The Weight of the World

by Officium Triste



Drums recorded on November 4th 2016 at Studio Moskou, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Engineered by Silvia Vermeulen.
Guitars, Bass, Vocals and Keyboards recorded on May 5th and 6th 2017 at El Pato Studio, Bergweiler, Germany. Engineered and mixed by Martin Kwakernaak.

Cover artwork by Simone Vinke and Pim Blankenstein. Photo by Bram Bijlhout.

Gerard de Jong – Guitars
Pim Blankenstein – Vocals
Martin Kwakernaak – Keyboards
Niels Jordaan – Drums
William van Dijk – Guitars
Theo Plaisier – Bass


released June 7, 2017
The Weight of the World originally by Editors.
Written by Smith, Urbanowicz, Leetch, Lay.



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Officium Triste Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Officium Triste was formed in April 1994 with the purpose of creating slow, heavy and melodic doom/death metal. Inspiration was mainly found within the music of bands like Paradise Lost, Anathema, Chorus of Ruin, My Dying Bride, Celestial Season and Katatonia. ... more

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