Austin, TX-based Traditional Death Metal foursome MORGENGRAU has unleashed their crushing debut, Extrinsic Pathway, today via Blind God Records.
Called “a remarkable debut that will remind of the delights of death metal in the early 90s,” by Necromance Webzine, Extrinsic Pathway can be streamed in full or purchased in MP3 and CD formats from the band at morgengrau.bandcamp.com/album/
The debut effort from MORGENGRAU features eight tracks of classic death metal in the vein of PESTILENCE, ASPHYX, and IMMOLATION. In other words, Death metal in the early 90s style! Yeah, MORGENGRAU are the real deal, folks. Extrinsic Pathway explores the left hand path, atrocities and suffering. No politicizing, proselytizing or preaching – just head banging, double bass and catchy riffs. In the words of the band: “We play, you fuck yourself up in the pit. Simple.”
Extrinsic Pathway was recorded at Amplitude Media in Austin, TX and mixed/mastered at Endarker Studio, Sweden by Magnus (Devo) Andersson of MARDUK.
MORGENGRAU will make their NYC debut at the Martyrdoom Fest on Friday, June 28. For details and ticket info visit www.facebook.com/
“Their approach is authentic – they clearly understand [DM] well and know how to string riffs and grooves together in a pleasing combination.” – Destructive Music
“All in all, a strong debut, worthy of any who like their DM doused heavily with a Dutch persuasion.” – Worm Gear Zine
“Catchy, rock-hard riffs (Antithetical), deepest growls (Grave of Lies), pounding, driving double bass (Chemosh Enlighten), soulful guitar solos (Extrinsic Pathway) – all are evidence of an uncommon vitality, strength, and aggressiveness which should leave no Headbanger unaffected.” – Twilight Webzine
“Lead guitars are elegant and yet obscure, and rhythm guitar is rigid with enough swing to give it a groove of its own.” – Deathmetal.org