Archive
January 1, 2016: We would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our fans and friends worldwide, we really appreciate your support! Keep the metal faith alive! Be strong, creative and never give up! Death Metal rules supreme! See you all in 2016!
November 4, 2015: We've got some nice looking stickers for you!!! Check our merch page at: http://castrum.bandcamp.com/merch. It comes free with every order!!!
October 13, 2015: Attention Hungarian CASTRUM fans!!! Good news!!! We've been confirmed for the 2nd edition of "Death By Metal" festival!!! So see you all on 24th of January, 2016 in Budapest!!!
September 28, 2015: The CASTRUM mugs have arrived!!! Check our merch page at: http://castrum.bandcamp.com/merch. Price is: $4.
July 4, 2015: 29th of August, 2015 we will play again in Debrecen (Hungary) @ Kaptár Music Club! Expect a special show!
May 7, 2015: Attention drummaniacs! Our drummer started an official page at: facebook.com/EugeneRyabchenkoDrummer. Join it, share it, spread it!!!
April 30, 2015: Finally, we have the pleasure to reveal you a song from our 20 years anniversary show!!! Here it is: "Don't Make Me God"!!!
April 20, 2015: Good news for our Hungarian fans!!! 15th of May (Friday) we will play in Budapest at Spring Frenzy, while 16th of May (Saturday) we will play in Szeged at the SzegeDEATH Fest 2!!! See you all there!!!
March 25, 2015: Hey friends, if you like atmospheric instrumental stuff inspired by classical, medieval and ambient-like music, then feel free to check out "The mindscape seeker" (2015). Cornelius has been working on these few tracks the past 2 months. Hope you will enjoy them as much as we do! Share and leave your comments! Listen to the whole material at the following pages: kornelkontros.bandcamp.com, youtube.com/vaultofcornelius, soundcloud.com/kornelkontros, vk.com/kornel.kontros.
March 22, 2015: Fresh interview with Cornelius at Ukrainian ANTICHRIST Metalzine!!!
March 18, 2015: Just received a brilliant review on our "MediEvaluation" CD from ANTICHRIST Metalzine!!! Check it out here!!!
January 13, 2015: Let's start this year with a great review from Hungarian Zenevilag.net!
January 1, 2015: We would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our fans and friends worldwide, we really appreciate your support! Keep the metal faith alive! Be strong, creative and never give up! Death Metal rules supreme! See you all in 2015!
December 26, 2014: Read on an excellent review about our anniversary CD at the Hungarian Shock! magazine!
December 16, 2014: Here comes a fresh yet in-depth interview done for the Hungarian online edition called Zenevilág.net! Enjoy!
September 28, 2014: Get an anniversary bundle package of CASTRUM right now! It includes: "20 years controlled by chaos" T-shirt, "MediEvaluation" digi-pack CD + a signed A4 bandphoto. Bundle price is: $13 + p&p. For more info on sizes please click here!
September 13, 2014: 27th of September we are going to celebrate CASTRUM's 20th anniversary with a special show! For that occasion we decided to release a compilation CD, namely "MediEvaluation", which includes our early demos and some rare yet unreleased materials. The CD was released by our long-time label Bloodbucket Productions from Canada! Now it is your chance to get your hands on this special 12-track digi-pack CD!!!
MediEvaluation CD (2014)
To order your copy, please contact us at: cornelius@ukrpost.net
July 10, 2014: Thanks to our label Bloodbucket Productions we received our backcatalogue of CDs: "Hatenourisher" (2001), "Mysterious Yet Unwearied" (2002) & "Phenomenonsense" (2006). Now is your chance to buy all of them at once (for only $30 + p&p) or separately (for $15 each + p&p)! So hurry on and get your copy now, 'cause quantities are pretty limited!!!
To order your copy, please contact us at: cornelius@ukrpost.net
June 3, 2014: 12th of July, 2014 we will play again with KATAKLYSM, this time in Debrecen (Hungary) @ Vekeri Festival!!! For more info please click on the facebook link.
Vekeri Festival, Debrecen, Hungary (12.07.2014)
May 30, 2014: Today we've got a new portion of our "Skinfection" design T-shirts. So hurry up and grab your copy right now!!! For more info on sizes please click here!
