Succumb was formed in 2014 by a group of friends with diverse musical backgrounds who share a common love for Canadian death metal, war metal, and 1990s Napalm Death. That same year they released a demo under the name Cloak and played a handful of local shows, attracting the attention of The Flenser. The following year they were joined by Harry Cantwell (Bosse-de-Nage, ex-Slough Feg) on drums and got to work writing their self-titled debut album.
Recorded with Bay Area luminary Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Bosse-de-Nage, Botanist, Oathbreaker, etc.) -- also at the helm for the new album XXI -- Succumb released their self-titled debut album in May of 2017 and received praise from publications around the globe. Blocland called it "one of the year’s most intriguing metal listens" and PopMatters named it one of the best metal albums of the year, citing: “Musrasrik's insane delivery makes Succumb one of the strongest metal debuts to come out in 2017.” The 8 new tracks that comprise XXI are sure to continue this arc of praise.