The New Dark Funeral Track Brings About Eternal “Nightfall”
I’ll admit, Dark Funeral were never one of the black metal bands that I immediately connected with. They just went too hard in certain directions, not hard enough in others, and never indulged in the gothic spookiness that I love from a black metal band. But man, the first single from their upcoming new album, We Are The Apocalypse, was really fuckin’ good, and now the second one, “Nightfall,” is also kicking me in the ass. I’m being won over by Dark Funeral, decades into their career!
The big difference between “Nightfall” and the track before it, “Let The Devil In,” is its pace and tone. The first single was definitely a stomper, and acted as a good way to draw listeners into the record with its mid-paced anger. But this one goes full-throttle from the get-go, bringing aggressive yet listenable black metal to fans from the moment they sign on. That said, the band don’t just blast blast blast the whole time, they also take moments on the chorus to bounce a little and make the whole thing enjoyable (or as enjoyable as right-hand-path black metal can be).
Here’s how the band describe the track, via their Instagram.
“While the first single ‘Let The Devil In’ was an introvert journey, contemplating the darkness within, ‘Nightfall’ is the diametral opposite. ‘Nightfall’ is a display of blistering fury, invoking the seven witches, Lamashtu, to bring forth the eternal night.
Check out the track below. Dark Funeral’s We Are The Apocalypse drops March 18th via Century Media, and is available for preorder. Full tracklisting and cover art are available for your nocturnal perusal below:
We Are The Apocalypse‘s tracklisting and cover art:
- Let The Devil In
- When Our Vengeance Is Done
- When I’m Gone
- Beyond The Grave
- A Beast To Praise
- We Are The Apocalypse