From: Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Last Known Status: Disbanded
Latest 11th Hour News
Below is our complete 11th Hour 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.
11th Hour has issued the following update about recording new material:
"Much like the main character in the album's story I'm racing against the clock, although unlike him I'm not trying to save my soul but 'just' trying to make the best album I possibly can!
"Rogga recorded his vocals last week and they're awesome, as expected, although the man was sick as a dog when he did them. We thought it was morbidly apt that he should be suffering from respiratory problems while performing the part of a man dying from a lung disease... anyway, his voice sounds powerful as ever and really takes the songs to a much higher level than I could imagine.
"After months of hard labor it's great to see all the pieces of this gargantuan puzzle fall neatly into place, only a few pieces left... I'm doing guitarsolo's and leadthemes now, lots of intricate double/triple/quadruple twinstuff which is hell to record but cool to hear. And hopefully tomorrow I'll finally start recording my own vocals, about time!
"Ronnie has already set up a basic mix of drums, bass and rhythm guitars and it sounds real good, heavy yet clear and punchy. I have a feeling this is going to turn out quite alright."
11th Hour's mastermind is no other than jack-of-all-trades Ed Warby, who already carved his name into the history of metal with Gorefest and Hail of Bullets. With his new band, Warby takes a turn towards old-school doom metal. Slow motion grooves, viscious riffs, and a bleak atmosphere are at the heart of the music. The songs resonate with darkness and despair and grab the listener from the get-go. A full length release is tentatively scheduled for fall 2009.
"The 11th Hour is upon us, and it is with great pleasure that we announce our freshly forged bond with Napalm Records. It's an honor to be added to such a great and diverse artist roster and we feel it's the perfect home for our massive brand of doom metal! Now let's open those floodgates of doooooom…"