Song Premiere: Destroyer of Light’s ‘Waiting for the End’

Texas based Destroyer of Light have created an impressive discography since 2012’s self-titled debut, releasing a total of four full-length efforts while making their mark within the landscape of the methodical soundscapes that doom metal has to offer. Their fifth album Degradation Years will unfortunately be their last, and the band are insistent on going out with a bang. With that in mind, we’re extremely proud to offer the premiere of the second single off of said final album in the form of the hypnotic “Waiting for the End.” Vocalist/guitarist Steve Colca sets the scene: “‘Waiting for the End’ started out as an improvised jam. As we started to piece the song together, the chorus riff emerged. Keegan (guitarist Keegan Kjeldsen) wrote this really cool Blue Öyster Cult-type melody lead that just fit the mood the more we worked on it, and the vocal melodies and arrangements came, we realized that this is a pretty pop-oriented song. We had started writing songs for the album and the songs were already sounding more experimental, so we decided to roll with it.” “Lyrically, it is about people in power tearing us apart and watching us destroy ourselves. I don’t know why but I … Continue reading Song Premiere: Destroyer of Light’s ‘Waiting for the End’