The new album from hotly tipped Bay Area kids LIGHT THIS CITY. Driven by a mutual love of death metal pioneers At The Gates and Carcass as well as Megadeth and Testament, LIGHT THIS CITY don’t take their heavy metal forefathers for granted. With an average age of 20 years old and fronted by Laura Nichol, one of death metal’s few leading ladies, Light This City’s “Facing The Thousand” shows a band of extreme maturity and heavy metal mastery .
With momentum on its side, coupled with the impressive musicianship and high-speed intensity on display on Facing The Thousand, LIGHT THIS CITY has again taken the band’s melody-driven death metal sound to the next level, something it has done for each new album. Featuring guest appearances by The Black Dahlia Murder front man Trevor Strnad , “Face The Thousand continues to showcase the band’s evolving sound, expanding upon the fast thrash attack of Remains, while this time around also showcasing creative and epic song construction that intertwines twin guitar melodies, thrash metal riffs, and Laura’s ever-expanding and eloquent, yet wholly brutal, vocal repertoire