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Below is our complete Worm Ouroboros news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Agalloch has revealed that the band will release its fifth full-length album, entitled "The Serpent & The Sphere," on May 13th in North America via Profound Lore Records. The band will be working with Eisenwald for the release in Europe, with release dates of May 16th in Germany and May 19th for the rest of Europe.
In related news, a short sample of a new band, Hiraeth Eschar, featuring Agalloch bassist J. William W. is now available on Bandcamp. Hiraeth Eschar is comprised of JWW, Jessica Way (Worm Ouroboros / Barren Harvest) and Tanner Anderson (Celestiial / Blood and Sun / Obsequiae). On this recording the band was joined by guest Nathanaël Larochette (Musk Ox / The Night Watch). Hiraeth Eschar is currently writing for a full length album.
Loss and Worm Ouroboros will team up this November for a mini West Coast tour. Other Profound Lore bands will be joining on select dates of this tour, including Mitochondrion, Bell Witch, and Ash Borer. Details are as follows:
11/09 – Vancounver BC @ Astoria Pub (w/MITOCHONDRION)*
11/10 – Seattle, WA @ The Highline (w/MITOCHONDRION, BELL WITCH)
11/11 – Portland, OR @ Rotture (w/Ephemeros, Disemballerina)
11/13 – Arcata, CA @ Jambalaya (w/ASH BORER)
11/14 – San Francisco, CA @ The Elbo Room (w/Dispirit, Riqis)
11/15 – Oakland, CA @ Metro Side Stage (w/Laudanum, Lycus)
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San Francisco trio Worm Ouroboros has posted a new song online titled "Withered" through Pitchfork.com. Check out the track at this location.
The song is taken off the upcoming album "Come the Thaw," scheduled for release in March via Profound Lore Records. The cover artwork is available below.
While it was briefly mentioned in passing in a recent article, Ludicra has official split and offered this short statement on the matter:
"The door is officially closed on Ludicra. It was a great trip, but all things have their end. Alternative Tentacles was an early supporter of Ludicra, and we appreciate their faith and their help to achieve what we could with out little rock band. Thanks."
Ludicra notably featured Aesop Dekker on drums, who also drums for Agalloch and Worm Ouroboros.
For a limited time, Alternative Tentacles is taking $2 off of both formats of 2006's classic "Fex Urbis, Lex Orbis." All orders will also receive a poster. Their previous A.T. release, "Another Great Love Song" is still available online through either iTunes or emusic.
Tuesday August 2nd from 1-2 PM New York time, AESOP DEKKER, drummer for AGALLOCH, WORM OUROBOROS and the recently split LUDICRA, will be guest DJing on Diane Farris' program on WFMU.
Aside from hosting a killer set of music, he will be making a statement about the demise of crucial black metallers, LUDICRA, who announced their split only days ago. Listeners can ask him questions on the live online playlist during the program.
WFMU can be heard at this location streaming and archived, and broadcasts in the NYC area on 91.1 FM.
On the second day of SXSW Music, there were more options for metal shows at night. I enjoyed bouncing around between shows on the first day and hoped to catch a few bands at different shows this evening, such as Christian Mistress, Agalloch, and the Alex Skolnick Trio. It didn’t pan out exactly as planned, but was a good night nonetheless.
As I wandered a few alleyways, looking for a few of the more obscure venues where these bands were playing, I stumbled upon the Barbarella Patio first, which is where Agalloch would be playing later that night. Upon entry, Amber Asylum was playing and I literally went back to the gate to double check the lineup posted there. They were so mellow that I thought I was in the wrong place. The band did have a couple of slightly heavier moments toward the end of their set, but overall they were far too mellow for my tastes. More...