Black Crown Initiate Release “Holy Silence” Single & Video  Jul11


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Black Crown Initiate Release “Holy Silence” Single & Video 

Black Crown Initiate have released a third single off of their upcoming album Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape (Aug. 7, Century Media), releasing a video for “Holy Silence” (

The video was directed and animated by David Brodsky for MyGoodEye with music visuals and illustrations by Chris Bishop.

The band jointly said of the video: “We are proud to present to you the animated video for ‘Holy Silence.’ The track itself is the culmination of the story that runs through the album, and Dave Brodsky did a fantastic job interpreting the music visually. Enjoy!”

Black Crown Initiate have previously released two singles from the eagerly-awaited release: “Invitation“ ( and “Sun of War“ ( Portraits of Doomed Escape will be available as a limited CD digipak, black LP+CD, three limited edition colored vinyl variants and on all digital platforms. The album can be pre-ordered here:

Having released two critically hailed, fan-worshipped works of progressive death metal, 2014’s Wreckage of Stars and its 2016 follow-up Selves We Cannot Forgive, Black Crown Initiate have found a new label home with Century Media. Formed in Reading, Penn. in 2012, Black Crown Initiate have created a stir that’s stretched far beyond the underground with a sound that is at once sweeping, chaotic and epic in scope and ambition.

Black Crown Initiate is:

Vocals – James Dorton

Guitars – Andy Thomas

Bass – Nick Shaw

Guitars – Ethan McKenna