On January, Friday thirteenth excessive doom metallic masters, Ahab, returned with their fifth studio album, The Coral Tombs, through Napalm Information. The album is the band’s first full-length providing in eight years.
The Coral Tombs has landed on 4 separate charts within the US.
Following their 2015 album, The Boats Of The Glenn Carrig, and the Stay Prey launch (2020), as traditional, the kings of nautik doom – a style they invented – as soon as once more interpret a maritime novel, impressed this time by Jules Verne’s masterpiece 20000 Leagues Below The Sea. All through seven new tracks, Ahab take their followers on a brand new musical journey with Captain Nemo and Professor Arronax. Of their total discography, The Coral Tombs is arguably the closest the band has come to their sound resembling an actual soundtrack: it’s evil, it’s longing, it’s unhappy, it’s meditative, it’s cavernous, it’s huge, it’s ridiculously epic and as heavy because the colossal squid itself.
To have a good time Ahab’s new album in wonderful type, the German four-piece has shared a video clip for his or her last, colossal new album single “Mobilis In Mobili”.
Guitarist Christian Hector feedback: “’Mobilis in mobili’ is sort of a cavernous journey. Musically, it looks like a tune that goes again to the very first Ahab track ‘The Stream’ from 2004, at occasions, and even additional to the early 90s when demise metallic exploded. You’ll know what I imply if you hear that individual riff within the mid part. ‘Mobilis in mobili’ deservedly ended up in our dwell set, because it’s a pleasure to play it on stage. The video for the third single taken from our new album, The Coral Tombs, was really recorded throughout our first dwell gig on a ship: the MS Stubnitz in Hamburg, Germany.”
The Coral Tombs was recorded, blended and mastered by Jens Siefert at RAMA Studios in Mannheim, Germany. Together with Ahab’s distinctive vocalist Daniel Droste, the album options visitor appearances of Ultha’s Chris Darkish in addition to none aside from the grasp of maximum doom himself, Greg Chandler – singer and mastermind of Esoteric, who closes the album and an unimaginable journey by the depths of huge oceans and the abysmal nature of mankind. Ahab not solely invented and nonetheless steer the ship of their style, however The Coral Tombs is poised to high 2023 Album Of The Yr lists and can see the band crusing once more as top-of-the-line excessive doom metallic bands of all time.
The Coral Tombs is accessible within the following codecs:
– 1CD Digisleeve
– 2LP Gatefold Black
– 2LP Gatefold Curacao
– 3LP Die Onerous/Sluggish Vinyl Version Clear/Orange Marbled in Slipcase
– Music Cassette
– Ltd. Version Music Cassette (Clear Frosted / recycled plastic)
– 2LP Gatefold Glow In The Darkish (Band solely)
– Digital Album
– CD Digisleeve + Shirt Bundle
Order right here.
“Prof. Arronax’ Descent Into The Huge Oceans”
“Colossus Of The Liquid Graves”
“Mobilis In Mobili”
“The Sea As A Desert”
“A Coral Tomb”
“Colossus Of The Liquid Graves” video:
“Prof. Arronax’ Descent Into The Huge Oceans” lyric video:
(Picture – Stefan Heilemann)