Sired in the Portland, Oregon underground scene, the close-knit entity that is Stoneburner are due to release their second, scabrously cathartic album, Life Drawing, via Neurosis’s Neurot Recordings on April 14 and we have an exclusive track to preview!
Churning elements of sludge, doom and crust in a charred and emotionally charged study of turmoil, fearless self-examination and a determined drive to wring some genuine human essence from the modern-day vale of tears, Life Drawing is a daunting yet ultimately exhilarating album for anyone who believes that music should be as challenging and potentially transformative as life itself.
“This song is one of our favorite pieces to play,” say the band about the track, An Apology To A Friend In Need. “Riding the line between the crunchy, aggressive riffs and the more subdued, fragile sections gets us high as hell. Lyrically, An Apology… is just that. It’s a reflection on those times when it takes everything you’ve got just to get out of bed, with no room left for others. The dark times when you turn your back on a loved one’s pain, because all you’ve got to give is the poison of your own shitty problems.”
Dive into the multi-textured track below, and we’ll see you on the other side!
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from Metal Hammer http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/exclusive-neurosis-endorsed-sludgelords-stoneburner-preview-a-track-from-their-colossal-new-album/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=exclusive-neurosis-endorsed-sludgelords-stoneburner-preview-a-track-from-their-colossal-new-album
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