After releasing high-profile widely loved 2018 death metal albums from Augury and Inferi, rising label The Artisan Era is ready to unleash even more quality death metal upon the masses. Enter recent signees Mordant Rapture, a San Jose, California-based group delivering powerful symphonic heavy technical death metal with a strong black metal influence coursing through it.
The Abnegation EP is a five-song whirlwind of symphonic and blackened technical death metal influenced by the grandiose nature of film scores and also by groups such as Spawn of Possession, Emperor, Necrophagist, and Dissection.
Today the band partnered with Gear Gods to launch an exclusive dual-guitar play-through video of their song “Withered”. Which comes from their new five-song EP The Abnegation that saw release on July 13th through The Artisan Era.
You can watch the playthrough for Mordant Rapture – Withered HERE:
Pre-orders for Mordant Rapture – The Abnegation are now live
The Abnegation Track Listing
1. Unsightly Beast
3. A Plea Above Ashes
4. Quell the Voiceless
5. Natal Trophies
The Abnegation Line-Up
Vocals | Rodrigo Rodríguez
Guitar | Ben Wilkinson
Guitar | Kent Congdon
Drums | Josh Miller