OLD MAN GLOOM Streaming New Track “The Lash”

Old Man Gloom (Isis, Cave In, etc) have released  a new track of their forthcoming album, The Ape of God, which is due out on November 11th via Profound Lore (CD/Digital) and SIGE Records (2XLP). The new track is entitled “The Lash” and it trudges along with bass-heavy grooves and cycling, sludgy riffs.  Check out the track for yourself after the break.

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Members Of ISIS, RUSSIAN CIRCLES And BAPTISTS Form New Band

Ex-Isis member Aaron Turner recently announced his newest musical venture between himself and Baptist drummer Nick Yacyshyn. The duo are calling themselves Sumac and have recently completed their first record, The Deal, which will be released via Profound Lore and SIGE Records in February 2015. The album was recorded by Mell Dettmer and the band themselves and was mixed by Kurt Ballou. Turner stated that he wanted to pursue Sumac as a fully functional band, with plans to play live in the near future and continue writing/recording thereafter. The bass work on the album was provided by Brian Cook (Russian Circles, Botch, etc), who will hopefully become a touring member of the band when possible.

Turner also provided the track listing to the record, which can be seen below. Audio clips are expected to be released sometime next month.

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Bryant Clifford Meyer Debuts PRESSION Side Project

Bryant Clifford Meyer (Ex-Isis/Palms/Red Sparowes/etc) has unveiled his new minimalistic electronic project Pression, whose debut release UNA can be streamed on Bandcamp. I personally enjoy this kind of chill electonic/dub music so I’m all for this. You can stream the album if you wish after the jump.

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PALMS Release New Album Trailer

Palms (Deftones, Ex-Isis) have released the official trailer for their upcoming self titled debut, which will hit store shelves on June 25th through Ipecac. Pre-orders for the new effort can be found here with a variety of bundles available. The “supergroup” will be playing a few shows in California with Crypts (ex These Arms Are Snakes) this Summer in support of the release. You can view the trailer and the tour dates after the jump.

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PALMS Release New Track

Palms, the highly anticipated collaborative project from Chino Moreno (Deftones) and ex-Isis members Jeff Caxide, Aaron Harris and Bryant Clifford Meyer, has finally released a taste of what’s to come. Pitchfork is currently streaming the track “Patagonia” from their upcoming self titled debut which is due out on June 25th. The track is just what I expected this project to sound like; a culmination of the more melodious and ambient moments of Isis and Deftones. But that doesn’t mean the track exceeds my expectations for “Patagonia” is quite stellar. It’s totally entrancing and has a lot of that ambient Wavering Radiant era Isis sound I adore. You can stream the track at Pitchfork or stream it via Youtube below.

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Gloom Reborn: Reissues Of OLD MAN GLOOM’s First Four Records Available

According to Aaron Turner’s (Isis, Hydra Head) blog, the fellows over at Daymare Recordings have remastered Old Man Gloom’s first four albums! These reissues (CD only at the moment) have been given a nice makeover with revamped artwork and was remastered by James Plotkin and stuffed with bonus live material. These albums include Meditations in B, Seminar II: The Holy Rites of Primitivism Regressionism, Seminar III: Zozobra, and Christmas. You can purchase these fine reissues over at this location. Check that out now!

-Lane Oliver