CHURCH OF MISERY
Japan’s answer to Black Sabbath! on Southern Lord
From the Land of the Rising Sun, Japan’s answer to
Black Sabbath: Church of Misery. Church of Misery are
obsessed with a combination of Serial Killers and Black Sabbath,
they unleashes a raw, primitive slab of twisted riffs and brutal
Featuring the amazing guitar destruction of Tomohiro Nishimura.
( Already one of Japan’s highly revered guitarists). Iommi-burnt
riffs and head-splitting leads. Lyricist and low end mangler: Tatsu
Mikami plays the meanest Wah-bass heard since Holy Mountain era
Sleep. Vocalist: Yoshiaki Negishi has a throaty yell not unlike
Lemmy, “Ripping Into Pieces” any melodic outbreaks. Blistering DOOM
hacking away while wardrums beat beneath
Sourvein came crawling into the East Coast / Southern
late 1992 with a single mission; to become one of the heaviest and
tour worn bands in America. Mission accomplished!
Inspired by heavy-weights like The Accused, Motorhead, Saint
Black Flag and early COC, Sourvein took the DIY approach with
vision and created a lurking monster of audible despair and a
word-of-mouth campaign that continues to build a cult-like
“There’s something diseased about their sound; the tracks have
morbid sickness to them, and the gut reaction of good, decent folk
to stay the hell away.” – StonerRock.com
Nog, stupidly low-tuned eight string baritonal, polyrhythmic, instrumental disco metal. Inspired by such artists as Meshuggah and Whitney Houston. Guaranteed to make you bang your head clean off and/or dance like a broken robot. NOG are your new gods little boys.