Australia’s extreme metal luminaries DÉPARTE are streaming the first new track from their debut full-length album, ‘Failure, Subside’. The track, titled “Vessel” is streaming now at No Clean Singing.
Regarding the new track, front-man Sam Dishington comments, “Our new track “Vessel” is a reaction to deeply entrenched feelings of isolation and futility. It deals with the despair of being stranded in that place, that void, and even still finding peace, stillness, and victory, drawing you out into the light. From a musical standpoint, ‘Vessel’ is quite broad, touching on many of the elements you can expect to hear throughout the rest of the album. Dark, crushing and dissonant, yet in the same breath powerful and emotive.”
‘Failure, Subside’ will be released by Season of Mist worldwide on October 14 later this year. Pre-orders are available across multiple CD and LP formats at the official Season of Mist E-Shop.
The album artwork for “Failure Subside” can be seen above.
1. Seas of Glass
2. Ashes in Bloom
4. Grief Echoes (Golden Scars)
5. Mara’s Choir
DÉPARTE recently announced Australian live dates in support of their debut full-length. The trek begins on October 29 in Brisbane, and continues throughout the country hitting Sidney, Perth, Adelaide, and more.
Regarding the tour, DÉPARTE comment: “After more than a year since our last live performance, we are set to tour Australia this Spring in support of our debut album, ‘Failure, Subside’. The stage is where we feel the most at home, where we can truly express ourselves and create a deeply engaging, visceral experience for our audience. To say we are excited about this would be an understatement.”
DÉPARTE (Sam Dishington, guitar & vocals, Michael Rankine, drums, Mitchell Golding, guitar
Jarrod Sorbian, bass ) was formed in 2011 as a 4 piece with the intention to create dark, brooding atmospheric black metal with a focus on intense, hypnotic live performances. As the band developed with the addition of a second guitarist, DÉPARTE began to stray from more traditional black metal ethos, shedding the face paint and incorporating elements from various other genres, such as post-metal, drone, doom and death metal. The new influences resulted in unique, emotive and truly powerful songwriting.
In their relatively short career thus far, DÉPARTE have already shared the stage with acclaimed international artists such as GORGUTS, ULCERATE, WORMED, PORTAL, NE OBLIVISCARIS and more, solely on the back of their first official demo released in November 2014. DÉPARTE’s official demo, titled ‘demo [MMXIV]’ is streaming now at the DÉPARTE bandcamp page.
DÉPARTE tour dates:
Oct. 29 Brisbane (AU) @ Crowbar
Nov. 4 Launceston (AU) @ Club 54 (+No Haven)
Nov. 5 Hobart (AU) @ The Brisbane Hotel (+No Haven)
Nov. 18 Sydney (AU) @ The Bald Faced Stag (+No Haven)
Nov. 19 Melbourne (AU) @ The Bendigo Hotel (+No Haven)
Nov. 25 Perth (AU) @ Amplifier
Dec. 3 Adelaide (AU) @ Enigma Bar (+No Haven)