June 8, 2018.
Official press release: Through a suffocating deluge of colossal riffs and dismal atmospheres that defy any clear categorization, ABSTRACTER’s hallucinated and apocalyptic music oozes with an immanent and oppressive sense of defeat and of unravelling hope, fusing together crust, black, doom, death metal, and cancerous strains of noise, drone, and dark ambient. “Cinereous Incarnate” is a catastrophic album, an oppressively apocalyptic and hallucinatory listen. At the core of the earth-shaking sonic annihilation of the music lies a vast and intelligible plethora of influences ranging from Blut Aus Nord, Dystopia, Swans, Disembowelment, to Sutekh Hexen, and Celtic Frost. ABSTRACTER have coerced them together and collapsed on top of each other to erect an obsidian black wall of monstrous sound that levitates out of solid darkness. It crushes and devours everything in its path, and conjures the same nightmarish and antihuman atmospheres of bands like Dragged Into Sunlight, Indian, Primitive Man, Krypts, Coffinworm, and Triptykon.
A monumental achievement in extreme doom, ABSTRACTER’s “Cinereus Incarnate” is a work which unifies every concept of sonic oppression imaginable and which is set to be one of the most helplessly darkening and soul-crushing albums released this year in the realm of fringe strains of doom, death, black, drone metal, crust, and beyond.