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Latest Oozepus News

Below is our complete Oozepus 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.

Oozepus Releasing "Your Limit"

Malignant Records confirms the label's impending February 24th release of "Your Limit," the proper debut by Japanese noise/metal outfit Oozepus.

A collaborative project between members of death metal/doom legends Coffins and industrial, junk metal abuser supreme Linekraft, Oozepus is a three-piece band reveling in the physicality and simplistic brutality of early-era Godflesh and Swans.

"Your Limit" is Oozepus' first official release; a four-track EP built on battering repetition and singular, riffs, and propelled forth by rigid bass lines, warbled, underwater vocals, and massive percussive pummel. All of it is delivered with an infectious and hypnotic cadence, coalescing into a towering wall of heaviness and pressurized sludge.

1. Your Limit
2. Insult
3. Cyn
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Oozepus Signs With Domestic Genocide

Domestic Genocide Records has signed a pact with Tokyo-based Oozepus, welcoming the trio to their ever-morphing society of auditory sickness. The label comments:

"Uchino, of Japanese doom lords Coffins, initiated Oozepus in 2012, in order to re-examine his earlier roots as Compromise You Need -- the band previous to Coffins in the mid-'90s -- was forged in the more industrial/death tradition of Godflesh, Dead World and Skin Chamber.

"Taking on vocal and guitar duties, he recruited fellow Coffins-mate Satoshi on drums, and bassist/vocalist Ohkubo of Linekraft and Albiorix Requiem, the band began crafting this elder template into a new design.

"Oozepus released first recordings earlier this year in the form of a three-song demo issued through Three Plugs Records/Pagan Result, the material displaying a bruising, hypnotic metallic style comparable to early Swans, Godflesh, Scorn and no wave with a molten, organic persuasion. The potent demo caught the ear of American-based Domestic Genocide (Cerna, Akris, etc.) who contracted the outfit to join the label roster." More...

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