The debut RS-28 album of Sarmat a death/black metal band from Poland was released in CD format on May 31th 2021. It was self-released by the band in the edition limited to 500 copies. Available via band’s profile on Bandcamp website and in the distributor’s web shops (Selfmadegod Records, Szataniec.pl). The lyric video to the title track RS-28 of the album was released the same day.
The band states, «The music always comes first. The lyrics for our debut album were written by a friend of ours. He wants to stay anonymous and I respect his decision. The main themes for the lyrics are human fears and obsessions, the dangers of the present world and the military industry theme also as well (but it’s not the main and the only subject)».
Sarmat was founded in 2018 by Daniel «Hacel» Szymanowicz (guitarist) and Krzysztof «Kopyś» Kopczeński (guitarist). Dedicated to extreme metal styles as death metal and black metal. Two years later the vocalist Łukasz Kobusiński joined the band and now the band started to record the debut album RS-28, and in march the album was released. It contains 8 tracks, lasts for more than 33 minutes.
The name of the band is taken from The Weapon Of Ultimate Destruction, the Russian super-heavy intercontinental ballistic missile RS-28 SARMAT (also known as SATAN 2). The three musicians in Sarmat is experienced and very skilled. Szymanowicz also plays in Calm Hatchery, ex-Extremis Necrosis, ex-Aggressor, ex-Moby Dick, Kopczeński ex-Spirit Crusher, ex-Carnes and finally Kobusiński ex-Puki Mahlu, ex-Mortis Dei.
1. Coldgrinder 00:00
2. Evilution 03:15
3. The Shining of Oneiros 08:58
4. RS-28 13:09
5. Seeds of Uncertainty 17:02
6. You Don’t Live in My War 20:35
7. Blackout (Scenario for Tomorrow) part I 26:14
8. Blackout (Scenario for Tomorrow) part II 29:48