The Ladder

by Palace of Worms

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about

The third full length record from this long running Bay Area BM institution has finally arrived. Palace of Worms has always been the sole work of multi-instrumentalist Balan (Botanist, Ordo Obsidium). The Ladder finds him moving away from the classic West Coast black metal sound of the project’s origins and embracing instead a powerful new amalgamation of blackened gallop, muscular mid-tempo stomp, and death rock influenced ambience. The Ladder is a post-subgenre call to arms, similar to the recent output of Tombs.

AWP021

Co-released on cassette with Sentient Ruin Laboratories. Also Available on vinyl from Broken Limbs Recordings.

credits

released April 8, 2016

All words and music written and performed by Balan, with assistance from:

Ephemeral Domignostika (Mastery, Pale Chalice) – guitar solos on “From The Ash” and “Strange Constellations.”

Mattia Alagna (Abstracter, Atrament) – vox and words on “Wreathe”

Bezaelith (Lotus Thief) – additional vox on “In the Twilight Divide” and “Nightworld”


Recorded by Eric Iverson in San Francisco, CA

Mixed by Greg Wilkinson (Brainoil, ex-Graves at Sea) at Earhammer Studios, Oakland, CA

Mastered by Jack Shirley (producer for Bosse-De-Nage, Deafheaven, Lycus) at Atomic Garden, Palo Alto, CA

Layout and Design by Kevin Gan Yuen (Sutekh Hexen)

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acephale winter productions Berkeley, California

A Bay Area based label dedicated primarily to the release of unique and original black metal with the occasional experimental or ambient release thrown in for good measure.

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