On "L'Eterno Maligno Silenzio", enigmatic Italian Illuminates TENEBRAE IN PERPETUUM daub their black rites across a richer, more expansive canvas than hitherto. Supplemented by the ordination of new vocalist Ildanach, the high priests of sombre psalms merge the darkest shades from the colour spectrum into a frenetic fusion teeming with mystical magnificence and dissonant grandeur. The intoxicating result is a diverse hymnary, awash with resonating textures, fertile with eerie reverberations and consecrated in free rhythms. Utilising plainchants and twisted, macabre screeches / chords, the choir of the damned rips through eight opulent liturgies of cold, morose esotericism. Join them at the altar and become enlightened by the darkness !
released October 30, 2009
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