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Below is our complete Bitcho 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.
April 1st, 2012 saw the release of one of the biggest free downloadable compilations ever to be produced. This compilation is a celebration of the first year of the station Grip Of Delusion Radio, that thumbs its nose at all the conventions of what a radio station should be. The soundtrack to the rapture contains over eleven hours of music brought to you by 114 sludge, stoner and doom centric artists.
Such diverse artists as Ararat, Shroud of Despondency, Elliot's Keep and Undersmile are featured in the massive roster of bands on this three-part series. You can download and stream all three parts to it over here. The first one is the Gospel of the Chosen and the next two parts are Compil-ex Volumes One and Two. Stream the first part down below. Also, check out the programming at Grip Of Delusion radio at its website.
“As the seventh chord was strummed on the First of April, the Book was opened to a great swelling of sound!” ~ Heathenicus 69:33:16
Dutch droners Bitcho recorded the debut double album "Toybox" in 2009 and released a limited online run of 200 copies, which sold out within a few months. In 2011 Bitcho injected new alcohol to the band, recruited a third bass player, and wrote a lot of new material that will, according to the group, "make you trip like &*$#. It's hypnotic, monotonous, repetitive and distorted, full of feedback-enriched segments, analog soundscapes and sluggish huge drums."
"Toybox" will be re-released in 2012 with new artwork, and Bitcho will also record a destructing new follow-up album.