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NY-based industrial / electronic black metal duo Luminous Vault, consisting of Mario Diaz de Leon (vocals / guitars / synthesizers / programming) and Samuel Smith (bass / vocals), have completed work on their debut full-length album Animate The Emptiness, which follows the unit's two previous EPs, Communion (2015) and Charismata (2017) respectively.With this latest release, the duo sees the musical culmination of the two members' creative repertoire in a new expression. With de Leon's experience and work within the realm of classical music and his Oneirogen project, along with Smith's work in Artificial Brain and Aeviterne, Animate The Emptiness presents itself as a vessel for the two musicians to explore new territory further within the realm of dark music by way of black metal and industrial, while treading adjacently within the familiarity of the other projects they dwell within.Through a surgically cold sonic canvas consisting of piercing blood-freezing riffs, hypnotic pulsating beats, and atmospherically charged electronics, Animate The Emptiness is an expression that tethers that of the harsh, desolate, rhythmically lurking, the melancholic, and ultimately that of the epic, celestial and soaring.