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Absentia

by BLAZE OF SORROW

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    releases April 24, 2020

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1.
Settimo Requiem
2.
Furia
3.
Sonno d'eterno
4.
07:06
5.
Hybris
6.
Cupio Dissolvi
7.
Morte di un Immortale

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Comprising seven songs in a taut 'n' tight 44 minutes, Absentia bursts into being with a brilliance that's blanching to behold. Undeniably emotional as ever, it's immediately apparent, however, that BLAZE OF SORROW are operating on a different wavelength on Absentia. Their windswept, cascading black metal is undoubtedly melancholic at heart - their moniker was well chosen, after all - but the range of textures and sensations across this sixth album encompass a far broader spectrum than most usually associated with "black metal." Laced within the deepest heart of Absentia is an aching nostalgia, a bittersweet wistfulness, and even rays of hope: doomed they may be, but delivered with an indeed-blazing passion that puts BLAZE OF SORROW into a rarefied field. Which is to say nothing of the utterly cathartic lead work here, buttressed by frequent detours into plaintive acoustic territory; shredded and shredding, these leads are immediately memorable and long-lasting, well after the final notes of Absentia have rung out across the soul...

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releases April 24, 2020

All music and lyrics by Blaze Of Sorrow
Recorded and mixed at Nion Studio
Mastered by Thomas Eberger at Stockholm Mastering
Cover art and layout by Erebograph (erebograph@gmail.com)

BLAZE OF SORROW:
P: Guitars and vocals
Nevon: Drums
A.S. : Guitars
V: Bass

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BLAZE OF SORROW Mantova, Italy

Day, Night, Darkness, Light.
The Blaze Of Sorrow’s Voyage touches the forgotten sides of mind.
Our notes are captured from sadness, nature’s beauty, water, fire, earth and wind. Let the shades embrace you thoughts, let the abyss caress your soul. We’re what we are: a fire’s breath in the infinity of the Sun.
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