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Exclusive Track Premiere: “When Mind Escapes Flesh” by Ephel Duath


Ephel Duath - Hemmed By Light Shaped By Darkness

The cover art for Hemmed by Light, Shaped by Darkness, the latest album from Ephel Duath, is an excellent example of a visual image which represents the music perfectly. It’s equal parts classical and modern, depicting what appears to be some kind of forum or perhaps even a church that just barely adheres to the laws of physics and is undeniably beautiful and horrifying.

By way of example, MetalSucks is proud to present “When Mind Escapes Flesh,” a new track from Darkness. Davide Tiso’s experimental prog metal project now features vocalist Karyn Crisis (Crisis, Karyn Crisis Band), drummer  Marco Minnemann (Kreator, Necrophagist), and bassist  Bryan Beller (Dethklok, Joe Satriani), and, unsurprisingly, they’ve never sounded so dizzyingly off-kilter, magnificently hypnotic, and massively intimidating. It’s M.C. Escher’s bad trip in audio form.

Stream “When Mind Escapes Flesh” below. Hemmed by Light, Shaped by Darkness was produced by the mighty Erik Rutan, and will be available in Digipack CD, double LP and digital formats via Agonia Records this fall. Pre-order it here!

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