Black metal unit Lychgate have released another haunting new track off their new album, “The Contagion in Nine Steps”. The track, a sprawling take on the band’s trademark black metal/funeral doom crossover titled “Republic” is streaming below.
Regarding “Republic”, Lychgate guitarist Vortigern states:
“‘Republic’ is the intro track of the album. Organ introduces a rhythmic/percussive motif which continues throughout, ending in a frenzied conclusion as the track draws to an end. Lyrically it also sets the stage for the album’s idea of the contagion and the crowd throughout history, beginning here with Plato”