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Oro - Opus Alter


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Oroborus 07:55
Luxon 06:04
Sulphurdew 12:18
Sublime 09:42
Deityrant 06:56


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"Ufomammut, the Italian experimenters of space and sound, have returned with their second album of the year: Oro – “Opus Alter”. This album follows on seamlessly from Oro – “Opus Primum” released five months prior. The depth of meanings present in the wordplay involved in the naming of the albums is worth noting in that the albums are intended to be alchemic variations of one another. Ufomammut state that the concept behind the album name is a play on the palindromic ‘Oro’ which means ‘gold’ in Italian and ‘I pray’ in Latin. The etymology of the word ‘alter’ derives from the medieval latin meaning ‘other of two’ and semantically indicates a difference without a change. Ufomammut present Opus Alter as the dark twin of Opus Primum and develop musical as well as linguistic motifs from Primum in Alter.

A sense of controlled chaos is vented through thick layers of guitars, shattering drums and distant screams. You could loop this album and it would work as a circular song, 'Ouroboros' links both albums to each other and swallows it's own tail in the process. 'Sulphurdew' and 'Deityrant' are stand out tracks containing trademark beastly riffs and a gigantic scale of sound. Ufomammut create a highly atmospheric world of sound that will unfailingly shape your mood and inject vast amounts of bass into your mind."
- Metal Injection


released June 1, 2012

Written and Performed by Ufomammut
Lyrics by Urlo

Poia - Guitars, Synths, Screams
Urlo - Bass, Vocals, Screams, Synths, Effects
Vita - Drums and Screams
Lorenzer - Screams

Recorded in August 2011 at SOMS "Il Progresso", Sarezzano, Italy.

Mixed and Mastered at Locomotore Studio, Roma, Italy

Soundlord: Lorenzo Stecconi

Artwork: Malleus Rock Art Lab


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Ufomammut is a power trio formed in Italy in 1999, worldwide recognized as the creator of a unique genre of psychedelic sludge: with long songs, droning vocals and massive effects the band combines a monumental riffing attitude with a peculiar kind of psychedelia. ... more


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