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American atmospheric post-metal band Pire premiere their first single »The Sactuary« on The Sleeping Shaman!

San Diego, California based atmospheric post-metal band Pire is streaming their first single »The Sactuary« exclusively on The Sleeping Shaman!

»The Sactuary« is taken from the band’s debut full-length album, »Grief World«, set to release on June 15th, 2023.

01. The Sanctuary
02. The Tension
03. The Stranger
04. The Bridge
05. The Journey

Courtesy of Desert Bloom PR:

San Diego’s post metal quartet Pire premiere their first song »The Sactuary« on The Sleeping Shaman! The first track is off their highly anticipated album »Grief World«

“…its time to sit up and take note as the quartet from San Diego, California because PIRE are about to drop their new album, the expansive five tracker Grief World on the 15th June…” – Lee Edwards (The Sleeping Shaman)

Pire are a 4-piece instrumental atmospheric post-metal band from San Diego, California. The band formed in 2019 from a collection of ethereal loving musicians who met through a community of local musicians. All fans of Amenra, Russian Circles, Yob, Pire’s unique brand fuses dynamically heavy and ear crushingly loud riffs with meditative and propulsive soundscapes that will make you want to drift into the celestial void.

Photo by Charles Eck

Pire’s »Grief World« is a stunning instrumental album that transports listeners to an ethereal realm of atmospheric post-metal. Drawing influence from bands like Amenra, Yob, Omega Massif, and Russian Circles, this album is a powerful expression of anguish, loss, and the search for meaning and acceptance in a tumultuous world.

The album’s dynamic sound is created through a combination of guitar-driven riffs, atmospheric soundscapes, and crushing drums. Each track builds on the previous one, taking the listener on a journey through the darkest corners of the human experience. From the haunting opening track »The Sanctuary« to the crushing intensity of »The Journey«, »Grief World« is a true masterpiece of atmospheric post-metal.

In lieu of vocals, Pire relies on the ability of instrumentation to navigate the listener through an impassioned journey. Pire’s music speaks volumes, conveying complex emotions through its powerful melodies and haunting soundscapes. The band’s mastery of dynamics and tension make for an album that is both cathartic and thought-provoking.

Pire is:
Dillon Giedt – Guitar
Sean Jones – Bass
Aaron Weislogel – Drums
Aaron Queen – Guitar

FFO: Amenra, YOB, Rosetta, Omega Massif, If These Trees Could Talk, Isis

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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