Exploring New Things-Ghost Brigade & Tombs

I came across these two bands some days ago browsing a blog that I frequent(D.C. Metal Review).  Ghost Brigade I have heard of in the past but for some reason never got around to giving them a listen, kinda kicking myself for that now.  They are spectacular.  On one end they have a side that reminds me of Isis and another that feels reminiscent of Alice in Chains more melancholic side(songs like “Brother” and “Down in a Hole”).  They have a new album out called Until Fear No Longer Defines Us and after my first preview listen, I have to say, it’s a damn solid release with a great blend of heaviness, atmosphere, melancholy, and beauty.  They also have a video for the song “Clawmaster” which is off the new release and it’s one hell of a cool video, check it out, and do yourself a favor, bump it up to 720p, it’s worth it.

The other band I listened to was a band I have never heard before called Tombs.  These guys also have a new album out called Path of Totality.  They got a great mix of black, death, and atmospheric metal and it makes for a pretty intense listen.  I’m looking forward to getting my hands on the full album.  Here’s a dizzying video of them performing 2 songs off the latest release, “Vermillion” and “Path of Totality”, live.  Enjoy!! Peace Love and Metal!!!!


About RiffRaff

Just takin' it easy for all you sinners.

Posted on October 25, 2011, in Exploring New Things and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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