As the weather begins to warm up, so does the release schedule for heavy metal music. First, arriving at the end of the month is self-released sophomore album titled Doom II" from the progressive metal band from New York City, Witnesses. If features only six tracks, but each one is an epic trip to the dark side, beginning with the explosive, hardcore grind of "On This Black Ocean." Witnesses mix together doom and classical metal on the eleven-minute collage of "I Hope Their Prayers Aren't Answered," followed by the slow-moving metal buzz of "Worse With Time." They finish their new album with the aggressive build-up of "Who Were You Before All This" and the mainstream metal appeal of "An Ending." To find out more about Witnesses and their latest release "Doom II," please visit facebook.com/witnesses.nyc.