It’s an unforgettable night of Metal as Stonecutters release Eye Of The Skull with friends Shi – 死 and Sinistrum.
Oh, what a night! Three of Louisville’s top metal bands joined forces on an awesome Friday night in The Commonwealth to celebrate the highly anticipated release of Stonecutters Eye Of the Skull album. It was almost 17 months to the day that Stonecutters made a blazing return to the Headliners Music Hall stage with a new lineup and a new mission, to drive Stonecutters to an even higher level. During that show a new album was promised and tonight that promise was delivered in an epic way! If you haven’t yet listened to Eye of The Skull you are absolutely missing out.
Taking the stage to a huge roar guitarist and vocalist Brian Omer along with guitarist Chris Leffler, bassist Jayce Wraley and drummer Johnny Wooldridge wasted no time getting straight to business, opening with scorching renditions of “Infernal Diatribe” from 2013’s Creatio Ex Nihil album and the opening track, “Scowlers” from the Eye of The Skull album. Over the course of the evening several songs from the new album came blasting from the stage including “One Of Us,” “Brittle Chains,” “The Search for Rest,” “Worms Will Feast”, “Til the Last Blooddrop” and the title track “Eye of the Skull”. The evening was a great showcase of the strength and diversity of the Louisville metal scene while highlighting Stonecutters place among the top groups of the scene.
Providing the main support this evening was Louisville based depressive suicidal stoner doom band Shi – 死.Featuring guitarist Jayce Wraley, bassist Zach Payne, Tyler Lewis on drums and Lord Bael on Guitar and Vocals Shi delivered their usual punishing set of original songs that the energetic Louisville crowd was thoroughly in to.
Getting things started this evening were Savage thrashing death mettalers from Elizabeth, Kentucky – Sinistrum. Featuring former/current members of Abominant, Effigy, Sarcoma, Fornicus & Blood Curse with guitarists Timmie Ball and Garrett Netto, Mike May on bass, drummer Craig Netto and the deep and powerful vocals of Scott Briggs, Sinistrum absolutely crushed their time on stage with a fiery set of original songs.