February 4, 2014: For some great photos from Death By Metal Festival Vol. 1 please go here or visit our gallery at facebook!
January 31, 2014: Click on the link to read a fresh interview at the online version of the Hungarian HammerWorld magazine! Enjoy!!!
January 8, 2014: The first CASTRUM show in 2014 will be at the Death By Metal Festival Vol. 1 in Budapest (Hungary)! We will play there with such monster Death Metal acts as KATAKLYSM, KRISIUN and FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE just to name a few! See all of our Hungarian friends & fans over there! For more info please click on the facebook link.
Death By Metal Festival Vol. 1 @ Dürer Kert, Budapest, Hungary (01.02.2014)
November 22, 2013: In 8 days we will play at this year's UzhGoreRot Festival, it will be held @ "Phantom" club in Uzhgorod (Ukraine). Spread the word and see you all there!!! For more infos please check the festival website here: www.uzhgorerot.com.ua.
UzhGoreRot 2013 @ Phantom, Uzhgorod, Ukraine (30.11.2013)
November 15, 2013: Tomorrow (16.11.2013) we will play at Fajna Bavka in Vinogradiv (Ukraine)! See you there!!!
Fajna Bavka, Vinogradiv, Ukraine (16.11.2013)
November 7, 2013: This Saturday (09.11.2013) we are going to play at the V. Full Of Anger Festival in Debrecen (Hungary)! So see you all there - Hungarian CASTRUM maniacs!!!
Full Of Anger V @ Kaptár Music Club, Debrecen, Hungary (09.11.2013)
May 30, 2013: Check out some live footages taken from shows in Spring 2013! Enjoy!!!
May 25, 2013: See you all Kiev-based metal freaks 7th of June, 2013 @ "Art of Brutality"!!! For more details, please check the Tour Dates section!
December 31, 2012: We would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our fans and friends worldwide, we really appreciate your support! Keep the metal faith alive!!! Be strong, creative and never give up! Death Metal rules supreme!!! See you all in 2013!!!!!!
Hey maniacs of old-school rock musick, here is a cover of LED ZEPPELIN's famous "Moby Dick" track by the 2/3 of CASTRUM and surely it was also castrumized in some way!!! Enjoy and dive into the atmospheres of the past!!!
September 25, 2012: 5th of October we are heading to play at the 10th anniversary show of the Supersonic club (Blue Hell & Red Hell) in Budapest, Hungary!!! The event divided into 2 parts: 4 bands playing in Red Hell as a support and MAYHEM will play afterwards in Blue Hell!!! See all of our Hungarian friends & fans over there!!! For more info please click on the facebook link.
July 28, 2012: 2nd of August, 2012 we are going to play at the 13th edition of "Metal Heads' Mission Festival" @ Solnishko in Evpatoriya, Ukraine with such monster Death Metal act as NILE (USA) plus many others... See you all there!!!
April 24, 2012: We have a new t-shirt design available. For more details, please check the Merch section!
April 23, 2012: We are happy to inform everybody that we will play at this year's "Metal Heads' Mission Festival" @ Solnishko in Evpatoriya, Crimea, Ukraine with such monster acts as NILE (USA), GORGUTS (Canada), DERANGED (Sweden), CENOTAPH (Turkey), MALEFICIS (Ukraine), AMBIVALENCE (Ukraine), and many more... Dates for the 13th edition of MHM were set to 02-04.08.2012! For more details, please check the Tour Dates section!
April 5, 2012: In April we will visit Hungary and Poland again! For more details about these gigs, please visit the Tour Dates section!
Kaptár Music Club, Debrecen, Hungary (20.04.2012) Pub Fort XXII, Przemysl, Poland (27.04.2012) Klub Rudera, Sanok, Poland (28.04.2012)
March 6, 2012: As all of you might noticed we went to Hungary & Serbia with a new bass player, a very close friend of us, namely Victor. Unfortunately, Rodion has officially quit the band 25th of February, 2012. Here goes his statement: "I've quit the line-up of CASTRUM, bass parts for the new album has been recorded in studio, so the album will be released, wait it, best luck to everyone!!!". Hereby we wish him all the best and lots of success in all his future activity! Furthermore, we are very thankful to him for all the great job he did for CASTRUM throughout the past 3 years and also for recording the most variegated bass patterns for our new album!!!
