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This Gift Is A Curse

From: Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

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This Gift Is A Curse Signs With Season Of Mist

Season of Mist is proud to announce the signing of black sludge sensation This Gift Is A Curse. The band comments:

"After negotiations back and forth ever since the release of our debut album, the planets finally came into alignment: we are proud to announce to have signed to Season of Mist."

"We have admired this label for years," continues the band. "We have all grown up listening to their numerous bands and releases, which have contributed to shape the very sound of what we like to call This Gift Is A Curse. A new full length album will be out in 2015. We can hardly wait to unleash it upon you!"

Season Of Mist also had this to say: "This Gift Is A Curse was ounded in Stockholm, Sweden by a chance meeting of vocalist Jonas A. Holmberg and drummer Johan Nordlund in late summer 2008. Combining elements of hardcore and sludge with influences from occult black metal as well as drone, they soon recruited guitarist Patrik Andersson and Lars Gunnarsson on bass. More...

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This Gift Is A Curse Album To See Reissue

Division Records will continue to spread huge doses of hard music in the coming months, starting with a collaboration between Monotonstudio Records and Discouraged Records consisting of an LP reissue of "I, Gvlt Bearer," the first full length album by the Swedish act This Gift is a Curse.

You can stream the full album in the player below or over at Bandcamp. Division Records also coments:

"In a few words: a crushing experience, distilling all its influences in a new configuration of extreme aggression. Combining the hatred of early & raw black metal with the heaviness of modern & metallic sludge hardcore. Suffocating, dark, dense, rich and personal, this music is a new step in the revolution of extreme metal.

"You've been warned, hell is upon you all! The LP repress will be it the stores & distributors in june but in the meantime, a full-album stream is available right now." More...

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