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ROTTING KINGDOM ushers in the new era of death doom with 'A Deeper Shade of Sorrow'

A heavy pairing of beautiful sorrow.

Photograph by Matt Simpson

Between GODTHRYMM and new efforts by MY DYING BRIDE and PARADISE LOST, death doom is set to have a golden year. However, this resurgence in catastrophic heaviness is led by more than just the pioneers. Kentucky's ROTTING KINGDOM arose as a modern force in the genre with their self-titled EP (2017) and are now set to cement themselves as a band to keep an eye on with their debut record A Deeper Shade of Sorrow, set to release on March 13th via Boris Records. With an ethereal cover by the great Adam Burke, the towering atmospheres of A Deeper Shade of Sorrow will triumph as an achievement for the young quintet. Frontman Anton Escobar on the record making process:

"We have recorded exclusively with Jason Groves at Sneak Attack Studios here in Lexington, KY.  We are always pleased with the quality of the work he has produced for us.  He has been a great asset to the band as well as a pleasure to work alongside as he listens to our concerns and is patient while we capture and hone the exact sound we want.  For our most recent recording we decided to enlist Damian Herring (Horrendous) at Subterranean Watchtower Studios to handle the master.  His work speaks for itself."

Stream the title track and Barren Harvest below via Bandcamp, where you can also order your copy of the record.

Cover art by Adam Burke


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