March 5, 2012: CASTRUM collectively would like to thank all the fans who came to support us in Szeged (Hungary), Senta (Serbia) and Novi Sad (Serbia)!!! Especially the latter one deserves a major hail and respect, really dedicated people there!!! We would also like to thank all the bands we've shared the stages over these 3 days & nights. A big thank you goes out to the guys of ASHEN EPITAPH and M.A.D & GOYA for their friendship and nice organization!!!
March 1, 2012: We are eagerly looking forward to the following mini-tour in Hungary & Serbia. Below you can find the posters.
Club Noir, Szeged, Hungary (02.03.2012) Zeppelin Club, Senta, Serbia (03.03.2012) Rusinski Dom, Novi Sad, Serbia (04.03.2012)
December 31, 2011: We would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our fans and friends worldwide, we really appreciate your support! Keep the metal faith alive!!! Be strong, creative and never give up! Death Metal rules supreme!!! See you all in 2012!!!!!!
December 20, 2011: On 25th of December you can catch us playing live in Khmelnitsky at Wintercold Fest!!! For details please check the Tour Dates section!
October 23, 2011: On behalf of CASTRUM and as organizer I would like to thank everybody who came to support DMA 26 this Friday!!! It was an awesome event!!! Furthermore, I am very thankful for the great performances of all the participating bands, especially would like to thank our Slovakian friends from KILLCHAIN & RAVENCLAW for their supercool attitude and visit to Uzhgorod!!!
October 7, 2011: We are happy to inform everybody that CASTRUM is now endorsed by the awesome products of Cympad!!! So from now on we use Cympad foams exclusively!!!
Supported by Cympad
March 2, 2011: Check a cool review (written in Polish language) on "Phenomenonsense" at Atmospheric Metal Magazine here!
February 9, 2011: We've completed Dark Unity Tour on the 7th of February. We would like to thank everyone who visited our shows in Lvov, Debrecen, Krivoj Rog, Korosteny, Vinnitsa and Uzhgorod. It was a big pleasure to play for all of you out there!!! Unfortunately we couldn't make it to Rovno, because of the van's crash. Sorry for that to all the metal fans in Rovno, we tried to fix the problem, but the time worked against us! Last but not least we would like to thank for the great company & awesome shows for our Polish brothers from UNDERDARK (Adam, Dyvan, Spider, Criss, Jakub & Przemek).
February 1, 2011: Dark Unity Tour started as planned! We already played in Lvov and Debrecen! Both gigs were awesome! Thanks for everybody who supported us during those shows!!! Unfortunately, the Bucharest show didn't happen for us, because IMPALED NAZARENE had to cancel the Romanian leg of their tour. We are really sorry to all the fanatics who waited us there, but it wasn't our fault, you know!
January 15, 2011: Dark Unity Tour 2011 will start shortly. Find enclosed all the posters below. For getting more details on those gigs, please visit the Tour Dates section!
29.01.2011, Lvov (Ukraine) @ Starushka 31.01.2011, Debrecen (Hungary) @ Perényi 1 Music Club 01.02.2011, Bucharest (Romania) @ The Silver Church Club 03.02.2011, Rovno (Ukraine) @ Yama
04.02.2011, Krivoj Rog (Ukraine) @ Starij Dvor 05.02.2011, Korosteny (Ukraine) @ GDK 06.02.2011, Vinnitsa (Ukraine) @ Zarya 07.02.2011, Uzhgorod (Ukraine) @ Bürger
January 2, 2011: Happy New Year to all our fans and friends worldwide, we really appreciate your support! Keep the metal faith alive!!!
December 29, 2010: There's a tour coming for the end of January and beginning of February 2011 along with our Polish friends from band called UNDERDARK. This tour will capture 9 gigs throughout the territory of Ukraine and a special gig in Bucharest (Romania) as support for mighty IMPALED NAZARENE! So keep checking back for more info and see the details in the Tour Dates section!
