Written and recorded during the long recording sessions of THE BODY's Christs, Redeemers (Thrill Jockey) and I Shall Die Here (RVNG Intl.) LPs at Machines With Magnets in Providence, KRIEG's Neill Jameson showed up with only an acoustic guitar, a few pedals and a bottle of whiskey, Lee Buford and Chip King of THE BODY knew that the this material would produce something vastly different than their prior collaborations. The end result is a blackened industrial crush of noise and anguish. Noise, dirge, triggered percussion with King's screeches and Jameson's growls lead things off, and continuing through the nine tracks, crawling booms, chimes and moans to static plodding low-end and hopelessness moves to industrial tones, accusing roars. Erie keys, wails of misery lead to brief period of sonic chaos and pure madness. Madness leads the listener lumbering down the final path, complete with discordant percussion, electronic beeps, forlorn screams, cavernous blows, and ending in the sounds of otherworldliness, with nearly forty minutes of material.
Featuring new music from the impending LP, the harrowing new trailer for The Body & Krieg wasproduced by Chariot Of Black Moth, also responsible for intense trailers for Antigama, Rwake, Cowards, Dead To A Dying World, Trial and countless others.
Also hear the LP's lead track, "Bottom Of The Bottle, Bottom Of The River," at via Invisible Oranges here.
At A Loss Recordings will release The Body & Krieg on November 13th on all digital platforms, CD, cassette, and LP with digital download included. The artwork for the package was handled the amazingly Jason Bartell, also of Fang Island fame. Tons of preordering options and bundles are available RIGHT HERE.
Expect both KRIEG and THE BODY to have busy tour schedules throughout the remainder of 2015 and through 2016, including collaborative tour dates.
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