Woman is the Earth is a 3-piece atmospheric black metal band from the Black Hills of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA. They formed in 2007 and self-released a demo titles Of Dirt in 2009, followed by their self-released debut full-length CD This Place That Contains My Spirit in 2012. Following this, the band signed to Init Records to release their second album, Depths, in 2014 on CD and vinyl, while simultaneously re-iss uing the out of print This Place That Contains My Spirit on CD on Germany ’ s Eisenwald Tonschmiede label. In 2016 the band released their third albu m, Torch Of Our Final Night on Init Records on CD and vinyl. The band has received very positive press and reviews from Decibel Magazine, Pitchfork, Noisey, No Clean Singing, Cvlt Nation, Invisi ble Oranges, and many more. In addition the band has been personally invited by Austin Lunn of Panopticon to play Hammerhear t Brewery festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA both in 2014 and 2016. Musically the band draws compa risons to bands like Panopticon, Wolves In The Throne Room, Weakling, Xasthur, etc, while maintaining a sense of uniqueness and progression, making the band really stick out from the current wave of atmospheric black metal bands. In 2017 the band will venture on their first European tour, playing 14 shows, in support of their latest album.