2013 release. Minotauro, in collaboration with Svart present Whited Sepulchres, on of the best work ever released by the Italian doom metal alchemist Paul Chain's, that went out in 1991 album is also one of his most seldom heard. Released on Minotauro Records and barely distributed outside Italy, Whited Sepulchres is a cult item that demands rediscovery. Musically it mixes influences from Paul Chain's doom metal roots and esoteric themes with the kind of heavy psychedelic experimentation he later became known for. The Svart reissue is authorised and is a replica of the original issue, including two inserts.
Paul Chain's music has a genuinely alien, ethereal quality that equally stems from his explorative naivety and a taste for evocative tone and structure, resulting in a almost mystical sound which stands out from its era and has since fed forward into contemporary doom music, Sunn 0))) and Stephen O'Malley included.
mini-LP gatefold japanese style papersleeve packaging with custom OBI and insert