After Infernal Majesty's legendary debut had come out in 1987, it took the Canadians more than a decade to complete their second album. Instead of releasing another full-length record right away, they first brought out a couple of demos (now re-issued by High Roller Records as the demo compilation "Nigrescent Years of Chaos"). Original vocalist Chris Bailey stated that "recording these demos was like trying to restart a dying engine over and over again." What had happened then so that Infernal Majesty were finally able to pull themselves together and write and record a new album? "It was our passion for this music. It's in our blood. We were like bats searching through the darkness to satisfy our hunger.