|Origin||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Genres||black metal, punk, doom, death metal, atmospheric|
|Labels||Season of Mist, Relapse Records, Level Plane Records, Blackbox Recording, Metal Blade Records|
|Associated acts||Anodyne, Asra, Hammer Fight, Putrascension, Kalopsia, Black Crown Initiate, The Heuristic, Speedloader, Twin Lords, Versoma, 454 Big Block, Otis|
|Members||Mike Hill, Justin Spaeth, Drew Murphy, Matt Medeiros|
|Past members||Dan Howard, Carson Daniel James, Justin Ennis, Dominic Seita, Andrew Hernandez II, Fade Kainer, Ben Brand, Evan Void|
Tombs is an American metal band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2007. Thus far, the group has released five full-length records, Winter Hours , Path of Totality , Savage Gold ,The Grand Annihilation, and Under Sullen Skies.
The group was founded by guitarist/vocalist Mike Hill, bassist Domic Seita and drummer Justin Ennis in 2007. In 2009, the group released their first full-length album, Winter Hours through Relapse Records, and in 2011, released their second full-length album and most recent release, Path of Totality.The album was met with critical acclaim. A song titled "Ashes" was featured in the Decibel Magazine October 2012 issue as a part of its Flexi-Series. On August 29, 2012, another song titled "Heroes", originally by David Bowie, was made available for streaming on Ghettoblaster. According to Mike Hill, the band has half an albums worth of material already written, with the hopes of entering the studio early 2013 to record their next release. Tracking for their third record, Savage Gold, began on November 11, 2013 with producer Erik Rutan at Mana Recording Studios in Florida. On March 27, 2014, the track listing, album artwork and release date for Savage Gold were revealed.
The band's sound has been described as a combination of multiple metal styles, styles which include black metal, hardcore, doom metal, and sludge metal. Frontman Mike Hill does not regard their sound to be sludge metal. Rather, he has likened the group's sound to being more black metal inspired.Citing influences, Hill has named bands such as Neurosis, Swans, Joy Division, Darkthrone, Black Flag, Deathspell Omega, Leviathan and Bauhaus, among others, as being influential to the group's sound.
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