Extinction. Greed. Suffering. The pain inflicted upon others by means of capitalism and the blatant disregard for decency. The cacophony that is Languish embodies it all. A musical group not always defined by their brutal music, but by their nihilist message. A message that humanity has been judged, and that humanity has thus been deemed unworthy. We were given so much, and it’s all been squandered. A utopia vanished.
Zack Hansen (drums) and Matt Mutterperl (guitar) of longtime sludge band North started Languish in 2014, desiring an output for faster, filthier, and more fucked up music. Writing between North tours, Hansen and Mutterperl quickly poured out noise filled overtones, blistering blast beats and death metal riffs in the form of 10 songs comprising their first album, Extinction. In need of a front man to bring a voice to the group, they approached long time friend Sean Mears (vocals), bassist of Arizona death metal group Gatecreeper and hardcore band Territory to join. Sean brought years of hardcore and death metal experience to the band, along with Eric Wagner (Gatecreeper) on bass to complete the lineup and solidify the sound of Languish. The group entered Homewrecker Studios soon after with producer Ryan Bram (The Beautiful Ones, Sex Prisoner, Gatecreeper) and the album found a home with Battleground Records and Crown and Throne LTD.
Four years later Languish is back with a more mature record entitled Unworthy. This time with Bram joining on bass as a full-time member, along with handling all production duties on the record, with Wagner departing to focus on Gatecreeper. Unworthy is the first focused group effort from Languish, with all four members contributing on writing duties and spending more time in the studio polishing the record. Unworthy is a 15 track full-on aural assault on humanity, never letting up from start to finish. The group is proud to have signed with Prosthetic Records and looks forward to releasing this monster of a death-grind album.
Languish is :
Matt Mutterperl - guitar
Ryan Bram - bass
Sean Mears - vocals
Zack Hansen - drums