COLD MOURNING is a traditional Heavy Band Hailing from the Monterey / Salinas area of California in the USA.
The Band was founded in 1986 under the name CREMATION by Mat Bilac in Reno, NV. After Mat moved back to Monterey, CA in the late Fall of 1987 he reformed the band once again as CREMATION. Playing Hardcore in your face thrash metal the band lived hard and played harder through out the 80's into the early 90's. In the Winter of 1993 CREMATION changed direction to more relentless paths becoming COLD MOURNING with the 1994 release of the demo "Looking Forward to Reason.