AARA Triade II: Hemera – Vinyl LP (gold / black galaxy effect | half gold / half beer bone & black splatter)

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AARA Triade II: Hemera – Vinyl LP (gold / black galaxy effect | half gold / half beer bone & black splatter)

Pressing info : First pressing on gold / black galaxy effect heavy vinyl orhalf gold / half beer heavy vinyl w/ bone & black splatters heavy vinyl. Comes with a 2-page insert, an A2 poster and a download card. Colors on final record may vary to a degree from the mockup.

The wonderfully productive Swiss atmospheric Black Metal band AARA return with urgency to unleash “Triade II: Hemera”, their 4th full-length since 2019 and the second chapter of the Melmoth trilogy.

Based upon the 1820 Gothic novel ‘Melmoth the Wanderer’ by Charles Robert Maturin – and closely connected in style and atmosphere to 2021’s initial instalment “Triade I: Eos” – each of the 6 brutally melodic tracks follows the book’s chronological mid-point narrative in a dazzling critical examination of theism and scepticism through the medium of top-tier Black Metal.

Although conceptually aligned with part one of the trilogy, “Triade II: Hemera” further-advances the AARA sound into realms of progressive extremity: defined once again by the beauteous lead melodies of composer/guitarist Berg, the record combines a raw violent undertow with subtle rhythmic shifts, left-field riffs/refrains and sublimated vocal savagery – interweaving Christian choirs, the Jewish shofar horn and traditional Indian vocal samples into yet another outstanding offering from an unstoppable young band overflowing with ideas and confidence.

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