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ARDORMORT - New Album Out Soon And Available For Streaming In Full

USA based black/doom/experimental metal act Ardormort will release on 29th September a new album entitled The Desolation Letters via Pacific Threnodies. This is a work of enormity and passion, an expression of extreme eclecticism that nearly defies description. Ardormort is recommended for listeners of Thergothon, Green Carnation, Empyrium, ColdWorld, Summoning and dungeon synth music in general.

Already known for their masterful dungeon synth work as Shrouded Gate, the artist behind Ardormort here expands to much broader horizons - with sounds reminiscent of the awe-inspiring classics of funeral and death/doom, black metal, and coldwave cohered by strong neo-medieval synthesizer composition overlaid throughout. From the melancholic oboe and clarinet duet that opens "A Study Of Death" before erupting to a thrumming blackened climax, the disorientingly heavy metal grooves of "Fool's Prayer", the disharmonic death-dance of "Back The Blade", through the depressive melodicism of "Tom Riker" at the album's close, Ardormort's unique synthesis remains startlingly cohesive from start to finish.

These are masterfully engaging pieces that impart a complicated range of emotion; from languor and alienation to imperious battle-music, from harsh death metal aggression to gloomy doom atmospheres. The Desolation Letters is a lyrical work that manages to navigate the many pitfalls inherent to its more progressive style, leading us down its many shadowy pathways in awe of what we may find around the next corner. The entire album is already available for streaming in its entirety and you can hear it in the player below. Link