Cover shot – Úlfúð

Icelandic blackened death metal band Úlfúð has launched a video for the song “Leviathan Dreams,” the second single off their full-length debut, Of Existential Distortion.

Vocalist Breki Danielsen Imsland comments on the track, “‘Leviathan Dreams’ is the closing track on the album, a harrowing journey through disjointed visions of a nightmarish soundscape, ending the auditory sojourn on a dark note.”

Bred in the land of ice and fire, Úlfúð are the latest addition to Dark Descent’s flawless, ever-diversifying roster. Championing their personal blend of black and death metal (with emphasis on the former), the band’s debut album Of Existential Distortion uniquely captures the desolate vastness of the volcanic wastelands like only Icelanders can. 

Úlfúð’s first full-length is a masterclass in songcraft, showcasing a stunning balance of entrancing atmosphere, haunting melody, and deathless violence. Artist Bahrull Marta was summoned to conjure the breathtaking artwork, whilst photographs by Alma Líf Þorsteinsdóttir adorn the inlay with visions of each offering.

Of Existential Distortion tracklist:

1. Where Strange Lights Dance

2. Tears of Terra

3. Mockery Theatre

4. Faceless

 5. Gods Left Behind

 6. Questions

 7. An Elegy to a Paradise Out of Reach

8. Leviathan Dreams

About Úlfúð

Úlfúð’s (pronounced “ool-wooth”, meaning animosity or hostility) were formed in early 2015 in Reykjavik, Iceland. The band self-released debut EP First Sermon in 2018 and recorded debut Of Existential Distortion in 2020. A release truly worth waiting for!

Hannar Sindri Grétarsson – Bass
Sigurður Jakobsson – Drums
Birkir Kárason – Guitars
Breki Danielsen Imsland – Vocals
Eysteinn Orri – Guitars