May 27, 2024

Darkwave band Dichro releases new single & video: ‘Mercy’

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The Pittsburgh-based darkwave band, Dichro has released its latest single and video, “Mercy”. “Mercy” is taken from their forthcoming full-length album “Stained Glass” due out in August via Distortion Productions. The song carries the message that we should have mercy not just in our every day encounters, but free one another from judgement for choosing how to believe, if we believe, and what we believe. “If we can start seeing one another with empathic eyes and hearts, perhaps we can rid our global atmosphere of so much fear and uncertainty,” the band says.

Vocalist Charmaine Freemonk adds: “We are reaching out to ask that everyone calm down a bit, take a breath, and be more conscientious of our actions. It is a heartfelt plea that we consider whether we are helping or harming one another, practice empathy, and if we cannot help, to at least not harm.”

About Dichro

Dichro was formed in April 2020 when Peter Guellard, bassist of Pittsburgh’s industrial rock act Venus in Furs and former member of Mace and The Electric Hellfire Club, attracted some local musicians to release an online cover of the “industrialized” folk classic “Man of Constant Sorrow”. August 2020 marked their official debut with a cover and accompanying music video of Dead Can Dance’s “The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove”.

Guellard is joined by guitarist Dirk Miller (Rusted Root, Uprooted), drummer and an percussionist Tracey Whorton (Venus In Furs, Jenn Wertz Band),and singer/songwriter Charmaine Evonne.

The debut album “Stained Glass” recorded at The Church Recording Studio and later in the Psychotribe Studio in Pittsburgh was already announced by the band’s debut single, “One Lane Bridge” followed by “Strangled” and now “Mercy”.

Signed to Distortion Productions label in March 2024, Dichro will release its debut album “Stained Glass” in August 2024.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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