[News] Australian Doom Metal collective King Zog announce the album “Second Dawn” and new single “Rat King”

King Zog is back with a vengeance, announcing the release of their highly anticipated second album, “Second Dawn,” set to be released on July 31st via Rue Morgue Records. Fans can get an early taste with the new single “Rat King,” a track that encapsulates the band’s signature Doom-laden sound.

Listen to “Rat King,” and pre-order the new album here.

The genesis of “Rat King” began during the pandemic when frontman Daniel Durack was inspired by a documentary on Rasputin. The captivating tale sparked a creative fire, leading to a song that stands out as a dark and heavy highlight on the new album.

Following their critically acclaimed 2017 debut, King Zog has solidified their status in the doom metal scene with relentless writing and performing. The current lineup – Daniel Durack (vocals/guitar), Connor Pitts-West (guitar), Martin Gonzalez (bass), and Sean Ryan (drums)- crafted “Second Dawn” during the pandemic and have been performing tirelessly since lockdowns lifted.

Second Dawn” promises to surpass its predecessor with its immense weight and intensity. The album features monumental riffs, seismic bass lines, and thunderous drumming, all crowned by Durack’s powerful vocal hooks. Each track, from the blistering opener “Scelestic Dusk” to the epic closer “Second Dawn,” showcases King Zog’s otherworldly strength and Doom Metal mastery.

As Perth’s premier Doom band, King Zog is gearing up to support “Second Dawn” with extensive touring, including headlining sold-out shows and tearing up Heavy music festivals across Australia.

Prepare for the onslaught of “Second Dawn.” King Zog is ready to unleash their might once more.

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Author: Jacopo Vigezzi

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