Under Blackened Skies Resurrects After 8-Year Break With New Bassist!

After an eight-year hiatus, Birmingham’s very own Blackened Death Metal powerhouse, Under Blackened Skies, is rising from the shadows with a vengeance. The band, known for their intense and captivating performances, is thrilled to announce their return to the metal scene, accompanied by a new member on bass, Dan Carter.

Dan Carter, formerly of Left For Red, joins Under Blackened Skies with a wealth of experience and a shared passion for the band’s unique sound. Carter expressed his excitement about joining the fold, stating:

I was thrilled to be asked to join Under Blackened Skies, they were a band that I admired when my old band used to perform with them. I love playing their songs, and I am excited to share the stage with them in 2024 and write new music.

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The band’s blend of blackened atmospheres and death metal brutality has always set them apart, and their return promises to be nothing short of spectacular. Fans can expect an unforgettable live experience as Under Blackened Skies takes the stage once again, fuelled by the raw energy that defined their earlier years.

Under Blackened Skies has not only rekindled their flame for live performances but also has plans to create new, vigorous music that will undoubtedly leave a mark on the metal community. With Carter’s addition, the band is poised to explore new sonic territories while staying true to the dark and intense sound that fans have come to love.

Stay tuned for more updates on Under Blackened Skies’ comeback, including tour dates, new releases, and behind-the-scenes glimpses into their creative process. Follow the band on their official social media channels for the latest news and exclusive content.

Bludgeon, taken from the bands 2012 EP ‘Faceless Devastation’.


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