Pogavranjen – Sebi Jesi Meni Nisi
(First time on CD) Black metal, Release Date: 15.09.2016
Pogavranjen rediscover the deathly glow of their sophomore work
Croatian mavericks of the trance-like black craft are back with the reminder of what have become the cornerstone of their discography and easily one of the most unique extreme releases of the 2010s. Watch out for the re-relase of their seminal second album on Arachnophobia Records.
With two EP releases, and three full-length albums that wiped the boundaries of the black metal genre and brought the band to a firm and clear position at the crossroads of avant-garde, psychedelia, primitive trance-inducing blackness, and a modern approach devoid of limitations under their belts, Pogavranjen, Croatia’s by far most prominent black metal band, are about to remind their audience about their second titanic escapade. On “Sebi Jesi Meni Nisi”, the trademark sound of the band evolved into something truly terrifying. Its re-release will see the light of day and dead of night this fall.
Veterans of Croatian extreme music use primordial negativity and blackness of bleak modern existence to painfully stomp a 42 minute long march through wastelands of rancid psyche fueled by complete lack of hope. Through disgust and bewildering bestiality, Pogavranjen present the dawn of a new era of originality by painting the blackest of landscapes.
While being endlessly negative, ugly and malevolent, “Sebi Jesi Meni Nisi” strikes with its progressive and meditative elements. It is an album which emanates a macabre deathly glow, as well as ambitious freshness. Its visionary construction and virtuose musicianship echo through the avant-garde black metal underground.
01. Tkivo Svemira
02. Barutana “Pogavranjen”/Orsang
03. Ponoćni Lov
04. Jeziva Suša
06. Strigoi (The Karmakumulator remix)*
*CD bonus track