KARDASHEV – ‘The Baring of Shadows’ digital & vinyl re-issue (with instrumental bonus tracks!) now available via Metal Blade Records

Album artwork by: Karl Elnas

On May 7th, Kardashev will release a digital and vinyl re-issue of their critically acclaimed 2020 EP, The Baring of Shadows – featuring instrumental versions of all tracks! In anticipation of this re-issue, a new video for the EP’s single, “Snow-Sleep”, can be viewed now at: – where The Baring of Shadows can be pre-ordered on vinyl in the following versions:

– orange marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 250 copies)
– twilight purple marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 250 copies)
– orange w/ black dust vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 250 copies)
– peach marbled (US exclusive)
– clear w/ orange and black splatter vinyl (US exclusive)

The Baring of Shadows track-listing
1. A Frame. A Light
2. Snow-Sleep
3. Torchpassing
4. Heartache
5. A Frame. A Light (Instrumental)
6. Snow-Sleep (Instrumental)
7. Torchpassing (Instrumental)
8. Heartache (Instrumental)

A self-described “deathgaze” group, Kardashev is for fans of The Contortionist, Rivers of Nihil, Devin Townsend, Alcest – among others. Their mission statement could be described as: “Attempting to create the most beautiful, heavy music through themes of love, loss and altruism in the metal spectrum.” Much of the band’s lyrical content – found on their numerous EPs, singles, plus debut album (2015’s Peripety) – is written about science, space and the human condition.

Kardashev is currently hard at work writing their sophomore album – and Metal Blade Records debut – set to be released in 2022. Stay tuned for more Kardashev news coming soon!

Kardashev line-up:
Nico Mirolla – Guitars
Mark Garrett – Vocals
Alex Rieth – Bass
Sean Lang – Drums

Kardashev online:

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