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Painted Black sign with Wormholedeath Records

Filipe Gomes 15/09/2017 News Comments Off on Painted Black sign with Wormholedeath Records
Painted Black sign with Wormholedeath Records

“Raging Light” will be available on all digital shops on the 6th of October 2017.

Portuguese dark metal combo Painted Black have signed a distribution deal with Wormholedeath for the worldwide release of their album “Raging Light”. The physical and release dates in Japan are still to be defined.

Below you can listen an album advance track, “The Living Receiver”:

About the new contract signed the band commentes:

“We’re very thrilled to work together with the team at WormHoleDeath who have been very passionate with our music since day one! It’s a great feeling to know that with this record we can finally reach a wider audience thanks to the promotion and distribution network of the label, and have ‘Raging Light’ available in its physical format all around Europe, the United States and Japan!”


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Painted Black

“Raging Light”
Wormholedeath Records
(October 6, 2017)

1 – The Raging Light
2 – Dead Time
3 – The Living Receiver
4 – Absolution Denied
5 – Chamber
6 – In The Heart Of The Sun
7 – I Am Providence
8 – Almagest

Painted Black bio

Formed by Daniel Lucas (vocals) and Luis Fazendeiro (guitars) in Portugal in 2001, Painted Black is a band which music, although clearly rooted in Metal with influences in the Doom/Death Metal scene, isn’t pigeonholed into a single genre. The band’s distinct sound is built on aggression and occasional fast pieces mixed with atmospheric and melancholic sections. “Energy” and “Melancholy” are words often used to describe Painted Black’s music, often amplified by their intense and emotional live performances. The release history of the band started in 2005 with the demo/EP “The Neverlight”, followed two years later by another demo/EP: “Verbo”. After being hailed as the “Best Portuguese Unsigned Band” by Portugal’s lead metal magazine LOUD! in three consecutive years (2007, 2008 and 2009), Painted Black released its debut full-album, “Cold Comfort” in 2010 through the indie Portuguese label Ethereal Sound Works. The record was considered “Best Portuguese Metal Album” in that same year in LOUD!’s Readers Poll and made it to plenty Albums of the Year lists of several other media outlets. In 2014 the band released a more Rock oriented digital EP, titled “Quarto Vazio” and, after some live promotion in Portugal and in the UK, playing alongside international acts like Primordial, Mourning Beloveth, Heavenwood and Antimatter, the project is now ready to release its second full-lenght album, “Raging Light”.

About Painted Black

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Text by Filipe Gomes
Managing Editor: Elsa Marques



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