MC


REDEEM DOWNLOAD CODE

If you received a download code in a vinyl you purchased, you can redeem it for your download here.


LOGIN

Login with your existing account.

Forgot Password

CREATE ACCOUNT

Create an account to purchase items.

cover

Trees

Sickness In

Crucial Blast
CD $12.00

02/05/2013 655035024226 

CBR 102 


MP3 $9.90

09/18/2012 655035024226 

 


Sickness In is the third album from Portland’s most wretched, Trees. Following their similarly abject slabs of feedback-doused horror and quasi-formless dirge Lights Bane and Freed of This Flesh on Crucial Blast, the two-song full-length is a slowly rotting heap of droning, slow-motion death-doom riffs decomposing into clouds of black amplifier hum, shrieking voices and tortured screams drifting against the glacial roar of smoking amp stacks and short-circuiting hardware. This time around, the band drops some of their most leaden, majestic riffs yet into a slow-motion filth-storm. Massive, saurian doom rhythms slip way out of the confines of anything resembling a “groove,” deep into rumbling fields of charred, ritualistic chanting and Abruptum-like states of psychotic noise. Opener “Cover Your Mouth” crashes in on an avalanche of thrumming electricity and metallic noise; the crushing, abstract heaviness collapses in on itself while the rhythm section accentuates the rumbling black mess with thunderous blasts of anti-propulsion. Trees have always had a somewhat improvisational bent to their extreme doom-laden horror, but just when the track lies on the verge of a field of pure drone, the band unleashes titanic, earth-scorching riffage. On “Perish,” the resonant sound of throat singing introduces a new wave of howling, ambient feedback and speaker-hiss, soon transformed into another twisted, agonized pain-dirge as those tortured vocals scrape raw, pain-wracked screams that rise and fall behind the amorphous black sludge and diseased drones.

Tracklist

  1. #1 Cover Your Mouth

    Listen

  2. #2 Perish

    Listen

Single MP3s for this release are $4.99.
This album includes one or more tracks available only with a full album download.

Related Items

cover

Trees

Sickness In
Flenser
cover

Trees

Freed Of This Flesh
Crucial Blast

Trees

Light’s Bane
20 Buck Spin
cover

Trees

Lights Bane
Crucial Blast
cover

Gnaw Their Tongues

Hymns For The Broken, Swollen And Silent
Crucial Blast
cover

Snares Of Sixes

Yeast Mother: An Electroacoustic Mass
Crucial Blast
cover

Troller

Graphic
Crucial Blast
cover

Cloak Of Altering

Manifestation
Crucial Blast
cover

Dimesland

Psychogenic Atrophy
Crucial Blast
cover

Ramleh

Circular Time
Crucial Blast
cover

Legion Of Andromeda

Iron Scorn
Crucial Blast
cover

Gnaw Their Tongues

Abyss Of Longing Throats
Crucial Blast