Inter Arma - Sky Burial
I know it's a little belated but this album is worth noticing. They will more than likely be the breakthrough Relapse artist in 2013 as was Royal Thunder last year or Tombs the previous. The whole CD is monstrously fantastic, fans of Kylesa, Tombs, Mastodon, and Eyehategod take notice.
[B]This week, underground music juggernaut Relapse Records declares the release info, cover art and more for INTER ARMA’s second LP, Sky Burial.
A highly anticipated release for fans of all extreme genres, Virginia’s crushing quintet INTER ARMA merges elements of doom, psychedelic sludge, grind, black metal and more through massive, mighty riffs to create a sound wholly their own. Following several solid demos, splits and an LP via Forcefield Records, this volatile act now delivers their Relapse debut, Sky Burial, an album easily considered an early contender for heavy music record of the year, even making Decibel Magazine’s 20 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2013 list. Emerging from the ever-fertile metal breeding grounds of Richmond, Virginia, INTER ARMA has spent the last few years touring relentlessly, perfecting a hypnotically punishing live show. Sky Burial brings that focus onto record, an album truly heavy in all senses of the word, invoking a spiritually intense journey through the halls of extreme metal. INTER ARMA has made a decisively loud proclamation with Sky Burial — this is a band that could very well be the next crown-holder in a regal line of iconic Relapse bands.
Sky Burial will see digital, CD and 2xLP North American release on March 19th, 2013, preceded by European release dates of March 15th in Germany, Benelux and Finland, and March 18th in the UK and all other territories.
Sky Burial Track Listing:
1. [URL="http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2013/02/21/172590736/prepare-thy-sky-burial-the-lumbering-heft-of-inter-arma"]The Survival Fires[/URL]
2. The Long Road Home (Iron Gate)
3. The Long Road Home
7. Love Absolute
8. Sky Burial
I remember checking out a preview for this album and I thought it was pretty cool. Thanks for the reminder.
Just got the promo for this yesterday but haven't had the chance to hear it yet. I can't wait to hear it.
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