Iconoclast Recs. (Italy import).
Limited to 300 copies worldwide, Black vinyl only.
Spotted gloss inked sleeve.
Unholy project coming from the frostbitten lands of Canada.
Formed in 2008 by sole member Mike Kirkenbrannsar, Æsahættr’s only recording effort to date was accomplished over two consecutive Winters, using the isolation and beauty of the harsh Canadian season to influence and shape the ultimate realization of the Æsahættr sound. Lyrically, this effort is largely based around the trilogy of novels His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman, touching on the themes of Gnosticism, Atheism, and blacksmithing polar bears prevalent throughout the books.
Cold, dark, epic black metal combining the rawness of Ulver’s Nattens Madrigal with some crusty changes of rhythm and atmospheric moments too.