October 2, 2023

The Answer Lies In The Black Void is a collaboration between Martina Horváth from avant-garde metal project Thy Catafalque and Jason Köhnen from Celestial Season, The Lovecraft Sextet, Bong-Ra, ex-The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble, the duo also work together in the transcendental music project Mansur that releases on Denovali Records.

Photo: Peter Palotas

Horváth and Köhnen joined forces through their passion for all things doom, presenting their personal take on the genre with all its beautiful darkness and from all possible angles. Bringing their own mix of atmospheric laden avant-doom.

After their immensely well received debut album ForlornThe Answer Lies In The Black Void now returns with their second album titled Thou Shalt. Inspired by Carl Jung’s ‘shadow work’ this new album is scheduled for release on October 13th via Burning World Records and will followed by the bands first ever live performances with a full line-up in a small tour throughout The Netherlands and Germany. The Answer Lies In The Black Void will be performing live as a 5 piece, with Botond Fogl (guitar), Attila Kovacs (guitar) and Mark Potkovacz (drums) being part of the full line-up. Confirmed dates are below:

22 October – A38 Hajó, Budapest. HU [Album try-out show]
23 October – Klub Močvara, Zagreb. HR [Album try-out show]
03 November – Simplon, Groningen. NL
04 November – De Helling, Utrecht. NL
05 November – Dutch Doom Days, Baroeg, Rotterdam. NL
18 November – Hammer of Doom Festival, Posthalle, Würzbürg. DE

Thou Shalt

  1. Ataraxia
  2. To Kill The Father
  3. In Obsidian Clouds
  4. Virgin Fire
  5. Shadow Work
  6. Jhieronymous
  7. Thou Shalt
  8. Purgatory
  9. Vaporize


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