Riot Games on bringing back Pentakill and the future of K/DA

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Riot Games music on how Pentacles made a comeback — and whether fans are K/DA. Will you see more?

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speak with GranthshalaThe team at Riot Games Music has shared more details about how the return of League of Legends Heavy metal band Pentacles arrived, along with what fans can expect next from Riot.

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As of Pentacle’s latest album, lost chapter, Released at the beginning of the month, Granthshala Spoke to Toa Dunn and Beckett Snedeker-Short, Head of Riot Games Music, who serves as the Producer and Associate Creative Lead at Riot Games – Riot Music Group.

Talking about the return of Pentacle, which is Khili Hai League of Legends Skins for an all-out metal band in 2014 through a “passion project,” Dunn explained what the heavy metal band brought this year:


“The band members had been talking about it for some time and started figuring out what this album might be about. The pandemic also provided an interesting opportunity for the team to focus on making music, However, it did come with its own challenges when it came to the collaborative aspect.

Dunn said that for Pentacle, which made a . started his comeback with virtual concert And with a rich set of videos, the team wanted to make the return of Pentacles unique to that band:

It’s not always about the next project being “big,” but how we can make it special or unique. We want to bring something new and fresh to the table, but also stay authentic to the music. In this brutal world and It felt like a fitting and fun way to bring back the third album by pulling fans into the experience.”

Short says that for Pentacle, “there was a huge focus on narrative and world-building elements in marketing leading up to the album, as we prized the immersion and investment in themes and throughlines within songs”. They also felt it was “important” to work with others within Riot Games to correct and “enhance” this experience. [Lost Chapter] without being distracted by it”.

While Dunn can’t reveal too much on what’s next for Riot Sports Music, he is “excited with what the future holds”. If Short kept his word, however, it would be a “dark indie-folk or post-hardcore alt-rock” project.


In the end, it looks like fans of K/DA and True Damage may not have seen the last of them. When asked if there are plans for any of the bands to return, Dunn said “I would hope to see them again in the future”.

In other news, Riot Games is working on a new set of penalties for players who skip matches League of Legends, including a two-week timeout from re-queuing.

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