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Badr Vogu

From: United States
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Badr Vogu Streaming New Songs

"Wroth" is the forthcoming new full-length from Oakland, California sludge/doom/crust metal faction Badr Vogu. Captured in the spring and summer of 2015 at Earhammer Studios in Oakland by Greg Wilkinson (Pallbearer, Vastum), the eight-track offering will be released on cassette and 2xLP via Tribunal Of The Axe Records.

In advance of the release of "Wroth," the band today shares two new tracks in the form of "Copernican Theory" and "Narcotically Opaque." Badr Vogu comments:

"'Copernican Theory' is the opening track off of the new album and the first song we wrote collectively with our current lineup. It starts off with a bang rather than with a slow build-up like the opener on our last album, so we thought it was the perfect song to kick things off.

"Lyrically, it deals with human subjectivity and the inherent narcissism embedded within which manifests as viewing yourself as a special, unique being when in all actuality we're all just carbon-based, avaricious animals trapped on a tiny blue rock close to a dying star in an incomprehensibly vast and expanding universe. Contrary to what your parents and teachers told you, you aren't special. You aren't entitled to shit, and neither is anyone else, ourselves included. More...

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Badr Vogu Releasing New Album

Oakland, California sludge/doom/crust metal unit Badr Vogu will release a second full-length later this month via Tribunal Of The Axe Records. Entitled "Wroth," the eight-track offering was captured in the spring and summer of 2015 at Earhammer Studios in Oakland by Greg Wilkinson (Pallbearer, Vastum) and will be released on cassette and 2xLP.

Comprised of Sean Sokol on vocals/samples, Bryce Shelton and Leo Buckley on guitars, Justin Wonder on drums, and Chris Tanti on bass, these native Californians have had a long, incestuous history of involvement in the underground music scene in the Bay Area.

Collectively they have been involved with numerous other groups such as Hotblack Desiato, World Eater, Agenda Of Swine, Hazzard's Cure, Ordo Obsidium, Dolph Lundgren, and Nik Turner's Hawkwind, to name only a few.

The new album is up for ordering here and the full track listing is as follows:

1. Copernican Theory
2. Anathema Of Time
3. Traitor
4. Beasts Of Burden
5. Deprogram
6. Narcotically Opaque
7. (Intro To Deadweight)
8. Deadweight
9. Of Misanthropy And Malaise More...

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