Neuropa Records is proud to announce the release of “I,” the debut album of Scotland’s Fuath, a new black metal project created by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Andy Marshall, better known as the mastermind behind Celtic black metal act Saor.
Unlike Saor, which finds Marshall focusing mostly on a folksy and epic black metal, here the musician delves into a darker and more melancholic side of the genre, marrying fierce and harsh riffs, unrelenting double-kick drums and raspy screams with melancholic melodies and hypnotic, gloomy ambiences. Andy Marshall comments:
“I am a massive fan of hypnotic atmospheric black metal, especially early 90’s stuff like Burzum’s ‘Hvis lyset tar oss,’ early Darkthrone and also modern bands such as Paysage d’hiver and Vemod.
“I wanted to create a cold, hypnotic and melancholic black metal album which tried to capture the feelings I felt listening to these bands. I always come back to these bands when winter comes along and I feel their sounds are perfect for this time of year, almost kind of spiritual in a way.”
Mixed and mastered by Spenser Morris, “I” will be released on February 1st on CD and LP via Neuropa Records. The track listing is:
1. In the Halls of the Hunter
3. The Oracle
4. Spirit of the North