November 8, 2010: Read on a detailed review in Polish language from the Rzeszów gig here and also view some photos from the same show here!
October 9, 2010: We've finally started to record our new album, which will include 8 tracks! Drum parts have been already layed down for 11 tracks in total. So be prepared for some special bonuses as well! Artwork & album title will be revealed shortly! So stay tuned for more news & video reports from studio.
September 18, 2010: In October we will have 3 mini tours, the first one will capture 2 dates in Ukraine (Lvov & Kiev) with KILLCHAIN from Slovakia, while the second one will be in Slovakia along with good friends from OBLITERATE (Slovakia) and the third one in Poland with our new friends from UNDERDARK (Poland). Don't miss these gigs! For more info, please visit the Tour Dates section.
August 25, 2010: 17th of September we will play at DMA XXIII along with I DIVINE (Hungary), SINFUL (Russia), DRACO HYPNALIS (Czech Republic) & DUOBETIC HOMUNKULUS (Czech Republic). For more details please check the Tour Dates section or the poster below!
June 19, 2010: Great news for all the CASTRUM fans dwelling in Vinogradiv. We will play there 24th of July, 2010 @ "Dark Side Festival" along with such bands as EKTOMORF (Hungary), REMORSE (Hungary), MYTRA (Hungary) and CORDON (Ukraine). Be there!!!
June 4, 2010: Good news for the motorized metal fans of the band as this year CASTRUM will also participate at the Music Bike Ukraine Open Air Festival. The band will play on the first day (8th of July, 2010) of the fest and will perform a killer set of new songs. So see you all there!!! For more information please check the festival website here: www.musicbikeukraine.com.
June 1, 2010: CASTRUM will play at the second edition of UzhGoreRot Open Air Festival on the 10th of July, 2010. It will take place again at the Amphitheatre in Uzhgorod (Ukraine)! The headliner of the festival will be MALIGNANT TUMOUR (Czech Republic) + 8 more killer bands such as EPITOME (Poland), HALUCYNOGEN (Poland), MIZAR (Slovakia), BETON (Slovakia), MOONFOG (Slovakia), KIROWA GÓRA (Ukraine), HEDONISTIC EXILITY (Ukraine) and DISPLEASE (Ukraine). For more info please check the website of the festival: www.uzhgorerot.com.ua.
May 9, 2010: Next week we are heading for a Slovakian mini-tour with friends from GOD DEFAMER (Slovakia), DYSANCHELY (Slovakia) and OBLITERATE (Slovakia). For more info please check the Tour Dates section or the posters below! See you there!!!
March 30, 2010: 25th of April we will perform at DMA XXII along with CRYSTAL NIGHT (Ukraine), BASSETHORN (Ukraine), IMPERA (Ukraine) and SUICIDE SERVICE (Ukraine).
March 23, 2010: New photos from DMA XXI has been added to the Photos section! Enjoy!
March 11, 2010: A few photos from DMA XX has been added recently. Check them out here!
February 28, 2010: 18th of March we will play at DMA XXI along with PORFYRIA (Slovakia), DYSANCHELY (Slovakia) and TERRA IMPRESSIONUM (Ukraine).
February 6, 2010: 27th of February we will play on a special gig dedicated to the memory of Kate "Outsider" Siyartova (7.05.1987-21.01.2010). May you rest in peace, metal sister!
January 31, 2010: Recently the band parted ways with long-time drummer Doni. We wish him all the best in the future. His replacement is Eugene Ryabchenko, who is known from his drumming in such bands as THE SYMBIOZ and DISPLEASE! Welcome to the CASTRUM army dude!!!
New drummer - Zhenya
January 14, 2010: Today we recorded an instrumental track called "MediEvaluation" for the forthcoming 4th album! Enjoy!
January 1, 2010: Here we go with the first interview in 2010. Check it out in Morg 'zine! Attention!!! The knowlegde of Russian language is required there!
December 31, 2009: We would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our fans and friends worldwide, we really appreciate your support! Keep the metal faith alive!!! Be strong, creative and never give up! Death Metal rules supreme!!! See you all in 2010!!!!!!
