PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A PRE-ORDER. GILEAD EXPECT THESE TO ARRIVE EARLY- MAY, WHICH MEANS I SHOULD HOPEFULLY GET THEM SOON AFTER THAT; HOWEVER, DELAYS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE SO IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED TO WAIT, PLEASE DO NOT PLACE AN ORDER.
UPDATE: AS OF TODAY (4th June) GILEAD ARE STILL WAITING ON THIS - SO THEREFORE SO AM I.
“Second full-length album from Portland, OR based one-man blackened-doom band, MIZMOR. Although there have been a number of EPs and split releases over the last four years, MIZMOR has not released a full-length record since its self-titled first album in 2012. A.L.N. (the sole member of MIZMOR) and Gilead Media are excited to announce this new installment entitled Yodh.
An epic conceptual exploration, Yodh finds the project at its most focused state. Over the course of the 60+ minute, five-track album MIZMOR takes the listener to a place entirely new for the band. The album is an impassioned struggle with the nature of survival - why humankind continually chooses life each day in the face of adversity, pain, depression, and suffering.
Yodh is also elevated in its display of MIZMOR’s most fully realized sonic experience. The album was recorded by A.L.N. himself, meticulously mixed by Sonny DiPerri, and mastered by Adam Gonsalves. This creative team pushes the sonic limits further than any previous MIZMOR material in order to present a finished audio product suitable for such demanding themes. The result is simply brutal, harrowing and overwhelming blackened doom that surges with pure energy.
This album is presented as a gatefold 2LP by Gilead Media, and as a self-released cassette edition. Both formats will feature packaging graced with four incredible works by painter Zdzisław Beksiński, licensed and scanned directly from the paintings themselves in Poland. A download code is included with the albums."