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March 4th sees the release of "Dissemination" from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Dream Death, and today the title track comes online for advance listening.
Pre-order your copy through iTunes here and get an instant grat download of the title track before the album drops via Rise Above Records. The "Dissemination" track listing is as follows:
2. Expendable Blood Flow
4. The Cold Hard Light
5. All in Vain Start
7. The Other Side
8. Nothing Ever Will
9. Neutral Ground
10. In Perpetuum More...
Somewhere in the darkest depths of Pittsburgh, Dream Death has risen from their self-imposed grave. After making their full-length debut in 1987 with the groundbreaking doom/death/thrash masterstroke "Journey Into Mystery" - an album that somehow bridged the groaning gaps between Celtic Frost, Slayer and Saint Vitus while going on to influence many a notable death metal and death/doom faction-the vastly underappreciated band pulled the plug in '89 and formed the more traditional doom outfit Penance.
The latter's 1992 album "The Road Less Travelled" was one of the earliest Rise Above releases, while Dream Death began what would prove to be a 22-year hibernation. In 2011, vocalist/guitarist Brian Lawrence, drummer Mike Smail (formerly of both Pentagram and Cathedral), bassist Richard Freund and guitarist Terry Weston regrouped and eventually stormed the studio for Dream Death's 2013 comeback album, "Somnium Excessum." More...
Legendary Pittsburgh metal band Dream Death, which disbanded in the late 80's, will be reforming to play one gig in its hometown on April 21st at the 31st Street Pub. The band will be playing with Argus and Closer To Hell on the bill. Dream Death is viewed as one of the lesser-known forefathers of the sludge/doom movement.
When they disbanded, the members went and formed others bands such as Pilsner, Penance and Eviction. Drummer Mike Smail went on to drum for Cathedral on its "Forest of Equilibrium" release and later appeared on Pentagram's 2004 album "Show 'Em How." Check out an upload of the Dream Death track "The Elder Race" from its 1987 album "Journey Into Mystery."