Rats - out now on Pearls for Swine Records

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St. Erben
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Rats - out now on Pearls for Swine Records

Post#1 » Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:32 pm

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So, lately I’m attempting the business model of releasing often dead things on even deader formats. This is my second tape release, which I thought could interest some frequenters of this forum. Check it out. Listen/order here: http://pearlsforswine.bandcamp.com

“Short version:
Four tracks of fuckin' ace doom metal/rock in the spirit of Witchfinder General and Sabbath, recorded in 2007 by a band long gone. Genuine, blasphemous and eccentric, with lovely analogue demo sound.

Long version:
It is thirteen years old now, the RATS demo. Remember vividly how taken aback I was by that Witchfinder General oozing rock pearl “The Preacher’s Wife”. Still am. That shabby CD-R may have looked modest but somehow wiped the floor with nearly all bands around with similar ambitions. What was that final, essential component this bunch - hailing from the town of Linköping, Sweden - had in it? There just was something very genuine and classic in the songwriting and execution, that you wouldn’t hear every day. Resting on a solid foundation of classic Sabbath while indisputably retaining plenty of personality of its own. And embedded in a sound reminiscing that of a private pressed British 7” from ‘79-82. Quite irresistible.

With this humble release I hope for this underground gem to reach a few more of those that should hear it. Now properly mastered (by O. Carlquist at the Black Path studio), the recording comes on pro-tapes with new layout made by the band, lyrics as well as 35 additional seconds of previously unreleased music.”

Aiden
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Re: Rats - out now on Pearls for Swine Records

Post#2 » Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:51 am

Ordered. Curious to see what other dead things you can dig up.

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Khnud
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Re: Rats - out now on Pearls for Swine Records

Post#3 » Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:58 pm

Holy Hell, to say this sounds like Witchfinder General merged with Black Sabbath was a serious understatement.

Ordered immediately!
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