Official press release:
Baltimore progressive tech-death metal quintet Greylotus have announced that they’ve signed with The Artisan Era! The band is excited for what the future holds after forming this partnership with one of the preeminent, rising labels for technical/death metal; first and foremost, the release of their debut full-length. Today, the band is pleased to share that their upcoming album, Dawnfall, will see a July 8, 2022 release via The Artisan Era.
Speaking on their signing with The Artisan Era, the band comments:
“All of us in Greylotus are thrilled to be working with The Artisan Era among so many of our good friends in music. The Artisan Era truly is spearheading the modern metal scene and every release is an incredible display of writing, ingenuity, and talent. We have put every ounce of our being into writing our debut full length and are excited and honored to have The Artisan Era helping us share it with the world.”
Speaking about their new album, the band comments:
“Dawnfall serves as a follow-up statement to the Savior EP, which dealt with thrusting inner demons borne of trauma and mental health struggles out into the open, and accepting the reality of existing with them.
In the metaphor of the lotus’ life-cycle, Savior represented the stage in which the seed is buried under the mud – shelled in, unaware, and unable to budge from what it has known. Dawnfall embodies the process of breaking out of the shell and traveling toward the sun’s light, reaching through murky waters and currents, struggling to separate True North from tricks of the refracted light.
Dawnfall explores the self-doubt that accompanies the realization that healing is a non-linear process. It wanders through the pits of self-judgment and confronts what follows when an individual accepts that the best version of themselves is not constrained by perfection.”
The first single from Dawnfall will be released next week!
Dawnfall was engineered by Andrew “Drewsif” Reynolds, mixed and mastered by Odeholm Audio, and features artwork by Justin Abraham.
Dawnfall track listing:
- “Rectilinear Motion”
- “Shadow Archetype”
- “Capgras Delusion”
- “Azure Rain”
Lee Mintz – Vocals
Ben Towles – Guitar
Sanjay Kumar – Guitar
Drewsif Reynolds – Bass
Matt Tillett – Drums