Indie Recordings is proud to present the highly anticipated debut album from the most groundbreaking Norwegian musical outfit this year.
Trinacria is named after the ancient symbol of an eye enclosed by a pyramid, as shown on the American dollar bill. The symbol has long been considered a coded emblem of international conspiracy and ties in with the project’s theme of the power of occult symbolism in the modern world.
Trinacria was originally a composition by Ivar Bjørnson (Enslaved), Maja S. K. Ratkje and Hils Sofie Tafjord (both from Fe-mail), commissioned by Rikskonsertene for a concert series. The line-up was completed by Grutle Kjellson, Ice Dale (both from Enslaved), Iver Sandøy (Emmerhoff) and Espen Lien. In short: after working together briefly, the composition turned into a vital project which, after touring, became a fully welded band. The hard-hitting sounds of cutting edge Norwegian Extreme Metal combined with contemporary Norwegian Noise’s finest makes for a unique blend.
The result outdoes the sum of the products by far – Trinacria represents something unique on the music scene as a whole. Trinacria is an abstraction in both aspects; musically and conceptually. It is an approximation towards something indefinable along the lines of “dark”, “occult” and perhaps “beauty & chaos”. It is as pretentious/ unpretentious as you want it to be - love it or hate it; very few end up in between.