Gnarled Ritual of Self Annihilation

by Black Earth

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Abject Practices Beyond the Threshold
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Behold the Serpent
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The Sharp Blade That Mutilates the Void
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Drowned Under Seas of Coagulation
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The Mourning Waters Where Fire Never Dwells

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Spanish ritualistic horror industrial sorcerers Black Earth return with "Gnarled Ritual of Self Annihilation" - a sophomore full-length LP and third release overall of unreal cinematic sonic disembodiment, conceived with the aim of turning the listener into a sacrificial centerpiece to a surreal ritual nightmare. Following in the steps of their debut LP "A Cryptic Howl of Morbid Truth" and of their followup mini-album "Diagrams of a Hidden Order", on "Gnarled Ritual of Self Annihilation" Black Earth further refine and sharpen their horrific sonic blade, slicing through shadows and darkness with more skill and mastery than ever before to reveal a dimension beyond of incomprehensible ritual abandon. As Black Earth first weave and then slice and dissect their impenetrable veil, a sonic ritual of abject disfigurement begins to take shape before the listener, as the strokes and gashes of black metal, industrial, noise and ritual drone intersect erratically and hypnotically, painting an hallucinatory arabesque of absolute dread and deformity. As the album's wicked spires envelops them like a fog of snakes, the listener finds themselves immersed into an hallucinating aural delirium of complete disembodiment and self-implosion, in which they feel simultaneously out of body and helplessly trapped and crushed within themselves at the same time.

credits

releases September 27, 2019

Recorded at The Hidden Lodge.
Mixed, edited and arranged by Miguel A. García.
Mastered by Stephan Krieger.
Artwork and design by Alejandro Tedín.
Lyrics by Alejandro Durán.

BLACK EARTH IS THE TRINITY OF
Alejandro Durán: analog noise, chains, screams.
Miguel A. García: electronics, keyboards, sound manipulations.
Alejandro Tedín: guitars, bass, synth, voices.

IN CONSPIRACY WITH
Unai Arrese: drums.
Txemi Artigas: bass.
Marta Sáinz: voices.
Miguel Souto: guitars, keyboards.
Mikel Vega: guitars.

ORCHESTRA
Jon Ázpiri: Strings.
Alexander Bruck: Viola.
Inazio Escudero: Strings.
Nick Hoffman: Voices.
Álvaro Matilla: Ravel.
Myriam Petralanda: Analog synth.
Alejandro Rojas: Harpsichord.
Fernando Ulzión: Alto sax.

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Denial of the human race through deviant analog audio forms.

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