Darkness Descends

Darkness Descends

 Rockaway, New Jersey, USA

Darkness Descends is one of the best metal bands to come out of New Jersey in a long time. They are ranked in the top 150 bands in the US on ReverbNation and Have played the Bamboozle Festival the last 3 years in a row. Their album Last of a Dying Breed was released in Jan and sold out quickly


Combining brutal sounds and high-intensity stage performances, Darkness Descends is tearing its own path through the metal world while leaving an unforgettable mark in the minds of audiences far and wide. With fast, punishing riffs, booming bass lines, dynamic drumming, and fierce angry vocals with hard-hitting lyrics, Darkness Descends has a unique sound and image. That uniqueness sets the group apart from the generic mold of today's bands, attracting a diverse fan base from across the world. The group is deeply devoted to the music scene and to all the loyal fans who come out to shows to unleash the frustrations caused by everyday life.

Since its founding, Darkness Descends has played the Maryland Fall Brawl and the NEPA Metal Fest. The band has twice been the winner of the East Coast Break Contest Battle of the Bands, competing against over 600 bands. Darkness Descends has also played The Bamboozle Festival in 2010 and 2011 at Giants Stadium, performing on the Saints and Sinners Stage in 2011. Of course, the band has also performed countless underground rock, metal, and hardcore shows across the Northeast, attracting more and more fans at every show.

Throughout this journey, Darkness Descends has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with various signed artists and acts, including A Day to Remember, ICP, Attack Attack, Attila, Mark Rizzo of Soulfly, Bullet for my Valentine, Emmure, Psychostick, Whiplash, Waking the Cadaver, All Out War, and many, many more.


Home of the Slaves EP - 2011
Last of a Dying Breed - 2012
Another Fallen Soul - 2013