Beauty often blossoms at the root of darkness. A Pale Horse Named Death siphon strangely blissful melodies from apocalyptic heavy metal awash in swells of cavernous gothic keys and grunge song-craft The band continue to excavate vulnerability from venom on their anxiously awaited third full-length album, When The World Becomes Undone. A delicate dichotomy drives the avowed and acclaimed “Brooklyn Lords of Doom.”
The group quietly carved out a singular lane since emerging from the borough in 2011. The band’s debut And Hell Will Follow Me and its 2013 follow-up Lay My Soul To Waste both claimed spots among the coveted “Top 20 Albums of the Year” from Revolver Magazine in addition to garnering praise from Decibel, Terrorizer, and more. All the while, the songs clocked 2 million-plus total streams. A five-year gap preceded When The World Becomes Undone as Sal rejoined Life Of Agony, which he co-founded, for a triumphant comeback tour and contributed musical arrangements on the 2017 album, A Place Where There’s No More Pain.