The band Shodan comes from Wrocław that is one of the largest and oldest cities in Poland. The band is a death metal ensemble created in late 2013 on the initiative of Szczepan Inglot (guitar and vocals) and Michal Jarosz (drums). On the second full-length album Death, Rule Over Us the mentioned musicians is joined by bassist Tomasz Sadlak. The album will be released by Deformeathing Production on 3rd April 2020. The track Fuel To Grandeur,
The new effort is a stylistic evolution to a 2016 debut towards complex and progressive song structures, incorporation of cold-wave elements to Shodan’s music as long as organic approach to album production. Even though the band dares to experiment, it remains true to their death metal backbone. Mix and mastering were done by renowned producer Jakub Mańkowski (Entropia, Obscure Sphinx, Jordan Rudess). Cover art and layout is created by Łukasz Pach (Pachu design).
Five years ago Shodan together with producer Arkadiusz Malta Malczewski recorded tracks for their debut LP called Protocol Of Dying. The record was released in spring 2016 under the cooperative flag of Defense Records and Deformeathing Production. The album and a dozen of live appearances supporting Sinister, Absu, Beheaded or Rotting Christ as well as on metal music festivals like: Into The Abyss, Metalmania or Castle Party met with avid response and review from both audience and media.