Icelandic black metal band Svartidauði are back with new material! They are going to release a record called Revelations of the Red Sword on December 3 through Ván Records. Fans of CDs and vinyl can call themselves lucky, as Revelations of the Red Sword will come as a digital, CD, and LP release. With that cover artwork, getting an LP will make for a fantastic edition to every collection. The track list already sounds like a black metal experience fans shouldn’t miss out on:

1. Sol Ascending
2. Burning Worlds of Excrement
3. The Howling Cynocephali
4. Wolves of a Red Sun
5. Reveries of Conflagration
6. Aureum Lux

To tease fans of the dark and brooding Icelandic black metal scene a bit, Svartidauði also released a first song from the record. “Burning Worlds of Excrement” sees the band diving into the quintessence of Icelandic black metal. With dissonant and deep textures going straight into tremolo-picked guitars, the band displays a rich yet grounded repertoire. The rough production and crater-like vocals stand out as particularly refined, albeit in an abstract way. Buried under all this filth are intricate progressions and smart songwriting. An obligatory ‘breakdown’ is also not missing here, it sounding vile and wretched in the best way possible.

You can follow Svartidauði on Facebook and Bandcamp.

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