After spending much of 2018 live on the road with multiple U.S. tours alongside well-known death metal groups ranging from Alterbeast, Rivers of Nihil, Obscura, Archspire, Beyond Creation. Exist, and more, Nashville-based technical melodic death metal rising stars Inferi not only found the time to release their well-received Billboard Charts topping 2018 fourth album, Revenant, they also got to work on re-recording their out of print highly sought after second full-length from 2009, The End of an Era.
Newly recorded with their current line-up and a few new embellishments, the group is proud to announce the upcoming April 12th release of Inferi – The End of an Era | Rebirth. A slight addition to the title that symbolizes not only the growth within the band since, but draws attention to the fact that this new version of the release refines the material bass guitar and drum-wise. While largely keeping to how it was originally crafted outside of a stronger more robust production for the new version and two small changes guest spot wise from its original version. As the band has stated many times, this is an effort they’re still proud of, and, one both music collectors eager for physical versions long since out of print, and fans of the band itself have long been clamoring for. As it did in its original form, but, delivers even stronger on The End of an Era | Rebirth, the release bridges the gap between the band’s initial solidly melodic death metal centered style in with the advanced technical melodic death metal framework they’ve grown into from 2014’s breakout hit, The Path of Apotheosis, into the present.
Sporting a new cover art from renowned fantasy artist Helge C. Balzer who the group partnered with for the cover art of 2018’s Revenant album, the new version of End of an Era | Rebirth is likewise paired with a new stronger production courtesy of Inferi guitarist Mike Low handling the Mixing, and utilizing the label’s core go-to Mastering talent, Zak Denham of Anagnorisis fame. Stay tuned for the first single to air in the coming weeks.
You can catch Inferi live on their upcoming U.S. Tech Trek IV tour dates alongside Archspire, Virvum, and Wormhole. The tour runs from May 9th to June 4th. Information and dates HERE.
You can check out an extended Inferi – End of an Era | Rebirth teaser video HERE
Inferi guitarist Malcolm Pugh comments on The End of an Era | Rebirth
“I’m really excited to finally see this project fleshed out. I have yearned to re-record this album for almost a decade now and I’m glad it happened with the strongest line-up the band has ever had. I think the older fans will be able to appreciate what we have done with the record and new fans will get a new view of the band with a wider perspective if they’ve never gone back to check out our older albums. We are all very excited, now it is time to hit the road!”
Inferi – The End of an Era | Rebirth Track List
1. The Ruin of Mankind (Ft. Ryan Cho on additional strings)
2. Gatherings in the Chamber of Madness
3. The Endless Siege
4. A New Breed of Savior
5. Sentenced to Eternal Life
6. The War Machine Embodiment
7. The Warrior’s Infinite Opus
8. Quest for the Trinity
9. Forged in the Phlegethon (Ft. guest vocals from original drummer Eric Brown of Nekrogoblikon)
10. Cursed Unholy
Inferi – The End of an Era | Rebirth Line-up
Guitar, Backing Vocals | Malcolm Pugh (A Loathing Requiem, ex-Entheos)
Guitar | Mike Low (Oubliette, ex-Enfold Darkness)
Drums | Spencer Moore (Phobos)
Bass | Andrew Kim (ex-Seren, ex-Vimana)
Vocals | Stevie Boiser (Equipoise, Ashen Horde, Tethys, ex-Vale of Pnath)
Inferi Social Media Links
The Artisan Era YouTube Channel