Actually we are putting together the new songs for our 4th full-length album, which we plan to record in the first half of 2010!!! Expect the CD release in the middle of 2010!!!
December 27, 2009: Check some video reports from our "Wrong Sense Tour 2009" on YouTube: Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3. Enjoy!!!
November 22, 2009: Read an interview with Cornelius at Metal Special. Attention!!! It is in Russian language!
November 6, 2009: Check some tour shots in the Photos section. More will follow shortly. So stay (de)tuned!!!
October 30, 2009: We would like to thank everybody who visited our gigs during the "Wrong Sense Tour 2009"! It was a pleasure to play for all of you out there! Thank you for your endless support & dedication to extreme metal music!!! Hereby, we send our sincere regards to our tour mates from OBLITERATE, namely Ivan, Martin, Marcel & Peter of MOONFOG! It was great to share the stage with you guys and we really do hope to meet & play with you soon again!!!
October 20, 2009: In 2 days we will start our "Wrong Sense Tour 2009" with Slovakian friends of OBLITERATE! See & meet you all there!!!
September 19, 2009: Latest tour news! "Wrong Sense Tour 2009" will last a whole week beginning from 23rd of October up to 29th of October. We will visit 7 cities of Ukraine during this tour, namely Khmelnickiy, Vinnitsa, Illichevsk, Kiev, Zhitomir, Rovno and Uzhgorod. For more details please visit to the Tour Dates section!
September 15, 2009: Check out a new review done by Beowolf Productions on our latest album "Phenomenonsense" here.
September 14, 2009: Below you can watch our new video clip done for the promotional track "Controlled by Chaos". Enjoy!!!
August 24, 2009: Listen to our brand new track called "Controlled by Chaos" at our MySpace site or download it here!
August 22, 2009: We will go on Ukrainian tour along with alternative grinders from OBLITERATE (Slovakia) in the fall of October! For confirmed dates please check the Tour Dates section!!!
July 9, 2009: Added some photos from the gig with GOD DETHRONED, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE & SACRAMENTAL BLOOD! Check them out here!!!
June 22, 2009: New photos added from the UzhGoreRot Open Air Festival! Check them out here!!!
June 7, 2009: We are pleased to announce our new bass player - Rodion Sun Lion. He is famous for his playing in quite a lot of Ukrainian bands in different styles, from jazz through rock up to ethno music!
Rodion Sun Lion
May 20, 2009: 4th of July we will share the stage with Holland Death Metal masters GOD DETHRONED in Debrecen (Hungary)!!! Click here for details.
April 20, 2009: Read an interview with Cornelius (in Hungarian language) at the website of Rock-Ness or directly here.
April 15, 2009: 27th of June we will crush Collosseum club in Kosice (Slovakia)!!! Click here for details.
March 14, 2009: Finally, I can say that we are putting together new songs for our long-awaited fourth album. As for now we have 6 songs ready and the 7th to be completed shortly. Some song titles in advance: "Controlled by chaos", "The dawn of depression", "A new (de)generation to come", "Skinfection", "Hatefuelled attitude". There will be a few instrumental tracks as well, kind of intros/outros so to say, but just time shall tell us what ones will be really used for the album. We still don't have a working tilte, but as soon as it will appear you will get it in this section for sure! Lots of people asking me who will record the new album, i.e. in what line-up we will record it. Well, as for now it is totally sure that Doni will sit around the drumkit (as he did for our 3 previous albums too) and hopefully Rodion will play the bass, 'cause he's the best for this position!
January 1, 2009: Happy New Year to all our fans and friends worldwide, we really appreciate your support! Keep the metal faith alive!!!
November 6, 2008: CASTRUM will play at the first edition of UzhGoreRot Open Air Festival on the 12th of June, 2009. It will take place at the Amphitheatre in Uzhgorod (Ukraine)! The headliner of the festival will be DEAD INFECTION (Poland) + 9 more killer bands such as DEMENTOR (Slovakia), CRANIOTOMY (Slovakia), EPICRISE (Ukraine), NEUROPATHIA (Poland), GOD DEFAMER (Slovakia), LYCANTHROPHY (Czech Republic), SUBURBAN TERRORIST (Slovakia), ATTACK OF RAGE (Slovakia) and VULVULATOR (Ukraine). For more info please check the website of the festival: www.uzhgorerot.com.ua.
