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Boston heavy metal supergroup Blood Lightning shares new single »The Dying Starts« off upcoming debut album on Ripple Music!

Boston, Massachusetts based heavy metal supergroup Blood Lightning has released a lyric video for the second single »The Dying Starts« taken from their self-titled debut album, due out on October 20th, 2023 via Ripple Music.

01. The Dying Starts
02. Hitting The Wall
03. Bananaconda
04. Face Eater
05. Blankets
06. Disturbing The Priest

Courtesy of Purple Sage PR:

Boston heavy metal unit Blood Lightning (with members of Gozu, Sam Black Church, Worshipper, We’re All Gonna Die) teams up with Invisible Oranges to present their new video »The Dying Starts«. Their self-titled debut album will be issued on October 20th through Ripple Music.

“Blood Lightning doesn’t just have a great name–they’ve got the heavy metal to back it up. (…) »The Dying Starts« lays out Blood Lightning’s thesis with remarkable straightforwardness: each riff packs a punch and ties into a melodic throughline along with vocalist Jim Healey’s emphatic delivery.” – Invisible Oranges

Watch new video »The Dying Starts«
Single out now on all digital streaming services

Comprising members of Gozu, Sam Black Church, Worshipper and We’re All Gonna Die, the band was formed with one thing in mind: get back to the real essence of heavy metal. No pretense. No subgenres to fit into. Only badass, straightforward, hard-hitting heavy metal with a nod to old-school NWOBHM with contemporary firepower. They teamed up with award-winning producer and engineer Benny Grotto (Rolling Stones, Aerosmith), and mastering legend Alan Douches (Motörhead, Mastodon, High On Fire) to record five original songs and one Black Sabbath cover, for what would become their thunderous self-titled debut album. Check out their latest video for »Blankets«!

Blood Lightning »Blood Lightning« out October 20th on Ripple Music:
US preorder – Bandcamp preorder

Formed in December 2020, Blood Lightning brings together the talents of vocalist Jim Healey (We’re All Gonna Die), guitarist Doug Sherman (Gozu), bassist Bob Maloney (Worshipper) and drummer J.R. Roach (Sam Black Church). What began as a 2019 Halloween show playing the entire Black Sabbath »Born Again« album just for fun has culminated in the release of original material by four veterans of the Boston metal/hardcore community. The band recently signed with acclaimed stoner/doom/metal label Ripple Music for the release of their self-titled debut album this fall.

Blood Lightning is:
Jim Healey – Vocals
Doug Sherman – Guitars
Bob Maloney – Bass
J.R. Roach – Drums

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

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