Melodic doom metal band with black and death metal elements, - 2009- present near Boston, MA. Influenced by bands including Opeth, Amorphis, Dimmu Borgir, Cradle of Filth, Slayer, Type O Negative, and Therion, Sorrowseed's primary subject matter is that of the apocalypse and the ultimate destruction of mankind. Sorrowseed's double-disc album "The Extinction Prophecies", released in 2011, chronicles the reckoning brought upon by the Reaping Willow (portrayed by Lilith Astaroth). Once an avatar of the goddess Demeter, the Willow was a tree of wisdom.
The kings of the sands spat a curse upon this land
Divinity did revile their deeds
A pox of stone to all that denied the throne
The gods did call upon the priests to intercede.
Met at the gates, they stood to actuate