Botanist - To Release New Album, Premiere Songs

Three years after VI: Flora and two EPs, experimental black metal band Botanist will release a new album this year, it has been announced. Titled Collective: The Shape Of He To Come, the new album drops on September 1st, 2017 on CD (Avantgarde) and LP (Favonian). Apart from discovering the new album details, you can already hear the first two songs of the album below, the title track and "Praise Azalea, The Adversary".

"Praise Azalea, The Adversary" was the intro that 90% of Botanist shows began with during the years 2013-2016, reworked with vocals.


01. Praise Azalea The Adversary
02. The Shape Of He To Come
03. The Reconciliation Of Nature And Man
04. And The World Throws Off Its Oppressors
05. Upon Veltheim's Throne Shall I Wait
06. To Join The Continuum

Otrebor said about the album: "Collective: The Shape Of He To Come is the first of the 'Collective' series, which means that it diverges from the model of Botanist studio albums as the result of me, Otrebor, doing everything, and instead recording more like a full band with distributed responsibilities. 'The Shape' stands as a testimonial to the work, time, and effort that six of us put into rehearsing, touring, and composing from the years 2013-2016.

"The origins of Collective: The Shape Of He To Come came from my desire to give all the members of Botanist live the opportunity to contribute to a studio record; to give them a greater feeling of inclusion in Botanist - and also to see what they were capable of and what my options would be for further inclusion in numbered Botanist albums."

Band profile: Botanist
Posted: 22.08.2017 by BloodTears


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22.08.2017 - 13:08
There coming over to London soon, great excuse to delve back into their catalogue to decide if I still have mixed feelings for them. I'm not sure if the titles means that thus ablum will be more mature then Mandragora.

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