Second album from Terra, the black metal band from Cambridge, England.
Incorporating elements of Drone and Post-rock, Terra create a unique and intense form of obscure music with dark, brooding bass lines and terrific elemental drumming creating an experience that ebbs, flows, leaps and soars through a panoply of emotions, textures and moods.
"In the final reckoning Mors Secunda is an incredibly immersive, incredibly hypnotic, and atmospheric piece of work. There’s no doubt about that. But it’s not necessarily a welcoming or hospitable experience. It’s grim, and it’s forbidding, and well worth every second of your time" Andy Sinn-NO CLEAN SINGING
"Terra’s self-titled debut blew us away last year with it’s vast, Wolves In The Throne Room-esque atmospherics, furious blastbeats and passionate Weakling style riffs, but the trio have outdone themselves with this follow-up. Consisting of two lengthy tracks (one for each side of the record), it’s their most ambitious and compositionally intricate work yet." Kez Whelan-TERRORIZER MAGAZINE
released December 9, 2016
mixed by Matt Crawford at Numbskull Audio and mastered by Colin Marston at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves, with drum production coming courtesy of Slabdragger’s Sam Thredder at The Cro’s Nest
I happened upon Batushka by clicking on a suggested video on YouTube and Yekteniya 3 was the one that I heard first. From there, I was hooked. Yektoniya 3 constantly haunts me to the point where I have to get my daily/weekly fix of it. Overall the whole Litourgiya album is perfection from start to finish. I am enamored by it all from the chants to the harsh vocals to the energetic guitar playing to the thunderous drums. Excellent! Lanna E
I love Algleymi very much but there’s one area in which this is superior: production, especially the drums. Otherwise they’re two quite different records, but both are black metal classics as far as I’m concerned. Hopefully we won’t have to wait long to hear more. Metallurgical Fire