ZT have teamed up with our friends at Prosthetic Records to bring you an exclusive official video premiere from Varaha entitled ‘The Midnight Oath’.

Chicago atmospheric dark metal ensemble Varaha presents one of their orchestral pieces taken from the upcoming album A Passage For Lost Years. Composed and conducted by Fabio Brienza of Varaha.

Vocalist/guitarist Fabio Brienza explains “It’s too late for Yesterday but too early for Tomorrow. The last Train just left the platform and you wonder what stories it took off with. You stumble half coherent: “Will the Night talk this time?” Blindly you just dive deep in its nonsense, because maybe there’s still Life wanting to be born… and that’s your Midnight Oath.”

A Passage for Lost Years is a cinematic journey that defies genre limitations, and immerses us in its evocative, dynamic, and melancholic moods.

The 9 Tracks within A Passage For Lost Years include 4 orchestral overtures composed and conducted by Fabio Brienza, and recorded by Nick Broste (Mucca Pazza, Mono, Wilco, Ty Segall, Beirut et al.), and featuring guest appearances by Nicholas Dellacroce (Bongripper), Bruce Lamont (Yakuza, Corrections House, Brain Tentacles, Bloodiest, et al.), Nora Barton (Mucca Pazza, Mono et al.), Kristina Lee & members of The Oak Park & River Forest Symphony Orchestra.  Additional recordings were captured by Mike Lust (Russian Circles, Urge Overkill, Joan of Arc, Child Bite. et al.), including a special guest performance by Chuck Bontrager (Concertmaster for the Chicago production of  Hamilton: an American Musical, and acoustic and electric violinist for Tributosaurus, Nomadic, and the MWROC Music Festival).

Album Release Date: 26th April 2019

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