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Vitriol

by Vitriol

Genre: Metal/Punk: Progressive Metal
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1. Whisper
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2. My Journey
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3. Never Again
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4. Butterflies
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5. Devoured
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6. The Descent
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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The name of the project was the inspiration of their first EP which is a concept album. Vitriol in fact is the acronym of one of the most famous mottos of Renaissance alchemy: “Visita Interiora Terrae Rectificando Invenies Occultam Lapidem” (Enter the bowels of the Earth and, through your purification, you will find the hidden stone). It is a metaphor representing the path of man inside his own Ego in order to finally find the philosophical Truth.

In the same way, the main character of the story, called Knowledge, has a quests for his beloved, Truth; he reaches the destination after a number of pitfalls and after meeting some allegorical characters (such as Faith and Insanity) he’s also wrong-footed by the words of his beloved. The double meaning of the term “vitriol” (corrosive chemical element and acronym of the renaissance motto) can describe well the essence of the band, constantly hanging in the balance between its aggressive component and its introspective/reflective one.


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