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Germany's doom/sludge outfit Obelyskkh begins a week-long tour today, bringing the grueling tones from incoming fourth LP, "The Providence," to European audiences ahead of the record's release through Exile On Mainstream.
Today the band unloads ominous first single "Northern Lights" for public ingestion. Listen in below. As with Obelyskkh's previous album, "The Providence" was recorded and mixed by Andy Naucke and mastered by Brad Boatright (Sleep, Tragedy, High On Fire, From Ashes Rise, Integrity), and again sees cover art crafted by Sebastian Feld/Marginal Ink.
"The Providence" will be released on all digital platforms, CD, and 2xLP with three sides of music and a Side D etching on April 21st in Europe, and on June 2nd through new AISA/Red/Sony stateside distribution in the US. More...
Germany's punishing psychedelic doom crew Obelyskkh will soon release third LP, "Hymn To Pan." Now the entire "Hymn To Pan" experience is playing online below, courtesy of Terrorizer.com. The following press release was also issued about the band:
"Since 2008, Obelyskkh has held a solid reputation within their respective scene, each album delivering a more intense and expanded take on their visionary practices. Recorded by the band directly subsequent to their White Lightnin' album, and mastered by Brad Boatright (Sleep, Nails, High On Fire, Integrity), Hymn To Pan showcases this quartet on an entirely new musical plateau, integrating more psychedelic influences and laying out their most advanced material to date, with six enormous tracks which test the boundaries of modern media at a massive one hour and eight minutes of otherworldly contemporary doom rapture.
"Hymn To Pan is out now in Europe and pending release this Tuesday, September 24th on the North American plate, delivered in several consumable formats including CD, digital and a massive 2xLP pressing." More...
Doomseekers everywhere, listen up, for a stream is now available of "The Ravens" from Obelyskkh. Check out the track at Pitchfork.com here. The following press release was also issued:
"The band's organic, sonic tsunami continually morphs into something new and more memorable with each release, and building on what they've cultivated on their heralded Mount Nysa debut and last year's follow-up White Lightnin', Obelyskkh have truly shown what they are fully capable of on their pending third LP, Hymn To Pan.
"A perfect example of Obelyskkh's seamless marriage of peaceful transcendentalism with brilliantly crushing audibility is possibly best captured in the epic eight and-a-half minute anthem, Hymn To Pan's lumbering second cut, 'The Ravens,' playing now at Pitchfork. More...
German doom kingpins Obelyskkh’s debut LP, "Mount Nysa," set the hooks into the stoner/doom underworld’s jaws, and the 2012 follow-up, "White Lightnin" hoisted them a notch above countless contemporaries.
Now, less than a year after the release of "White Lightnin," Obelyskkh is anxious to pummel the population with the quartet’s most prophetic audio destruction to date. The following press release was issued about the comign album:
"Since 2008, Obelyskkh has held a solid reputation within their respective scene, each album delivering a more intense and expanded take on their visionary practices. People gave them all kinds of shit for taking like three years to release a record, but as soon as Mount Nysa was born the praise poured in. The accolades magnified on last year’s White Lightnin’, a crushing, sludge-strewn masterpiece produced by Billy Anderson saw the band crawling out of the underground and gaining somewhat more above ground visibility. More...
As "White Lightnin’," the second full-length from German quartet Obelyskkh, nears release on Exile On Mainstream next week, today Stereokiller is hosting an exclusive stream of the entire album. Check out the full stream at this location. The following press release was issued about the album:
"White Lightnin’ is a roaring tour de force of catchy, flowing sludge/doom with just the right amount of atmospheric properties to counter its skull-shattering low-end assault, drawing from pure filth through psychedelic soundscapes into postrock and back. The output of Obelyskkh is crushing but it also breathes some kind of repetitive mantra-like ambition, which clears the air here and there and thus declines total negativity.
"Amidst tours and live performances throughout Germany and abroad since their 2008 inception, White Lightnin’ follows-up Obelykkhs’s long-time-comin’ debut Mount Nysa, which was released in 2011 via now defunct German label Droehnhaus, nearly four years after the band’s formation. Following the immediately incredible response from the doom/sludge scene it received, the band decided against a massive gap until the next album, and over the turn of the year into 2011 set up camp with Billy Anderson (Sleep, Neurosis, Mr. Bungle, Eyehategod, High On Fire, Melvins, etc.) to capture, mix and master their new work."
"White Lightnin’" will see North American release on CD, LP, and digital download via Exile On Mainstream this Tuesday, October 16th.
Elusive German doom act Obelyskkh has completed second full-length, "White Lightnin'," confirmed for release via Exile On Mainstream Records in North America on October 16th.
Today The Obelisk has premiered a brand new track from Obelyskh, and not simply because of the obvious name kinship... but because they were the right doomsters for the job. Deafen all in earshot with the fourth track from "White Lightnin’," a home to the band's last album titled “Mount Nysa,” right here. The following press release was also issued about the album:
"Amidst tours and live performances throughout Germany and abroad since their 2008 inception, White Lightnin’ follows-up Obelyskkh's long-time-comin’ debut Mount Nysa, which was released in 2011 via now defunct German label Droehnhaus, nearly four years after the band’s formation. Following the immediately incredible response from the doom/sludge scene it received, the band decided against a massive gap until the next album, and over the turn of the year into 2011 set up camp with Billy Anderson (Sleep, Neurosis, Mr. Bungle, Eyehategod, High On Fire, Melvins, etc.) to capture, mix and master their new work. More...