Australia’s finest doom metal ensemble, Virgin Black, is set to make an indelible mark on the global stage as their monumental “Requiem” trilogy makes its debut on streaming platforms worldwide. The band’s record label is proud to announce the upcoming releases of “Requiem – Mezzo Forte” on 28 July 2023 and “Requiem – Fortissimo” on 18 August 2023, following the successful launch of “Requiem – Pianissimo” on 30 June 2023.
Enveloping the listener in a realm of dark grandeur, Virgin Black’s “Requiem” trilogy delves deep into the depths of doom metal, intertwining symphonic melodies and captivating lyricism. With each album, the band embarks on an awe-inspiring journey, leaving an indelible emotional imprint on the hearts of their fans.
“Requiem – Pianissimo,” the opening chapter of this epic trilogy, seamlessly weaves classical influences into Virgin Black’s unmistakable sound. Enlisting the prowess of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the Adelaide Stamford Academy Choir, the band creates an extraordinary sonic tapestry. From the breathtaking chaos of “Requiem Aeternum” to the mournful beauty of “Dies Irae,” the album unfolds as a poignant exploration of the human condition.
As anticipation mounts, “Requiem – Mezzo Forte” prepares to transport listeners into uncharted realms on 28 July 2023. Unleashing an amalgamation of doom metal and symphonic metal, this release offers an intricate balance between crushing riffs and ethereal melodies. Prepare to be captivated by Virgin Black’s ability to evoke profound emotions and transport you to realms beyond imagination.
The final instalment of the trilogy, “Requiem – Fortissimo,” will be unleashed on 18 August 2023. Previously available exclusively on Spotify in the US, this album showcases Virgin Black’s unwavering commitment to their craft. With its powerful compositions and mesmerizing vocal performances, “Requiem – Fortissimo” is a testament to the band’s artistic growth and vision.
For fans of Novembers Doom, Draconian, Saturnus, and My Dying Bride, Virgin Black’s “Requiem” trilogy is an absolute must-listen. Prepare to be enveloped by their emotive soundscapes, where melancholic beauty intertwines with bone-crushing heaviness, leaving an everlasting impression on your soul.
“Requiem – Pianissimo” is already available on all major streaming platforms, while the eagerly anticipated “Requiem – Mezzo Forte” and “Requiem – Fortissimo” will follow suit, ensuring fans worldwide can partake in the grandeur of Virgin Black’s magnum opus.
Don’t miss your chance to embark on this extraordinary sonic journey with Virgin Black. Stay tuned for the upcoming releases and immerse yourself in the evocative darkness of the “Requiem” trilogy.