Arktotus - Black Veins (Digipack)


Melodic Black Metal: A Sonic Journey into the Abyss

This Melodic Black Metal album is an exploration into the darkest corners of the human psyche, a brutal and mesmerizing journey that delves into raw emotion and sheer intensity. Each track offers a unique balance of melody and ferocity, the raw power of Black Metal intertwined with deeply captivating melodic lines.

The music is both mental and vicious, a reflection of inner chaos made audible. The album's haunting melodies are woven through a sonic tapestry of blistering riffs and guttural growls, echoing the tumultuous journey of the mind through the cavernous depths of despair and aggression.

The guitar work on the album is nothing short of extraordinary, delivering complex riffs that perfectly compliment the frantic blast beats and the thunderous bass lines. The melody carries an air of melancholic beauty amidst the relentless onslaught, evoking an eeriness that resonates long after the final note has faded.

The vocals are visceral and raw, baring the soul of the vocalist with a primal intensity that rips through each track. The lyrics are a poetic manifestation of the human struggle, each word etched into the sonic landscape with brutal honesty and unparalleled depth.

This Melodic Black Metal album is not merely a collection of songs; it's a journey into the heart of darkness, a sonic exploration of the complex interplay between chaos and harmony. It's as mental and vicious as it gets, and it invites you to lose yourself in the raw power and sheer beauty of Melodic Black Metal at its finest.

Cimeries: guitars, vocals, acoustic guitars
Phil: bass
Vorronah: guitars
Infernal Butcher: drums

released April 29, 2022 via Kvlt und Kaos Productions

recorded at Underground Studio
Lyrics: Cimeries
Music: Cimeries, Vorronah, Arktotus
Sound producer, mix: Dmitriy Voronin
Mastering: Konstantin T.Photographer: Petonov A.