Redefining Darkness Records are proud to announce the signing of Sentient Horror – Exclusive Stream on New Noise Magazine
IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT are preparing to embark on their Abyssal Communion Tour this October. The beautifully horrific tour poster was designed by none other than Andrew Tremblay and booking was handled once again by Signature Riff.
OCT 7th – Baltimore, MD (Yums)
OCT 8th – Elizabeth, NJ (Clafonos)
OCT 9th – Brooklyn, NYC (Lucky 13 Saloon)
OCT 10th – Providence, RI (Dusk)
OCT 11th – Rochester, NY (Flour City)
OCT 12th – Columbus, OH (The Summit)
OCT 13th – Detroit, MI (New Dodge Lounge)
OCT 14th – Indianapolis, IN (Indiana City Beer)
OCT 15th – Milwaukee, WI (Frank’s)
OCT 16th – Pittsburgh, PA (Smiling Moose)
Denver’s BLOODSTRIKE embark on their IN DEATH WE ROT TOUR of the midwest supporting their latest album with the same name.
CD and VINYL available HERE
Check out their latest video for “BELLS OF DEATH”
NO CLEAN SINGING.COM premiere’s the brand new track from ESCARNIUM, “100 Days of Bloodbath”, taken from their upcoming album, Interitus, out on October 14th!
NO CLEAN SINGING calls “100 Days of Bloodbath”, “a rampaging assault with whirring, flesh-ripping, bone-splintering riffs and drumwork that inflicts pummeling body blows, and the harrowing, howling vocals amplify the song’s barbaric savagery.”
Check out the article and the new track here – 100 DAYS OF BLOODBATH
PREORDER NOW AVAILABLE HERE
REDEFINING DARKNESS RECORDS is proud to announce the upcoming full length by Brasilian Death Metal Veterans, ESCARNIUM, aptly named, INTERITUS, which translated from Latin means : ruin / violent / untimely death / extinction / destruction / dissolution.
The album will be released on October 14th, 2016 in North America through REDEFINING DARKNESS RECORDS, while a European release will be handled by partner label, TESTIMONY RECORDS (Dead Goats / Demonbreed).
ESCARNIUM will embark on the FUNERAL RITES EUROPEAN TOUR 2016 in support of INTERITUS on September 22nd along with Brasilian Death Metal act, VENOMOUS BREATH.
PREORDER AVAILABLE NOW : https://redefiningdarknessrecords.bandcamp.com/album/interitus
Check the Trailer here:
Avant-garde black metal force IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT has just shared a new song from the band’s forthcoming EP Inceste. “Kaleidoscopic Orgies” has premiered via Decibel, who said about the track,
“…utilizes elements of death, doom, jazz, avant-garde, classical and more to create a feeling of unease and dread that few bands even approach. “.
Stream “Kaleidoscopic Orgies” alongside an interview with Ilya that dives into the details about the EP’s themes now at [DECIBEL].
“Breath Of Innocence,” the first released track from Inceste, premiered recently via Stereogum and can be heard via YouTube below:
Like the band’s previous full-length Abyssal Gods, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT‘s new EP was mixed and mastered by Colin Marston (Gorguts, Krallice, Nader Sadek, Atheist, Origin etc.) at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves. This release sees the band diving into darker and more deranged territory than ever before. Inceste is set for release worldwide on Friday April 15th via Redefining Darkness Records. Digital and CD versions of Inceste can be pre-ordered via Bandcamp at this location.
Abyssal Gods, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT‘s 2015 full-length, is also available for streaming and purchase via Bandcamp here.
Additionally, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT are set to embark on a week-long run of West Coast dates with Witchaven and Uada beginning this coming Saturday. Check out a full itinerary below.
IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Live:
***Dates With Witchaven & Uada***
Apr 09 Portland, OR Black Circle Fest w/ Grim Reaper*
Apr 11 Seattle, WA Highline Bar w/ Absu
Apr 12 Eugene, OR Old Nick’s Pub w/ Hiding
Apr 13 Sacramento, CA Starlite Lounge w/ Ohm
Apr 14 Oakland, CA Golden Bull w/ Gloam
Apr 15 Spring Valley, CA The Bancroft**
Apr 16 Los Angeles, CA 5 Star Bar w/ Yohualli**
Apr 28 New York, NY Saint Vitus w/ Absu & Bastard Sapling***
*** Imperial Triumphant only
** no Witchaven
* no Uada
The epitome of a paradox, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT combines an obsession with musical progression with a philosophical fixation on destruction, decay, and the crumbling of the spiritual, mental, and physical fabric that binds humanity. Dissecting the lifeless corpse of post-industrial New York City and using a canvas of black metal, jazz fusion, death metal, doom, and various other soundscapes to paint a bleak portrait of a post-modern world left to rot, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT serves not as a voice in and of itself, but as many legions of tortured, aching screeches possessing a single entity with no goal in mind other than the mutilation of the benevolent host. Disregarding conventional references in extremity and replacing them with the mechanisms for cultivating a truly unnerving and abysmal atmosphere, this is not so much a metal album as it is an exercise in the deconstruction of the psyche. There is no preparing yourself. There is no hope. There is no beginning. There is only the eternal ending.
IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT is:
Ilya – Vocals, Guitars, Orchestration
Growhowski – Drums
Blanco – Bass, Keyboards
Cohen – Drums
Pre-Order the EP Here: https://redefiningdarknessrecords.bandcamp.com/album/inceste-ep
Redefining Darkness Records are proud to announce the signing of NYC’s Imperial Triumphant and the release of their upcoming EP, Inceste, set for release this Spring in physical and digital format.
The epitome of a paradox, Imperial Triumphant combines an obsession with musical progression with a philosophical fixation on destruction, decay, and the crumbling of the spiritual, mental, and physical fabric that binds humanity. Dissecting the lifeless corpse of post-industrial New York City and using a canvas of black metal, jazz fusion, death metal, doom, and various other soundscapes to paint a bleak portrait of a post-modern world left to rot, Imperial Triumphant serves not as a voice in and of itself but many legions of tortured, aching screeches possessing a single entity with no goal in mind other than the mutilation of the benevolent host. Disregarding conventional references in extremity and replacing them with the mechanisms for cultivating a truly unnerving and abysmal atmosphere, this is not so much a metal album as it is an exercise in the deconstruction of the psyche. There is no preparing yourself. There is no hope. There is no beginning. There is only the eternal ending.
Imperial Triumphant’s “Abyssal Gods” is about New York City, and it accurately conveys the dichotomous senses of magnificence and derision, wealth and poverty, power and weakness, ecstasy and misery, that pervade the metropolis. I was fortunate enough to have this album as my introduction to the city when I relocated to NYC earlier this year, and it was the perfect soundtrack. In spirit and in sound, Imperial Triumphant is the black metal of the future.
-Dave Mustein’s #1 album of 2015, Metal Sucks
‘Imperial Triumphant’s debut full-length, the self released Abominamentvm, is a mad, confusing cacophony of bizarre riffs, weird time changes, and wonderfully prominent yet strange bass lines, all the while enhanced by a certain air of authenticity. 4/5‘
‘Imperial Triumphant truly operates within the upper echelons of American Black Metal. 10/10‘
-The Metal Observer
‘Imperial Triumphant are one of the most important U.S. black metal acts currently active.‘
-No Clean Singing
REDEFINING DARKNESS RECORDS are proud to announce the signing of Death Metal stalwarts, SUPREME CARNAGE! The North American release of SUPREME CARNAGE‘s “Sentenced By The Cross” is out on December 18th. Released in November on Bret Hard Records in Europe, “Sentenced By The Cross” is a dissertation in Death Metal, invoking the forefathers of the genre while adding their own modern flare.
Recorded at the Soundlodge Studio ( God Dethroned, Sinister, Suicidal Angels ) under the direction of Jörg Uken, “Sentenced By The Cross,” explodes from speakers with the bombastic ferocity of a mortar blast! For fans of GOREFEST, BOLT THROWER, and ASPHYX.
“Heavy as shit, usually mid-paced death metal with a classic sound that will have you manning your tank in search of where next to conquer…these soldiers of mighty fistpumping death will have you hooked in no time.” – Trevor Strnad, (Black Dahlia Murder, Columnist for Metal Injection)
REDEFINING DARKNESS RECORDS are proud to announce the reissue of Xul’s debut album “Malignance” on October 30th!!!
Formed in 2008, XUL look to capitalize on the critical acclaim of their 2015 EP, “Extinction Necromance“, with their signature blend of intense technical blackened death metal reminiscent of seminal acts such as Behemoth, Dissection, and Vehemence.
In anticipation of XUL‘s 2nd full length album to come in 2016, REDEFINING DARKNESS RECORDS will reissue XUL‘s debut album, “Malignance” (previously self-released in 2012), with new artwork from Remy Cuveillier (Headsplit Design), remaster by Ken Sorceron (Abigail Williams), and an unreleased bonus track.
Driven by determination and a diverse accumulation of musical comprehension, XUL have toured and shared the stage with Obscura, Exhumed, ABSU, Vreid, Kampfar, Woods of Ypres, Macabre, Withered, Cephalic Carnage, Archspire, Skeleton Witch, Beyond Creation, 3 Inches of Blood, Origin, Cryptopsy, Gorguts and Pallbearer.
REDEFINING DARKNESS RECORDS are proud to announce the signing of Brasilian Death Squad, ESCARNIUM !
ESCARNIUM was conceived in 2007 in Salvador, Brazil. The bands sole mission was to make simple classic Death Metal in the vein of Old School Death Metal of the 80’s & 90’s.
In 2009, ESCARNIUM recorded and released the debut demo entitled “Covered in Decadence,” which yielded good results and opened doors with Distros, Labels and Zines in Brazil and other countries.
Within these was Polish Distro, Fukking Till You Bleed, which released the 2010 Split Tape “Celebrating the World of Decadence” with the band INSIDE HATRED.
In 2011, ESCARNIUM recorded the EP called “Rex Verminorum” which was released by Polish label Hellthrasher.
In May 2012 their first full length CD ” Excrucianting Existence” was released supported by a European Tour. Two other splits would follow in 2012 & 2014 on Imperial Doom and Misanthropic Records.
REDEFINING DARKNESS RECORDS will be introducing ESCARNIUM to North America with a definitive collection of the bands previous efforts put all together on one disc with a new unreleased track giving a glimpse of what is to come from the band in the next year!
Gabriel Dantas – Guitar
Victor Elian – Vocals/Guitar
Vitor Giovanni – Bass/Backing Vocal
Nestor Carrera – Drums