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Below is our complete Morkobot 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.
The mangling "GoRgo" LP from Italy's intense instrumental drums-and-dueling-bass trio MoRkObOt was released less than two weeks ago via Supernatural Cat Records (and available for full streaming here).
Just on the heels of the album's international dispersal, a facially-mangling new video for the track "Ogrog" has been set loose. Check it out below. MoRkObOt declares: "'Ogrog': A mazy trip inside the ultra-vacuum mind of the space god, experience the abyss of mutation through the melting faces of MoRkObOt's messengers Lin, Lan, Lon!" More...
As Supernatural Cat Records readies the pummeling new "GoRgo" LP by the prolific Italian instrumental trio MoRkObOt for release this week, the entire album comes writing forth for an early stream.
MoRkObOt's fifth full-length release, "GoRgO" ushers in a new era in writing for the band; one that revolves around constructing more ambitious structures driven by simpler forms and tighter structures.
"GoRgO" sees release on CD, LP, and digital formats this Friday, September 16th via Supernatural Cat, the label owned and operated by members of Ufomammut and Malleus Rock Art Lab. More...
The Italian drum and dual-bassist trio known as MoRkObOt today reveals another brand new track from fifth full-length, "GoRgo," which is to be released this September through Supernatural Cat, the label founded by members of Ufomammut and Malleus Rock Art Lab.
Check out "Gorokta" in the player below. The band comments: "This song starts with a simple heavy riff and goes on through all of its different sections following the key of mutation. Time compressions and metric modulations alter the rhythmical structure while melodies interchange roles and continuously shift the listener's perception. Sometimes changes happen in subtle ways but most of the time mutations fall abruptly into one another interlocking different alien sceneries. Crashing, fizzling, devastating. More...
Following the recent announcement that Italian noise metal trio MoRkObOt will release fifth LP, "GoRgo," through Supernatural Cat this September 16th, today an early premiere of the video for "Kogromot" comes online.
As with all Supernatural Cat outputs, the cover for MoRkObOt's "GoRgo" was designed courtesy of Malleus - a collective renowned for their intricate and surrealist art-noveau-esque visuals. The idea for the artwork was spawned from the sound of the album, with the punk undertones reminding the Malleus crew of the infamous colors used on the Sex Pistols' "Never Mind The Bollocks..." cover.
Further inspired by the album title itself - as "gorgo" translates to "vortex" -- a whirlpool effect was created, leading the unknowing spectator's eyes into the center of the pentagram. The end result is reminiscent of a dark hypnagogia, just like the psychedelic noise on the record.
Commented the MoRkObOt outfit: "The cover hit us really hard at first sight! We immediately felt like it was a great representation for the music in this album, a record that pushes our boundaries in many different directions. The contrasting, eye flashing, power colors and iconic figure melt together perfectly, direct and weird as we feel about the musical ingredients in 'GoRgO.'"
For twelve years now, the three messengers of MoRkObOt have been elaborating on their discography with a series of increasingly perplexing and infectious records. "GoRgO" is the brand new album of low-end noise rock origami from Lin (bass), Lan (bass) and Lon (drums), due to be released on Supernatural Cat this September.
"GoRgO," MoRkObOt's fifth full-length, was recorded from November 2015 to January 2016 by Giulio Ragno Favero (Zu, Teatro Degli Orrori, OvO, One Dimensional Man) at Lignum Studio in Padova, Italy.
The album took only three days to record, and was cut live in a minimal amount of takes, testament to the trio's impressive musical coherence and unity, and the mixing process took another eight days, with no further editing being required.
"GoRgO" is set to be be released on September 16th via Supernatural Cat, the label operated by members of Ufomammut. Audio and video excerpts from the album shall follow in the months ahead. More...
In a sudden turn of events for instrumental noise/space metal trio MoRkObOt, this week the band’s drummer Len was abducted by Italian drummer-collecting space pirates and likely destroyed.
So remaining members Lin and Lan quickly replaced Len with new skin-ripper Lon. Somehow very clear and disturbing details on this bizarre turning point in the band’s massive career have been documented on video, the incredible footage viewable below.
Lin, Lan and obviously Lon are now ready to take the brutally odd metallic monstrosities of MoRkObOt back to the people of Earth with the first new live appearances with the new lineup now confirmed. A full new continental invasion is being devised for the month of June as well, Earthlings of Europe. You are hereby warned.
3/22/2013 Controsenso - Prato, Italy
4/06/2013 csa Baraonda - Segrate, Milan, Italy w/ Bologna Violenta
Additionally, MoRkObOt is locked in the studio for the recording of a mysterious album. More details will be announced in the coming weeks. "Morbo," the previous full-length from MoRkObOt, was released worldwide in October 2011 via Supernatural Cat Records. Stream the chaos harnessed on "Morbo" via Bandcamp here. More...
Morkobot will be releasing the new album "Morbo" on October 25th via Italy’s Supernatural Cat Records, and the album is currently available for streaming in its entirety here. The album's track listing is as follows: