Release Date: October 2, 2020
The Sarcoptes CD comes in a beautiful package with metallic effect, silver embossing on the logo and also gloss UV lamination on parts of the artwork and layout. Make sure to pick up the physical copy of this much awaited release that's limited to 300 numbers for this pressing.
Includes digital pre-order of Plague Hymns (Black/Thrash Metal). You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released
Following hard on the heels of the highly acclaimed debut full length album that showcased Sarcoptes' ingenuity of blending thrash and death metal influences effortlessly in an epic black metal template, on this new EP they take things up a notch and exhibit renewed passion and flair further cementing their unique yet highly enjoyable sound. The two songs here are terrific examples of brilliant songwriting that weaves together myriad elements without losing cohesion or continuity. The result is absolutely thrilling and rivetting; the songs don't seem to overstay their welcome despite being long and continue their epic and intense onslaught without ever waning. This EP serves as a perfect precursor to the upcoming full length album that is in the works. If this is anything to go by, the future of US black metal is in safe hands.
Line up -
Garrett Garvey - Vocals, Drums
Sean Zimmerman - Guitars, Bass and Keyboards
Artwork by Ze Burnay
Logo by Christophe Szpajdel
Layout by Francesco Gemelli