Suicide Prevention: Komm Süsser Tod – Heat Death

photo by Brandon Emmert.

 Komm Süsser Tod

熱HEAT DEATH死

Komm Süsser Tod, from Kent, Ohio, are a tremendous noise/screamo band that have decided to tackle an important but often overlooked problem in our community:  Suicide.  This is their response to the problem.  Comprised of Darion- Guitar/ Vocals; Dom- Drums; Scotty- Bass/Vocals; and Tariro- Noise and coming from my neighborhood (from Youngstown myself), Komm Süsser Tod is serious about suicide.  In fact, this is the message the include with their download:

*TRIGGER WARNING*
Depression, Self Harm, Suicide.

These tracks are written, recorded, and released by us as an escape from the pain of every day life. Struggling with depression is a symptom of the world we live in, and d-beat raw punk is retaliation. Suicidal thoughts may haunt us, but we will always have one another. Strength through unity, Unity through Punk.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-8255

Not only is this great music, but also this is important.  Thanks guys.

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