Soulseller Records proudly announces the signing and debut album release of Swedish Deathers PALE KING!
The band was founded in 2016 by Jonny Pettersson and Håkan Stuvemark, both known from WOMBBATH among others, and will unleash their first full-length entitled "Monolith Of The Malign" on 21st April 2017 on CD, limited LP and digitally.
Be prepared for high-quality melodic Death Metal with an old school feel, blending influences from bands such as early Paradise Lost, Amorphis, Eucharist and Unanimated!
For a first impression you can check out the title track at this location: https://soundcloud.com/paleking666/monolith-of-the-malign
1. The Last Hour
2. Ominous Horrors
3. Monolith Of The Malign
4. The Curse
5. Dark Intentions
6. Inflicting Misery
8. A Haunted Palace
Jonny Pettersson – Guitar, Vocals, Keys (Wombbath, Ursinne, Henry Kane)
Håkan Stuvemark – Guitar (Wombbath, Skineater)
Hannah Gill – Bass
Jon Rudin – Drums
PRE-ORDERS TAKEN NOW!
Pale King "Monolith of the malign"
Lp (Black vinyl, lim.300) : €15,00
Special package deal: cd + lp : €20
email your order + address to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you with the total!
New Pale King track streaming!
Taken from the debut album "Monolith of the malign" Deaf Forever (Ger) and No Clean Singing (USA) are exclusively streaming the track "Ominous Horrors". Fans of early Paradise Lost, Amorphis will check this out:
Deaf Forever: https://www.deaf-forever.de/songpremiere-pale-king
No Clean Singing: http://www.nocleansinging.com/…/an-ncs-premiere-pale-king-…/
"Monolith of the malign" is out April 21st and can be pre-ordered on cd and lp here:
North America: http://soulsellerrecords.aisamerch.com/search/?q=pale+king
Full album streaming via Invisible Oranges and Zero Tolerance now!
Invisible Oranges: http://www.invisibleoranges.com/pale-king-monolith-of-the-malign-album-premiere/
Zero Tolerance: http://www.ztmag.com/blog/news/pale-king-are-streaming-their-entire-debut-album-right-here/
Some media response:
"This is all about atmosphere and melancholy, and real songs make this album complete!" - Aardschok (NL), 80/100
"A musical journey back into the mid of the 1990s, when old school Death Metal took the first steps to become a little more mature!" - Voices From The Darkside (GER)
"Old-fashioned and melodic death metal packed in a modern way. Very interesting release!" - Dutch Distortion (NL), 8,6/10
"Monumental melodies meet massive Death Metal action!" - Demonic Nights (A), 8/10
"Heavy and forceful epic Death Metal!" - Necromance (E)
"A unique debut that deserves to be heard!" - Dioses Del Metal (E)
"A damn good album!" - Metallian (F), 5/6
"Strongly reminds on Hypocrisy and their bombastic anthems from 'The Fourth Dimensions' onwards!" - Legacy (GER), 12/15
"Dark and mysterious!" - Lettere dall' underground (IT)
"Tempo changes, gloomy vocal parts and an irresistible power! A little revelation!" - Metalfactory (CH), 8,9/10
"Melody and melancholy, darkness and brutality - and, above all, balance! Convincing!" - Sweden Rock Magazine (SWE), 7/10
"Dark-romantic stuff that doesn't fall below a certain level of harshness!" - Rock Hard (GER), 8/10
"Very varied amalgam of intense, melodic nineties death/doom/black! Excellent!" - Lords of Metal (NL), 87/100
"This is doom-influenced melodic death metal that really does merit that overworked term 'epic'!" - No Clean Singing (USA)
"'Monolith Of The Malign' is a really rare diamond!" - Zephyrs Odem (GER), 11,1/10
"Epic Death/Thrash, highly enjoyable!" - Metalbrothers (E), 8/10
"Brilliant compostions! This varied debut is a complete surprise!" - Queens Of Steel (E), 8/10
"This leaves an intense impression!" - Raben Report (GER)
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