Atmospheric doom/death band THE SLOW DEATH premiere new track via Invisible Oranges

The Slow Death, which features members of Murkrat and Illimitable Dolor and plays wonderfully nuanced atmospheric death/doom metal featuring two vocalists, unveiled yet another breathtaking track via Invisible Oranges. The article can be found HERE and this is what they had to say about it –

“The Slow Death’s supremely heavy, suffocatingly sad doom metal finds a new height on this new album, as well as a more solidified emotional center, even under the guise of plague/horseman.”

PRESS –

– “progression that feels nigh on literary in its poise” – The Obelisk (US)

-“‘Siege’ is a masterpiece, again establishing Transcending Obscurity as the BEST label to find this kind of music” – The Killchain Blog (UK)

-“seem absolutely devoted to gain a position on the highest level of the genre” – Metal Epidemic (Czech Republic) 5/5

-“This is a high mark release for doom and I can’t see any reason why a fan would find this disappointing” –Metal Temple (Greece) 9/10

-“destined to be hailed as one of the year’s best.” –Head Bangers Reviews (U.S)

-“an impeccably executed album, risky compositions but highly admired” – Dioses Del Metal (Spain)

-“Excellent doom death metal funeral!” – Deadly Storm Zine (Czech Republic)

– “fantastic stuff… top marks” –Third Eye Cinema (US)

-“excellent funeral death doom” – Mournful Sounds (Italy)

-“a band that knows their potential and are strong in all areas” – Metal Roos (Germany)

The Slow Death (Australia) – Siege (August 27th, 2021)

Genre – Doom/Death Metal
Release Date – August 27th, 2021
Record Label – Transcending Obscurity Records

For fans of – Mournful Congregation, Esoteric, Sepulcros, Atramentus, Disembowelment, Murkrat, Evoken, Illimitable Dolor

The Slow Death are an exceptional band that straddles the emotive as well as heavier aspect of atmospheric death/doom metal. There are eerie, haunting female vocals alternated with abysmally low growls to go with similarly undulating music, encompassing a terrific range of heart-rending expression. Members of veteran bands such as Illimitable DolorHorrisonous, ex-Mournful Congregation ensure that the music remains engaging, even during the sparser, atmospheric parts, which invariably give way to soul-piercing solos or dread-inducing chugging parts. This is a staggering interpretation of the double-edged style with everything remaining all too palpable, as it hurtles you through a harrowing, emotional roller-coaster ride through four epochal tracks averaging over 15 minutes, at the end of which you’ll emerge cleansed, purged, feeling exhausted but somehow lighter. It’s a microcosm of the events that are bound to unfold in everyone’s life, and The Slow Death couldn’t express the inevitable moments of grief and triumph any better through their emotionally-charged music. Six years in the making, ‘Siege’ is sure to be remembered as one of the best albums in the style.

Line up –
Mandy Andresen (ex-MurkratCrone) – Vocals and Keyboards
Stuart Prickett (HorrisonousIllimitable Dolor) – Guitars and Keyboards
Yonn McLaughlin (Temple NightsideHorrisonousIllimitable DolorNazxul) – Drums
Dan Garcia (HorrisonousIllimitable Dolor) – Bass
Gamaliel (ex-Oracle of the Void) – Vocals

Track listing –

1. Tyranny
2. Famine
3. Pestilence
4. Ascent of the Flames 

Official Video Stream

The Slow Death Bandcamp

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