The Edmonton-based death metal band Tales of the Tomb made a hell of an impression with the release last fall of their second EP, Volume Two: Mendacium. Taking their cues from the likes of Macabre, At the Gates, Cannibal Corpse, Dying Fetus, and Blood Red Throne, they assembled a sextet of murderous tracks organized around themes of government cover-ups, national lies, and heinous crimes committed within the shadows. We seized the chance to premiere a slice of that marauding butchery, and now we’re seizing the chance to do it again.
When the EP was recorded, Tales of the Tomb was the work of guitarists/vocalists Trez Thomas and Corey Skerlak, but today we’re announcing that Tales of the Tomb has been joined by bassist Jonii Guns (pictured above) — and we’re premiering a video of his playthrough for a song off the EP named “Sinful Messiah“. Continue reading »