The early history of experimental duo PINKISH BLACK is as mournful and tumultuous as the band’s music. The Fort Worth, Texas band originally formed in 2005 as a three-piece doom/jazz project known as The Great Tyrant, but The Great Tyrant never got the chance to release any music. In February 2010, midway through a battle with technical problems, the band’s bassist Tommy Atkins tragically committed suicide, bringing the album’s recording and production processes to a halt.

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Daron Beck – Vocals, Synths, Keyboards
John Teague – Drums, Synths

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