In our never-ending quest to provide you with the best music available, we present the Revolver Bootleg Series. Every month we’ll feature new, rare, and often exclusive music. This installment is a song called “To Die in Your Arms,” and it comes from Brooklyn’s A Pale Horse Named Death. The band features Life of Agony drummer Sal Abruscato, who’s also formerly of Type O Negative. Abruscato, singer and guitarist here, fills us in on the song below.
REVOLVER What’s this song about?
SAL ABRUSCATO A guy’s ultimate goal to commit suicide and die in his girlfriends arms.
Which part of it did you come up with first?
The music happened at the same time as the melody. Then I followed through with the lyrics.
Was this an easy song to write?
For me, it was easy because it was natural and just fell out of me. It wasn’t forced or contrived in any way.
What sort of feedback have you gotten on this song so far?
Very, very positive so far. I am so pleased about the fans and how they have supported me through my endeavors.