Ether Coven has launched their new album The Relationship Between The Hammer And The Nail out at this time on Good Fight Music. Dark, bleak and pissed, the seven songs on the report stagger in sound between doom metallic, sludge, and post-hardcore. The album was written amidst vocalist Peter Kowlasky’s on-going battle with colon most cancers and is stuffed with an awesome vulnerability centered on despair, family members, and the state of the world. This is strewn all through the album’s nearer “Consequences Of Self (Let The Nails Carve Our Names In Rust)” which options visitor vocals from Howard Jones (Light the Torch / Blood Has Been Shed / ex- Killswitch Engage), in addition to Andy Nelson (Weekend Nachos) and Anthony Crupi (Pain Ritual), and the band shares a video for it at this time.
Kowlasky expands on the observe:
“This turned out to be one of my favorite moments of the record. We had a good starting point and when we were in the studio it really got dialed in with extra guitar melodies and vocal harmonies… As unlikely as it may seem, The Weeknd was a huge inspiration for the vocal harmonies, which Andy at Bricktop helped hone in. This song is about the consequences of our actions and what we do with our intentions; whether we are trying to build or destroy, living the repercussions of our choices, what we do to move forward, and how foolish to believe we are above consequence. Howard Jones helped us on some lines on this one. Blood Has Been Shed has been a keystone of my musical pallet and influence since the first time I heard them and his voice has always been so fucking big.”
Produced by Andy Nelson at Bricktop Studios, the band got down to get The Relationship Between The Hammer And The Nail sounding as near their reside efficiency as attainable. Using precise pedals as an alternative of plug-ins and the vast majority of vocal cuts being first takes, the recording course of was capable of be accomplished in only one week.
On the album, the band additionally introduced in a heavy line-up of visitors and associates to characteristic. On opener and lead single “Psalm Of Cancer” the band is joined by Integrity vocalist Dwid Hellion and Pain Ritual’s Anthony Crupi (who makes a number of vocal contributions on the album). Listening by the remainder of the tracks you’ll discover appearances from Daniel Weyandt (Zao), Tarek Ahmed (Intercourse) and Shane Post (Bird of Ill Omen). With The Relationship Between The Hammer And The Nail, Ether Coven have created a stand-out report embracing their truest type as a band.
Ether Coven is Peter Kowalsky (vocals/guitars), Devin Estep (guitar/vocals) Justin Gianoutsos (drums), and Shane Nerenberg (bass).
Order right here.
“Psalm Of Cancer” feat. Dwid Hellion and Anthony Crupi)
“Afraid & Suffering” feat. Dan Weyandt)
“god Hates Flags” feat. Tarek Ahmed and Anthony Crupi)
“Of Might & Failure” feat. Shane Post
“The Warmth Of Your Bathwater” feat. Anthony Crupi)
“Temple Of Wu”
“Consequences Of Self (Let The Nails Carve Our Names In Rust)” feat. Howard Jones
“Psalm Of Cancer”:
(Photo – Karen Jerzyk)