Death/doom metal band THE DROWNING announce new full length

We’re thrilled to work with the latest album from the long-running band The Drowning from UK, playing sincere death/doom metal but with added clout. They’re comparable to label mates Warcrab at some level, even though that band mixes death metal with sludge and this one mixes death metal with melancholic doom without diminishing the fervour. Please check out the first song that’s streaming off the new album on Bandcamp and YouTube while promos reach your inbox via Haulix. 

The Drowning (UK) – The Radiant Dark (November 8th, 2019)

Genre – Death/Doom Metal
Release Date – November 8th, 2019
Record Label – Transcending Obscurity Records
For fans of – Warcrab, Paradise Lost, My Dying Bride, Hex, Esogenesi, Evoken, Illimitable Dolor 

The Drowning from UK pay tribute to the death/doom pioneers of the style but they add their own dynamics to the affair, balancing poignancy with pummelling aggression. Rarely has this been pulled off without disrupting the mood but The Drowning are surprisingly adept at it. It’s as if the pent up emotions are being channelled after an eloquent, meaningful expression. This keeps happening during the course of the wonderfully varied and interesting album, that adds a dimension to the standard UK death/doom that we’re well-acquainted with. The organic and sonorous production works with both aspects of their sound and only makes the emotions that much more palpable. Structurally rich, this album grows on you with each listen, and the outstanding performance by the vocalist in expressing grief and rage elevates it above other albums of this ilk.

Band lineup – 
Steve Hart – Drums
Matt Small (AnakimVile Inscription) – Vocals
Jason Hodges – Guitar
Richard Moore (Desecration) – Bass
Mike Hitchen (My Silent Wake) – Guitar

Artwork and layout by Matt Vickerstaff (Darkthrone)

Track listing – 
1. Alpha Orionis
2. The Triumph of the Wolf in Death
3. Prometheus Blinded
4. In Cold Earth
5. All that we need of Hell
6. Harrowed Path
7. I Carve the Heart from the Universe
8. Blood Marks My Grave

Official Bandcamp
Transcending Obscurity Site
Transcending Obscurity Official YouTube Channel
Transcending Obscurity Records Facebook
The Drowning Facebook

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