CODE, the British/Norwegian black metal project featuring bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH) and vocalist Kvohst (DØDHEIMSGARD), has set "Resplendent Grotesque" as the title of its second album, due in early 2009 through Tabu Recordings.
Commented the band: "Our labour of broken-hearted skeletal love, four years in the making, is finally near completion. Songs of necrospiritual dust and desertion, crafted by bony hands in blackbird gloves, are now in the final mastering stage.
Fingers on the glass moved towards the letters and spelled out the name 'Resplendent Grotesque' and thus the name was branded across the bindings."
Aort previously stated about the upcoming CD, "Adrian completely devastated the drums for this recording and Vicotnik has manageed to really outdo himself with his most inspired bass work yet. I think we have all raised the bar with this recording and we are itching to get these morbid hymns out to you."
"Resplendent Grotesque" will be the follow-up to "Nouveau Gloaming", which came out in 2005.
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