SHORES OF NULL release new album “The Loss of Beauty”!

Photo by Arianna Savo

“The Loss of Beauty” is Shores Of Null’s fourth album and follows the acclaimed “Beyond The Shores (On Death And Dying)”, unanimously considered by fans and critics as one of the doom metal gems of recent years. Both albums were recorded between 2019 and early 2020, and although “The Loss of Beauty” was initially conceived as the band’s third album, “Beyond The Shores” took its place as it better reflected the doom and gloom sentiment of the “annus horribilis” 2020.

Across 11 tracks (plus two bonus tracks), Shores Of Null once again submerges listeners with tempestuous and turbulent riffs. The band continues to hone its sound and take its melancholic dark metal to new heights by mastering an assorted palette of genres with inbred poignancy. The lyrics celebrate beauty in imperfection and transience and are meant to be an invitation to seek beauty in little things, especially those unexpected and ephemeral.

“The Loss of Beauty” is dark and heavy, tinged with feelings of despair and melancholy. An album not to be missed and highly recommended for all fans of Amorphis, Enslaved, and Paradise Lost.

The album was recorded by Marco “Cinghio” Mastrobuono at Kick Recording Studio (Hour Of Penance, Inno, Fleshgod Apocalypse). Cover artwork by Sabrina Caramanico.

Shores of Null on “The Loss of Beauty”:

Stylistically, ‘The Loss Of Beauty’ continues along the path established by ‘Quiescence’ and ‘Black Drapes For Tomorrow’. It’s melancholic dark metal with a wide range of influences, while the lyrics celebrate beauty in imperfection and transience and are meant to be an invitation to seek beauty in little things, especially those unexpected and ephemeral. We look forward to present it on our upcoming tour with Swallow The Sun all over Europe.”  

Catch the band live together with Swallow The Sun, Draconian and Avatarium:

02/04/2023 – Parkteatret – Oslo (NO)
04/04/2023 – Pumpehuset – Copenhagen (DK)
05/04/2023 – HeadCrash – Hamburg (DE)
06/04/2023 – Doornroosje – Nijmegen (NL)
07/04/2023 – Het Entrepot – Brugge (BE)
08/04/2023 – Rebellion – Manchester (UK)
09/04/2023 – Slay – Glasgow (UK)
10/04/2023 – Limelight 2 – Belfast (UK)
11/04/2023 – Whelan’s – Dublin (IRE)
12/04/2023 – The Underworld – London (UK)
13/04/2023 – Essigfabrik – Köln (DE)
14/04/2023 – Matrix – Bochum (DE)
15/04/2023 – Colos-Saal – Aschaffenburg (DE)
16/04/2023 – Im Wizemann – Stuttgart (DE)
17/04/2023 – Le Grillen – Colmar (FR)
18/04/2023 – Backstage – Paris (FR)
19/04/2023 – Le Ferrailleur – Nantes (FR)
20/04/2023 – Le Rex – Toulouse (FR)
21/04/2023 – Story Live – Madrid (ES)
22/04/2023 – Sala Bóveda – Barcelona (ES)
23/04/2023 – Secret Place – Montpellier (FR)
24/04/2023 – CCO Villeurbanne – Lyon (FR)
25/04/2023 – Legend Club – Milan (IT)
26/04/2023 – Orto Bar – Ljubljana (SLO)
27/04/2023 – Schüür – Luzern (CH)
28/04/2023 – Undertown – Meyrin (CH)
29/04/2023 – Caves du Manoir – Martigny (CH)
30/04/2023 – Backstage – Munich (DE)
01/05/2023 – Barba Negra – Budapest (HU)
02/05/2023 – Viper Room – Vienna (AT)
03/05/2023 – Futurum – Prague (CZ)
04/05/2023 – Hole44 – Berlin (DE)
05/05/2023 – Drizzly Grizzly – Gdansk (PL)
06/05/2023 – Klub Łącznik – Wrocław (PL)
07/05/2023 – UT Connewitz – Leipzig (DE)

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“The Loss of Beauty” is out now on Spikerot Records and available for purchase HERE


01. Transitory

02. Destination Woe

03. The Last Flower

04. Darkness Won’t Take Me

05. Nothing Left To Burn

06. Old Scars

07. The First Son

08. A Nature In Disguise

09. My Darkest Years

10. Fading As One

11. A New Death Is Born

Bonus Tracks (CD and digital only)

12. Underwater Oddity

13. Blazing Sunlight

Davide Straccione – Vocals
Gabriele Giaccari – Guitars
Raffaele Colace – Guitars
Matteo Capozucca – Bass
Emiliano Cantiano – Drums

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