‘My Silent Wake’ Drops ‘There Was Death’ Video


British death/doom metal band My Silent Wake have released a video for ‘There Was Death’ which is the title track from their new album. The video was directed by Andrew Spencer. Filmed at 13 Sound Studios, Kewstoke. Song recorded at 13 Sound and Prory Studios, Sutton Coldfield. Song produced by Greg Chandler.

The video for ‘There Was Death’ can be watched below.

MSW tenth album “There Was Death” is released February 24th on CD and double LP via Minotauro Records.

About the new album the band said the following

“This release represents possibly the most aggressive and heavy material that MSW have recorded so far. It’s been a long time in the making, and we’ve put a lot into it, but we’re very proud of the final result” “Almost 65 mins of mainly very heavy music. We have one track that isn’t metal on there and I believe it is our shortest track ever. 35 seconds! It also has the longest title on the album.”

Our review of “There Was Death” can be found here.

My Silent Wake recently announced the addition of a second guitar player, David MacLean. Dave was previously in the band Irony of Christ and he replaces Mike [Hitchen] who is very busy with The Drowning as well as his full time job. His first performance was on March 16th at MSW‘s album launch gig. Video footage from that gig can be watched here.

1. A Dying Man’s Wish
2. Damnatio Memoriae
3. Killing Flaw
4. Ghosts of Parlous Lives
5. Mourning the Loss of the Living
6. There Was Death 06:47
7. Walls Within Walls
8. No End to Sorrow
9. An End to Suffering

My Silent Wake celebrated ten years in existence in 2015 and during the last decade they have released a dark host of enthralling albums and EPs, becoming one of the most respected figures in British doom.

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 …

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Video for ‘There Was Death’


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