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The Slow Death

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Below is our complete The Slow Death news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

The Slow Death Announces "Ark" Release

Mexico’s Chaos Records is proud to announce the upcoming release of "Ark," the new album from Sydney doom crew The Slow Death. The album is due out March 16th, and Chaos Records comments:

"The mournful new epic follows hot on the heels of band’s 2014 split release with Majestic Downfall. 'Ark' will be released as a limited edition (1,000 copies) 6-panel digipak with 16-page booklet. 'Ark' crawls along the bottom of humanity’s vast ocean of misery through six masterfully arranged tracks of funeral doom.

"The sense of dread is omnipresent, yet so is the dark, chilling beauty of compositions that are surprisingly varied. Whether the stunning contrast of Gregg Williamson's cavernous growl to Mandy Andresen’s ghostly croon, the seamless f movement between crushing riffs and melancholic picking, or the bleak, windswept keyboard soundscapes, the one certainty is that 'Ark' is destined to be among 2015’s most celebrated doom releases."

Pre-orders are up now at this location and the track listing is as follows:

1. The Chosen Ones
2. Severance
3. Perpetuate
4. Ark
5. Declamation
6. Adrift More...

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The Slow Death Streaming Songs

Australian doom/drone band The Slow Death recently put out its five-song second album, aptly titled "II." One of the tracks from it, "To Your Fate," has been uploaded to YouTube and you can hear it below. Besides this epic-length track, another song from the album is also featured on a compilation. That twelve minute track, "Empty Places," is on the Drone From the Underside of the Earth compilation, a 26-song anthology of Australian doom metal. That song is streaming below, plus you can access the full compilation over on Bandcamp.

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