A thunderous concept album comprised of eleven tracks divided into four distinct sections that tell the story of Gather, Darkness!: In a post-apocalypstic, dystopian future, the Great God’s Hierarchy uses technology to oppress its subjects in a New Dark Age, but the secretive coven of Sathanas possesses its own technology that has the power dismantle the Hierarchy and truly return humanity to the Golden Age.
Gather, Darkness! is a tightly woven work that opens with a full orchestral Overture, immediately plunges into the twisted world of the Hierarchy in A Thousand Lies, then sows the seeds of rebellion in To Ruin & Divide, and ensures Sathanas’s victory in Breaking the Sanctuary. From the ominous grandeur of “Hymn to Sathanas” to the gut-wrenching, bombastic climax of “The Infamous Dawn,” Gather, Darkness! traverses a world fraught with chaos and unrest via a soundtrack of tight harmonies, haunting vocals, and a thunderous rhythm section, invoking at times feelings of fear, wonder, despair, wrath and even hope.
released June 2, 2012
Tom Davy: Lead Vocals
Greg Jones: Lead Guitar, Vocals
Tim Regan: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
David Spencer: Drums, Keyboards
Produced by Tim Regan and Burning Shadows.
Recorded January-September 2011 at The Halls of Glory, Jessup, MD, USA.
Engineered by Tim Regan.
Mixed by Kyle Paradis, New Alliance Audio Productions, Boston, MA, USA.
Mastered by Bill Wolf, Wolf Productions, Arlington, VA. wolfproductionsinc.com
Artworks & CD Layout by Jean-Pascal Fournier. jp-fournier.com
Gather, Darkness! is based on the novel Gather, Darkness! by Fritz Leiber.
All music by Greg Jones & Burning Shadows except “Hymn to Sathanas” by David Spencer and Greg Jones.
All lyrics by Greg Jones.
Additional Percussion in "Hymn to Sathanas" by Greg Mueller.