NNM premieres scintillating new track of black metal trailblazers NORSE

Norse have an inimitable style despite there being several bands attempting to play this form of dissonant and angular black metal. They have unconventional structures and a knack for adding hooks in almost all their songs, without compromising on their scathing, almost industrial attack. New Noise Magazine premiered a brilliant new song which you can check out AT THIS LINK.

PRESS –

-“‘Ascetic’ is a record designed to confound, to terrify and to absorb your mind into its splintering insanity” – The Killchain (UK)

-“this should be hailed as the most mature work to date” – Head Banger Reviews (US)

-“Uneasy listening at its terrifying best” – Metal Roos (Germany) 4.5/5

-“Terrifyingly brilliant” – The Coroners Report (New Zealand) 9.5/10

-“a great album” – Occult Black Metal Zine 8/10

-“This is one of the heaviest most unsettling albums you will hear this year.” – Heavy Matters (UK) 8/10

-“an album that really thrives on this bleakness” – Two Guys Metal Reviews (US)

Norse (Australia) – Ascetic (October 8th, 2021)

Genre – Dissonant Black Metal
Release Date – October 8th, 2021
Record Label – Transcending Obscurity Records

For fans of – Ulcerate, Deathspell Omega, Thorns, Revulsion, Gorguts, Replicant

Dissonant black metal entity Norse have forged a unique sound over the years playing intense, bleak and somewhat futuristic music which they’ve only honed with each subsequent album. They play calculated, atonal yet highly rhythmic music delivered with machine-like precision which sounds markedly different and refreshing when most black metal bands are too reliant on their progenitors for laying down the framework. Never does it seem as though they’ve lost their way delving deep into the dissonant territories; Norse have a predefined trajectory even with its myriad variations and undulations. They adhere to their mutated sound which is awash with harsh, venomous vocals, adding character to the otherworldly mechanised riffing and unrelenting spasmodic waves of blasting. This long-running Australian band have created singular music that not only defies the trends but also holds its own alongside that of other similar-minded contemporaries on the label such as ReplicantVeilburner and Crypts of Despair.


Line up –
Lyrics, Themes and Vocals – ADR
All Arrangements, Instruments and Mixing – Forge

Additional vocals and lyrics on Blight – K. Southcott
Bass written and recorded – K. Southcott

Track listing –

1. Ascetic
2. Parasite Warmongers
3. Fearless Filth Seeker
4. Accelerated Subversion
5. Radical Depression
6. Zero Insight
7. Blight
8. Useless


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