Apr 052017


This isn’t our site’s first encounter with Funeral Tears or the band’s new album Beyond the Horizon. Back in February I came across another advance track from the album called “Breathe” and was quite enthralled by it. And so it was an easy choice to bring you this premiere of another song from the album, which will be released on April 13 by Satanath Records (Russia) and Cimmerian Shade Recordings (USA). The new song is “I Suffocate“.

This is the third Funeral Tears album, but in case you haven’t encountered the band before, Funeral Tears is the solo project of Nikolay Seredov from Tomsk, Russia (who also leads the groups Стахановцы and Taiga). Continue reading »

Feb 272017


This weekend I did my usual rambling through the bowels of the interhole and our overstuffed in-box in search of things I might write about today. Among the worthy discoveries I made were the new songs I collected in this post, and they seemed to belong together. Although the music is in fact quite varied, they all invoke downcast feelings in different ways and degrees. But before turning to the music, let’s begin with a news item about another band who are quite adept at plumbing the depths of despondency and doom.


Six years after releasing their debut album Despond, Nashville’s Loss have a new one on the way named Horizonless. Over the weekend, Profound Lore announced that it will be released on May 19th and revealed Adam Burke’s killer cover art. Continue reading »