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2014-07-22 19:12:34

LOCRIAN: Complete Recording New Album: New Album Set for 2015 Release via Relapse

Experimental, avant-drone artisan’s LOCRIAN have completed the recording of their latest full-length record and follow-up to 2013’s critically acclaimed Return to Annihilation. The exceptionally prolific trio recorded the album earlier this month with producer Greg Norman at Electrical Audio (Pelican, Russian Circles). The as-of-yet titled record will see an early 2015 release via Relapse Records. Learn More
LOCRIAN:  Complete Recording New Album: New Album Set for 2015 Release via Relapse


2014-05-23 16:44:55

LOCRIAN PREMIERE NEW VIDEO VIA THE QUIETUS

LOCRIAN have premiered a brand new video via The Quietus today. The video is for the track Return to Annihilation, taken from the album of the same name released last year via Relapse Records.
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LOCRIAN PREMIERE NEW VIDEO VIA THE QUIETUS


2014-01-15 18:08:11

LOCRIAN PREMIERE NEW VIDEO AND UNVEIL EUROPEAN TOUR DATES

LOCRIAN have premiered a brand new video for the track A Visitation From the Wrath of Heaven via The Quietus, taken from the album Return to Annihilation, which was released via Relapse Records last year. The eerie video for the eight and a half minute long track was directed by J.P Bradburn. Learn More
LOCRIAN PREMIERE NEW VIDEO AND UNVEIL EUROPEAN TOUR DATES


2013-11-13 21:02:08

LOCRIAN Premiere Video for "Two Moons" via Moog

Chicago’s experimental avant-drone trio LOCRIAN have premiered another new video from their critically acclaimed new release Return To Annihilation. The clip for "Two Moons" was directed by Rosamaria Montalbano and can be viewed via Moog's Official Site, along with Terence Hannum's Top 10 keyboard tracks, HERE. Watch on YouTube HERE. Learn More
LOCRIAN Premiere Video for "Two Moons" via Moog


2013-09-06 23:23:50

LOCRIAN: Premiere "Panorama of Mirrors" Music Video via CVLT Nation, Announce North American Tour Dates, Roadburn 2014 Performance

Chicago’s experimental avant-drone trio LOCRIAN have premiered the latest in a series of videos from their critically acclaimed new release Return To Annihilation. The clip for "Panorama of Mirrors" was directed by multi-instrumentalist / vocalist Terrence Hannum and can be viewed via CVLT Nation here. Learn More
LOCRIAN:  Premiere "Panorama of Mirrors" Music Video via CVLT Nation, Announce North American Tour Dates, Roadburn 2014 Performance


2013-07-26 00:37:26

LOCRIAN: Premiere New Music Video "Exiting The Halls of Vapor and Light" via Self-Titled Magazine, Release Violitionist Sessions, Return To Annihilation Available Now

Today, esoteric, experimental artisan’s Locrian premiere their new video for "Exiting The Halls of Vapor and Light" via Self-Titled Magazine here. The video is an abstract interpretation directed by George Moore of the instrumental track that appears on their new full-length Return To Annihilation which Self-Titled calls "a bleak but strangely beautiful exploration of experimental metal, nihilistic noise and dive-bombing drones." Learn More
LOCRIAN: Premiere New Music Video "Exiting The Halls of Vapor and Light" via Self-Titled Magazine, Release Violitionist Sessions, Return To Annihilation Available Now


2013-06-25 21:06:13

LOCRIAN: Premiere New Video "Eternal Return," East Coast Tour June 27-30, Return To Annihilation Available Today!

Today, esoteric, experimental artisan’s Locrian premiere their new video for "Eternal Return" off of their new full-length Return To Annihilation. The video was directed by Aleks Slota and is available via Stereogum here.


Return To Annihilation is out today in North America and available everywhere worldwide. The entire album is currently available for streaming via their Bandcamp page here. Additionally the band is featured on the latest episode of the Relapse Records podcast talking about the new record and selecting some of their favorite obscure tracks from the label's catalog. The podcast is available for free download here. Learn More
LOCRIAN: Premiere New Video "Eternal Return," East Coast Tour June 27-30, Return To Annihilation Available Today!


