Weight Of Emptiness is a chilean band of metal which practice a mixture style in which can be distinguished progressive, death, doom, and black metal. The band has its origins in 2012, when the former members from the missing band Twilight Mist, Juan Acevedo and Alejandro Bravo on guitars and Alejandro Ruiz on vocals, started to make their first compositions. On Twilight Mist they had a career path of almost 10 years, innovating on progressive metal trends, so decided continuing the legacy, adding actual elements to their music. They established the first formation with David Hernández, bassist which simultaneously takes part of the progressive metal band Morver, and Mauricio Basso on drums, leader of Letargo band, having about 20 years of career, both incorporating a rhythm base full of progressive elements, which make Weight Of Emptiness their unique and avant-garde sound recognized into the chilean metal scene.
Between August and September of 2016, they started recording their musical material for what will be their debut album. Drums are recorded at Alba Road Studios by Eduardo Demangel and remain instruments at the Home Studio that the band implemented in the city of Buin, which they call The Farm. Mixing and mastering was made by Richard Iturra, musician and producer of the band Egregor.
At the end of the recording process, David Hernández left the band, so they recruited the Suffering Dusk bassist, Manuel Villarroel.
In October 2016 the band released a promotional album called "Anfractuous", which corresponds to an advance of the material recorded by the band. 100 copies were published, which were distributed completely to the media and producers in Chile and Europe, as well followers of the band throughout Chile.
On March 4th, 2017, in an independient way, the band released the first LP called "Anfractuous Moments For Redemption", which is digitally distributed around the world by the british label Sepulchral Silence through more than 14 digital plataforms, such as ITunes, Spotify, Google Play, Deezer, among others. In physical format it is edited independently in digipak format and distributed throughout Chile by the band itself and through some record companies in several cities of Chile.
As part of the promotion plan for the new album, in May 2017 a Concert Live Video is released at Bar Óxido (October 2016) and on October 20, 2017 is released the video clip for the song "Behind The Masks".
Between the 27 of October and the 4 of November of 2017 the band realizes its first international tour in 6 cities of Mexico. In addition to the shows in Mexico, the band performs in different stages throughout Chile in more than 9 cities, achieving a total of 20 presentations in 2017.
On March 16, 2018 the band releases their second video clip of the song "The Silence". On March 22, 2018 the album "Anfractuous Moments For Redemption" is re-edited in Mexico in a co-production of the labels Concreto Records and Sun Empire Productions. The album "Anfractuous Moments For Redemption" is nominated to Escuchar Awards 2018 in the category Best Extreme Metal Album.
On November17, 2018 the band releases their third video clip of the Song "Unbreakable". Bassist Manuel Villarroel leaves the band and in his replacement comes the former bassist of the progressive metal band Tremates, Mario Urra.
The band visits Argentina for the first time as part of the Lado Salvaje Festival 2018 in the city of Mendoza, editing later a Live Video with complete show.
On August 31, 2019 the band released their second studio album called "Conquering The Deep Cycle." The album was recorded at The Farm and Audio Custom Studios, and was mixed and mastered again by Richard Iturra. The album is published under the label Australis Records with international distribution. On August 16, 2019 the video clip of the song “The Flame” was released, which is the first single from the new album.
The band toured Europe in several cities in Spain, Romania and Bulgaria in September 2019, achieving a very good reception from the public of the old continent. In November 2019, the band toured Argentina that included Buenos Aires, the La Campana del Infierno festival near Rosario and the Criminal Metal Camp festival near Cordoba to promote the new album.