Rise of Avernus
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Rise of Avernus, the orchestral doom metal band from Australia, has signed a multi-album contract with Aural Music imprint Code666.
The band's debut album titled “L’Appel Du Vide," is due for release in late January 2014 and was mastered by Jens Bogren of Fascination Studios, with artwork by Seth Siro Anton of Septicflesh. Code666 comments:
"Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Rise of Avernus are quickly becoming a well known entity throughout the Australian metal scene.
"Within the short time frame since the release of their debut EP in 2012, Rise of Avernus have relentlessly toured around the country sharing the stage with bands such as Enslaved, Rotting Christ, and Apocalyptica performing a unique style of music stemming for many different genres, the band can best be described as 'Orchestral, Progressive Doom Metal.'
"Whilst this styling is very evident through their 2014 debut album ‘L’Appel Du Vide', there is an exploration throughout a vast range of moods and expressions that truly sets Rise of Avernus apart from others. Transcending the tradition realms of progressive metal, 'L’Appel Du Vide' delves into a rich tapestry of dark orchestral soundscapes whilst exploring dark and poignant themes through their lyrics. The extremity of beauty refracts against a dark aural environment with elements of symphonic doom and death metal…"
Here’s what the band had to say about signing the contract: “Rise of Avernus are extremely excited to announce our multi-album signing with Aural Music. Home to a plethora of boundary pushing metal bands. The signing will see the international release of our debut album 'L’Appel Du Vide.' We are incredibly honoured to be joining a label that has such an established track record of quality releases, and can’t wait to unleash this album!” More...
The official lyric video for "A Triptych Journey," is now available online, which is the first track on "L'appel du vide," the debut album by Australian orchestral doom metal band Rise of Avernus. The album's track listing is as follows:
1. A Triptych Journey
2. The Mire
4. L'appel du vide
5. Ethereal Blindness
6. Embrace the Mayhem
7. An Somnium
8. As Soleness Recedes More...
Sydney-based gothic metal band Rise of Avernus recently uploaded their first piece of material, “Forbidden Sin.” Featuring ex-Black Horizon vocalist Cat Guirguis, Lycanthia drummer Andrew Craig, and Stodowa guitarist Ben Vanvollenhoven, the track is a hint at what to expect on their upcoming EP release "In Frailty," which is currently being recorded and due out in early 2011.
The new track is streaming online on their Facebook page.
The band is currently on the lookout for a bassist and second guitarist, and interested candidates can get in touch via metal-muse(at)hotmail.com.