My first encounter with SubRosa’s music was back in 2016 as an eighteen year-old who had just gotten a headstart into music journalism, just right after they released For This We Fought the Battle of Ages. That 2016 release was especially remarkable for my eighteen year-old self, because, apart from its droning resonance in a form of menacing atmospheric doom that would drive the listeners into a solemn state of enchantment, the album was also inspired by Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We, a Russia-bound dystopian novel that portrays a state ravaged by modern-day authoritative surveillance; an uncanny prediction towards the terror of the Stalinist regime in real life. The theme and inspiration of the said SubRosa album just instantly ignited the politically conscious side in me at the time.
Start your day off with some real rock! Ghost Cult brings you the premiere of the new single from Hana Piranha, ‘Silk and Poison’! The track comes from their new album Waiting To Burn out tomorrow, 22nd March 2019 via Fourglove Records. For the uninitiated, Hana Piranha, led by singer/violinist Hana Maria brings a Goth Rock aesthetic, with catchy songs, deep-bodied vocals, soulful lyrics, and some sick violin work, as both a solo instrument and woven into the songs themselves. A really impressive young band you should be checking out! Stream the song and purchase the new single and album at the links from the band below. Continue reading →
There cannot have been many more eagerly awaited releases this year than For This We Fought the Battle of Ages (Profound Lore Records), the fourth full-length from Utah Chamber Doom purveyors SubRosa.Continue reading →