Trad metal heroes have just released their new album
When the gods called for metal traditional and true, Visigoth answered. The year was 2010, and Jake Rogers allied his bardic magic with Lee Campana’s six-string sorcery to forge a tribute to the old sound of heavy metal. Thus the demo “Vengeance” was born.
Its completion sent tremors throughout the salted wastes of the Salt Lake City underground, attracting the attention of powerful musical forces. Jamison Palmer slung his mighty axe over one shoulder and trudged his way through the ice and snow of this inhospitable realm, lending his soul-rending riffcraft to the legion. He was soon joined by the mystical bass groove thaumaturgies of Matt Brotherton and the unrelenting storm-throned siege of Mikey Treseder’s furious drumming. Together, they became known as Visigoth.
As a constellation they traveled throughout the Salt Lake valley, determined to liberate their allies from the enemies of true metal. All who heard their mighty riffs, scorching leads, and infectious choruses joined the Iron Brotherhood, becoming acolytes of all things heavy. After many hard-fought battles, the band came together to record the “Final Spell” EP in 2012, sealing the pact between them with rites ancient and sorcerous.
Visigoth plays heavy metal that hearkens back to the golden age of ironclad riffwork and powerful vocals. They pay tribute to the titans of steel that left their mark on the history of the genre, and their earth-shaking sound echoes with a deep reverence for their roots. Visigothgoes above and beyond mere imitation, making their own musical mark on the genre they lovingly embrace. In Visigoth’s realm, there are no frills, no gimmicks; there is only heavy metal.
The band’s brand of heavy metal fit perfectly within the ranks of Metal Blade Records, who brought the band on board to release their debut full length album. After signing with the label, Visigoth recorded “The Revenant King.” The collection of heavy metal tracks was engineered, mixed, and produced by Andy Patterson at Boar’s Next Studio in Salt Lake City. Alan Douches at West Westside handled mastering to offer a final product that truly represents the finest in true metal. Jake Rogers’s powerful vocals lead the charge, and when combined with the twin guitar attack of Leeland Campana, Jamieson Palmer, and the rhythm section of bassist Matt Brotherton and drummer Mikey Tee, form an immensely potent traditional heavy metal attack that fans of the genre would be unwise to ignore!
Jake Rogers – vocals
Jamison Palmer – guitar
Leeland Campana – guitar
Matt Brotherton – bass
Mikey Tee – drums