After years spent hidden away developing and evolving, Shadow Mantra is ready to stand tall in the vast ocean of music with the release of Light of the Diamond. The debut release delves into the ideas of time travel and World Lines. Inspired by the visual novel Steins;Gate. It explores what it would be like to repeatedly try and save someones life while battling with the subsequent emotional strains and psychological trials.

Shadow Mantra is the creation of Steve M, with the debut album, Light Of The Diamond, featuring guest drummer, Rowan Tremain, of At World's End.  Expect to hear an amalgamation of groove laden riffs, sorrowful melodies, and progressive sonic journeys.

String Buzz - 'Incredibly elaborate yet aggressive tunes that suck you in, rough you up, and throw you back out again!' - Feb 2017

Light of the Diamond - Available Now! 

The debut album is now available to stream and purchase! Head over to to listen and purchase.

Thank-you to everyone for all the support and positive feedback so far! If you like what you hear please help support Shadow Mantra by sharing the music.

The album features the drum work of Rowan Tremain so also head over to his page and support a great drummer as well as his band At World's End.

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Light of the Diamond Release Date Announce 

Light of the Diamond will be released on December 11th 2015.  The album will release in both physical and digital formats, and will be available to purchase and download from this site on launch day.
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