Friday, August 29, 2014

Exordium Mors - The Apotheosis Of Death

Exordium Mors is a five piece band from Auckland, New Zealand. members are Scourge Witchfucker, Santi, Black Mortum, Assailant, and Hades drums.

The Apotheosis Of Death album released on June 2014 on Iron Blood Death Corp. They describe themselves as Black, Death,Thrash Metal. After listening to the opening tracks that is spot on. Great production on the album. All instruments are upfront and clear. One of the things I enjoy the most on the album is the guitar arrangements, there is plenty of solos and arpeggios from track to track. 

The band list Order From Chaos and Bathory as some of their influences and you can hear that influence in several of the compositions. The band started back in 2004 and have a few other releases, an Ep from 2007 entitled Serva Ad Mors, 7" Verus Hostis A Hymn To Fire and Sacrifice Perish Demise Ep from 2012. They have had several line ups but have maintain their aggression and speed through out. 

Some of my favorite tracks from this CD are Blade of Brutus, for its catchy verses. The Corpse Of Your Divinity Now Burns for the old school DM feeling it gave me when I first listen to it and As The Vultures Descend, for its aggressive, raw and powerful attack. Overall an incredible performance bringing all elements together to have you headbanging and pumping your fist in the air. I recommend this record to any dm/bm fan to add to their collection. ~Artemortifica 

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