Peripeteia

by ANAGNORISIS

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  • Cassette + Digital Album

    pro dubbed black cassettes packed in a clear jewelcase. comes with 3 flap full color j-card and is limited to 100 hand numbered copies. tape features silver direct print instead of our regular paper labels.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Peripeteia via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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"Lord! Anagnorisis certainly doesn't pull any sonic or emotional punches on its majestic, seriously affecting gut-punch sophomore full-length Peripeteia -- a powerful blend of forward-thinking, nuanced black metal and excerpts from circa '82-87 family recordings Anagnorisis singer Zachary Kerr found on two cassette tapes after his father's death. "
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Peripeteia is an honest and passionate autobiography of vocalist—and now protagonist—Zachary Kerr. The themes in Peripeteia have no apparent beginning or end as the record is composed to infinitely loop, repeating the dramatic emotions we all encounter in our own lives.

Continuing their namesake theme of concepts from Aristotle’s Poetics, the Greek word “peripeteia” means “a sudden reversal of fortune or change in circumstances,” and was described by the philosopher as occurring immediately after the moment of self-recognition, or anagnorisis. Peripeteia is not only the culmination of the band’s legacy in the US black metal scene, but a story 30 years in the making, a story told through the heart-breaking lens of audio tapes from Kerr’s childhood, spliced throughout the album.

What started as a cathartic effort by Kerr in 2013—Anagnorisis’ previous LP Beyond All Light—is finished with raw emotion in the form of Peripeteia, which serves as both the prequel (tracks 1-5) and sequel (tracks 6-8) to the critically acclaimed 2013 release.

for a digital copy of this album please go to: music.anagnorisis.com/album/peripeteia

Vinyl/CD: vendetta-records.bandcamp.com
US cassette: store.likeyoungrecords.com

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released October 24, 2016

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