Those Who Caress the Pale

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Those Who Caress the Pale (EP)
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Genre Black metal, experimental metal
Label Misanthropy
Producer Ved Buens Ende
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Those Who Caress the Pale is an EP by the Norwegian metal band Ved Buens Ende.

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Ved Buens Ende was a Norwegian avant-garde metal band. Their sound is diverse with quiet instrumental jazz influenced sections and aggressive black metal blast beats and vocals. Ved Buens Ende means "By the end of the bow" referring to the mythological rainbow Bifröst.


Track listing

  1. "A Mask in the Mirror" – 5:24
  2. "The Carrier of Wounds" – 8:09
  3. "You That May Wither" – 4:36
  4. "The Plunderer" – 5:12
  5. "Those Who Caress the Pale" – 6:17
  6. "Insects (Part I)" – 1:38 (bonus track)


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