Dismalimerence is a progressive/atmospheric black metal band from Chicago IL. Line-up: Elijah Cirricione – (Vocals/Guitar), Matt Mifflin – (Guitar), Craig Hamburger – (Bass) and Joey Casillas – (Drums). Sequestered Hearts is the debut single from the upcoming full length Tome: I
«Feel the pain within my tones as it breaks celestial bones
In which I have sustained the growing love of sequestered hearts
I’m lost between myself and the person you want me to be
Our bond has been found beyond the moons
Across our lakes we have dug out all of our strains
Buried to thee I will descend into the grave
Feel the pain within my tones as it breaks celestial bones
In which we’ve all sustained the growing love of sequestered hearts
The dawning decadence of despair».
Evoking the cold fury of emotive black metal powerhouses like Woods Of Desolation and the warmer approach of artists such as Panopticon is Chicago’s own Dismalimerence. A blistering yet beautiful Black Metal outfit whose origins date back to the year 2011 and a dark time in the life of front man and guitar player Elijah Cirricione. The band’s eight track debut full length Tome: 1 puts Dismalimerence in place to be a group to be acknowledged in the US Black Metal scene. The track Negligence Of The Forgotten,
Elijah Cirricione began to craft the album that would become the group’s debut full length, Tome: 1, when going through what can only be described as an emotionally crushing period of his life time. Although the band took the backseat for a few years, in 2018 Dismalimerence took shape and finished Tome: 1 through the addition of guitar player Matt Mifflin, bassist Craig Hamburger, and drummer Joey Casillas. The quartet have gained a considerable following in the metal scene of their home city of Chicago, playing a multitude of shows with bands such as SepticFlesh, Ensiferum, and Saor. The debut full length Tome: 1 will be released via Transcending Records on June 26th, 2020.