New York based experimental metal band PSALM ZERO, a new band featuring Charlie Looker from the excellent Extra Life), have posted a taster of things to come in the form of a track called “The Drain”, a track from their debut album that’s expected to be coming out in March (on Profound Lore records) .
“PSALM ZERO are a duo comprised of acclaimed avant-garde rock musician Charlie Looker (Seaven Teares, ex-Extra Life, ex-Zs, Dax Riggs) and acclaimed forward-thinking metal musician Andrew Hock of CASTEVET. With Looker (vocals/bass/synth/drum programming) and Hock’s (vocals/guitars/drum programming) combined unique musical vision, what they have created with PSALM ZERO’s debut full-length is an intriguing and challenging listen. “The Drain” is an album which displays Looker’s distinct clean vocals working…”
And while we”re here, have a taste of “Indianapolis doom metal abomination” COFFINWORM, the band have reportedly completed work on their new album “IV.I.VIII”.
“Four years after their “When All Became None” debut, COFFINWORM return with an album that levels its predecessor with a much darker and brutal offering, one with more substance and depth respectively. Musically, the five piece have taken things that much further with “IV.I.VIII” by incorporating a more twisted element to their songwriting, at times a bit more experimental and even progressive. Production wise, (once again handled by Sanford Parker) “IV.I.VIII” presents a much stronger and more potent sound picture likewise, Sanford Parker even himself claiming “IV.I.VIII” as the craziest recording he’s ever been associated with. Overall, “IV.I.VIII” is a sonic testament to the imminent end times befallen upon the feeble mortal coil”.
and a touch of old school Bronx train bombing….
Snowy weather provides optimal conditions for graffiti artists to get up and lots of them have been using the recent winter storms to do just that. But they’re not just hitting walls and roll-down gates. They’re painting the holy grail of graffiti: New York City subway cars – more reading here via Animal…
More of this tomorrow, maybe….