Behold! I Am The Night.
New band featuring Finnish metal scene legends opens an ancient chasm of Black Metal, born of an epic tradition. Rising from the deep valleys of Kymi in southernmost Finland, I Am The Night is Black Metal rooted in the classic early 90’s tradition, where walls of guitars and synthesizers raise the forces of darkness in a battle against the heavens and burning angels light up the night sky.
Brought forth by underground titans of Finnish Metal, Markus Vanhala ( Insomnium, Omnium Gatherum), Janne Markkanen (ex- Omnium Gatherum), Okko Solanterä and Waltteri Väyrynen (Paradise Lost, Bodom After Midnight), the band’s origins date back to the dimly lit subterranean rehearsal rooms of the mid-nineties where the fires of Vanhala and Markkanen’s Black Metal zeal were ignited.
“Black metal art has been a continuous and serious pursuit in my personal life since my early teenage years”, explains guitarist Vanhala, and he continues; “In The Nightside Eclipse, Storm Of The Light’s Bane and De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas opened the gate to the dark side for me years ago, as can be heard from the music we make with I Am The Night.”
This first I Am The Night single will be released as limited 12 inch maxi single on June 11th 2021. Hear Me O’ Unmaker, will be limited to 500 copies for the newly initiated and features a rendition of Acclamation of Bonds by the Norwegian cornerstone to second wave black metal, Emperor, on the flipside. The debut I Am The Night album While The Gods Are Sleeping will be released in the late autumn.
A: Hear Me O' Unmaker
B: Acclamation of Bonds
Release date: June 11th 2021
Edition: Limited to 500 copies
Label: Svart Records
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