“Plague Bearer” by Unholy Rat King

a4012080230_10After the success of their debut album, “Wine Into Blood,” Unholy Rat King evidently went to hell and stole Satan’s Game Boy in order to help themselves conduct quite the sinful symphony on their follow-up, “Plague Bearer.”

To paraphrase Conan the Barbarian, Unholy Rat King knows what’s best in life; “bit crush your enemies, see their ears bleed before you, and hear the lamentation of their headphones.” Yet, despite the harshness, there’s still a royal elegance to be admired and enjoyed from both the sounds of the album itself and to the eldritch sights displayed on its cover which was drawn so beautifully by Android Priest.

Unholy Rat King: Wine Into Blood (Review and Interview)

a0144397714_10There is an infection spreading across this neon soaked landscape, covering it in a darkwave sludge that is oozing straight out of the sewer, and this #SynthPlague has completely consumed Watermelon Banzai today with the release of Unholy Rat King‘s “Wine Into Blood.”

It’s raw, it’s gritty, and although it’s coming was foretold in the unholy scriptures (a wonderfully written blog that explains it’s backstory), ultimately nothing could have prepared you for the auditory assault that would ensue upon its outbreak.

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