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Imperial Triumphant - Inceste EP

by Imperial Triumphant

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Jonathan Doe
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Jonathan Doe Dark, bleak, and hopeless; what’s not to love about this!? And the end of Breath of Innocence is excellent! A definite must have release! Favorite track: Breath of Innocence.
Stephen M Bennett
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Stephen M Bennett a great album, not too complex, nice and short & to the point no messing around, waited too long to listen to this band. Favorite track: Kaleidoscopic Orgies.
John Chaos Alexander
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John Chaos Alexander A beautifully horrifying Kaleidoscopic tsunami of discordant Blackend Death Metal that obliterates your senses with a devastating gravity of sheer heaviness \M/ these guys have had their "Gorguts - Obsucura" Shreddies for breakfast and are not afraid to show it...FUCK YEAH!!! \M/ Favorite track: Kaleidoscopic Orgies.
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  • Limited Edition 12" Black Vinyl
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    - Black vinyl
    - limited to 200 copies worldwide
    -RARE B side (only available on Vinyl - no digital option)
    * in collaboration with Temple of Torturous Records

    Ilya, of Imperial Triumphant speaks on the Vinyl release

    "Our fan base has an intrinsic understanding that our influences predominantly come from the Jazz, Classical, and modern Avant-garde worlds, more so than the metal world, so we thought it would be a more unique and interesting approach to make the B-side that of non-metal content. It gives the listener and fan a chance to delve deeper into the elements of our music that are not only unique to us as a unit, but that also can often times be misconstrued as
    ‘extra layers.’ Note that everything we put on our records is important to us as any vocal, guitar, or drum track, and we figured it would be a nice treat for the true fan if they were allowed a chance for these vignettes of our music to be heard without the squall of intensity that is IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT i.e. with Nefertiti being a homage and nod to one IMPERIAL’s biggest musical influences. Now you have a side pain an side pleasure”

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  • Limited Edition Compact Disc
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Comes in a killer gatefold card case, with disturbing photography by Alex Krauss.
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  • Inceste Limited Edition Cassette Tape
    Cassette + Digital Album

    The infamous EP 'Inceste' is now available via Bile Noire Records.

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The epitome of a paradox, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT combines an obsession with musical progression with a philosophical fixation on destruction, decay, and the crumbling of the spiritual, mental, and physical fabric that binds humanity. Dissecting the lifeless corpse of post-industrial New York City and using a canvas of black metal, jazz fusion, death metal, doom, and various other soundscapes to paint a bleak portrait of a post-modern world left to rot, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT serves not as a voice in and of itself, but as many legions of tortured, aching screeches possessing a single entity with no goal in mind other than the mutilation of the benevolent host. Disregarding conventional references in extremity and replacing them with the mechanisms for cultivating a truly unnerving and abysmal atmosphere, this is not so much a metal album as it is an exercise in the deconstruction of the psyche. There is no preparing yourself. There is no hope. There is no beginning. There is only the eternal ending.

New York City experimental black metal tacticians IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT are back with a brand-new 4-song EP entitled Inceste. This release, like the band's previous full-length Abyssal Gods, was mixed and mastered by Colin Marston (Gorguts, Krallice, Nader Sadek, Atheist, Origin etc.) at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves, and sees the band diving into darker and more deranged territory than ever before.

In regards to Inceste, the band states, "Inceste is an interpretation of the works of French aristocrat Marquis de Sade. We wanted to make a record that was sordid, invasive, and child like at times. Extreme highs and lows are everywhere on this EP. The music always reflects the lyrics. Nothing on Inceste is stable. Everything instrument bends and twists and wrenches, forcing its way inside of you."

The stunningly disturbing album cover compliments the musical perversion within and was expertly crafted with the help of NY artist/photographer Alex Krauss. A quote from a recent No Clean Singing review perfectly descibes IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT's descent further into depravity with this release: “[Imperial Triumphant is]... a sickening scintillation of the surreal and the sadistic that together conjure an evocative glimpse into hell."

Press Quotes:
"Imperial Triumphant’s “Abyssal Gods” is about New York City, and it accurately conveys the dichotomous senses of magnificence and derision, wealth and poverty, power and weakness, ecstasy and misery, that pervade the metropolis... In spirit and in sound, Imperial Triumphant is the black metal of the future." - Dave Mustein’s #1 album of 2015, MetalSucks

"A mad, confusing cacophony of bizarre riffs, weird time changes, and wonderfully prominent yet strange bass lines, all the while enhanced by a certain air of authenticity." -

"Imperial Triumphant truly operates within the upper echelons of American Black Metal. 10/10" - The Metal Observer

"Imperial Triumphant are one of the most important U.S. black metal acts currently active." - No Clean Singing

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released April 15, 2016

Ilya - Vocals, Guitars, Orchestration
Growhowski - Drums
Blanco - Bass, Keyboards
Cohen - Drums
Malave - Bass, Additional Vocals
Ulrich Krieger - Saxophone
Yoshiko Ohara - Choir/Screams
Sarai Chrzanowski - Soprano Voice
Julie Castro - Alto Voice
Aaron Kruziki - Tenor Voice Stressor - Additional Vocals
Ilbastos - Additional Vocals
Max Gorelick - Additional Vocals

Recorded at Amy Mills Studios and Solitude Studios
Mixed and Mastered by Colin Marston at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves


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Born in the metropolis: Imperial Triumphant embodies the sounds of New York City. From top floor luxury to the rotten underground.

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