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Hailed by Metal Hammer magazine as 'the trance-metal juggernaught the world has been waiting for' and earning the title of Kerrang! Radio's top unsigned band in April 2008, British septet Silent Descent are well-established as a rising force in the British metal scene.
2012 - Their new album 'MIND GAMES' will be released April 23rd through 'Rising Records UK' and 'JVC/Victor Japan' with the first video from the album 'Psychotic Euphoric' released on 8th March.
It was tracked at Legacy London with Dan Abela and mixed with Pontus Hjelm of the band Dead by April (SWE).
The album has extensive 'revealing' artwork featuring Alt-Model Vikki Blows.
'Duplicity', the band's critically acclaimed 2008 release came as a breath of fresh air to listeners and has rapidly gained popularity in several countries worldwide. With the ethos of an unsigned band, the self-produced album engineered by guitarist Tom Callahan presents both the massive sound of a modern metal record and the raw, edgy excitement of a band entering unchartered territory.
Their second album 'Mind Games' was released in May 2012 in the UK and Japan via Rising Records and JVC Victor respectively.The innovation displayed on their album is only equaled by their inimitable live performance. With strobes, lasers and sheer energy, Silent Descent provide a show that's not only intense and gripping, but also unforgettable. Having played at Bloodstock Festival 2008 and Download Festival 2009, 2010 and 2012 they have proved their worth in today's metal scene and have gained countless fans along the way.
Silent Descent continue to go from strength to strength. Consistantly breaking boundaries and pushing limits, they are determined to re-establish what constitutes a great metal band.
Their current set of releases include: Silent Descent (EP, 2005), Duplicity (2008), Mind Games (2012)
Currently recording new album entitled 'Turn To Grey' (Release date: TBA)
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- LyricsShe asks to look at her, but only with her eyes,
Can I ask you a question? No.
Sitting there as if you don't already know,
You act on innocence though its obviously what you lack the most.
Untouched, "unbreached"... best described as perfect,
- LyricsI open the box and there's candlelight,
The snake holds on, but now I can fight.
Suffer, or let it go,
Then take it away, 'cause no one knows.
This is hurt,
- LyricsThe Darkness shines blinding me,
As I stand in a room of green blue ecstasy.
Confined and alone in a crowd so thriving,
As if I where watching them all, from inside a glass box.
- LyricsIf she said she loved she lied
Life's just porn with a story-line
And this is all that it's ever gonna be
As we play with words
- LyricsI walk through my valley in ignorance,
The path I walk ever changing its direction,
From light to dark, from deep to heart;
I looked forward. Everything swirls and blurs,
A perfect blend between light and dark.
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