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Welsh hardcore/sludge metal solo project Silverburn released debut album »Self Induced Transcendental Annihilation« via MSH Music Group

Swansea, UK based hardcore/sludge metal solo project Silverburn by James “Jimbob” Isaac (ex-Taint, ex-Hark) has released debut album »Self Induced Transcendental Annihilation« on August 11, 2023 via MSH Music Group.

Listen to »Self Induced Transcendental Annihilation« on all major streaming services!

01. Annihilation
02. Formless Atomization Of Omniscient Particulate
03. Vita Potentia Animus
04. Pain Body (Torn From Auric Field)
05. Simulacreality
06. The Unrelenting Will Of Boundless Immortality
07. Etheric Crush
08. Bathe In Fire

Courtesy of MSH Music Group:

Silverburn is the solo project of James “Jimbob” Isaac. The Welsh metal visionary began this journey during the cruel lockdown winter of 2020. It has been said that extreme conditions demand extreme responses, and »Self Induced Transcendental Annihilation« (SITA) began as an elemental response to the almighty global gut-punch that surrounded it’s creation. With this album, Isaac has meticulously crafted a wholly uncompromising solo offering in the truest sense.

Spirit metal, quantum thrash, metaphysical post-sludgecore… call it what you will, this album takes zero prisoners. A true dark night of the soul, in stereo. Having written, constructed and finalised each song at his digital home studio within a self-allotted twelve month time frame, Isaac then proceeded to practice and actualise the live drumming over the twelve months that followed. The two and a half year creative journey then culminated in the recording studio where JB committed each live instrument to tape with producer Gethin Pearson at his Institute of Sonic Architecture studios in Wales, in January 2023.

Photo by Chris Treseder

»SITA« is a healing rite of passage. A hero’s metallic journey of total annihilation, rebirth and healing through fire. With Isaac’s legacy traversing his former bands Taint and Hark, this solo album marks a shift forward from his tried, tested and influential ‘stoner rock/post-hardcore/prog-sludge’ template. Whilst followers and fans of his signature roots may take some surprise over the hard hitting direction of Silverburn, the DNA of these songs resides firmly within Isaac’s authentic canon of influences. From the world-ending double-kick maelstrom of opening track »Annihilation« to the cinematic, discordant chug and release of »Etheric Crush« this album draws from Isaac’s beloved eras of 90’s metal and 2000’s metallic hardcore/math/noisecore/space/sludge metal.

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All music written and performed by James “Jimbob” Isaac aka Silverburn. Recorded by Gethin Pearson at Institute of Sonic Architecture Wales, Feb/March 2023. Mixed by Gethin Pearson and Jimbob Isaac. Mastered by Grant Berry at Fader Mastering. Copyright Silverburnmusic 2023. Released by MSH Music Group 2023.

Silverburn live band:
Jimbob Isaac – Guitar/Vocals
Ross Barrington – Bass
Adam French Henderson – Drums

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

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