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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.Read More...
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. When mankind rejected her fruit, she wept for their ignorance and became the Weeping Willow. Now that mankind is bringing about the ruination of the planet and spreading like a disease, she has gone mad with wrath, sprouted blades and set out for mankind's extinction. The songs illustrate her duality and insanity, going between absolute sorrow for the fallen human race and undiluted anger for their crimes against nature.
Sorrowseed underwent heavy lineup changes throughout 2010 and 2011, and now consists of the following members:
Lilith Astaroth - vocals
Morte McAdaver - guitar
Shadow Khayoss - guitar
Thomas Cyranowski - keyboard
Rob Broderick - bass
Promethius B. Subrick - drums
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Demeter's Reckoning - 1,954 plays
- LyricsBorn from the ancient void
Called by congregation
Blinded by faith.
Reverence and destruction
- LyricsThe Madness festers... more potent than ever before
Ancestors... those I once adored
Bear witness to their sons!
The blasphemies I beheld...the soil in which I dwell
The cradle burns as tinder to this Hell
- Fading Seas - 3,594 plays
- LyricsI beckon to the souls of the desperate
Gather your energies within the forgotten depths
In the catacombs beneath unhallowed ground
The Faceless shall now look upon you
And none shall hinder your descent
- Arcana (of the Lich Queen) - 158 plays
- Famine Storm - 331 plays
- Flowers to the Furnace - 258 plays
- Ocean Scorn - 225 plays
- Intoning the Old Ones - 307 plays