Pale Grey Lore began in Columbus Ohio as a collaboration between brothers Michael (guitar, vocals) and Adam Miller (drums), with Donovan Johnson (bass) joining up in the summer of 2014. Xander Roseberry (guitar, backing vocals) was added to the lineup in the winter of 2016.
The band’s self-titled debut album was originally self-released digitally and on limited-run CD in June of 2016 and was ranked #13 on legendary heavy music blog TheObelisk.net’s Top 20 Debut Albums of that year. Conceived as a series of surreal vignettes, it depicts allegorical scenes from a dystopian world in which the lines between science and the occult, technology and superstition, are hopelessly blurred. The album was released on vinyl LP December 1st 2017 via Oak Island Records.
Building on the momentum of the first album’s vinyl release, Pale Grey Lore began playing more live shows throughout the Midwest, landing spots on heavy music festivals such as the Chicago Doomed & Stoned Fest, Descendants of Crom, and the Maryland Doom Fest. They have shared stages with the likes of Pelican, Monolord, Lo-Pan, and Le Butcherettes, among others.
In the summer of 2019, Pale Grey Lore signed with Small Stone Records for the release of their sophomore album, Eschatology. The record will be released on vinyl LP, CD, and digital formats September 6th 2019.