Heavy Blog is Heavy premieres new track of death metal band XPUS

Italian dark death metal band Xpus have conjured up an album that is menacing yet somewhat claustrophobic and pummelling. Heavy Blog Is Heavy premiered an exclusive track AT THIS LINK.

“Xpus are a band poised to block out a chunk of the modern OSDM corner, and In Umbra Mortis Sedent is a sterling example of how to worship the old in a manner pleasing to the death metal gods”

– “Utter magnificence” – The Metal Wanderlust (US)

– “great” – Necromance Magazine (Spain) 9/10

– “creating an ominous and oppressive aura” – No Clean Singing (US)

– “know to keep death metal morbid and gruesome” – Rebel X (UK)

– “a treat that just keeps on giving with every single spin” –Head-Banger Reviews (US)

– “an intimidating, heavyweight type of death and black metal” – Metal Bite (US) 8.5/10

– “punches you square in the face” – Planet Mosh (UK) 4/5

– “a great album” – Distorted Sound (UK) 8/10

– “a rewarding death metal experience” – Toilet ov Hell (US)

– “a pure headbanger from start to finish” – Heavy Blog Is Heavy (US)

– “fantastic” – Nattskog (UK) 8/10

– “excellent” – Wake the Dead Media (UK)

– “weirdly addictive” – Two Guys Metal Reviews (US)

– “This record really grew on me over time” – Grizzly Butts (US)

– “Xpus understand their craft and definitely deliver a strong album” – The Running Death (Germany)

– “fantastic” – Musicpedia of Metal (UK)

– “a powerful statement” – Ave Noctum (UK)

– “the music seems very well thought out” – Metal Bulletin (US)

– “hypnotizes the fan” – Metal Addicts (US)

– “tight and well versed with many ideas” – X Crash (Germany) 7.5/10

– “as intense as it is classic” – Metal Brothers (Spain)

– “refined compositions” – Brutal Land (Poland)

Xpus (Italy) – In Umbra Mortis Sedent (April 24th, 2020)

Genre – Death Metal
Release Date – April 24rd, 2020
Record Label – Transcending Obscurity Records

For fans of – Verthebral, Incantation, Cruciamentum, Funebre, Fetid, Rebaelliun, Krisiun, Rottrevore, early Deicide, Centurian

Xpus from Italy are invoking the ghosts of the dark and harrowing bands that surfaced in the ’90s such as Morbid AngelDeicideIncantation and Sinister, but obviously channeling it through their intensified, dense sound that makes it somewhat unique and frightening. There’s palpable dark energy in this band’s execution and none of it is blurred from chaos, rather it’s brilliantly enunciated and fleshed out for maximum impact. With artwork from the acclaimed artist Misanthropic Art bringing to life their cryptic, graveyard-crawling death metal, the packaging furthermore receives a shot in the arm because of the unique and probably never before done before glow-in-the-dark effect. This is pummelling, dark death metal that doesn’t nod off and makes sure its grip on you keeps tightening.

Band lineup –
Mornak – Funeral guitars
Aren – Morbid voices/plaguer bass
Ulviros – AK-47 drums

Mastered at Resonance Sound Studio (Blood IncantationCruciamentum)

Artwork by Misanthropic Art (Trench Warfare)
Layout by Francesco Gemelli (Towards Atlantis Lights)

Track listing –
1. Abyssus Abyssum Invocat
2. Into the Sphere of Madness
3. Blood Rite of Liberation
4. The Gates of Doom
5. Of Purity, Chastity and Temptation
6. Broken is the Seal of Equilibrium
7. Clerical Rooms of Depravity
8. Righteous Hands of Molestation
9. Holy Sperm upon the Lambs
10. Repentance, Forgiveness and Salvation

Official Bandcamp

Transcending Obscurity Site

Transcending Obscurity Official YouTube Channel

Transcending Obscurity Records Facebook

Xpus Facebook

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