HYPNO5E bring the haunting tones of their unique brand of avant-garde progressive metal up close with the physical release of A Distant Dark Source Experience, a streaming concert recorded earlier this year, consisting of a full performance of their latest studio album.
A Distance Dark Source portrays the band at their most powerful and proficient, creating a visceral tribute to the darkness inside each of us that is equally stunning as the original studio recording.
Distance Dark Source Experience is a most complete physical manifestation of the original live-stream, which was recorded at the Paloma in Nîmes, an 1800 capacity theatre venue featuring 360° video equipment. A three-dimensional experience of the band playing live that comes as close to watching a band play for real as it can be. With just the four musicians in the band playing, the lack of layering makes the melodies come out even better, yet the band seems to lose nothing of their ferocity.
Not only is this live experience a lasting testimony of Emmanuel Jessua’s proficiency as a songwriter, but also of his incredible technical ability as a singer, being able to consistently cover the chugging guitars and fierce drumming in a hazy shroud of thick growls throughout the record. As strong as the band is in their loudness, it is in the quiet parts of A Distant Dark Source that HYPNO5E truly shines.
1. On The Dry Lake
2. In The Blue Glow Of Dawn
3. A Distant Dark Source
4. On Our Bed Of Soil
5. Tauca Part II - Nowhere