Ian Arkley of British death/doom metal band My Silent Wake reported the following:
‘Our new keyboard player Simon Bibby (Seventh Angel, Firefly) joined us for his first practise with us last weekend. Very pleased to welcome Si to MSW! This is the first time we have had a dedicated keyboard player and only two MSW gigs have featured keys/synths in the past.’ (picture below: Ian & Simon)
My Silent Wake‘s latest album “Damnatio Memoriae” has been released on April 10th. via House of Ashes Productions. The album is also available in limited edition gatefold vinyl and/or cassette.
My Silent Wake‘s roots lie in the death/doom band Ashen Mortality. Ashen Mortality were formed in the early 90′s in Halesowen, West Midlands [UK] and were active for a further 11 years. When the band split in 2005, three of the members went on to form MSW.The band was formed in the spring of 2005 in Weston-Super-Mare in North Somerset. Initially the band was created by Ashen Mortality co-founder Ian Arkley with other ex Ashen Mortality members.
Although sometimes associated with the ‘Christian Metal’ scene, mostly because of the association of Ian Arkley in Seventh Angel; My Silent Wake are expressedly not a Christian band. Some lyrical themes deal with ideas of faith and loss of faith, but in deeply personal ways, and more universally, rather than obivously …
In May 2013, we had the opportunity to do an interview with My Silent Wake. If you missed it, click here.