KHANATE are Alan Dubin (OLD, Gnaw), Stephen O’Malley (Sunn O))), KTL), James Plotkin (OLD, Scorn, Phantomsmasher) and Tim Wyskida (Blind Idiot God, Jodis).

Fifteen years ago this imposing entity dimmed the lights. Now it turns out those muted years were but a foreboding prelude to an abrupt awakening — the era of TO BE CRUEL. Three songs newly shining light on distinct, destitute, clinging terrors. Khanate’s slow dimensions have been amplified horrifically. Personal grievances have become generational vendettas.