Photo by: Cecilie Warming
Official press release:
Epic black metal quintet ORM has completed its debut album for release on March 24th via Indisciplinarian, the label issuing the artwork, info, and a trailer for the album, as well as a string of upcoming shows.
On their self-titled debut album, ORM incorporates epic, melodic black metal, and its Nordic melancholy with a rocking, swinging feel, while thematically conveying a mythical cosmos of ancient times, where magic, gods, and supernatural creatures inhabited the world as naturally as humans, animals, water, and forests. The album consists of five lengthy tracks of vivid proportions recorded live in the studio by producer Lasse Ballade (Solbrud, Halshug, Slægt) in Copenhagen in their native Denmark with additional choir recordings in the local Stefans Church. The album artwork is an oil painting on canvas created by the masterful Italian artist Paolo Girardi, who is known for his work with bands such as Bell Witch, Inquisition, and Black Breath. ORM now shares the first excerpts from the record along with its unique artwork through an album trailer created by visual artist Morten Grønnegaard.
See the official ORM album trailer here:
ORM will see digital and vinyl release March 24th; stand by for additional audio samples, preorders, and more to be issued.
Orm track listing:
1. Blood Of Your Blood
2. Ancient Echoes
3. Temple Of The Deaf
5. A Tree Ablaze/Yggdrasil Brænder
ORM played its first shows in 2016 after releasing several demo tracks online. Among those performances, the band played a highly-praised show at the prestigious Roskilde Festival in Denmark, and impressed both critics and audience at Aalborg Metal Festival in November. The band now announces a string of shows throughout Denmark to accompany the release of their debut album.
ORM Live 2017:
3/24 – Copenhagen, DK | Loppen *
3/25 – Kolding, DK | Pitstop
4/24 – Randers, DK | Von Hatten
6/03 – Rønne, DK | Spillestedet
* = ORM release show