Joining forces with Season Of Mist, we’re premiering Nocturnal Graves‘ ‘Ecdysis, Shedding Weak Flesh’ from their forthcoming third album Titan. This is an advance listen as the full album isn’t released until May 18th, nevertheless, pre-orders are available at this location so you can go ahead and reserve yours now.
The band comments: “Our first single, ‘Ecdysis, Shedding Weak Flesh’ deals with tearing down boundaries and ridding oneself of the restraints that hinder the advancement of the individual. When removing weakness, one must march forward and abandon ways that are tried and tested. This is representative of the approach that we took to the album as a whole. ‘Ecdysis…’ in particular forges a new path that we have previously left unexplored. Still revelling in darkness, yet twisting in ways we had not imagined. Here is the first offering, we are eager to unleash this upon you all!
1. Resistance (6:44)
2. Roar of the Wild (3:41)
3. Ecdysis, Shedding Weak Flesh (6:13)
4. Souls Tribulation (3:42)
5. And Hell Followed Them (4:15)
6. Bow before None (6:07)
7. Silence the Martyrs (3:34)
8. Titan (5:27)
Total playing time: 39:43
Decaylust: lead guitars, vocals
Shrapnel: lead guitars
J.R.: drums, rhythm guitars, bass, lead vocals
R. Prain: bass, vocals
Originally formed in Melbourne, Australia in 2004, Nocturnal Graves put out two well received demos, Profanation Of Innocence and Deathstorm followed in the same year. Quickly scoring a record deal, the band officially released the Necromancer 7″ vinyl in 2006 before unleashing their cult debut full-length, Satan’s Cross the following year, which was re-issued with the stunning cover art by renowned painter Paolo Girardi in 2017.
When the Australians first hit Europe in 2009, they celebrated the event with The Gravespirit Sessions split. Former Destroyer 666 and Razor Of Occam guitarist Shrapnel, as well as drummer L.W., joined in 2012. The band went on to extend their international fanbase with the release of second album …From The Bloodline Of Cain (2014), which resulted in an invitation to the 2016 edition of Maryland Deathfest and more shows in the US. The band supported the tour with a limited 7″ EP Sharpen The Knives / Lead Us To The Endless Fire.
Now, Nocturnal Graves are getting ready to conquer the world with their highly anticipated forthcoming third full-length. Titan. Prepare for impact!
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