Colombian Death Metal band The Scum stream their new single “Burial”. The song is taken from The Hunger, band’s second highly anticipated album, set for the international release date on April 18th, 2022 via Wild Noise Productions and Satanath Records.
The project was created in 2013 in Manizales, city of the Eje Cafetero, cradle of extreme metal in Colombia. Their material has been released by the most important record labels in Colombia: Brutalized Records and Hatewoks, played shows in cities around their country and Ecuador and in some of the most important metal festivals in their region. The band was elected as openers for prominent acts as Destruction, Tim Ripper Owens, The Haunted, Pungent Stench. Their material has been mixed and mastered by important musical producers in the international metal scene as Tomas Sogsberg and Andy Classen and their only professional video was directed by the most important horror director in Colombia Juan Diego Escobar. From the beginning THE SCUM has been strongly influenced by the horror genre in films and literature and the sounds of old school death metal. They have released an EP in 2015 called “Self-Destructive Race”, a debut album entitled “Ashen” in 2018 that was mixed by Tomas Skogsberg in Sunlight studios and an EP also mixed by Tomas Skogsberg and mastered at Stage One Studio by Andy Classen named “Dead Eyes” (2020). Guest vocal was by Dave Ingram (Benediction). A video was made for the title track of the EP “Dead Eyes” directed by Colombian most important horror director Juan Diego Escobar. New album “The Hunger” mixed again in Sunlight Studios.
Frenetic music for those about Death Metal, raw and traditional. The Scum is the perfect combination of Old School extreme music and horror thematic. Coming from the cloudy mountains of Manizales, Colombia, The Scum is preparing a new album that will blow your brain out. Savage riffs, nasty growls and machine gun drum fills makes “The Hunger” a record you must have in your collection. If you enjoy bands like Entombed, Benediction, Unleashed, Napalm Death, Sinister, for sure “The Hunger” is a record you must have in your collection. Recorded and mixed at Bad Home Studio Manizales (Colombia). Mastered in Unisound AB (Sweden) by legendary producer Dan Swanö. All music by Santiago De Los Ríos, Mauricio Aristizabal, Jose Fernando Ospina. All lyrics by Jose Fernando Ospina. All guitar solos were recorded by Julian Gil Monroy. Cover art by The Art of Yan Sek. Layout and booklet by Ana Caballero.
01. Winds Of The End
02. I Drink Your Blood And I Eat Your Skin
04. One Of Them
05. The Hunger
06. Withered Faith
07. The Seal
08. The Death Of Light