About Green Death
Green Death is a thrash/death/horror metal band based here in Des Moines, Iowa. The band consists of Sol Bales (vocals), Ryan Berrier (drums), Parker Willis (bass) Mark Reinking (rhythm guitar), and Joe Kiplinger (lead guitar). A staple in the 515 metal scene, the group has opened for many national and worldwide acts at shows around the country. They’ve rocked the stage here in Iowa at Lazerfest, and they’ve even played at Knotfest a couple of years back.
Green Death just released its third full album, Hallowmass, on October 19th, 2018. And let me tell ya, the entire CD is phenomenal. Every track is awesome and full of raw, guttural metal. If you haven’t already you should give it a listen – in fact, check out their older albums, as well. They’ve got a catalog full of bangers!
The following day, October 20th, the band held its Hallow Massacre album release part at Wooly’s. It was an epic shindig that included a cameo appearance by some of the guys from Facecage, as you’ll see in my photos below.
I’ve been a fan of Green Death since they played at Lazerfest, back in 2015. I went for the Five Finger Death show, but this band was a pleasant surprise. Since then, it’s been really fun to watch them mature and solidify their place among Des Moines’ best music acts.
And, that’s a tall order when you come from the same city as Slipknot and Stone Sour.
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