Anglo-Saxon spearheads WINTERFYLLETH have released a track from their new split EP alongside Ukrainian black metal pioneers DRUDKH. The song “The Gates” is now streaming through the following media partners:
“The Gates” was originally written and recorded by HATE FOREST (Ukraine) in 2003 – another ofDRUDKH mastermind Roman Sayenko’s many creative outlets. According to WINTERFYLLETHvocalist and guitarist Chris Naughton the Ukrainian has been a major musical influence for England’s premiere pagan black metal band.
The split EP “‘Thousands of Moons Ago / The Gates” is now available for pre-order on the Season of Mist e-shop. It will feature four cover songs recorded by both bands as a tribute to their early influences. Artwork and track list can be found below:
1. DRUDKH – …W Krainie Drzew (HEFEYSTOS cover)
2. DRUDKH – Ten, Ktery Se Vyhyba Svetlu (UNCLEAN cover)
3. DRUDKH – Recidivus (SACRILEGIUM cover)
4. WINTERFYLLETH – The Gates (HATE FOREST cover)
“Thousands of Moons Ago / The Gates” will see a release on January 2014 as a dark blue, hand-numbered 12″ LP limited to 666 copies. The DRUDKH tracks from this split will also be included on a separate singles collection titled “Eastern Frontier in Flames” to be released on the 17th of January, which also includes their tracks from the “Anti-Urban” and “Slavonic Chronicles” EPs.