BLUT AUS NORD "What Once Was... Liber I" [CD, Digipak]
Black Metal from France
Trailblazing BLUT AUS NORD is ready to transmit a deadly new virus, injecting the exposed vein with a potent cocktail of dizzying virulence and urban decay. "What Once Was..." constitutes an epitaph for the past; a headstone for the present; and a funeral of the future. With a cheeky sidestep - nodding appreciatively in the direction of old school Death Metal whilst maintaining BLUT AUS NORD's own trademark take on Black Metal - the French mavericks bare a previously-undisclosed visage. This release will be "Liber 1", the first in a series of intriguing, raw and primitive releases running parallel to their main body of work. But it's still BLUT AUS NORD! A turbulent excursion along some crumbling, loathsome highway, where every pale, trembling breath is accompanied by the painful reality of existence: a living daymare. Dynamic, multi-textural, barely-controlled bedlam; man and machine in total disarray. Visionary. Redefining. Transcending all boundaries. The storm before the calm. What once was has ceased to be ... as all things shall come to pass ... forever ... nevermore.