FAUSTIAN Louisiana Black/Death Trio Sign to Black Lion Records; Release First Single “Birth of Apparitions”

Self-titled debut EP due out Oct. 7


Louisiana black/death trio FAUSTIAN have inked a deal with Black Lion Records and have released their first single “Birth of Apparitions” via the band’s YouTubewill release their self-titled debut EP on Oct. 7 via the Swedish extreme metal label.

Recorded by James Whitten (ThouHigh on FireEyehategod), the four-track EP delivers a unique style of blackened death that seemlessly shifts from razor-sharp maelstrom to dirge-like grime as the three-piece meld violent urgency and claustrophobic atmosphere into a frenzied sonic catharsis.  

“We are happy to announce the release of the newly-signed FAUSTIAN,” says Black Lion Records founder Oliver Dahlback. “Having found this young band through a mutual friend, I was truly blown away by the quality and sound that Faustian delivers.”

Faustian will be released Oct. 7 on CD and digital via Black Lion Records. More info will be released in the weeks to come regarding vinyl. 

FAUSTIAN at the time of recording:

Dallas Smith – guitars, vocals
Troy Bennett – bass, vocals
Max Kimmons – drums


Dallas Smith – guitars, vocals
Troy Bennett – bass, vocals
AJ Martinez – drums

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