Dissonant death metal from Port Coquitlam British Colombia. Port Coquitlam is located on the north side of the rushing river Fraser and on the west side of the rushing river Pitt and here are a rushing death metal is composed!. The track Manipulated,
On a mission to bring beauty into dissonance, the wife and husband duo of vocalist/guitarist Sunshine Schneider and drummer Connor Gordon formed Crown of Madness over the Covid pandemic to write their first EP The Void due out March 25th.
Devastating and atmospheric, The Void is recommended for fans of SoulsBourne games and bands such as Ulcerate, Vitriol, and Gorguts.
Having met through World Of Warcraft, having a lifelong love for heavy metal, movies and fantasy games as well as citing interests in games such as Dark Souls and Bloodbourne, their music has been greatly influenced by the dark and fantastical.
«We put a ton of energy and passion into producing this EP by ourselves, making this release an incredible feat for us as producer / musicians and as a couple. It’s amazing to look back on ourselves as teenagers who shared a love for metal, and now being extremely proud of the music we created together. As cliché as this may sound, we want people to love our music as much as we do». – Crown Of Madness
All recordings for The Void were tracked in Sunshine Schneider (Vocals / Guitars) and Connor Gordon (Drums) apartment, utilizing an electric Roland drum kit and a Kemper Profiler. Track four of the EP (Anguish) is about a dream Sunshine had and the featured vocalist, Kaija Krimson (Anarcheon), was in the dream. The track False God Hymn,
What the press is saying:
«The Manipulated, turbulence and discord reign supreme, from the booming and battering drumwork and jolting bass-lines to the head-bashing chords and the dissonant, maniacally skittering leads. The feverish, violent derangement in the anti-harmonious but technically proficient music is matched by the rabid ferocity of the growled and screamed vocals. But other unnerving sensations flow through the musical maelstrom as well. Weird, wailing tendrils of melody surface along with musing bass notes and mercurial fretwork maneuvers that seem to channel both bewilderment and a chilling otherworldliness. Eventually the hyper-speed drumming falls silent and resumes only slowly, and the dissonant notes ring and reverberate in ways that sound agonized and dismal, leading into a final sonic paroxysm of harrowing torment. As you’ll see, the words are disturbing as well». – No Clean Singing