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NIHILL to release new album Verderf on Burning World, artwork revealed

Burning World is proud to present a new addition to our roster in the form of Verderf by our fellow Dutch country men Nihill. It’s a renewed bond, already forced by the release in 2013 of the casette As: Undead At Roadburn 2013.

Nihill VerderfNihill makes a perfect fit with Burning World for 2 reasons:

  • In the past Burning World  already released records by modern day black metal luminairies as Wolves In The Throne Room, Altar Of Plagues, Winterfylleth and Vattnet Viskar. We consider Nihill as one of the modern day orginal black metal bands that try to push the genre further into ice cold territory. Think Deathspell Omega, Teitanblood, Blut Aus Nord.
  • Nihill is a Dutch band and in the last year we released records by Monomyth, Atlantis and Seirom (just out!). We think these are 3 of the best Dutch albums released in the last 12 months and we are sure Verderf will make that number 4!

Verderf will be released on double vinyl, cd, cassette and digital later this summer.

More info on Nihill:

“Holland’s Nihill are one of the few bands in current circulation to which some of black metal’s most common musical descriptors actually apply. Theirs is music of a truly relentless, cold and unforgiving nature, one which offers little or nothing in the way of relief or comforting melody. Though their albums are often punctuated by stretches of near silence or hushed ambience set between walls of frenzied blast and pummeling churn, these lulls serve to bolster the threatening whole in their absence of recognizable musical footholds. The winding paths laid by their music may be lightless, but the journey down them is one well worth taking.”

Listen to their last album Verdonkermaan on Bandcamp:

Nihill Discography

  • Krach (2007, Monumentum)
  • Grond (2009, Hydrahead)
  • Verdonkemaan (2012, Hydrahead)
  • As. Undead At Roadburn 2013 (2013, Roadburn Records)

 

NIHILL As. Undead at Roadburn 2013 tape up for pre-order

Roadburn-2013-Afterburner-NihillThe first recordings from Roadburn Festival 2013 to see the light of day is the blistering and blackened Sunday live performance of Tilburg’s own Nihill. As. Nihill Undead At Roadburn 2013 will be released on tape – which is a Roadburn Records first! 100 copies. No digital. Just analog. Get yours here. Tapes will be sent out 1st  or 2nd week of june 2013.

Some gracious quotes about the performance:

‘Nihill then show up out of the darkness of the Green Room to ruin everyone’s relaxed party-end atmosphere. On their very first live show, the subtle genius of their three records engulfed in a whirlwind of black/doom malice and then spat out again in disgust, in a stage performance much more focused on unhinged violence than their recordings. Such is the beating we take from them that everything seems less great after Nihill.’  Terrorizer

‘Nightmarish black metal from Roadburn’s own backyard, featuring Michiel Eikenaar from Dodecahedron on brutishly snarled vocals; they laid down the kind of performance that bands with decades more experience would slit their own wattled throats for.’ Grim Kim for Metalsucks.