The Skinny: French post-black metal act Decline of the I has finished the recording of its sophomore album Rebellion, which will land in early 2015 via Agonia Records. The first song to be revealed off the release, “Hexenface,” is available for streaming just above via SoundCloud. The artwork was designed by David Fitt (Aosoth, Secrets of the Moon, Svart Crown).
After a heavy and neurasthenic first chapter Inhibition (2012), the new opus Rebellion represents a more brutal side of Decline of the I, emerging through violent, epileptic and fast compositions. “Mixing different kinds of dark and extreme music, the album is hard to be compared with any other band” comments founder, A.K. The concept of Decline of the I is inspired by the works of the biologist Henri Laborit and falls into the genre of avant-garde post-black metal.