Death Metal Band ABSENCE OF THE SACRED Announce Return / Release Cover Art [Singapore]

ABSENCE OF THE SACRED (Singapore) has been playing Death Metal since 2005, with current and past members from IMPIETY, WORMROT, DRACONIS INFERNUM and DYING FETUS (US) having been in their ranks. Recently reactivated from a long hiatus, their fourth full-length album “IV: The Hand That Wounds” is scheduled for release in early 2024 and is currently being mixed in Grottemann Studio (Norway).

The album cover is painted in watercolour by Isa Pilapil, who has also done designs for MALIGNANCY, REVILEMENT and DOWN FROM THE WOUND. She explains more on her creative process and working with Mia Priest (guitars/vocals) on the conception in this link: is an underground Asian music news website created for the sole purpose of supporting our own world. We support all bands and genres HOWEVER we do not support nor have any sympathy for homophobic, racist, sexist rhetoric in lyrical content or band material. UNITE ASIA!