Please tell us about the history of your band and its members.
The band was originally formed in 1994 by guitarists Keith Letourneau & Tim Smith We took a break for a number of years & reformed in 2009 & now we have Keith on vocals & guitar, Tim on guitar, Kurt Ragis on drums & Mark Chrzaszczewski on bass.

How would you describe your style? Which bands influenced your music? 
We are old school thrash metal with some modern elements. Bands like Slayer,Exodus,Megadeth,Metallica were our main influences

Why should a metalhead buy your demos/albums?
If you enjoy thrash metal, Shallow Ground would be right up your alley. We are true to our roots & love the aggressive style of thrash!

What have you released so far and how were your releases received by the public/media? 
We have a released a demo in 2009 (self produced) & 2 full lengths CDs....The End Of Everything in 2013 & Embrace the Fury in 2015. The last two were released on Killer Metal Records & have been received very well by fans & critics alike.

Do you play live as well? How's your live activity so far?
We have played live extensively in the US the last 3 years. Mostly the East Coast but we also were invited to play The Warriors Of Metal Festival in Columbus Ohio in 2013 & 2014.

What should labels/zines/promoters know about your band? Why should they be interested in it?
We put our heart & soul into our music, have a professional attitude & love to interact with the fans!

What plans do you have for the near future as a band?
Right now we are booking shows through 2016 to promote Embrace The Fury & beginning the writing process for the next record.

Where can we listen to your band and where can we buy your stuff?
You can listen to our music, get info on shows & buy our merch at our official website
www.shallow-ground.com


January 2016

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