Underground black metal cult NIGHTBRINGER have released their new ambitious new album, ‘Ego Dominus Tuus’ (I Am Your Lord) today in North America, on Season Of Mist. ‘Ego Dominus Tuus’ is available for purchase here.
The album, described as “haunting reality check of the darkness that is around us and the darkness that consumes us” (Decibel Magazine), “a unique album that has earned its place on anyone’s list of the year’s best black metal” (No Clean Singing), “…wildly intense but atmospheric. Oh, and evil.” (Metalsucks) and “…superbly executed, and will please fans of no-frills, ferocious black metal” (Revolver Magazine) is streaming here.
Regarding the new album, vocalist Naas Alcameth issued the following statement:
“Ego Dominus Tuus is our pinnacle work, an offering of prayer, sacrifice and praise to the sacred trinity that is at once a divinity and a path towards other-becoming. Verily we offer this work upon the subtle altar as a declaration of faith and the intent of our ultimate will. May it serve to move and inspire the hearts of those brothers and sisters who would dare the path of the Antient Night, the way which threads through the black between the stars above, the nadir of the crucible of the underworld below and pierces the sacred chambers of the heart within.
The longing for this union is the heart of the melancholia, both gift and
1. Prayer Of Naphal
2. Et Nox Illuminatio Mea In Deliciis Meis
3. Lantern Of Eden’s Night
4. Things Which Are Naught
5. I Am The Gateway
6. Call Of The Exile
7. Where Fire Never Dreamt Of Man
8. The Witchfires Of Tubal-Qayin
9. Salvation Is The Son Of Leviathan (Alabas in Memoriam)
10. The Otherness Of Being
Established in 1999, NIGHTBRINGER was created as a conduit for the contemplations on the mysteries of death as it is understood in the tradition of the art magical. The band have an uncompromising, orthodox approach to black metal. 2011’s ‘Hierophany of the Open Grave’ has further solidified the band’s signature sound: characterized by cacophonous walls of distortion, haunting melodies, and occult lyrics revering the unholy.
NIGHTBRINGER has made select rare appearances in the United States and Europe as part of various metal festivals; these include Maryland Deathfest, Under the Black Sun Festival, and the cult Gathering of the Shadows.