Thursday, May 30, 2024

Vesperian Sorrow ( Austin's First Black Metal Band ) Album Cover Design by Caelin Stokkerman and Orlando Logan Olivero.

Austin's premiere black metal act, Vesperian Sorrow, has given fans a sneak peek at the album cover for their highly anticipated upcoming release, "Awaken the Greylight." The cover art, a stunning depiction of what artist Orlando Logan Olivero refers to as "The Tomb of the Greylight," promises to be a visually striking representation of the band's dark and atmospheric sound.

In a recent interview with Olivero, he revealed that the creative process behind the album cover involved a collaboration with fellow artist Caelin Stokkermans, known for his work with the legendary metal band Abbath. Olivero shared that he first developed the concept for the cover, which he describes as a symbolic representation of the key to saving the civilization of the Vesperians.

The album cover features intricate and haunting imagery, with dark, gothic elements that perfectly complement Vesperian Sorrow's signature sound. Olivero's sketches were sent over to Stokkermans, who brought the concept to life with his unique artistic style. The result is a captivating visual that sets the tone for what is sure to be a powerful and immersive listening experience.

Fans of Vesperian Sorrow can expect "Awaken the Greylight" to deliver the band's trademark blend of intense, atmospheric black metal with elements of symphonic and melodic death metal. With the unveiling of the album cover, anticipation for the release is at an all-time high, and fans are eager to get their hands on this latest offering from one of Austin's most talented and innovative metal acts.

As Vesperian Sorrow continues to push the boundaries of the black metal genre, their latest album promises to be a bold and ambitious statement that further cements their reputation as one of the most exciting bands in the underground metal scene. With "Awaken the Greylight," Vesperian Sorrow is poised to unleash a dark and captivating musical journey that is sure to leave a lasting impression on fans and critics alike.