Taking their name from a poison found naturally occurring in castor beans and obtained from the pressed seeds of the castor oil plant, the effects of Ricin can be devastating. Inhaled, Ricin causes fever, chest tightening, a cough and severe respiratory problems, including fluid buildup in the lungs. Ingested, it causes intestinal bleeding and organ damage.
Words like influential get thrown about quite a lot these days but when it comes to Newcastle upon Tyne veterans Venom, that is the word that is fit and proper. As they rose to fame in the early 80’s, their first pair of albums are ones which impacted not only Thrash, Death and Extreme Metal
It has been 5 years since Worship brought us the punishing mix of Doom, Sludge and Post Metal with just a pinch of Hardcore that is “All Too Human” and the return of the quartet following that has been made all the sweeter for a pair of standalone singles in “Enemy” and “Algorithmic Despondency” in
Thanks the Recording, Mixing and Mastering talents of Josh Lopez at Widowmaker Studios, McAllen Texas Downtempo Deathcore collective Ricin have dropped a savage piece of work in EP “Neurosis” upon our doorstep, or as they put it “Mean“. Eagle Eye Visions have made them look nasty in this video for single “Red Crown” as well.
Recorded at Rain City Recorders with Matt Roach over the course of a few days, Vancouver Canada’s Dyatlove wanted to get things right for their debut record and capture the same intense passion and emotion that they bring to the jam space and commit it to tape. The quartet comprise an axis of Sam Caviglia (guitar/vocals)
Freshly released and 21 years old, here’s a full set from Neurosis in Seattle Washington on 12th June 1999. Including “Under the Surface” and “End of the Harvest“, it was filmed a month after the band released their sixth studio album “Times Of Grace“, which lent it’s name to the Jesse Leach and side project.
Plotting a course across Europe to Desert Fest in Antwerp Belgium, Sleep who feature High On Fire bassist Matt Pike, Neurosis drummer Jason Roeder and OM guitarist Al Cisneros will make a quartet of UK stops on route in October. They’ll be joined by Finnish Psycedelic Stoner Rock trio Pharaoh Overload for the shows! 3rd
The legends that are Neurosis will be gracing us with there presence in July for a pair of shows with Godflesh and YOB as part of a much wider European Tour that also sees them take in a couple of Festival stops along the way. 19th Birmingham, Supersonic Festival 20th London, 02 Forum Kentish Town
Atlanta Georgia Progressive Metallers Mastodon will be joined by Scott Kelly of Neurosis, Kvelertak and Mutoid Man for a run of dates in support of current album “Emperor of Sand” in January. 14th Belfast, Ulster Hall 15th Dublin, Olympia 17th Southampton, Guildhall 18th Newcastle, O2 Academy 19th Glasgow, Academy 21st Leeds, O2 Academy 22nd Birmingham, O2 Academy 24th Norwich, UEA