Danish death metallers BAEST proudly present you ‘Vortex’, the second single taken from their forthcoming debut album “Danse Macabre”. Set for release on August 17th, 2018 on Century Media Records, “Danse Macabre” offers an intense Messe Macabre uniting influences from the likes of Bloodbath, Dismember, Bolt Thrower, Entombed and 90’s Morbid Angel.

BAEST comments: Gathered from the whirlwinds of decadence, this is the most aggressive track coming out of the den of BAEST so far. The epicenter of the Danse, the embodiment of the seven sins combined, we give you “Vortex”!”

Directed, filmed and edited by Søren Kahr, the ‘Vortex’ video takes you literally into the den of BAEST, as it was actually shot at the group’s rehearsal place perfectly illustrating the song’s savage intensity – enjoy the carnage!

“Danse Macabre” will be released as 180 gram vinyl plus CD, as jewelcase CD, and on all digital platforms. Apart from regular black vinyl, the following limited editions / bundles are available:

200x transparent green – BAEST exclusive

100x gold and 200x silver – CMDistro.de

100x transparent red – Headbangr Edition, available alongside an exclusive t-shirt bundle via Headbangr.dk

“Danse Macabre” was recorded with Andreas Linnemann at Output Lydstudio and mastered by Lawrence Mackrory at Obey Mastering (Firespawn, Decapitated, LIK). The album offers extremely focused (de)compositions perfectly blending Boss HM-2 pedal abusing buzz saw guitars, vicious blasts, deep growls and infectious hooks.

“Danse Macabre” tracklist:

1. Crosswhore

2. Hecatomb

3. Danse Macabre

4. Atra Mors

5. Messe Macabre

6. Ritual

7. Vortex

8. Ego Te Absolvo

Formed in 2015, BAEST played over 40 shows within the quintet’s first year of existence, quickly turning heads due to their windmill headbanging skills and ferocious frontman Simon Olsen. Previously, BAEST performed at Copenhell, Roskilde, Royal Metal Fest, Eurosonic and supported bands like Hatebreed, Dying Fetus, Entombed A.D. and Illdisposed, in 2018 they will play at Summer Breeze, various Danish festivals, do a Denmark headlining tour and selected shows supporting Abbath in Germany and The Netherlands.

BAEST @ Festivals 2018

12/07 Devilstone, Anyksciai (LT)

03/08 Grimfest, Aarhus (DK)

10/08 Dirty Days Of Summer, Copenhagen (DK)

11/08 Smukfest, Skanderborg (DK)

16/08 Summer Breeze, Dinkelsbühl (DE)

BAEST supporting ABBATH

05/09 Leiden (NL), Gebr. De Nobel

06/09 Essen (DE), Turock

07/09 Mannheim (DE), MS Connexion Complex

BAEST Danmark Tour

w/ I’ll Be Damned

27/09 Sønderborg (DK), Sonderborg Hus

28/09 Randers (DK), Turbinen

29/09 Aalborg (DK), Studenterhuset

05/10 Vejle (DK), Bygningen

18/10 Fredericia (DK), Tojhuset

19/10 Kolding (DK), Godset

20/10 Odense (DK), Kansas City

25/10 Roskilde (DK), Gimle

26/10 Copenhagen (DK), Lille Vega

27/10 Aarhus (DK), Voxhall


Mattias Melchiorsen – bass

Svend Karlsson – guitar

Sebastian Abildsten – drums

Simon Olsen – vocals

Lasse Revsbech – guitar

All pre-orders for the album, available August 17th, are available HERE!