2017 Spinefarm Reissue
Formed in 2007 with the intention of honoring England's proud ancestral heritage and rich national culture, Winterfylleth (comprised of members culled from the UK's most devastating doom contingent Atavist) set a solidified mission statement to bring awareness to England's historical stories, folklore, landscapes and ancestral past through their folk-influenced vitriolic black metal. Coining the term English Heritage Black Metal (EHBM), Winterfylleth (which translates into ‘Winter Full Moon' from the Olde English language) represents the first full moon in October as well as the Anglo-Saxon festival of the arrival of winter.
Winterfylleth's epic filler free fourth full-length slab, 2014's The Divination of Antiquity, contains eight vitriolic anthems produced by longtime collaborator Chris Fielding (Napalm Death, Primordial) and gorged with the visionary band's unrivaled technical precision. One of Winterfylleth's finest to date, The Divination of Antiquity is a masterful mix of killer blast beats, shredding guitars and vocals as passionate as they are intense.
Frontman Chris Naughton said that the, "...songs really focus on the more melodic, passionate and expansive end of our spectrum this time around and we have also taken the opportunity to shine light into a few dark corners of our songwriting including some slower, doomier elements this time as well. We recorded the new album with Chris Fielding again, but this time at his newly established Skyhammer Studios and I think that's really given it a boost. His vision and a fresh recording environment has helped us to hone the essence of what a Winterfylleth record can be..."