On Halloween, Wrath of Logarius gave metalheads a taste of Formless Black Metal. Today, the skeletal Northern California trio are releasing the second single off their upcoming EP. And while just as fiery as the first, “Soul Ascension” starts out as more of a slow burn before bursting into flames.
Listen to “Soul Ascension”: https://youtu.be/8ofrQXqlo0Q
‘Necrotic Assimilation” will be available as a digital download starting December 8.
Wrath of Logarius writhe between different gradients of metal, from black and brutal to melodic post-metal. “Soul Ascension” shudders awake with an eerie guitar melody that drips like candles around a coffin. But the pace quickens under the clip of Lord Marco’s hi-hat as Noctifier prepares to meet his maker. “Surrounded by darkness, for you are death” he screams, engulfed by blast beats that rage with all the horrifying speed of a forest fire.
“For us, Soul Ascension is cold, dark and vicious”, says Wrath of Logarius. “It’s more or less about becoming aware of the complete annihilation transpiring around you. Realizing you cannot avoid the inevitable as you are slowly consumed by the bestial darkness. Ultimately, we want the listener to come up with their own interpretation. It will have a different meaning to each listener, and thats what we want”