India’s progressive death metallers Dark Helm will released their sophomore album Hymnus De Antitheist for the first time in physical format. The album, originally self-released in digital format, is set to be released on March 6th, 2020. The track Akasha,
Dark Helm is a band that has been treading the boundaries of metal and has been experimenting with fusing sounds from the world music scene into their music. Their music is mix of heavy groove laden riffs with a sprinkling of some ancient and some contemporary ethnic instruments (like Sitar, Kyoto, Santoor, Saz, etc.). The track Obey,
The band released Hymnus De Antitheist (A Hymn About The Antitheist), the follow up album to their debut offering Persepolis. With a gap of 8 years between the albums, the band has matured in their sound and their song writing. The track Loss Laments,
Guitarist Mohanish Deshmukh and bassist Shubhrayu De mostly wrote the second album in their own respective home studios, and only after the songs reached a major level of completion were they even auditioned to the band. This is when Arijeet Mohapatra came up with the exciting drum parts for the songs and then vocals were lastly structured by Dhairya Andand. This is in contrast to how the band was used to writing music previously, which was done mostly in the Jam Studio with the whole band together.
With new energies and a fresh sound the band is at an all time high and just waiting to devour clubs and venues across the nation to promote the new album. Dark Helm alongside band as Vinterbris, Riti Occulti, Akasava and Sunken is up-and-coming and talented band. The track At Dawn,