June 25, 2008: Check out some old video clips as well as rare live videos at YouTube now! Enjoy!!!
March 2, 2008: Read a cool review on "The Essence of the Past" DVD here!
December 31, 2007: Well, another hard year is over for CASTRUM. It was a bad year for the band due to the all-sided line-up problems and thus concert inactivity in general. But hopefully 2008 will solve that situation and we finally go on tour with our latest album "Phenomenonsense"! All is left for now is to wish a Happy New Year to all our friends and fans worldwide! Be strong, creative and never give up! Death Metal rules supreme!!! See you in 2008!!!!!!
December 29, 2007: "The Essence of the Past" is the title of the recently released DVD, which was compiled by Cornelius from old archive shows. The DVD contains 3 live shows from the 1996-1997 era, the 3 official video clips of that eras as well as photo gallery slideshow of archive photos from 1995-1998. The DVD comes in jewel case with color booklet and extra DVD-ROM part that features a bonus live show from 1998, demos & rehearsals of CASTRUM & CHAMOS in mp3 format as well as wallpapers for your desktop! Hurry up as the number of this special so-called "tribute to the past" DVD is limited!!! You'll experience 2 hours of raw, uncompromised yet medieval Death Metal with the appropriate atmosphere and quality! Attention!!! This is a 100% self-released DVD! Below find enclosed some graphical excerpts and all the wallpapers in advance! Enjoy! To order this DVD please contact Cornelius!
Front cover of “The Essence of the Past” DVD Features of “The Essence of the Past” DVD Back cover of “The Essence of the Past” DVD
Wallpapers of the “The Essence of the Past” DVD Wallpapers of the “The Essence of the Past” DVD Wallpapers of the “The Essence of the Past” DVD Wallpapers of the “The Essence of the Past” DVD
November 29, 2007: Read on the latest review on "Phenomenonsense" album from Swedish Metal-Only!
November 27, 2007: Drummers attention! Check out Doni's official website here.
September 12, 2007: Added 5 new "Phenomenonsense" reviews here. Check them out!
July 25, 2007: During the recording sessions of our recently released album "Phenomenonsense" we managed to record 2 more songs for a possible 7" release. These tracks are "Hatenourisher 2006" and a cover version of Judas Priest's famous "Breaking The Law" song. Now you have the chance to download them (just click on the titles)! Enjoy!!!
May 4, 2007: Well, I have the pleasure to say that "Phenomenonsense" CDs finally arrived to Uzhgorod!!! As of today, the promotion for our 3rd and best album to date has begun! So beware, the CASTRUM army rides! For CD ordering details please click here. To check out some mp3 files, please visit the "Samples" page. Enjoy!
Order “Phenomenonsense” now!!!
December 30, 2006: Well, it's time to wish a Happy New Year to all our friends and fans worldwide! Be strong, creative and never give up! See you in 2007!!!!!!
December 19, 2006: Check out a review done by Eternal Art on "Hatenourisher" here. Attention, the review is written in Russian language!
October 31, 2006: Finally added photos from the tour with MENTAL DEMISE. Please check them out here.
October 30, 2006: Added lyrics, photos and cover artwork for forthcoming album "Phenomenonsense". Click here for all the details. Expect a late 2006 release date!
September 12, 2006: Photos added from Irshava session. Check them out in Photos section.
September 10, 2006: We would like to express a big thank you for the organizers in Irshava, namely Poof, Slavik & INEPT and last but not least to all our fans gathered there. Keep up supporting metal!
September 1, 2006: Next Saturday (9.09.2006) we are going to crash Irshava. Click here for details.
July 13, 2006: We are proud to announce the coming annihilation of CASTRUM over Beregovo. The exact date is 29th of July, 2006! Click here for details.
