ALBUM NEWS: Obsidian Tongue - “A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time” to be re-released this winter!

September 28, 2018
Originally released through Hypnotic Dirge in the summer of 2013, Obsidian Tongue's stellar second opus “A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time” will finally be repressed again this winter. In what can only be considered a testament to the duo’s power and authenticity, the original pressing sold out within a year, and remained one of Hypnotic Dirge's most defining release.

“A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time” is an introspective journey through the collective unconscious of Man and the dark half of the emotional spectrum; a sonic depiction of the spiritual affirmation and personal evolution attainable only through sorrow, anger and disillusionment. The album comprises six songs and nearly one hour of raw and primal yet sacred and ethereal music of the highest caliber, easily ranking among the best atmospheric black metal albums coming from the American Northeast, and a praised jewel for fans of Enslaved, Wolves In The Throne Room, Agalloch, Alda, Panopticon, Falls of Rauros, and Skagos. A noteworthy contribution to this musical odyssey has been made by John Haughm of the legendary dark metal outfit Agalloch, taking lead vocal duties for the album's climatic title track.
Of course, this would not be a proper re-release without a few upgrades: In order to refine the sound of the album and match it to Obsidian Tongue’s current production values, “A Nest of the Ravens in the Throat of Time” has been remastered at Studio Wormwood in Connecticut and beyond that, the new pressing of the album will be released in a 6 panel digipack rather than the standard jewel case the original press was released on.
1 - Brothers in the Stars (9:28)
2 - Black Hole in Human Form (8:41)
3 - My Hands Were Made to Hold the Wind (7:47)
4 - The Birth of Tragedy (8:51)
5 - Individuation (8:35)
6 - A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time (8:46)
Total Time: 52:08

Obsidian Tongue - A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time LIVE [ft. John Haugm of Agalloch]

July 9, 2014
Obsidian Tongue - A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time LIVE [ft. John Haugm of Agalloch]
Recorded July 1, 2014
Brighton Music Hall, Boston MA, USA
Serpens in Culmination Tour 2014

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Thanks to "Jim Hayter" for the original upload!

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New Obsidian Tongue shirts available soon!

July 8, 2014
Obsidian Tongue is pleased to introduce their 3 new T-shirt designs, fresh off the presses.

- "A Nest..." Album shirt. This image is an alternative version of the album cover by Jake Kobrin. He drew this as a "concept sketch" for the album artwork prior to the final version, but we liked this stripped-down version so much that we just needed it printed on a shirt!

- "Crossing Over": This is the first piece we commissioned artist Nate Burns to do for us earlier this year, after seeing his work f...

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Obsidian Tongue Tour Update - July 2, 2014

July 3, 2014
Boston, we had an amazing time playing for you all once again last night. We can't tell you how good it felt to meet up with the Agalloch crew one more time and put on a show for the town that made us who we are. Truth be told, it was the encouragement and enthusiasm given to us right off the bat by everyone in the New England Metal scene that gave us the confidence and motivation to do much of anything with this band. Thank you all so much!

Endless gratitude once again to Agalloch - The Offic...

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Obsidian Tongue Tour Update - June 23, 2014

June 26, 2014

We have successfully returned home after our 5 dates with Agalloch in Minneapolis, Madison, Chicago, Cleveland and Newport, thank you all SO much for your warmth and enthusiasm for our appearances. Your reception exceeded our expectations by leaps and bounds! It was a true honor to play for all of you, especially alongside one of our favorite bands ever. We go back to our day jobs in the morning, but we'll be compiling all the photos we can in the next couple of days to share this amazing exp...
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Obsidian Tongue interview with Aristocrazia Webzine [September 30, 2013]

October 1, 2013
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Obsidian Tongue have released their second album, "A Nest Of Ravens In The Throat Of Time", and Aristocrazia took the opportunity to offer, in addition to the review, also a look into the duo formed by Brendan Hayter and Greg Murphy.

Hi Brendan, let's start jumping unnecessary preamble and I immediately ask to you: who are Obsidian Tongue and What are your goals?

Brendan: Obsidian Tongue consists of myself and drummer Greg Murphy. Our goal is simply to make the most emotional and m...

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Obsidian Tongue - 'A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time' available now!

July 31, 2013
Obsidian Tongue - A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time available now!  
CD order, $5 download, free streaming

The latest album from the massachusetts-based atmospheric black metal duo Obsidian Tongue entitled "A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time" is now available to order from Hypnotic Dirge Records. As usual, the album is available to order in both CD and digital version and is also available for free streaming in its entirety on both Bandcamp and Youtube.
We are also giving away Obsidian ...

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Obsidian Tongue - "A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time" available to pre-order now, new song streaming

July 22, 2013
Obsidian Tongue - A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time pre-orders begin today!
New track "My Hands were made to hold the wind" available to stream and download!

Today, pre-orders start on the new Obsidian Tongue album "A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time"! As well as this, a new track from the album, "My Hands were Made to Hold the Wind" has been made available to stream and download. 

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Obsidian Tongue - Volume I : Subradiant Architecture available on CD and digital format

July 22, 2013

Obsidian Tongue's debut full-length album "Volume I: Subradiant Architecture" self-released last summer by the band is now available from Hypnotic Dirge as well. The CD version is available to order by itself or as a combo with the new album "A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time" for a lower price. ($21 in North America, $24 Elsewhere) As well, the album has been uploaded to the HDR bandcamp page where it's available for streaming for free or to download for $5.

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Obsidian Tongue signs with HDR; New album on the way!

June 29, 2013
Obsidian Tongue signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records
Second album "A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time" to be released: July 29, 2013
The track "Individuation" now available for streaming/download

The Massachusetts-based Black Metal duo Obsidian Tongue has signed with Hypnotic Dirge Records for the release of their forthcoming second album "A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time" which will be released in late July 2013 on Hypnotic Dirge Records as well as the band's own imprint Dissociation Rec...

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