Release Date: January 26, 2024
FFO: Ironsword, The Chasm, Warlord, Manilla Road
Location: Chicago, IL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Acerus Unveils "The Caliginous Serenade" - A Molten Masterpiece of Heavy Metal
After four years of eager anticipation, the wait is finally over as Acerus, the brainchild of metal maestro Daniel Corchado (The Chasm, ex-Incantation), proudly presents their fourth studio album, "The Caliginous Serenade." This monumental release features nine tracks of molten heavy metal, showcasing Corchado's unparalleled songwriting prowess and decades of experience in the metal scene.
With over 10 years dedicated to crafting sonic landscapes for Acerus and more than 30 years of writing for metal bands, Corchado's expertise has reached its zenith on "The Caliginous Serenade." His trademark dense, layered approach shines brightly on this album, with soaring melodies, masterful layering, mesmerizing polyphonic writing, and pure pounding epic heavy merging seamlessly to form a new masterpiece.
The return of the powerful voice of Esteban Julian Pena, Mario Hernandez's thunderous drumming, and Edward Eschamilla's shredding lead guitar assault further elevate Acerus's sound to unparalleled heights. Together, they deliver a sonic onslaught that is Acerus at their absolute best.
"Highly recommended for fans of Ironsword, The Chasm, Warlord, and Manilla Road," says Corchado, whose musical influences are deeply woven into the fabric of "The Caliginous Serenade."
"The Caliginous Serenade" is a testament to Acerus's unwavering commitment to the craft of heavy metal, a genre they have dedicated their lives to mastering. With each track, the band invites listeners on a journey through dark and mysterious realms, where every riff and every lyric serves as a testament to the power of metal music.
Prepare to be entranced, enthralled, and utterly captivated by "The Caliginous Serenade," Acerus's latest opus to the gods of metal.
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Esteban Julian Pena - Vocals
Mario Hernandez - Drums
Edward Escamilla - Lead Guitar
Daniel Corchado - Rhythm/Lead Guitar, Bass, FX
Mixed and mastered by Daniel Corchado. Artwork by Daniel Corchado. Recorded at the Acerus compounds in Chicago, IL in Winter, 2023. Lyrics by Hernandez, Pena, and Corchado.
Band photo by Liz Gollner.
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