CRYPTICUS presents its second Horror Grind Mixtape "Chains For Devils" - an original Death Metal mini-anthology designed to confound, horrify, & delight. A complete mini album of skull-crushing Pulp Death Metal with a few special guests. Collect them all!
(Bonus ASPHYX cover included!)
"(Crypticus is) like being trapped in a Gothic horror movie while a metal band is jamming somewhere in the castle. Each new release is even more insane then the last one. I think it will be a few more spins to peel all the layers. (...) should be mandatory to own for every book lover & collector of horror magazines and comics."
- Silvester the Goregnome, FONDLECORPSE
"Chains For Devils" program:
1. Preface: The Blasted Heath
2. The Gauntlet
3. Crooked Shadows In the Waring
4. Strike The Iron Stake (Starring Rogga Johansson)
5. Transformation Scene
6. Chains For Devils
7. Among The Absurd (Starring Stevo do Caixao)
8. Elaborate Funerals II
9. Epilogue: Fractal Noir
released October 31, 2014
Patrick Bruss - Guitar, Bass, Vox, Synth, Mix
Brynjar Helgetun - Drums
Rogga Johansson of PAGANIZER - Growls on "Strike the Iron Stake"
Stevo do Caixão of IMPETIGO/TWIST ENDING - Shrieks & Lyrics for "Among the Absurd"
Mixed & mastered 2014 by P.Bruss
@ The Filth Chamber, Denver, CO.
All music written by Patrick Bruss, MMXIV.
No pitch-shifting, pitch correction, or quantizing used in this recording. Guitar tracks for each song were recorded in one take from beginning to end. No performance fixing, so natural mistakes are present.
Dank, Trve, 12-Gauge Microphones, Ignite Amps, D'Addario strings, DiMarzio pickups, Voxengo, Cockos, Converse, bla, bla...
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