June 11, 2006: Picture gallery has been massively updated with photos from our recent tour with MENTAL DEMISE, both Death Metal Assaults (V & VI) and yet more... Check them out here! There's plenty more of it coming soon as well, so check back for new pics from time to time.
June 10, 2006: As you might noticed our guestbook was down for a while. Sorry for the inconvenience, but it wasn't our fault. By now you can explore our new one, which I think is better... So view or sign our Deathbook here. Enjoy!
May 31, 2006: There's a gig coming around the 17th of June. It will be held in Juventus (Uzhgorod). Support bands are POWERFOOL, ASFIX and INEPT.
May 30, 2006: Our first Ukrainian tour has been finished successfully. Thus we would like to send our deepest thanks & hello to our bus-mates MENTAL DEMISE (Old, Fester, Pinky, Bolt, Silver) and driver Sanya! Also we'd like to thank all the organizers involved and last but not least all our fans! We are nothing without you! 'Til next time... Hail Death Metal!!!!!! Photos from all events will come shortly. So stay tuned!
May 5, 2006: 6th of May there will be a warm-up gig in Juventus (Uzhgorod, Ukraine) for CASTRUM before going out touring with MENTAL DEMISE from 18.05 to 27.05. Check out the dates here.
April 22, 2006: Samples section has been updated with 2 songs from the new album, namely "Mirrored Absurdity", "Mentally Cracked" and "No More World". You can also listen to some new songs here as well.
April 19, 2006: Read a cool review about our 2nd album "Mysterious Yet Unwearied" done by our friend Poof from Irshava (Ukraine) here. Attention, the review is written in Russian language!
April 18, 2006: Hey freaks! "Death Metal Assault VI" is coming... The date of total annihilation is Friday, May 19. The gig will be held as usually in Padiun, Uzhgorod (Ukraine). Bands confirmed are MENTAL DEMISE, VIOLENT VORTEX and TERRORIUM.
March 30, 2006: The final mix for the new album has been made today. More infos coming soon.
March 19, 2006: Hail maniacs! "Death Metal Assault V" went great and was a big success! This way we would like to thank SMASHED FACE, DATURA and TERRORIUM for the great time, killer live performances and last but not least the fans for their dedicated support and loud applause. We will upload some photos very soon. So stay tuned!
February 19, 2006: You can catch CASTRUM live on "Death Metal Assault V" 18th March 2006 in Padiun (Uzhgorod, Ukraine) along with SMASHED FACE (Czech Republic), DATURA (Ukraine) and TERRORIUM (Ukraine). Click here for details.
January 27, 2006: We are very pleased to inform you that a video clip for the song "The Gate of the Universal Mystery" was born. Go to the Samples section or simply download it here. Enjoy!
January 24, 2006: We've began to work on vocals. They should be layed down shortly and the final mix will follow up as well.
January 23, 2006: January 17-20 & 23 we have completed recording guitars and bass parts for our 3rd album. It has a working title "Inverted Truth Phenomenon" and will include 9 songs and an intro. Song titles are as follows: "Disorder to Keep (Part I & Part II)", "No More World", "Don't Make Me God", "Cold-Warm Dream", "Mirrored Absurdity", "Walls of Deception", "Never Ending Error" and "Mentally Cracked".
December 2005: CASTRUM joined MySpace Music on the 29th of December. Click here to join us!
November 2005: CASTRUM played two shows with NOKTURNAL MORTUM. The first took place 4th of November in Lvov (Ukraine) at the "Extreme Metal Annihilation", while the second 5th of November in Uzhgorod (Ukraine) at the "Uzhgo-Rock Festival". Click here for details.
October 19, 2005: Read a cool interview at the Danish Nocturnal Horde Webzine.
August 27, 2005: The drumparts for the 3rd album has been recorded during 25 & 26 of August. The album will feature 9 songs of extreme yet innovative Death Metal. Expect the unexpected! There were also two extra tracks recorded for possible 7" and/or compilation releases!
July 2005: CASTRUM has been confirmed to play at Smashed Ground Metal Fest on the 28th of August 2005. The fest is held from 27 to 28 August 2005 in Kiev (Ukraine). Click here for banner and details.
