Empires of Ash

NSP 146 :  Sojourner - Empires of Ash DLP


Release date: May 2017

As equally majestic as it is furious, "Empires of Ash" channels that epic spirit of Black Metal bands such as Summoning, Caladan Brood, Saor, and even Emperor. What really sets Sojourner apart from most of their contemporaries, however, is how well they weave the folk instruments into their songs; a variety of flutes, piano, and synths pour personality into the music. Whenever they make an appearance, they really heighten the atmosphere and give just the right amount of spine-tingling punch. Add in a smattering of pristine medieval-styled female vocals to break up the throaty rasps and the mystical element is delightfully accentuated.

Consisting of members from various countries, Sojourner have put together an epic album of 7 tracks, ranging in length between 4 and 12 minutes, with a total playing time of just under one hour.

This limited DLP is released in cooperation with Avantgarde Music, and comes in gatefold cover, on red vinyl (200x) and clear vinyl (300x).


1. Bound by Blood 6:40
Heritage of the Natural Realm 9:19
Aeons of Valor 7:58
The Pale Host 4:31
5. Homeward 9:14
6. Trails of the Earth 7:42
7. Empires of Ash 12:32


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