The primary cast of the concept album “Gathered In Darkness” is complete.
Robert Lowe: Vocals
Robert is most known for his work with the doom bands Solitude Aeturnus and Candlemass. He has also worked with another project called Concept of God. His unique, and instantly recognizable vocal style has brought about his press bestowed alias as “The Disciple of Doom.”
Dr. Froth: NS/STICK
Dr. Froth is a bassist and composer. His work with the NS/STICK can be heard on the recent Six Minute Century release “Wasting Time,” as well as on Well of Soul’s last album “Sorrow My Name.”
Joel Gregoire: Guitar
Joel’s virtuoso style can be heard on his recent solo recording “Deranged Kids of the Electric Playground.” He was also in the progressive band Stride, whose albums “Imagine” and “Music Machine” were both amazingly composed and executed.
Kevin Bartlett: Drums
Kevin’s phenomenal progressive style drumming talents can be heard on the progressive metal album “Rebel Mind” by Eumeria.
Additional Vocal Cast: (In order of appearance)
Chuck Williams (Six Minute Century): Light Advocate
John Calvin (Well Of Souls): Dark Advocate
Lance King (Pyramaze, Balance of Power): The Underjudge
James Rivera (Helstar, Malice): The Infernal Prosecutor
David Gonzlez (Fluid Frequency): The Unborn Soul
Sloan Robley (Raised From Nothing, Silenced Within): Mother of the Unborn
Austin Funderburk (Locrian): Herald of Suffering
GUEST SOLOISTS: (In Alphabetical Order)
Don LaFon (Six Minute Century, Mystic Cross)
John Morris (Well Of Souls)
Simone Mularoni (DGM)
Bobby Williamson (Eumeria, Outworld)
Tim Wayne (Well Of Souls)
The story centers around the unintended consequences of one rash decision by the main character (Robert Lowe) and his efforts to simultaneously set things right and save himself from a horrible fate.
The music is a blending of progressive metal with epic doom textures.
Writing is moving along very well and the project is still on schedule to begin recording in March.