IN APHELION premiere new video at - features members of NECROPHOBIC Thursday January 20 2022, 10:15 AM
IN APHELION premiere new video at - features members of NECROPHOBIC

Today, black/death titans  In Aphelion  premiere the new video  "World Serpent (Devourer of Dreams)"  at heavily trafficked web-portal . The track is  the second to be revealed  from the band's highly anticipated debut album,  Moribund , set for international release on March 11th via  Edged Circle Productions . See & hear  In Aphelion 's "World Serpent (Devourer of Dreams)" in its entirety exclusively  HERE .

A veritable treasure trove of Swedish black/death royalty,  In Aphelion  are a power-trio originally formed in 2020 by longtime Necrophobic guitarist Sebastian Ramstedt on vocals, guitar, and bass with prolific drummer Marco Prij. In 2021, with the advent of their debut demo, fellow Necrophobic guitarist Johan Bergebäck joined, making the unholy trinity complete. An impossibly auspicious first start,  In Aphelion 's first demo - despite being limited to a mere 50 copies - landed the band a deal with  Edged Circle , first resulting in the teaser-length EP  Luciferian Age  and now a grandiose hour-long debut album,  Moribund .

Indeed, while the spectre of classic blackened death metal for which Sweden is known looms large over  In Aphelion , it must be stressed that these gentlemen are THE grand architects of that incredibly influential and ever-enduring sound. And not ones to rest on their laurels, with  In Aphelion  do both Ramstedt and Bergebäck unfurl new vistas of the imagination whilst respectably remaining within that noble tradition. Simply put, this is timeless HEAVY METAL might painted in purple-blue hues but beaming with brilliant colors beyond.

Point proof is  In Aphelion 's first full-length recording,  Moribund . While two tracks - "Luciferian Age" and "Draugr" - were forecasted on the aforementioned  Luciferian Age  EP,  Moribund  majestically displays the full bounty of  In Aphelion 's seemingly infinite powers. Longer, stronger, more deathly, more blackened, more METAL, more of literally everything:  Moribund  is a veritable monolith of awe-inspiring songwriting and impassioned performance. Breathtaking opener "World Serpent (Devourer of Dreams)" lives up to its namesake - and then some - and duly sets the stage for all that follows for the next 59 minutes. Rise, fall, rise even higher, marching and racing and spiraling and dazzling with every step:  In Aphelion  exercise a wealth of texture and nuance across these ten tracks, all whilst remaining razor-sharp and as finessed as it comes. It's not hyperbole here to suggest that  In Aphelion  in general and  Moribund  in particular handily challenge the sacred tomes of the '90s - again, it must be reiterated that two of those architects are in this band - but the epic-yet-effervescent manner in which this timeless black/death is rendered puts both in rarefied territory, and refreshingly so. And, just like the swift & satisfying  Luciferian Age Moribund  is likewise given a grippingly powerful mix & mastering by Unleashed's Frederik Folkare.

Luciferian Age  teased with its truncated makeup, but now  Moribund  grandly declares the arrival of  In Aphelion  as kings!

In the meantime, see & hear the brand-new video for "World Serpent (Devourer of Dreams)" exclusively  HERE , courtesy of Also hear the previously revealed "Draugr"  HERE  at  Edged Circle 's Bandcamp, where the album can be preordered. Cover and tracklisting are as follows :

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Tracklisting for In Aphelion's Moribund
1. World Serpent (Devourer of Dreams)
2. Draugr
3. Let the Beast Run Wild
4. Luciferian Age
5. This Night Seems Endless
6. He Who Saw the Abyss
7. Moribund
8. The Origin
9. Sorrow, Fire & Hate
10. Requiem

Sebastian Ramstedt - vocals & lead guitars
Johan Bergebäck - rhythm guitars
Marco Prij - drums



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