The Sinister Supremacy

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The Sinister Supremacy
Studio album by Darkane
Released 19 June 2013 (JPN)
28 June 2013 (EU)
2 July 2013 (US)
Genre Melodic death metal, thrash metal
Length 57:27
Label Prosthetic Records
Producer Darkane
Darkane chronology
Layers of Live
(2010)Layers of Live2010
The Sinister Supremacy
(2013)

The Sinister Supremacy is the sixth album by Darkane.

On 30 July 2012 it was announced that Darkane was back in the studio recording their sixth studio album, to be their first studio album since 2008's Demonic Art and with Lawrence Mackrory on vocals since 1999's Rusted Angel.

The album's title "The Sinister Supremacy", and release date of 28 June 2013, was announced on 4 April 2013. Regarding the title, the band said: "The Sinister Supremacy" is a metaphor for the evil that controls us. It's the dark part of our minds and it’s inside us all. It tells us it's OK to do bad things, to hurt other people, and hurt ourselves. It guides us into making choices based on pure selfishness, and it thrives on complete chaos.[1]

The track listing and the album cover were both revealed on 9 May 2013. The album cover was done by Carlos Holmberg (ex-Soilwork) and the cover is a Rorschach test as seen by an individual who, according to the band, has completely succumbed to the sinister supremacy.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Sounds of Pre-Existence"1:45
2."The Sinister Supremacy"4:22
3."Mechanically Divine"4:25
4."Ostracized"3:49
5."The Decline"4:42
6."Insurrection Is Imminent"5:28
7."In the Absence of Pain"4:20
8."Humanity Defined"4:05
9."Hate Repentance State"2:32
10."Collapse of Illusion"4:38
11."By Darkness Designed"3:56
12."Existence Is Just a State of Mind"4:54
13."Malicious Strain (bonus track)"4:25
14."I, Author of Despair (bonus track)"4:06

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Darkane official site". Retrieved 2013-06-20.