Tag: Hold This Mortal Coil

Exclusive Interview: Sonus Mortis talk “Past Lives”!

At the forefront of Irish Dark Metal, combining elements of Black Metal with Melodic Death Metal is Kevin Byrne, the multi instrumentalist behind solo project Sonus Mortis. The former Valediction bassist unveiled a new album in “Past Lives” a few weeks back, the follow up to the critically acclaimed “Hold This Mortal Coil” and was

Review: “Past Lives” by Sonus Mortis

Former Valediction bassist Kevin Byrne has been grafting at the Symphonic Dark Metal coal face for the past eight years in Dublin Ireland, grinding out five full length albums and a demo in that time. Each one of those has seen his stature as a multi instrumentalist working under the moniker Sonus Mortis grow progressively

NEWS: Sonus Mortis look death in the eyes…

The follow up to the critically acclaimed fifth studio album “Hold This Mortal Coil” from multi instrumentalist and former Valediction bassist Kevin Byrne’s solo project Sonus Mortis has seen another preview with the title track “Past Lives” beginning its streaming life. 25th August is the date inked in blood in the Black Book for the

NEWS: Sonus Mortis become static…

April saw the announcement of the follow up to the critically acclaimed fifth studio album “Hold This Mortal Coil“, from one man Symphonic Dark Metal project Sonus Mortis. The third single from that is “Become Static” which sees former Valediction bassist and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Byrne in fine fettle with something of a socially aware lyrical

NEWS: Sonus Mortis turn the Earth to dust…

…with the second single from the follow up to the brilliance that is “Hold This Mortal Coil“. Entitled “The Last Fragments of Earth“, it continues building the epic, something that former Valediction bassist and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Byrne specialises in with his Symphonic Dark Metal project. Fifth studio album “Past Lives” is still a little while

NEWS: Sonus Mortis announce new album with “Everfall”!

14 months after the critically acclaimed “Hold This Mortal Coil“, a fifth studio album from one man Symphonic Dark Metal project Sonus Mortis entitled “Past Lives”, written and performed solely by former Valediction bassist and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Byrne has been announced for 25th August. It may not be available for pre-order yet, but we do

NEWS: Sonus Mortis “Tota Mors Certa Est” lyric video!

Critically acclaimed Symphonic Death-Doom Metal solo project Sonus Mortis are streaming a lyric video for “Tota Mors Certa Est” from the freshly ground album “Hold This Mortal Coil“. If you’ve not had the pleasure then don’t just take our word for it. Metal Hammer gave them an 8/10 score in review to accompany our 8.5/10

Review: “Hold This Mortal Coil” by Sonus Mortis

The fourth studio album from one man Symphonic Dark Metal project Sonus Mortis entitled “Hold This Mortal Coil” was written between 2017 and 2019 by Multi-Instrumentalist Kevin Byrne formerly of Valediction where he played bass, before recording in 2019. Mixed and mastered by Mick Richards in Trackmix Studios in Dublin, Ireland, it follows 2014’s “Propaganda Dream