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Of Existential Distortion


Dark Descent Records


Bred in the land of ice and fire, Úlfúð are the latest addition to Dark Descent’s flawless, ever-diversifying roster. Championing their personal blend of black and death metal (with emphasis on the former), the band’s debut album "Of Existential Distortion" uniquely captures the desolate vastness of the volcanic wastelands like only Icelanders can.

Úlfúð’s first full-length is a masterclass in songcraft, showcasing a stunning balance of entrancing atmosphere, haunting melody, and deathless violence. Artist Bahrull Marta was summoned to conjure the breath-taking artwork, whilst photographs by Alma Líf Þorsteinsdóttir adorn the inlay with visions of each offering.

"We are extremely excited to be releasing our first full-length album with Dark Descent! This album heralds our entity and declares our intent; to immerse you in our ritual of catharsis and cacophony! We cannot wait to share our music with you. The time is nigh!"

Úlfúð (pronounced “ool-wooth”, meaning animosity or hostility) were formed in early 2015 in Reykjavik, Iceland. The band self-released their debut EP "First Sermon" in 2018 and recorded the album "Of Existential Distortion" in 2020. A release truly worth waiting for!

"Where Strange Lights Dance" - Official Lyric Video: https://youtu.be/9LJP_gVjiSo


1. Where Strange Lights Dance
2. Tears of Terra
3. Mockery Theatre
4. Faceless
5. Gods Left Behind
6. Questions
7. An Elegy to a Paradise Out of Reach
8. Leviathan Dreams


Breki Danielsen Imsland - Vocals
Birkir Kárason - Guitars
Eysteinn Orri Sigurðsson - Guitars
Sigurður Jakobsson - Drums
Hannar Sindri Grétarsson - Bass & Backing vocals

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