If you haven’t taken time to check out Deafheaven as of yet, here’s your chance. Their excellent debut album “Roads to Judah” was released earlier this year, and if you scroll down a bit, you’ll be able to find our review of that album. It is highly recommended (the record, that is …).
Now comes a freebie from the band and their label, as they offer up “Live at the Blacktop,” the latest in a download series, that are offered up for free, from Deathwish-related artists. So yeah, you have no excuse now because you don’t have to part with your hard-earned cash in order to hear these guys. Their atmospheric, melodic, scream-heavy black metal is a mighty force, and if you like what you hear on this live album, do check out the rest of their stuff. I’ll add links, as usual, below in order for you to check out the band or buy their stuff.
Above is the album cover of the EP, recorded at a dock-turned-venue site called the Blacktop in Bell Gardens, Calif.,along with Low Places, Joyce Manor and labelmates Touche Amore. They plays songs from both their eye-opening demo as well as their “Judah” debut, so you get a good sampling of everything the band does. OK, I’ll shut up. Go download this. They actually want you to do that. Nice folks, those Deathwish people.
To download “Live at the Blacktop, go here: http://www.deathwishinc.com/news/628/
For more on the band, go here: http://www.facebook.com/deafheaven
To buy “Roads to Judah” and other Deafheaven-related stuff, go here: http://deathwishinc.com/estore/category/DEAFHEAVEN.html