COLTSBLOOD Inks Deal With Candlelight RecordsThursday, 23rd January 2014
Today, Candlelight Records has announced the signing of doom metallers COLTSBLOOD.
The band comments: “It is a sheer honour to sign to the mighty Candlelight Records and join an incredible roster featuring legends such as ORANGE GOBLIN and EMPEROR alongside many of the greatest bands in the UK and a diverse mix of extreme bands from all corners of the world, many of which we feel a real affinity with. Candlelight has been amazingly supportive and welcoming from the word go and we are looking forward to being a part of such a great label.”
COLTSBLOOD was formed in Northern England in 2010 but did not surface until 2013 when a demo tape titled, Beyond The Lake Of Madness was recorded and released. Ulthar Records released this demo on vinyl soon after. COLTSBLOOD spent months pillaging the lands, guzzling mead and sharing the stage with many greats within the U.K. underground as well as INDESINENCE, VOMITOR and WATAIN. The band recorded and released another cassette tape, a four-track split with CRYPT LURKER which featured a cover of CELTIC FROST’s “Procreation (Of The Wicked)”. During this time, the band earned a storm of reviews comparing the music with all genres from funeral doom to black metal and hailing COLTSBLOOD as monolithic, crushing, filthy, bleak, melodic, devastating, other-worldly and horrific.
COLTSBLOOD entered Skyhammer Studio with Chris Fielding (PRIMORDIAL, NAPALM DEATH, ELECTRIC WIZARD) in September 2013 and recorded its first full-length, Into The Unfathomable Abyss over the sacred Autumnal Equinox. The album was mastered by James Plotkin due to his extensive work with bands such as KHANATE, SUNNO))), INDESINENCE and ISIS. COLTSBLOOD was honored to ask bassist/vocalist and artist Eric C Harrison to create exclusive artwork for the music due to a longtime respect for the band GRIEF.