2013-06-20 01:04:29

LOCRIAN: New Album Streaming via Spin.com, East Coast Tour June 27-30, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th

Esoteric, experimental artisan’s Locrian are currently streaming their entire forthcoming full-length Return To Annihilation via Spin.com at this location. Spin describes the album as a "an eclectic float down murky, noxious, sludgy waters" and compares the group to everyone from Boards of Canada to Sunn0))) to Neurosis. Learn More
LOCRIAN: New Album Streaming via Spin.com, East Coast Tour June 27-30, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th


2013-06-13 22:14:35

LOCRIAN: Premiere New Song via Invisible Oranges, East Coast Tour June 27-30, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th via Relapse Records

Esoteric, experimental artisan’s Locrian have premiered a brand new track from their forthcoming full-length Return To Annihilation. The song "Two Moons" described by Invisible Oranges as a combination of "noise rock, drone, electronics and black metal...that may not be conventionally "heavy" yet maintains the weighty themes of dread and desolation" is available to stream here. Learn More
LOCRIAN: Premiere New Song via Invisible Oranges, East Coast Tour June 27-30, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th via Relapse Records


2013-05-31 20:09:38

LOCRIAN: Premiere New Song via NPR, Announce Tour Dates, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th via Relapse Records

Esoteric, experimental artisan’s Locrian have premiered a brand new track from their forthcoming full-length Return To Annihilation. The song "A Visitation From the Wrath of Heaven" is streaming via NPR here.

Return To Annihilation was recorded by Greg Norman (Pelican, Russian, Circles, Serena Maneesh) at Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago, IL and mastered by Jason Ward at Chicago Mastering Service. The album will be released as CD, 2xLP, and digital formats on June 25th in North America, June 21st in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, and Finland, and June 24th in the UK and rest of the world. Learn More
LOCRIAN: Premiere New Song via NPR, Announce Tour Dates, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th via Relapse Records


2013-05-08 22:01:36

LOCRIAN: Premiere New Song via Pitchfork, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th via Relapse Records

Esoteric, experimental artisan’s Locrian have premiered the opening track from their highly anticipated Relapse Records full-length debut entitled Return To Annihilation. The song "Eternal Return" is streaming via Pitchfork here. Learn More
LOCRIAN: Premiere New Song via Pitchfork, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th via Relapse Records


2013-04-25 21:34:16

LOCRIAN: Announce New Album Details, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th via Relapse Records

Esoteric, experimental artisan’s Locrian have revealed the details behind their highly anticipated Relapse Records full-length debut entitled Return To Annihilation. The album was recorded by Greg Norman (Pelican, Russian, Circles, Serena Maneesh) at Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago, IL and mastered by Jason Ward at Chicago Mastering Service. The album will be released as CD, 2xLP, and digital formats on June 25th in North America, June 21st in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, and Finland, and June 24th in the UK and rest of the world. Learn More
LOCRIAN: Announce New Album Details, Return To Annihilation coming June 25th via Relapse Records


2013-02-26 21:16:50

LOCRIAN: Complete Recording, Announce Tour Dates

Esoteric, experimental artisan’s Locrian have completed recording their highly anticipated Relapse Records full-length debut. The as-of-yet-titled album was recorded by Greg Norman (Pelican, Russian, Circles, Serena Maneesh) at Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago, IL and mastered by Jason Ward at Chicago Mastering Service. Learn More
LOCRIAN: Complete Recording, Announce Tour Dates


2012-10-10 19:39:20

LOCRIAN: Begin Recording New Album

Esoteric, experimental artisan’s LOCRIAN have entered the studio to begin recording their Relapse Records full-length debut. The as-of-yet-titled album is being recorded by Greg Norman (PELICAN, RUSSIAN CIRCLES, SERENA MANEESH) at Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago, IL. The album will then be mastered by Jason Ward at Chicago Mastering Service.

A two-part concept album inspired by the band’s love for prog-rock progenitors Genesis, Yes & King Crimson, this is sure to be the group’s most ambitious recordings to date. Multi-instrumentalist Andre Foisy commented on the new material: Learn More
LOCRIAN:  Begin Recording New Album


2012-08-28 20:45:24

Locrian: Premiere Video for “Augury in an Evaporating Tower”

Drone masters LOCRIAN have unveiled a video for the song “Augury in an Evaporating Tower” off of their debut Relapse release The Clearing / The Final Epoch.  Visual artist Aleks Slota directed the video, a 7-minute spectacle that expands upon the band’s largely dark and experimental sound, which can be seen here.

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Locrian: Premiere Video for “Augury in an Evaporating Tower”


2012-08-14 15:24:57

Locrian Full Stream of The Clearing / The Final Epoch Available via Cvlt Nation

The Clearing / The Final Epoch, the first release by experimental, dark ambient / noise trio LOCRIAN on Relapse Records, is now streaming in its entirety via Cvlt Nation HERE, The recording, previously only available on vinyl, will be released on August 14th as a 2CD/Digital Deluxe album with a bonus disc containing almost an hour of previously unreleased material. This deluxe reissue, housed in a gorgeous mini “tip-on” gatefold package is available or pre-order now via Relapse at this location and iTunes here.   

The song “Chalk Point” from The Clearing side of the collection is also currently available for free download via RCRD LBL here.  

