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Pontifex Unveils Second Single "Twilight" from Highly Anticipated Debut Album "From the Pale Mist"

Pontifex, the boundary-pushing Symphonic Black Metal outfit renowned for their unique fusion of ambient and dark symphonic elements with the ferocity of thrash and death metal, is thrilled to announce the release of their second single, "Twilight," from their upcoming debut album, "From the Pale Mist." This eagerly awaited album is slated for release in late Spring/early Summer 2024 and promises to redefine the landscape of contemporary black metal.

"Twilight" serves as a tantalizing glimpse into the sonic tapestry that Pontifex has meticulously woven for their debut album. With haunting melodies, intricate orchestrations, and blistering aggression, the track encapsulates the band's signature sound, showcasing their ability to seamlessly blend diverse influences into a cohesive and immersive musical experience.

The forthcoming album, "From the Pale Mist," represents a milestone achievement for Pontifex, whose lineup includes Ashtin Duba, Kaleb Daniels, Dominique Leath, Deveron Christie, and Rosaly Piderit. With each member bringing their unique talents and perspectives to the table, Pontifex has crafted a collection of songs that push the boundaries of traditional black metal while retaining its raw intensity and primal energy.

One of the most exciting aspects of "From the Pale Mist" is the inclusion of drum performances by Mike Smith, former drummer of Death Metal pioneers Suffocation. Smith's unparalleled skill and precision add a new dimension to Pontifex's already formidable sound, elevating the album to new heights of sonic excellence.

"We are incredibly proud of what we've accomplished with 'From the Pale Mist,'" says guitarist Ashtin Duba. "This album represents the culmination of years of hard work and dedication, and we can't wait for our fans to experience it."

Pontifex's debut album is poised to make a significant impact on the metal scene, offering listeners a fresh and innovative take on the genre. With its intricate compositions, atmospheric textures, and unrelenting intensity, "From the Pale Mist" is sure to captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression.

Stay tuned for more updates on Pontifex's highly anticipated debut album, "From the Pale Mist." In the meantime, be sure to check out "Twilight," the latest single from this groundbreaking band. available now on bandcamp -

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