Still riding high on waves of acclaim for their rabidly-received DVD spectacle Majesty, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER triumphantly brings you their fourth thrashing opus Deflorate. An epic expansion of the stunning pitch-black cacophony that was 2007’s Nocturnal, Deflorate boasts Black Dahlia’s brand of seamlessly-mixed Swedish influenced blackened thrash and pounding American death metal muscle, and sees one of metal’s most outstanding underground outfits at the peak of its unmitigated musical brutality.
â€œTheir fastest, ickiest, most surgically sharp record to date, the metronome murdering blastfest Deflorate.â€ Revolver Magazine
â€œa brilliantly orchestrated onslaught of demonic vocals, maniacal percussive explosions, complex and creative rhythms, and face-melting guitar solos.â€ 4/5 Fangoria.com
â€œIn 2007, The Black Dahlia Murder released Nocturnal, which in my opinion, was their best album. Then when I found out John Kempainen had left the band and Ryan Knight had replaced him, I wanted to hear their new material, and they did not disappoint. The band stayed with a similar Nocturnal sound, but with greatly improved solos, and some better written songs.â€ 8.3/10 (user rating 8.7/10) Ultimate-Guitar.com
â€œface-searing melodic death metal capable of inducing involuntary spontaneous human combustionâ€ ABC 12 WJRT
â€œan album that exceeds the accomplishments of previous albums on virtually every levelâ€¦the music is written in a way that has the listener eagerly paying attention to every note played. With Deflorate, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER proves more convincingly than ever that they are one of the top extreme metal acts in the world. Few do justice to the style the way these guys do.â€ Blabbermouth.net
â€œAdd the studio adventure DVD extra â€˜We’re Going Places,’ and you have one of the most satisfying components of Black Dahlia’s murderous catalog.â€ The Daily News McKeesport
If you haven’t picked up your copy of Majesty yet, the DVD is available at the Metal Blade Records online store HERE.
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER is currently touring North America with Children of Bodom and Skeletonwitch and will then head out for the band’s headline run, bringing Skeletonwitch, Toxic Holocaust, and Trap Them out as support.
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER features front man Trevor Strnad, guitarists Brian Eschbach and Ryan Knight, bassist Bart Williams, and drummer Shannon Lucas.
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