor Records

Parent Label

Victory

Configuration

CD Longplay

Price Code

CD9

UPC

850714006207

Box Lot

30

Catalog #

LRP829

Album Details

Artist

A Hill To Die Upon

Album Title

Via Artis Via Mortis

Preorder Date

08/11/2017

Street Date

09/29/2017

Genre

Rock/Metal

Label

Luxor Records

Parent Label

Victory

Configuration

Digital Audio Longplay

UPC

886446548227

Tour Dates

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