San Francisco Bay Area death metallers Wroht announce release of “Worship Rot” album on October 30th
It’s been a long journey for the San Francisco Bay Area death metal five-piece WROHT (formerly Söthis) since the band members’ initial meeting at the local Death to All (Tribute to Death) show in 2015. They are now set to launch a debut album titled Worship Rot on October 30th.
The album has been in development since 2016, and over the course of two years the group wrote and compiled 11 songs that would eventually make up the entirety of Worship Rot. Inspired by traditional death metal acts such as Bloodbath and Cannibal Corpse, as well as an injection of progressive death metal from bands such as Death and Decapitated, WROHT sought out to make music that they themselves wanted to hear. Brutal, catchy riffs, guttural vocals, and skillful, energetic drums round out the tracks on their debut album. This is music made for the death metal fan.
Commented singer Ivan Peric:
“We’re happy with the release and we’re glad to finally put out this album after working on it for so long. It took a lot of time to get to the point where we were ready to hit the studio and record the full album. Lyrically, our vocalist went to a pretty dark place in order to express himself on the album. That part of the process, as well as performing the music, was intense on his end, but in the end it is a very cathartic experience. What you can expect from the album is a dark, intense collection of death metal music. Satisfying riffs, memorable grooves, and badass drums permeate the record.”
Worship Rot is out on October 30th; album art and track listing can be viewed below.
1. Dark Within
3. Slaughter of the Mind
4. Worship Rot
5. Ephemeral Distortion
7. Blood Ritual
8. Lead You to Your Light
10. Hatred Wrought
11. Trails of Blood
12. Decrepit Ways
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