Lithuanian death metal giants CRYPTS OF DESPAIR announce sophomore release

Crypts of Despair from Lithuania are playing an evolved form of death metal that’s rooted in the old school style but are surprisingly dark, dissonant and blackened sounding on this one. The way they went about incorporating these elements is astounding and it’s seamlessly done. Sink your teeth into this fantastic slab of death metal that’s likely to be a contender for the best death metal album this year. Two songs are currently streaming that you can check out on Bandcamp and YouTube.

Crypts of Despair (Lithuania) – All Light Swallowed (April 23rd, 2021)

Genre – Dark/Dissonant/Blackened Death Metal
Release Date – April 23rd, 2021
Record Label – Transcending Obscurity Records

For fans of – Ulcerate, Incantation, Belphegor, Portal, Anaal Nathrakh, Deathspell Omega, Replicant, Gorguts, Morbid Angel, Immolation

Death metal band Crypts of Despair have made a quantum leap from their well-received debut full length to the new one. The progression is not merely aesthetic but intrinsic; it’s as if they’ve unlocked some inner beast by channelling diabolical forces through them. The music is at once ferocious, rife with unearthly and dissonant sounds, punctuated by hair-raising, eerie ambience. It embodies the perfect combination of face-melting aggression and electrifying atmosphere, with song structures remaining unpredictable and yet strangely coherent. The sound is absolutely pristine, able to express the band’s penchant for playing fast, devastating music as well as doing justice to the myriad variations that they incorporate. This is the perfect death metal album of the times, without any dilution of the raw appeal of the genre. The execution is next level and it’s an album that you will keep coming back to just because it has so much to offer in a refreshing manner. Delve deep into this one and the experience will be unforgettable. 

Band lineup –
Dovydas Auglys – Guitar/Vocals
Benas Juskus – Guitar
Simonas Jurkevicius – Bass/Vocals
Henri Mall – Drums

Artwork by Néstor Avalos (BloodbathBlut Aus Nord)

Track listing –

1. Being – Erased 
2. Anguished Exhale 
3. Choked By The Void 
4. Condemned To Life
5. Synergy Of Suffering
6. The Great End 
7. Disgust 
8. Excruciating Weight 
9. Bleak View

Official Video Stream #1

Official Video Stream #2

Crypts of Despair Bandcamp

Transcending Obscurity Site

Transcending Obscurity Official YouTube Channel

Transcending Obscurity Records Facebook

Crypts of Despair Facebook

Transcending Obscurity US Store

Transcending Obscurity Europe Store

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