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The Answer Lies In The Black Void premiere second album »Thou Shalt« in full; out this Friday via Burning World Records!

Atmospheric doom metal act The Answer Lies In The Black Void stream their forthcoming second album »Thou Shalt« in full ahead of its release this Friday, October 13th, 2023 via Burning World Records.

You can also watch their latest music video for »Virgin Fire« below. Concept, prompting, editing and post-production by Jason Köhnen.

01. Ataraxia
02. To Kill The Father
03. In Obsidian Clouds
04. Virgin Fire
05. Shadow Work
06. Jhieronymus
07. Thou Shalt
08. Purgatory
09. Vaporize

Says the band: “Okay, so actually you can already listen to our new album »Thou Shalt« on YouTube as it is premiered on! ✨

For those who want to get in the mood, can wait for Friday 13th of October, for the official release of the album. Until then you can pre-order it on our Bandcamp page.”

Courtesy of Burning World Records:

The Answer Lies In The Black Void is a collaboration between Martina Horváth and Jason Köhnen. Horváth (also singer for the avant-garde metal project Thy Catafalque) and Köhnen (Celestial Season, The Lovecraft Sextet, Bong-Ra, ex-The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble), the duo also work together in the transcendental music project MANSUR.

Photo by Peter Palotas

Horváth and Köhnen joined forces through their passion for all things doom, presenting their personal take on the doom genre in all its beautiful darkness and from all possible angles. Bringing their own mix of atmospheric, gothic laden doom metal.

After their immensely well received debut album »Forlorn«, The Answer Lies In The Black Void will be returning with their second album in the fall of 2023. »Thou Shalt«, inspired by Carl Jung’s shadow work will be released on Burning World Records, mixed and mastered by James Plotkin.

As part of the release of the second album, The Answer Lies In The Black Void will be performing live for the first time as a 5 piece, with Botond Fogl (guitar), Attila Kovacs (guitar) and Mark Potkovacz (drums) part of the full line-up.

The Answer Lies In The Black Void tour dates:
22 Oct – A38 Hajó Budapest, HU
23 Oct – Klub Mocvara Zagreb, CRO
03 Nov – Simplon, Groningen. NL
04 Nov – De Helling, Utrecht. NL
05 Nov – Dutch Doom Days, Baroeg, Rotterdam. NL
17 Nov – Willemeen, Arnhem. NL
18 Nov – Hammer of Doom Festival, Posthalle, Würzbürg. DE (w/ My Dying Bride)

Pre-order »Thou Shalt« here:

Music by Martina Horváth / Jason Köhnen.
Produced by Jason Köhnen.
Mixed & mastered by James Plotkin.
Artwork by Hydrauliks.
Logo by Karmazid.

Martina Horváth – Vocals
Jason Köhnen – All instruments

Guest musicians:
Botond Fogl – All solos
Gábor Drótos – Full orchestration on »Vaporize« and »In Obsidian Clouds«
Chelsea Murphy – Screams on »Shadow Work«

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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