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Latest news: Mon, Mar 20 2017, NIGHTBRINGER

Upcoming release: "Terra Damnata"

Release date: Fri, Apr 14 2017, US Fri, Apr 14 2017

NIGHTBRINGER are now streaming the third track taken from their forthcoming album 'Terra Damnata', which has been scheduled for release on April 14th.

The song "Of the Key and Crossed Bones" is now streaming on the Season of Mist YouTube channel.

Ar-Ra'd al-Iblis states on behalf of NIGHTBRINGER: "The lyrics work as a hymn to the goddess Hecate as she is depicted in the Chaldean oracles, a series of mystical revelations most probably dating from the 2nd century AD. Here, She is understood as the psychopomp and gatekeeper that leads the soul through the perilous passages of the otherworld, unto the light of the Father, identified as the divine Sun."

NIGHTBRINGER have previously revealed the new artwork and the track-list of 'Terra Damnata', which can both be viewed below.

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  1. As Wolves Amongst Ruins
  2. Misrule
  3. Midnight's Crown
  4. Of the Key and Crossed Bones
  5. Let Silence be His Sacred Name
  6. Inheritor of a Dying World
  7. The Lamp of Inverse Light
  8. Serpent Sun

'Terra Damnata' can be pre-ordered in various formats from the Season of Mist shop.

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Biography

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NIGHTBRINGER are pushing forward in their fast-track evolution with grim determination. Their forthcoming fifth full-length 'Terra Damnata' takes at least as big a step into new musical dimensions as its predecessor 'Ego Dominus Tuus' (2014) – yet without straying from the band's original black course.

While 'Ego Dominus Tuus' amalgamated traces of quintessential elements taken as inspiration from EMPEROR, DARK FUNERAL, and DIMMU BORGIR among other black classics into a dark American alloy, 'Terra Damnata' seems to systematically sever such ties to the previous orthodoxy found on 'Hierophany of the Open Grave' (2011). NIGHTBRINGER have sharpened their claws and unafraid of dissonance dare to take their songwriting where it hurts.

At the time of their founding, NIGHTBRINGER were conceived as a conduit for contemplations on the mysteries of death as it is understood in the tradition of the magical arts. Formed in the year 1999 by vocalist and guitarist Naas Alcameth and former member Nox Corvus, the outfit from Colorado, United States chose Scandinavian black metal as the foundation of their artistic expression. NIGHTBRINGER developed along the lines of second generation Black Metal, while continuously expanding their own unique sinister mark on sound. After unleashing several demos and split releases between 2001 and 2006, their debut album 'Death and the Black Work' arrived in 2008. Two years later, sophomore opus 'Apocalypse Sun' followed. Erupting from the US underground, NIGHTBRINGER found themselves opening for major scene acts such as WATAIN, KRIEG, and PROFANATICA.

Having firmly established their place within the elite circle of US black metal, NIGHTBRINGER are bound to break through new boundaries with 'Terra Damnata'.

Line-up

Name Instrument
Naas Alcameth guitars, bass, vocals, scripts and ambience
Ophis guitars, bass, vocals and scripts
Ar-Ra'd al-Iblis vocals and scripts
VJS guitars and keys
Norgaath bass
Menthor percussions

Releases Season of Mist

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Terra Damnata

General information
: Fri, Apr 14 2017
: Fri, Apr 14 2017
: Black Metal
: SUA076

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Ego Dominus Tuus

General information
: Fri, Sep 26 2014
: Tue, Sep 30 2014
: Black Metal
: SUA058
: available

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Hierophany of the Open Grave

General information
: Fri, Aug 19 2011
: Tue, Sep 13 2011
: Black Metal
: SUA021
: available

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Mon, May 29 2017 US New York, NY Saint Vitus Bar +Worthless +Night Rite
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