Phlebotomized – ‘Clouds of Confusion’ Vinyl


‘Clouds of Confusion’ is a compelling release from Phlebotomized, a Dutch progressive death/doom metal band. This album showcases the band’s ability to create a unique and captivating sound that blends death metal’s ferocity with progressive elements and atmospheric textures. Fans of Phlebotomized’s previous work, as well as those interested in exploring the depths of progressive death metal, will appreciate the album’s complex compositions, atmospheric soundscapes, and exceptional musicianship.

The tracks on ‘Clouds of Confusion’ feature a blend of death metal’s crushing guitar riffs, growled vocals, and pummeling drums, along with progressive song structures and atmospheric textures. The album’s concept, centered around themes of confusion and disillusionment, adds a haunting and introspective dimension to the music. Lyrically, ‘Clouds of Confusion’ explores themes of mental illness, depression, and the darker aspects of the human experience, contributing to the dark and captivating atmosphere that permeates the entire release.

The musicianship on ‘Clouds of Confusion’ is exceptional, with each member of Phlebotomized contributing to the album’s complex and dynamic sound. The intricate guitar work, thunderous drumming, and commanding vocals create a dynamic and emotive sonic experience that showcases the band’s enduring talent. The atmospheric elements are also expertly executed, adding to the album’s haunting and otherworldly qualities. The album’s production quality is noteworthy, ensuring that the various musical elements come together seamlessly for a well-balanced and polished presentation.

In conclusion, ‘Clouds of Confusion’ is a captivating and unique addition to Phlebotomized’s discography, demonstrating the band’s ability to push the boundaries of progressive death metal. The combination of diverse musical elements, haunting atmosphere, and exceptional musicianship make this album a must-have for fans and newcomers alike. If you are seeking a thrilling and immersive listening experience that delves deep into the dark and complex depths of progressive death metal, Phlebotomized’s ‘Clouds of Confusion’ is an album that should not be missed.

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Weight 1.01 lbs
Dimensions 12.32 × 12.32 × 0.31 in







Progressive death metal


Bartok Industries


Jörg Uken


Hammerheart Records


May 26th, 2023




12-inch LP






01. Bury my Heart
02. Alternate Universe
03. Lachrimae
04. Desolate Wasteland
05. Destined to be Killed
06. Pillar of Fire
07. Bury my Heart Reprise
08. Death will Hunt you Down
09. A Unity your Messiah Pre Claimed
10. Dawn of Simplicity
11. Context is for Kings (Stupidity and Mankind)




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