Metalcore band WE CAME AS ROMANS will launch its first new album in 5 years, “Darkbloom”, on October 14 by way of Sharptone Data. The LP is devoted to late WE CAME AS ROMANS singer Kyle Pavone who died of an unintended drug overdose in August 2018. A really particular run of vinyl, restricted to solely 1000, that includes an unique structure with a 10-page booklet is out there now from iamdarkbloom.com.
As we speak’s announcement is highlighted by the discharge of name new single “Plagued’ and its accompanying visualizer.
WE CAME AS ROMANS guitarist Josh Moore feedback: “We’re so excited to lastly be capable to announce the discharge of our subsequent report ‘Darkbloom’. This shall be our first report in 5 years, and we wish to thanks all for being affected person with us as we have been determining if we might, and the way we might proceed shifting ahead as a band.
“We wrote this report about all the sentiments we felt, and all of the emotional locations we lived in, navigating the lack of our brother Kyle. Each track is a few totally different a part of our lives over the previous few years, an perception to the struggles we had, and the way we have been capable of make it to the place we are actually. We hope you all can take a deep dive into these songs and join with us — and in case you’re feeling any of the methods we did, we hope these songs may also help you push ahead.
“This report is devoted to Kyle — we’ll always remember you, and we’ll by no means cease saying your title.”
Concerning “Plagued”, Moore says: “We have been ready perpetually to launch this track, and have been stoked to lastly put it out! We completed writing ‘Plagued’ in January 2020, so it is nice to lastly share it with our followers. My buddy who I do a ton of writing with, Nick Sampson, texted me a bit of video of this concept for a riff he was engaged on — and I cherished it. So I drove over to his place and we completed the track collectively — after which our buddy Ryan Leitru got here in and all of us sat down and wrote the vocals to it. Over a yr later, after we have been within the studio recording the album with Drew Fulk, we smoothed out just some elements and the track was executed! And now right here we’re — over two years later, capable of share ‘Plagued’ with you.
“Lyrically, ‘Plagued’ was a few half within the grieving course of all of us went by means of — feeling just like the anguish you are coping with, then anger you are coping with, is popping you into a distinct individual. That you simply’re watching your self grow to be somebody you do not wish to be — being consumed and overwhelmed by your grief. It is an extremely troublesome factor to 5 with, and I hope this track may also help anybody who’s feeling the identical method.”
“Darkbloom” monitor itemizing:
03. Black Gap
06. One Extra Day
08. The Anchor
09. Holding The Embers
10. Promise You
WE CAME AS ROMANS‘ fifth album, “Chilly Like Conflict”, was launched in October 2017 by means of Sharptone Data.
Pavone joined WE CAME AS ROMANS in 2008 as vocalist and keyboardist and appeared on all 5 of the band’s earlier albums. Their 2013 LP, “Tracing Again Roots”, peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart.