FEAR, EMPTINESS, DECIBEL: STREAM THE NEW TOMBS FLEXI DISC!!!
Before there were blogs there were these things called magazines, and the only metal magazine we still get excited about reading every month is Decibel. Here’s managing editor Andrew Bonazelli…
For a couple of minutes back there in 2011, Tombs and Korn were on the same creative wavelength. Not in the sense that former four-stringer Carson James started playing vertical slap bass and frontman Mike Hill incorporated “fuck you titty-suckin’ two-ball bitch with a fat bruised clit” into his lyrical repertoire—more in that they both named their latest album Path of Totality (Korn opened with a The for helpful differentiation purposes). Both were impressive enough to their respective audiences—discerning extreme music fans and flyover state kidnappers—to earn album of the year honors from prominent American heavy music magazines. The one I work for went with Tombs, despite the confusing lack of dubstep elements.
Well, it gives Decibel great pleasure to announce that Tombs are back. Unfortunately, still with no wobble bass, but we like them anyway.
Just so there’s no confusion, we don’t mean “back” as in “a new album is imminent.” But Tombs have graced our Flexi Series with their first new track since Totality—“Ashes” offers the hypnotic, furious blasting you’ve grown accustomed to, arriving on silver on blue plastic, a chilling forbearance of “winter hours” to come. Hill confirms as much: “We’ve been hard at work writing a new album; ‘Ashes’ is sort of a progress print of what we have in the works. I hope everyone enjoys it.”
If you wanna check “Ashes” out, this is the spot.
As always, the best way to get one is to subscribe, but there are limited copies of the issues with the flexi in our webstore now.