Direlands presents their second EP »Ascension«, available now on all major streaming platforms
Houston, Texas based heavy metal quartet Direlands presents their second EP, »Ascension«, which was just released on October 5th, 2021. The band describes their sound as “a pyroclastic flow of face-melting heavy metal goodness, that uses crushing riffs, dynamic beats, and savage melodies that are sure to make you snap your neck and pump your fist.”
»Ascension« is available now on all major streaming platforms.
03. Blood Moon
04. Beyond The Horizon
Lyrics and music by Jarett Dureell, Troy Binegar, Dan Thompson and Scott Coffey.
Mixed and mastered by Stephen Finley and Sugar Hill Studios.
Recorded and engineered by Scott Coffey.
Direlands is an American heavy metal band from Houston, Texas.
Drawing inspiration from all genres of metal, tapping into the zeitgeist of doom, and prevailing dystopic worldview, they craft apocalyptic songs that couple crushing riffs with aggressive, soaring harmonies and thundering beats. Their aim is to transport the listener across time and see what they can bring back from beyond the abyss.
This epic follow-up to Direlands first EP »The Cave You Fear« showcases new elements in the band’s writing and musical process. Another self-recorded, self-released effort lands a juggernaut of heavy riffs, blasting beats and vicious vocals. The thematic influences continue their path to apocalypse with a focus on the technology revolution.
Photo by John Pope
Moments of sludge, doom and thrash are juxtaposed with a flare of progressive metal and heavy blues. The album does an excellent job as it ebbs and flows breathing new life into the sonic journey that is Direlands: »Ascension«.
Jarett Dureell – Vocals
Troy Binegar – Guitar
Gerek Reid – Bass
Daniel “Billy” Thompson – Drums
Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well