Vile Apparition - Depravity Ordained CD
The staggering debut full-length by this Australian band. Oozing out of Melbourne, Vile Apparition is a new project of Oliver Ballantyne (drums) and Jamie Colic (guitar, bass, vocals), both ex-members of the mighty Sewercide that left shortly after the recording of that band's debut album, "Immortalized in Suffering", in order to pursue other endeavors.
Vile Apparition's self-released debut 4-song demo, "Atrocious Captivity", was picked up for a cassette release in early 2018 on Transylvanian Tapes, just in time for the band to fill their live lineup for their first run of shows starting January 2018.
Alas, "Atrocious Captivity" was but a brief taste of the nastiness to come, now in the form of Vile Apparition's full-length debut, "Depravity Ordained". No lies in that title: this is fetid and filthy Death Metal that puts a premium on the bludgeon! Old school as it comes, of course, Vile Apparition's no-frills approach hearkens to the likes of Morpheus Descends, Ripping Corpse and Deteriorot, as well as the early works of Suffocation, Deeds of Flesh and Cryptopsy. An astounding exhibition of ridiculous, malignant heaviness that'll drill a hole in your skull and blow your brain cells to smithereens, the album also includes the preceding demo as bonus tracks.
With suitably classic cover art courtesy of Chaostouched and mastering by Dan Lowndes at Resonance Sound Studio, Vile Apparition bring you blunt-force trauma with "Depravity Ordained"!
1. Mauled and Nameless 04:09
2. Depravity Ordained 04:18
3. Dissect to Enucleate 04:05
4. Aeon of Impalement 05:23
5. The Cursed Path 03:20
6. Malevolent Aphantasia 05:30
7. Repulsive Desire 03:12
8. The Gate 04:23
9. Window of the Grotesque 05:07
10. The Abyssal Plain (demo 2017) 00:37
11. Anatomized Remnants (demo 2017) 04:57
12. Atrocious Captivity (demo 2017) 04:24
13. Fearless Deity (demo 2017) 04:33
Released January 2019 by Memento Mori