It has been documented that I was not into Chelsea Wolfe until she started promoting Abyss. I have since gone back and listened and, while I do not dislike the music at all, I think Abyss may be Chelsea‘s grand slam. All of the songs so far released have been absolutely mind blowing, the most recent of which is currently playing. “Grey Days” is a bleak, outstanding, haunting track that thunders and lulls all at the same time. Check it out below. Do it. Continue reading
Chelsea Wolfe has premiered a new track from her upcoming full-length, Abyss, over at Noisey. Titled “After The Fall”, the track draws the listener in with ghost-like vocal collages, hauntingly beautiful synth work and a distorted, apocalyptic percussive crawl. The ethereal sprawl builds up to a swelling, monolithic chorus that is buzzing with gloomy atmosphere. Feel free to check it out after the break.
Abyss will be released on August 7 via Sargent House.
Chelsea Wolfe has announced a string of North American tour dates in support of her forthcoming full-length, Abyss, which is due out on August 7 via Sargent House. The new trek will commence on August 27 in Las Vegas and will conclude on October 2 in Bellingham, Washington. Support will be provided by Wovenhand (ex-16 Horsepower, etc) on select stops on the tour. You can check out the touring schedule as well as the new track “Carrion Flowers” after the break.
Chelsea Wolfe is preparing to release her new album Abyss in August and a stunningly beautiful new track has emerged online via NPR. I am an avid listener of the sites All Songs Considered podcast and this week they feature a new track titled “Carrion Flowers.” This is an amazing track and, while I have never been big on Chelsea Wolfe, I will definitely check out some of her past material (like Lane has been urging me to do anyway). Check out “Carrion Flowers” over here. It’s soo rad. Also check out Chelsea‘s new track “Iron Moon” below. Continue reading
Queens of the Stone Age have announced their first round of 2014 touring plans that will take place early next Winter. Support for the tour will come from none other than Chelsea Wolfe; an odd pairing if I say so myself, but enjoyable I imagine. You can check out the tour dates, including current ones, after the break.
Fan-filmed footage captured Chelsea Wolfe and Russian Circles performing their track “Memorial” together at their show in Prague this past Saturday during their current European tour. You can watch the video below but be sure to have a shoulder to cry on afterward.
Chelsea Wolfe’s Pain is Beauty is available now and Russian Circle’s Memorial will be available on October 29th.
Russian Circles have premiered the title and closing track to their forthcoming album, Memorial (October 29), over at Rolling Stone. “Memorial” is a beautifully melancholic track dripping with luscious ambiance that is only heightened by the inclusion of Chelsea Wolfe’s vocals. Bassist Brian Cook had this to say about the track:
We’ve toured with Chelsea and are all big fans,” Cook says. “We felt like her work and what we do is stylistically different, but thematically it fits. We’re both more sad and grind-you-into-the-dirt-with-misery. We went through so many permutations of that song, we got into this idea of doing a reprise like one of those albums that starts off and ends at the same spot. Like Pink Floyd’s Animals: open with a stripped down version of the song and end with the full band song.
Head over to Rolling Stone to check out the track now and be sure to have tissues handy.
The highly anticipated new album from Chelsea Wolfe, Pain is Beauty, is official out next Tuesday September 3rd. Pitchfork is currently streaming the new record in advance right now, so I suggest you get a jump on it. The record features more of an electronic-tinged approach this time around while keeping the band’s overall sorrowful yet beautiful aesthetic. Stream it now or forever live in shame!
Chelsea Wolfe once again brings the beauty and the chills in her new track, “The Waves Have Come”, which can be streamed over at The Fader. The track of course comes from her forthcoming album Pain is Beauty, which is due out on September 3rd through Sargent House. The songstress croons hauntingly throughout this crawling, gorgeous, piano-driven eight minute funeral dirge. You can stream the new track at The Fader or after the jump.
Russian Circles have released the full details on their forthcoming fifth full length record, Memorial, which is due out on October 29th via Sargent House. The album will sport eight new tracks, which is the longest Russian Circles track listing to date, and will feature special guest vocals from Chelsea Wolfe on the album’s closing title track. Keep reading to view the album cover art, track listing, lengthy press release, tour dates and streaming the new track “Deficit” if you haven’t yet.