Bleakness-Functionally Extinct LP (2019)

Country: France
Genre: Post Punk, Punk, Death Rock
Label: Sabotage/Destructure/Icy Cold Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 36.10'

Bleakness is a three piece band from Lyon, France who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Bleakness play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of music that incorporates elements of post punk, punk, and death rock within their sound.  Musically, Bleakness can be loosely compared to bands such as The Estranged, Bellicose Minds, Torture Love, Chain Cult, Cult Values, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2016, Bleakness have released a four song EP titled Ruined Fate in September of 2017, a four song EP titled Frozen Refuge in May of 2018, and a four song demo titled Disquietetude in September of 2018.  Functionally Extinct is the band's latest LP, which was released via Sabotage, Destructure, and Icy Cold records on December 6th, 2019.  On Functionally Extinct, Bleakness offer up ten tracks of dark, gloomy, and moody sounding post punk, punk, and death rock.  Overall, Functionally Extinct makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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