Smoulder Violent Creed Of Vengeance

Cruz Del Sur
8th December 2023

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LP - black vinyl

‘Violent Creed of Vengeance’ is the second full-length by epic heavy metal band Smoulder. Released by Cruz del Sur Music.

Recorded at Soundwell Studio by Valtteri Kallio and Jani Snellmain
Mixed by Arthur Rizk
Mastered by Roland Rodas at Cavern of Echoes

Cover Art by Michael Whelan

Narration on “Victims of Fate” written and performed by Michael Moorcock

Love Metal | Hate Fascism
Death to Rapists and Rape Culture

“This is a masterpiece of Mystical Epic Metal: skull crushing, magical and chaotic.” – Forgotten Scroll

“Violent Creed Of Vengeance has me tightly in its chainmail grip. Through to the very last movements of “Dragonslayer’s Doom” (itself a self-declaration of genre as much as a title), there is no containing this album’s might, its bravado, its unrelenting magnetism.” – Toliet Ov Hell

One of this year’s epic metal highlights! Must-have!” – Metal Hammer (DE), 6.5/7

“Recommended to all lovers of the most heroic and bloodthirsty metal!” – Truemetal (IT)

“Smoulder have improved on all fronts!” – (DE), 9/10

“There is a new and unstoppable force in the current sound of Smoulder.” – Saitenkult (DE), 8.5/10

“There is doom metal, speed metal, heavy metal, and power metal, all played with passion and precision.” – Metalstorm (INT)

“Smoulder still belong to the forefront of epic metal!” – (DE), 8/10

“First-class!” – FFM-Rock (DE), 9/10

“The quintet underlines that they belong to the most exciting young bands!” – Heavy Music Blog (DE), 9/10

“Sometimes epic, sometimes rapid steel!” – Rock Hard (DE), 8/10

“‘Violent Creed of Vengeance’ will delight every fan of heavy metal!” – Metalzone (GR), 80/100