Shallow Ground

Shallow Ground

Shallow Ground is a Thrash Metal band from Meriden, CT originally formed in 1994 and reformed in 2009.

Official Biography

Hailing from Meriden Connecticut, Shallow Ground is a four piece thrash metal band originally formed back in the mid nineties. Comprised of 4 like- minded individuals with a passion for playing loud aggressive brain rattling music, the band is aiming to spread their brand of thrash metal to the masses. After taking a few years off, vocalist/guitarist Keith Letourneau & guitarist Tim Smith came together in 2009 with new members Nick Ziembicki & Kurt Ragis to record their self titled EP. In 2013, the band signed a deal with Killer Metal Records , released their full length debut The End Of Everything & also played The Warriors Of Metal Pre-fest In Columbus Ohio. 2013 also marked the departure of Nick Ziembicki & new bassist Nick Persico entering the fold.

Shallow Ground have shared the stage with national acts such as The Devin Townsend Band, Tesseract, Holy Grail, Cauldron, Warbringer, Lazarus AD, Diamond Plate, Unearth, Chimaira, Skeletonwitch, Kittie, The Agonist, Blackguard,Diecast, Bonded By Blood & Vindicator.

Shallow Ground uses & abuses Randall Amplifiers, In-Tune Guitar Picks, SIT strings, Best-Tronics Audio Cables & Wolf & Hammer Guitar Straps.

Current Band Members

  • Keith Letourneau – Vocals and guitar
  • Tim Smith – Guitar
  • Kurt Ragis – Drums

Past Band Members

  • Nick Ziembicki
  • Nick Persico


  • Shallow Ground EP (2009)
  • The End of Everything (2013)