On September 16, 2016, Heavy Earth Records will release the new split record by the Irish band Mares of Diomedes and the Danish group Dreich. Mares of Diomedes contribute two tracks to the split, while Dreich make their recording debut with three songs — and today we bring you the chance to listen to all five.
While “doom” may be the simplest label to use in describing the split, it doesn’t tell you nearly enough about what you will hear, or about the differences in the ways these two bands bring the weight down on your fragile heads. So, by way of introduction, we provide a few more thoughts about the music…. Continue reading »