DEEPSHADE – GLOAMING
“DEEPSHADE’s third release marks a more experimental approach to our heavy, catchy sound. And it’s one we can’t wait to play live. Gloaming is a beautiful time, when the sky is deep blue and the sun is just about to go down. It’s an otherworldliness that imbues the songs. It marks both a passage of time, and a new beginning.”
And it righteously made the May 2022 Doom Charts, there for the Number 18 spot our very own Frazer Jones, the man from Desert Psychlist wrote:
“Gloaming is not your usual riffs over riffs over rhythms affair, although there is plenty of that sort of thing to be found here too, this is has a little more melody and finesse. DEEPSHADE are a band who can be counted on to bring songs to the party, yes you heard me right actual SONGS with choruses, verses and bridges and everything, and some of those songs even feature a saxophone. The world’s gone MAD!”
And on DEEPSHADE‘s bandcamp site we can also find words by Tom Hanno, Ioannis Valiakos and Andy Kovalcik.
Hanno: “Talk about a flash to the past!! The vocals make me think that they’re the result of a Scott Weiland and Layne Staley love child, and the music is hard rocking stuff that isn’t afraid to try new things while also pumping out solid, hook laden riffs. I love the saxophone work too!!!“
Valiakos: “The boys from Manchester have really knocked the ball out of the park this time! Five songs in an EP that is every bit as satisfying as a whole album, with influences that range from Stone Temple Pilots to King Buffalo and Pink Floyd. Catchy hooks, big riffs and gripping vocals with winks to Whitfield Crane. I enjoyed every note of the sax and with every listen a new layer is peeled. No doubt, this EP will find itself in many end-of-year lists, and you should check it out today to find out why!“
Kovalcik: “Holy horns Batman! Any hard rocking band that can incorporate horns and make it work is cool in my book. First they reminded my a little of STP then they got funky and jazzy then rocked out hard again, and that was all in the first tune. Wow! What a killer album. A must listen.”