Montreal’s premier blackened death metallers NECRONOMICON are back with UNUS, the crushing and cinematic follow up to 2016’s Advent of the Human God. With each record NECRONOMICON has created in the span of their 31-year career, the band has steadily evolved in both sound and power; UNUS is no exception to this.
The latest single “Singularis Dominus” is ready to be unleashed and can be heard HERE.
Rob The Witch adds: “For thousands of years, mankind has been believing in a murderous and treacherous false God that has done nothing because they doe not exist. I’m flabergasted that in 2019 some people still believe in this insanity. It is time for humans to become their own masters and reclaim their souls for their own.”
The track follows the band’s earlier released first single “Paradise Lost”available to listen here.
UNUS is a searing cacophony of blistering riffs, machine-like drums, and a symphonic ambiance, culminating in a sound that calls to various metal icons such as DIMMU BORGIR, SEPTICFLESH, BEHEMOTH, and DEICIDE. The record combines the furious elements of death metal with the orchestral prowess of black metal, creating the perfect synthesis of both genres. Standout tracks like “Paradise Lost” and “Singularis Dominus” only solidify NECRONOMICON’s ability to continuously produce high-quality metal that’s just as dark and brutal as it is elegant.
UNUS is due on October 18 via Season of Mist and can be pre-ordered here.
1. From Ashes Into Flesh
2. Infinitum Continuum
3. Paradise Lost
4. The Price of A Soul
5. Singularis Dominus
6. The Thousand Masks
7. Ascending The Throne of Baator
9. Cursed MMXIX
10. Vox Draconis
Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s legendary grimoire, NECRONOMICON formed in 1988 by founding guitarist and singer Rob “The Witch” in the deep, northern part of Canadian province Quebec, Fjord of Saguenay. NECRONOMICON have a well-earned reputation for quality by releasing material only when ready and satisfied with the outcome ever since their demo entitled Morbid Ritual (1992) firmly established their name within the underground. The Silver Key EP (1996) led to mainstream recognition on a national level, but their debut album Pharaoh Of Gods (1999) and the sophomore The Sacred Medicines (2003) did even more to establish the band as a household name in Canada.
Return Of The Witch (2010) marked the international break-through for NECRONOMICON, and saw them performing at prestigious festivals such as Inferno (Norway), Ragnarok (Germany), and the Barge To Hell metal cruise among others, while sharing stages with acts such as CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR, BEHEMOTH, and MORBID ANGEL, to name but a few. Their steady advance around the globe grew considerably in impact by their next full-length Rise Of The Elder Ones (2013). By the time the band released Advent Of The Human God (2016), they were met with international critical acclaim. Now, with Unus out October 18, 2019, the band show that they aren’t slowing down and are ready to deliver another vicious strike! Prepare for the darkness to envelop you. In 2019, NECRONOMICON was presented with a certificate of honor for over 30 years of service via H.S. production/Tommy Tremblay, and the people of Saguenay Lac-St-Jean, making them the second band after VOIVOD to ever receive this honor.