TRAUMA signs with Witching Hour! New album out in February!*


The sixth studio from Polish death emtal act Trauma, entitled “Archetype Of Chaos” will be released in February 2010 via Witching Hour Productions.

Trauma finished recordings of its new masterpiece in November, meanwhile negotiating the contract with several labels. Finally in December, Trauma inked a deal with Witching Hour for the release of “Archetype Of Chaos” worldwide.

Tracklist of “Archetype Of Chaos”:

1. Intro ( White Architect)

2. Cortex Deformation

3. A Dying World

4. War Machine

5. The Slime

6. The Truth Murder

7. Tabula Rasa

8. Portrait Of The Lies

9. Destruction Of The Demented World

Cover artwork was designer by Michał “ Xaay” Loranc, who is also responsible for new layout of official trauma website –

Current line-up:

Jarosław ‘Mister’ Misterkiewicz (guitars)

Arkadiusz ‘Mały’ Sinica (drums)

Artur ‘Chudy’ Chudewniak (vocals)

Dawid ‘Davidian’ Rutkowski (bass)

The recording of „Archetype Of Chaos” started in famous Hertz Studio in January 2009, but final mixes and mastering was done in November. Special guests appearing on the album are Piotr Kopeć (Atrophia Red Sun, Naumachia) and Konrad Ross (Sothoth, Redemptor) The album will be available in digipak format and as limited LP in February – and without any doubt shall exceed the expectations of even most picky death metal fans.

Band leader, Mister commented freshly singed contract: “We were looking very carefully for new business partner, cause we wanted to be sure that we chose the best possible option. We received several offers from European labels but we finally decided to pick Polish label. We were aware of Witching Hour actions and development and we are absolutely sure that our cooperation will be perfect and will bring measureable effects in long term”.

Witching Hour owner Bartek Krysiuk puts it in following words: “I’m glad to have Trauma in growing ‘family’ of Witching Hour bands. I have the opportunity to visit Hertz Studio often and listen to new albums in early phase of creation – that’s how it was this time and how new Trauma music enchanted me. Many people think that Trauma is one of the most underrated death metal bands. Having such amazing album as “Archetype Of Chaos” we’ll do our best to give them recognition they deserve!!!/”