NILE Detail New Album, ‘Vile Nilotic Rites’; Drop New Lyric Video!

Greenville, SC-based death metal stalwarts NILE have sent along details on their upcoming new album, Vile Nilotic Rites. The album is set to be released on November 1st via Nuclear Blast Records. Ahead of the album’s release, the band has dropped a lyric video for the track, “Long Shadows Of Dread” which you can check out below along with more album details.

From The Press Release

Technical death metal Egyptologists NILE are proud to reveal their ninth album, Vile Nilotic Rites will be released on November 1st via Nuclear Blast.

Today, the band gives fans a taste of the album with the release of the first single “Long Shadows Of Dread“. Watch the lyric video here:

Karl Sanders comments, “I am thankful the day has finally arrived that we can share with fans the first single from Vile Nilotic Rites. It’s the opening track on the new disc, and a song we will be thoroughly enjoying playing live on our upcoming EU and USA tours. ‘Long Shadows’ was chosen as the first song we want people to hear from this upcoming album as this crushing track should leave NO DOUBT In anyone’s mind concerning the uncompromising, brutal, destructive Intent evident throughout the entirety of the Vile Nilotic Rites album. I would also like to thank our fans who have been patiently waiting while we worked tirelessly to make this record undeniably the best NILE record in many years.“


George Kollias comments, “I’m super excited for the release of our new album and very happy our fans will finally get their first taste! It’s a special album for all of us since each member contributed on this a lot. I feel it represents the teamwork spirit Nile has right now and that shows on stage as well. I look forward to touring and playing these songs live for all the NILE fans!!


Vile Nilotic Rites was recorded and produced by Karl Sanders at Serpent Headed Studios in Greenville, South Carolina with the exception of the drums which were recorded at Esoteron Music Studios in Athens, Greece with engineering handled by Jim Touras and George Dovolos. The album was mixed and mastered by Mark Lewis at MRL Studios. For the album artwork, the band returned to artist Michal “Xaay” Loranc who has worked with the band for over 10 years.

Vile Nilotic Rites will be available in the following formats:

  • CD Digipak
  • Vinyl
    • Red Vinyl (Limited to 1,500)
    • Red W/ bone Splatter Vinyl (Limited to 300)
    • Red/Bone Swirl Vinyl (Limited to 300)
    • Black Vinyl
    • White Vinyl (Limited to 300)
    • Beige Vinyl (Limited to 300)
    • Purple Vinyl (Limited to 300)
  • T-shirt Bundle
    • Includes CD Digipak, T-Shirt & Poster

Pre-order your copy of Vile Nilotic Rites in the format of your choice here: www.nuclearblast.com/nile-vnr 
Pre-save the album on Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer: https://nblast.de/NilePreSave

Vile Nilotic Rites track listing:

  1. Long Shadows of Dread
  2. Oxford Handbook of Savage Genocidal Warfare
  3. Vile Nilotic Rites
  4. Seven Horns of War
  5. That Which is Forbidden
  6. Snake Pit Mating Frenzy
  7. Revel in their Suffering
  8. Thus Sayeth the Parasites of the Mind
  9. Where is the Wrathful Sky
  10. The Imperishable Stars are Sickened
  11. We are Cursed

This Fall, NILE is heading on theA Vile Caustic Attack tour with special guests American grindcore legends, TERRORIZER. The 39-date trek kicks off at the Loft at Centerstage in Atlanta, Georgia on November 1st and will conclude on December 14th at The Firmament in Greenville, South Carolina.
NILE founding member KARL SANDERS comments,“The band is very much looking forward to the upcoming NILE/TERRORIZER USA Tour in November 2019. We had a great time touring Europe together last year and I have no doubt that NILE and TERRORIZER touring the states as a package will be a month long extravaganza of metal madness. All of us in NILE are also extremely fired up for this November USA tour as we will be playing several killer new songs from our newest record as well as classic NILE favorites from our back catalog. See you on tour!”

Tickets for the tour are now on sale at Enterthevault.com.

Confirmed dates for the 2019 A Vile Caustic Attack Tour with special guests TERRORIZER are:
11/01/2019  Loft At Centerstage – Atlanta, GA
11/02/2019  The Underground – Charlotte, NC
11/03/2019  Motorco – Durham, NC
11/04/2019  The Gramercy Theatre –  New York, NY
11/05/2019  Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
11/06/2019  Canal Club – Richmond, VA
11/07/2019  Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
11/08/2019  The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY
11/09/2019  The Palladium – Worcester, MA
11/11/2019  The Crafthouse – Pittsburgh, PA
11/12/2019  Token Lounge – Westland, MI
11/13/2019  The Forge – Joliet, IL
11/14/2019  Turner Hall – Milwaukee, WI
11/15/2019  The Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN
11/16/2019  Wildwood Saloon – Iowa City, IA
11/17/2019  Royal Grove – Lincoln, NE
11/18/2019  Hermans Hideaway – Denver, CO
11/19/2019  Liquid Joe’s – Salt Lake City, UT
11/21/2019  El Corazon – Seattle, WA
11/22/2019  Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
11/23/2019  Holy Diver – Sacramento, CA
11/24/2019  Oakland Metro Operahouse – Oakland, CA
11/25/2019  Strummers – Fresno, CA
11/26/2019  Whisky A Go Go – West Hollywood, CA
11/27/2019  Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
11/29/2019  Backstage Bar & Grill – Las Vegas, NV
11/30/2019  Club Red – Tempe, AZ
12/01/2019  The Rock –  Tucson, AZ
12/03/2019  Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
12/04/2019  Sunshine Studios – Colorado Springs, CO
12/05/2019  89th Street Collective – Oklahoma City, OK
12/06/2019  Trees – Dallas, TX
12/07/2019  Come And Take It Live! – Austin, TX
12/08/2019  Rock Box – San Antonio, TX
12/10/2019  Southport Hall – New Orleans, LA
12/11/2019  Soundbar – Orlando, FL
12/12/2019  Kelsey Theater – West Palm Beach, FL
12/13/2019  Orpheum – Tampa, FL
12/14/2019  The Firmament – Greenville, SC

Pre-order your copy of Vile Nilotic Rites, here: www.nuclearblast.com/nile-vnr
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