May 2005: CASTRUM is confirmed to play at Merciless East Festival 2 on the 14th of August 2005. The fest is held from 12 to 14 August 2005 in Chelm (Poland). See details here.
April 2005: The repress of CASTRUM's both albums ("Hatenourisher" and "Mysterious Yet Unwearied") are being made. So you have a chance to get them again before it's too late! For details see our Merchandise section!
March 2005: We are really sorry for not playing the show in Lvov on 23.03.2005 (Lyalyka) along with TESSARACT, AMBIVALENCE and DOGMA. 2/3 of the band was there and we were ready to play, but unfortunately our drummer wasn't able to show up there due to the exam he had the same day. We hope to correct our fault as soon as possible and wish to visit Lvov again but with a full presence!
August 2004: The first CASTRUM T-shirts have finally arrived! Order your own t-shirt right now! For details see our Merchandise section!
March 2004: CASTRUM is confirmed to play at this year's "Metal Heads' Mission-V" in Evpatoriya (Crimea, Ukraine). It will be held on 07-08.08.2004. Check the details in Tour Dates section!
February 2004: You can catch CASTRUM live on the "Death Metal Assault II" 4th March 2004 in Uzhgorod (Ukraine) with PARRICIDE, MENTAL DEMISE and GLOBALISED ABSTRUSE.
August 2003: On the 12th of August CASTRUM played an excellent show before Polish Death Metal masters VADER in Lvov (Ukraine)! VADER played there on a festival specially organized for that occasion and it was the first visit of Polish band in Lvov. Other participating bands were: FLESHGORE (Kiev) and SKNIL-OFF (Lvov).
December 2002: With a little delay, as supposed, "Mysterious Yet Unwearied" is finally out on the 3rd day of December! Time to bloody those swords!!!
November 2002: "Mysterious Yet Unwearied" is due to out 30th of November! Be prepared for an extreme and melodic opus that will lead you beyond the gates of universal mystery! Beware the CASTRUM army rides!!! For more info and pre-orders please feel free to contact Bloodbucket Productions via e-mail or through the internet.
October 2002: The Bloodbucket Productions "Buckets of Blood Vol.1" compilation CD is out now featuring over an hour of extreme metal from Bloodbucket bands and independent bands from all over the world! CASTRUM has been presented with a new song (from the upcoming "Mysterious..." album) there! Order this killer comp. CD right now! For more info get in touch with Bloodbucket Productions: E-mail | Web Site.
January 2002: During January the band finished the recordings of their 2nd album, tentatively titled as "Mysterious Yet Unwearied". It contains 10 crushing Death Metal songs and will be released on CD by Bloodbucket Productions in Summer 2002!
December 2001: On 29th of December the band recorded all the drum parts for the 2nd album. Rest of instruments will be recorded during January 2002. Be prepared for a total annihilation!!!
October 2001: The recordings of the second album were scheduled to the fall of this year. For some new reviews about "Hatenourisher" please check out the articles section.
May 2001: "Hatenourisher" was out on 25th of May as promised. Fans of Death Metal should go ahead and check out this hateful Death Metal release before it's too late! It contains 8 songs in circa 35 minutes.
January 2001: CASTRUM signed a one year/one album deal with Canadian label Bloodbucket Productions. The debut CD, "Hatenourisher", is due to behead the masses by 25th of May 2001!
December 2000: The recordings of CASTRUM's debut album were finished and the MC version of "Hatenourisher" was out on Metal Force Records (MF006) in the fall of 2000!
September 1999: The band signed a deal with the Ukrainian underground label Metal Force Records. The first result of it was an MC release unleashed under the banner of "The Leading Spirit of Medieval Tortures" (MF002). It contains a collection of almost all the early materials of CASTRUM in 55 minutes.
June 1999: Further line-up change for CASTRUM, Sharapoff is no longer in the band and a new bassist has been already recruited. So the current line-up is: Doni - drums, Roman - bass and Cornelius - guitar/vocals.
August 1998: Cornelius started an extreme underground fanzine called ENCOMIUM that mainly deals with Death/Thrash Metal bands. You can visit its web version at: castrum.com.ua/encomium.
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