«Deadlights is a new song from Malacoda and is a song inspired by Stephen King’s It. Wes and I are huge horror movie fans, so we had to write a song about Pennywise. This was one of the first songs Wes wrote when he joined the band, and we really go back into our symphonic metal sound from Ritualis Aeterna for this one. We really tried to capture the emotion from the film with this one.». – Lucas Di Mascio (Vocals & Keys).
Unified by creative passion and the insatiable desire that curses all artists to express themselves with the full extent of their artistic vision, this collective of dark melodic metal from North America aims to show the world they are more than your average metal band. Malacoda is comprised of veteran musicians from various creative backgrounds. This combination creates music with overwhelming visionary prowess and character. The track Crawling Chaos,
Malacoda announces the April release for their next EP, Crawling Chaos, independently. Crawling Chaos is the band’s first new release since 2018’s Restless Dreams and is a return to the band’s more cinematic and gothic roots as heard on Ritualis Aeterna (2016) as well as a deeper exploration of melodic vocal hooks as heard on their self-titled debut (2014). In the summer of 2019 the band formed a new live lineup and embarked on a small tour around Ontario, including a final show at Toronto’s legendary Rockpile venue before heading into the studio.
With music described as «dark, foreboding and with lyrics to enjoy as well as unsettle». (Powerplay Mag UK) being a constant in the band’s sound, the next step would be to write a follow up to Restless Dreams. While looking for a drummer, the band recorded throughout the rest of 2019/2020 with friends behind the drum kit. Artwork by Yeganeh Ghasemi.
From The Depths (feat. James Delbridge)
The Harsh Law
Lucas Di Mascio : Vocals & Keys
Wes MacDonald : Guitars
Zachary Zak Stulla : Bass