The heavy metal pair, Ragana, consists of Maria and Coley, without any disclosed surnames. They initially emerged from the Olympia, Washington DIY punk scene during the early 2010s and have since divided their time between Olympia and Oakland. Their forthcoming album, Desolation’s Flower, is set to launch on October 27 through the Flenser, marking their debut with the label.
The duo characterizes the opening title track of the album as “a song of appreciation for queer and trans predecessors, recognized or unrecognized, related by blood or kinship, whose happiness and perseverance allow us to live, and whose legacy fuels our resistance against the rising wave of overt hatred and oppression.” You can find the song below to listen to.
01 Desolation’s Flower
05 Winter’s Light Pt. 2
07 In the Light of the Burning World
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Ragana Desolation’s Flower Album
Who are the members of the band Ragana?
Ragana is a metal duo comprised of two members, Maria and Coley. Their last names have not been disclosed.
What type of music does Ragana make?
Ragana produces music that falls within the heavy metal genre. They originated from the DIY punk scene in Olympia, Washington.
When and where will Ragana’s new album be released?
Ragana’s new album, Desolation’s Flower, will be released on October 27. It will be available through The Flenser, their label.
What is the theme of the title track of Ragana’s new album?
The title track of Ragana’s new album, Desolation’s Flower, is described by the band as a hymn of gratitude for queer and trans ancestors, aimed at inspiring resistance against hatred and oppression.
What are some of the tracks on the album Desolation’s Flower?
Some of the tracks on Desolation’s Flower include “Woe”, “Ruins”, “DTA”, “Winter’s Light Pt. 2”, “Pain”, and “In the Light of the Burning World”.