The Skinny: After some triumphant live-debut shows recently in their newest incarnation supporting Bolt Thrower and Morgoth, Dutch blackened death doom metallers Soulburn are getting ready to release their much anticipated sophomore album, The Suffocating Darkness, via Century Media Records on November 17th. Consequently, Soulburn is now debuting the first song off their upcoming album. Check out “Under The Rise Of A Red Moon” below.
Soulburn’s Bob Bagchus (drums; ex-Asphyx) comments: “This track shows well what Soulburn is all about: cold, dark and grim blackened doom/death metal. ‘Under the Rise of a Red Moon’ is furious and contains all the elements we love the most about metal. This song also shows that one does not need many riffs to create a grim atmosphere… this is a mid-paced assault with a pure and heavy 80’s feel, just how we wanted it!”
The Suffocating Darkness was recorded with Harry Wijering (Harrow Productions) and mix/mastering duties were taken over by Dan Swanö (Unisound Recordings). The artwork was designed by Timo Ketola (Watain, Deathspell, Omega) and additional artwork was provided by Roberto Toderico (Sinister, Asphyx).