Dec 142020

Check out the brand new Shamash guitar playthrough featuring Shamash guitarist, André Chiang and special guest Steven Thang. The track is taken from their debut Ep which is released Nov. 13th. via Rottweiler Records.

The video can be watched below.

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Oct 142020

Malaysian metal project Shamash have teamed up with The Metal Resource to bring you the exclusive premiere of the new lyric video for ‘Suffering Servant’. The track appears on their upcoming Ep which will be released Nov. 13th. via Rottweiler Records.

Guitarist André Chiang states: “Shamash is really excited and honored to be a part of The Pack and working together with Rottweiler Records to bring this release to everyone.”

“This video features the artwork of Joel Ignacio from Frack Studios in Argentina who worked tirelessly with us for this concept. We are thrilled that this Ep will be out shortly, in the meantime please enjoy this vid!”

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Sep 142020

Everyone. . . please welcome Shamash to the Rottweiler Records pack!

A common theme within metal seems to be the use of fire as way to articulate the fires of Hell, burning evil, or the nefarious. Yet, fire can also be viewed as a light source, power, and an ignition or spark to ignite others to take action. Within Jewish culture, the candle used to light the other eight candles of a Hanukkah menorah is known as a shamash. A shamash is also defined as the person who assists in the running of a temple (synagogue) or its religious services. In short, a shamash is a servant. The euphemism of the servant being a candle lighting the fires of other branches best describes the ministry of Shamash as a band, to serve and to bring light and fire to others.

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