Death-infused black metal band VALE premiere “The Guilded Path”

Everyone has riffs, not everyone can build drama, violence and terror into their work.” – Revolver Magazine

On their debut album Oakland, CA’s Vale channel visions of a grim future in which the world is barren and destroyed, where agents of opportunity consume everything they can get their hands on. Titled Burden Of Sight, the album can be seen as an expression of outrage felt at the pervasive exploitation and avarice that has taken root in the band’s own backyard. From rampant homelessness to the overindulgences of the upper class, it’s all too easy to imagine the harsh reality of decomposing landscapes fraught with cannibalism and religious zealotry that Vale depicts across six tracks of roaring, death-infused black metal.

Listen to the album’s epic, sprawling new single, “The Guilded Path,” now via Metal Injection (or directly on YouTube).

Formed in late 2015, Vale shares members with bands such as Ulthar, Void Omnia and Abstracter. After recording a demo in 2017, the quintet hit the road twice as they worked on the material that would make up their first full-length.  Burden of Sight was recorded by Greg Wilkinson in Jan 2019 at Earhammer Studios in Oakland, CA and is due out May 24th via The Flenser.  Pre-orders are available here and more news will surface soon.

See Vale on the road this summer.

VALE – ON TOUR
June 21  Colorado Springs, CO @ Triple Nickel
June 22  Denver, CO @ Hi Dive
June 24  Minneapolis, MN @ Hexagon
June 25  Milwaukee, WI @ Walkers Point Music Hall
June 26  Chicago, IL @ Subterranean 
June 27  Detroit, MI @ TBA
June 28  Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
June 29  Ottawa, ON @ TBA
June 30  Montreal, QC @ Brasserie Beaubien
July 1  Quebec City, QC @ L’Anti
July 2  Manchester, NM @ Ohmen DIY
July 3  Portland, ME @ Gino’s
July 6  Brookyn, NY @ Kingsland
July 7  Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
July 8  Boston, MA @ O’Briens
July 9  Baltimore, MD @ Sidebar
July 10  Richmond, VA @ Wonderland
July 11  Chapel Hill, SC @ Local 506
July 12  Atlanta, GA @ 529
July 13  Jacksonville, FL @ Nighthawks
July 14  Miami, FL @ Las Rosas
July 15  Orlando, FL @ Uncle Lou’s
July 16  New Orleans, LA @ Santos Bar
July 17  Austin, TX @ Lost Well
July 18  Dallas, TX @ Regal Room
July 19  Albuquerque, NM @ Sister Bar
July 20  Phoenix, AZ @ Yucca Tap Room
July 21  Los Angeles, CA @ Lexington
Vale is:
Kate Coysh – vocals
James Meyer – guitar
Daniel Borman – guitar
Thaddaeus Perkins – bass
Justin Ennis – drums & electronics
Artist photo by: Cody Stein
Burden Of Sight Track listing: 
2. Guilt Among the Dead
3. The Guilded Path
4. Starvation Eternal
5. Beyond the Pale
6. Grief Undone

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