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Numenorean (Post-black metal)

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Latest news: Tue, Apr 16 2019, NUMENOREAN

Latest release: "Adore"

Release date: Fri, Apr 12 2019, US Fri, Apr 12 2019

Canadian post black metallers NUMENOREAN are streaming their new album 'Adore' in full, via Exclaim! The record has been released on Friday, April 12 via Season of Mist.

Listen to 'Adore' HERE.

Speaking about 'Adore,' the band comments, "Writing this album was both personally and creatively challenging for us. We didn’t feel confined to the limitations of a particular sound, we just tried to make an album that we would want to listen to; a complete amalgamation of every personality in the band, which was the goal from the start. We constructed an honest expression of who we are. We learned a lot about ourselves through the process and it left us utterly exhausted. We gave it everything we had.”

The cover artwork of 'Adore', which has been created by Luca Pierro can be found below, together with the tracklist.

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  1. Nocebo
  2. Portrait of Pieces
  3. Horizon
  4. And Nothing Was The Same
  5. Regret
  6. Stay
  7. Coma
  8. Alone
  9. Adore
  10. DDHS

'Adore' is available in various formats in the Season of Mist shop 'Adore'.

Join NUMENOREAN on their official Facebook page.

Biography

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Contrasting the bleakness of their debut record ‘Home’, Canadian post-black metal act NUMENOREAN have painted their sophomore effort ‘Adore’ in an array of brighter shades, while never loosing intensity. The new record will be released on Season of Mist on April 12.

Having only released a 2-song demo in 2014, the band got offered a lengthy recording deal by Season of Mist. Soon after, debut record ‘Home’ followed and the underground met NUMENOREAN’s take on post black metal with some critical acclaim, yet also polarizing views, due to the graphic nature of the cover.

With ‘Home’, NUMENOREAN achieved far more than just following a musical path pioneered by DEAFHEAVEN, ALCEST, WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM, and DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT. The Canadians crafted a musical masterpiece that embraced beauty, harshness and melancholy in equal measure and transformed those into fragile, nihilistic and hauntingly beautiful songs.

After playing shows with DEAFHEAVEN, GHOST BATH and BATUSKHA in Canada, the United States and Australia, NUMENOREAN set up a crowdfunding campaign to fund the recording of the sophomore album with Josh Schroeder (GHOST BATH).

Forming the antithesis of the previous album, ‘Adore’ adopts a more vibrant approach, both musically and thematically. Rather than seeing life from a nihilistic view, the songs convey a loose message of hope. The lyrics and the theme of the music explore being beat, down and broken, but still finding a way to preserve by finding reasons to appreciate life for what it can be.

NUMENOREAN skilfully employ the feeling of melancholy, an intricate song writing and the black metal roots that marked their debut. Yet the newfound hooks and facets of ‘Adore’, represent a band that has established and evolved sound. ‘Adore’, will be one for the year lists.

Line-up

Name Instrument
Byron Lemley Guitar/Vox
Brandon Lemley Vocals
Roger LeBlanc Guitar/Vocals
Alex Kot Guitar
Tomas Casper Ingham Bass

Releases Season of Mist

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Adore

General information
: Fri, Apr 12 2019
: Fri, Apr 12 2019
: Post Black Metal
: SOM504
: available

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Home

General information
: Fri, Jul 22 2016
: Fri, Jul 22 2016
: Post-black metal
: SOM391
: available

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Tour dates

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Sat, Dec 07 2019 DE Münster Sputnikhalle Wintermelodei 2019
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