Porrima

by POSTVORTA

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POSTVORTA have always been hard to classify. Since 2009, they have played music that’s heavy and progressive, cinematic and intimate, dense and sometimes minimal. You could call them “post” metal, as thunderous elements of pure doom often contrast with moments of introspection. Their entire musical trajectory seems like a gradual disclosure of intimate secrets.

The album’s five tracks showcase the band facing life’s pain and wonder with their eyes wide open. The collection’s emotional landscape is one of existential dread, melancholy and loss. Despite these existential conundrums, “Porrima” at times also displays some uplifting, euphoric vibes.

After years of writing, recording and playing live, POSTVORTA look to leave some of their traditional roots behind and forge a new sound devoid of any restrictions and limitations. No move is ever out of place, nor any possibility unexplored.

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released February 20, 2020

Produced and Mixed by Riccardo Pasini (The Secret, Nero Di Marte, Ephel Duath)
Mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult of Luna)
Artwork by Andrea Fioravanti and Nicola Donà
Francesco Bucci (Ottone Pesante): Trombone on Track 1
Francesca Grol: Extra Vocals on Track 3
Alberto Casadei (Solaris): Spoken Word on Track 5

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POSTVORTA Ravenna, Italy

While there are many bands that traverse and explore the same terrain as heavy titans Neurosis and Isis, very few of those bands embrace these influences and yet do not feel like imitators.


POSTVORTA, the pulverizing sextet from Ravenna, Italy are ones who incorporate a similar style as their influences, but move themselves and the listener through stunning corridors of sound
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