Autarch is a four piece band from Asheville, North Carolina who formed in 2010. Autarch play a dark and haunting style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and neo crust within their sound. Musically, Autarch can be loosely compared to bands such as His Hero Is Gone, Tragedy, Holy Mountain, as well as more recent bands such as Recreant, Amber, and Ancst. Since forming in 2010, Autarch have released a four song self-titled EP in June of 2012, and a five song LP titled The Death Of Actiacus in April of 2013. On their side of the split, Autarch offer up three tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and crust. The second band on the split is Soothsayer. Soothsayer is a five piece band from Pittsburgh, PA who formed in 2014. Soothsayer play a killer style of hardcore, punk, and crust with alternating male and female vocals. Since forming in 2014, Soothsayer have released a self-titled three song demo and a six song LP titled In My Chest Is The Sound Of A Thousand Oceans in May of 2015. On their side of the split, Soothsayer offer up three tracks of killer hardcore, punk, and neo crust. Overall, this is a fantastic split and should not be missed. Highly recommended! Enjoy! This album is slated to be released via Replenish and Reality Is A Cult records on May 27th, 2016.