Rivers of Nihil have posted a brand new performance demonstration video for “Rain Eater” from “The Conscious Seed of Light.” The track, which has quickly become a fan favorite, is among songs that can be heard live this fall as the band performs a series of headlining shows, plus NJ Deathfest on their way to join Dying Fetus for a week of shows through the Midwest/east coast. Watch guitarists Brody Uttley and Jon Kunz, as well as bassist Adam Biggs and drummer Ron Nelson play “Rain Eater” now at metalblade.com/riversofnihil.
Rivers of Nihil‘s debut album, “The Conscious Seed of Light,” was released yesterday throughout North America and was recorded in March of 2013 at Mana Recording Studios in Florida with famed metal producer/musician Erik Rutan. While “The Conscious Seed of Light” is not necessarily a concept album traditionally speaking, Rivers of Nihil began this project with the idea that they would release four separate albums tied together with one common theme: each reflecting a particular season of a year. Bassist Adam Biggs elaborates; “The Conscious Seed of Light is intended to be representative of spring and explores various themes concerning new beginnings, growth, and an attachment to the natural world in a post-human Earth. Unlike some concept records however, we wanted to allow each song to work on its own terms. Rather than have the songs rely on each other to move a specific story structure forward; they work within their own separate narratives, but ultimately serve the album’s broader concept.”
RIVERS OF NIHIL
10/18 Reading, PA Reverb Conscious Seed Of Light Release Show w/ Gloominous Doom, The Binary Code, Grimus, The Merciless Concept, Black Crown Initiate
10/20 Stanhope, NJ NJ Deathfest w/ Wormed, Infernal Revulsion, Disma, Condemned, Abnormality
10/22 Akron, OH Annabell’s w/ Fully Consumed
10/24 Peoria, IL The Brass Rail
10/25 Des Moines, IA Vaudeville Mews
w/ Dying Fetus, Exhumed, Waking the Cadaver, Abiotic
10/26 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theatre
10/27 Chicago, IL Reggie’s
10/28 Madison, WI The High Noon Saloon
10/29 Cleveland, OH Peabody’s
10/30 Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
10/31 Worcester, MA The Palladium (Upstairs)
11/01 New York, NY The Gramercy Theater
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