There are at least eight band with the name Sarcasm. Our Sarcasm is from Sweden an plays death metal. They were active between 1990 and 1994, but they disappeared for 21 year, and suddenly in 2015 they made a comeback from the dead. One year later they released their debut album Burial Dimension.
Although Burial Dimensions was recorded in 1994, it remained unheard in the vaults until seventeen years later and was finally released as a stand-alone album in 2016.
Sarcasm long-awaited second album Within The Sphere Of Ethereal Minds came the year after. It was a triumph of will over tragedy. The vibrant proof that twenty-three years (!) after their last recording, a band could come back from the dead and deliver against all odds their best album yet, despite the numerous obstacles on their path, least being the tragic and sudden death of their drummer, the sadly missed Oskar Karlsson, just months before they were meant to enter the studio. The track The Great Calm Embraced,
The third album Esoteric Tales Of The Unserene repeat that feat but adds new shades and sounds to their already epic style, proving that nearly three decades after first forming back in 1990 in Uppsala, Sarcasm still have something new and relevant to say. After another line-up tweaking right after Ethereal Minds recording, the band and Matte Modin amicably parted ways to allow the veteran drummer to focus on his other bands. The track Vortex Of The Vulture,
That saw Alvaro Svanerö from Imperial Domain joining Sarcasm they wasted no time, musically expanding even more for what might be their boldest and most ambitious album ever. Whereas the longtime fans will instantly recognize their savvy mix of classic Scandinavian death and black metal sounds, it’s probably Esoteric Tales Of The Unserene wide spectrum of emotion and elaborate melodic hooks that will make the most lasting impression, almost cinematic in places yet jam-packed with catchy riffs one after the other for 36 minutes. The track Flawless Anomalies,
Still firmly at the microphone, founding member Heval Bozarslan underlines that whereas «the theme of our first album was about death and darkness and Within The Sphere Of Ethereal Minds was about energy and self-empowerment, but this one is thematically centered on the notion of devolution and narrow-mindedness, told from different metaphysical perspectives. After the quite colorful artwork of the first two albums, the ice- blue tint, chains and overall visual coldness, Esoteric Tales Of The Unserene underlines that overall theme, just how nothing moves on». The track Celestial Nights,