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REVERORUM IB MALACHT - Set Release Date For New Album, First Track Unveiled

Believe it or not, holy Christian black metal does exist, as a sole practitioners of this style, Roman Catholic black metal, are the Swedish band Reverorum ib Malacht. They will release on 11th May through AnnapurnA Production their fourth album titled Im Ra Distare Summum Soveris Seris Vas innoble. The album will be released on CD, vinyl, and digital, with the vinyl to be available in two editions: black vinyl, or colored vinyl with download card.
Reverorum ib Malacht are truly in a league of their own. Their three albums to date - 2011's Urkaos, the three iterations of 2014's De Mysteriis Dom Christi, and last year's Ter Agios Numini - are unparalleled in their intensity of vision and sound. But with Im Ra Distare Summum Soveris Seris Vas innoble, whatever conceptions of "vastness" and "density" the band deeply explored prior have been hereby dwarfed.
Like any of the band's albums, Reverorum ib Malacht's Im Ra Distare Summum Soveris Seris Vas innoble is not an easy album to navigate, nor was that ever an option to begin with. For music - truly music, whether it be classed as "black metal" or "ambient" or otherwise - this personal and idiosyncratic was meant for exploration of truths far beyond the surface level, both above and below, encompassing the totality of eternity and its incomprehension. Layers are built upon layers upon layers, each one denser and yet more Spartan than the next, weaving a maze that becomes a riddle that circles back to a maze again, like the very Ouroboros forever swallowing its tail. It very much "sounds like" black metal (or ambient-intensive black metal, that is) but rather aims for what is...existing, spreading further, forever outwards...living, dying, being.
To unravel the mystery of Im Ra Distare Summum Soveris Seris Vas innoble is to begin to approach the enigma of Reveroum ib Malacht. Begin unraveling with the new track "Incompatible Molokh" in the player below. Link