The masters of pain-evoking death metal are back with a new epic. This is the band’s most evolved output by far, delving into deeply stirring, poignant leads, dark shades of melancholy, while remaining stoic and powerful, as one should, in their outer demeanor.
The vocalist Herostratos narrates the truth of life with a bleeding voice, for all to hear and learn, as the music enacts its harsh dramatization. For ultimately, you are accountable for your own sins and you have to die yourself, alone, to enter either heaven or hell. ‘Dying Alone’ is an epoch in death metal circa 2016, one that witnesses a convergence of tangible, real life emotions, portraying once again and more elaborately, extreme music with pure anguish, struggle and bitter truth.
“This is easily the band’s strongest material to date.” – No Clean Singing (US)
“Unleashed, Paradise Lost, Bolt Thrower… That’s a lot of name-dropping, isn’t it? It’s all well-deserved, though, as Affliction Gate meld elements from three of those very different bands together into a damn fine listening experience.” – Metal Altar 9/10
Affliction Gate line up:
Herostratos – Vocals
Grief – Rhythm guitar
Bobby – Lead guitar
Nico – Bass
Laurent M. – Drums
Record Label: Transcending Obscurity – http://www.tometal.com
Official Bandcamp Page: http://transcendingobscurity.bandcamp.com
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