London’s raging black/thrash bastards Craven Idol have announced the release date of their debut full-length attack.
Following their signing earlier this year to the underground-royalty roster that is Dark Descent Records, Craven Idol will release ‘Towards Eschaton’ on October 15th through the American label.
Featuring artwork by prominent underground artist Paolo Girardi (known for his work with Cauchemar, Diocletian, and Inquisition amongst others) ‘Towards Eschaton’ will be released on digital, CD and vinyl formats.
According to a recent decree, Craven Idol have explored “the depths of the subterranean caverns in which they dwell, reaching beyond their blackened thrash roots by incorporating elements of doom, traditional heavy metal and classic death. The result is eight incantations of extreme metal as it was known in the days before the subgenre pigeonholing and trend-fucking allegiance to scenes. .
“Thematically the album deals primarily with the rotten fabric of religion and the depraved notions birthed upon its gilded altars. Musically the record owes fealty to the maligned era in which black and death metal juddered into unlife, born dead in cemeteries haunted by relentless riffs and the screams of the hellbound. The beasts of Bathory, Possessed, Venom, Absu, Candlemass, Sarcofago, Belial, Manilla Road, Gospel Of The Horns, Mercyful Fate, Hobbs Angel Of Death, Inquisition, Samael and Autopsy have all left their mark on ‘Towards Eschaton’.”
For those unable to wait til October, the album track “To Summon Mayrion” is currently streaming HERE
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