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Locrian Full Stream of The Clearing / The Final Epoch Available via Cvlt Nation


2012-08-08 18:38:58

Locrian Premiere Song from The Clearing / The Final Epoch; Offer Free Download via RCRD LBL

Experimental, dark ambient / noise trio LOCRIAN have premiered the track “Coprolite” from their upcoming deluxe release of The Clearing/The Final Epoch via Stereogum here.  Previously available only on vinyl, The Clearing will see its release on August 14th as a 2CD/Digital deluxe album with a bonus disc re-titled as The Clearing/The Final Epoch via Relapse Records.

The second disc, where “Omega Vapors” originates, contains almost an hour of previously unreleased material containing the band’s signature sound of ominous crescendos mixed with powerful atmospherics and pulverizing tension.  This deluxe reissue, housed in a gorgeous mini “tip-on” gatefold package is available or pre-order now at this location.   

The song “Chalk Point” from The Clearing side of the collection is also currently available for free download via RCRD LBL here

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Locrian Premiere Song from The Clearing / The Final Epoch; Offer Free Download via RCRD LBL


2012-07-25 18:22:15

Locrian: Premiere Song from The Clearing / The Final Epoch

Experimental, dark ambient / noise trio LOCRIAN have premiered the track “Omega Vapors” from their upcoming deluxe release of The Clearing/The Final Epoch via Pitchfork here.  Previously available only on vinyl, The Clearing will see its release on August 14th as a 2CD/Digital deluxe album with a bonus disc re-titled as The Clearing/The Final Epoch via Relapse Records.  The second disc, where “Omega Vapors” originates, contains almost an hour of previously unreleased material containing the band’s signature sound of ominous crescendos mixed with powerful atmospherics and pulverizing tension.  This deluxe reissue, housed in a gorgeous mini “tip-on” gatefold package is available for pre-order now at this location.

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Locrian: Premiere Song from The Clearing / The Final Epoch


2012-07-02 19:19:32

LOCRIAN: Premiere Song from The Clearing

LOCRIAN Have premiered the track “Chalk Point” from their upcoming deluxe release of The Clearing/The Final Epoch via YouTube here and Bandcamp here .

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LOCRIAN:  Premiere Song from The Clearing


2012-06-16 14:41:07

LOCRIAN: The Clearing/The Final Epoch To See Release

Experimental, dark ambient / noise trio LOCRIAN are set to release their most recent recording (previously available only on vinyl) The Clearing as a 2CD/Digital deluxe album with a bonus disc re-titled as The Clearing/The Final Epoch via Relapse Records. The second disc contains almost an hour of previously unreleased material containing the band’s signature sound of ominous crescendos mixed with powerful atmospherics and pulverizing tension. This deluxe reissue, housed in a gorgeous mini “tip-on” gatefold package will see an August 14th release and is available for pre-order now at this location.


LOCRIAN, located in Chicago, IL and Baltimore, MD has released over 20 recordings on an eclectic array of labels in their relatively short but prolific career, including a recent split with label-mates HORSEBACK. Additionally, the group plan to enter the studio later this year for their full-length Relapse debut.


Updated LOCRIAN news / album information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and the LOCRIAN Facebook page.


“Plenty of bands play music that sounds dark, but few can make every note bleed black and breathe smoke. Count Locrian as part of that select circle.” – Pitchfork


“Countless musicians have tried to imitate [Locrian’s] brand of dense, blackened experimentalism, but Locrian remains in a class all their own.” – OMG Vinyl


“They access the alienated moods and harsh outlook of metal’s blackest wings in distinct but complementary ways.” – MetalSucks

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LOCRIAN:  The Clearing/The Final Epoch To See Release


2012-03-24 23:17:51

LOCRIAN: Sign To Relapse Records

Relapse Records is extremely proud to announce the signing of experimental, dark ambient / noise trio LOCRIAN. LOCRIAN formed in late 2005 and consist of André Foisy (Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Arp Avatar, Electronics), Terence Hannum (Vocals, Synthesizers, Piano, Organ, Mellotron and Tapes) and Steven Hess (Drums, Electronics). The group, located in Chicago, IL and Baltimore, MD has released over 20 recordings on an eclectic array of labels in their relatively short but prolific career, including a recent split with label-mates HORSEBACK.


LOCRIAN plan to enter the studio later this year for their full-length Relapse debut. Furthermore, this summer Relapse will reissue the group’s most recent vinyl only release The Clearing as a 2CD/Digital deluxe album with a bonus disc re-titled as The Clearing/The Final Epoch. More details on the reissue and the new album will be available shortly.


André Foisy commented on the new collaboration with Relapse:


"It's really an honor to be working with one of the labels that we grew up with and a label that's put out such a wide variety of material that we love. We plan to record our full-length album for Relapse later this year with Greg Norman at Electrical Audio in Chicago."


Updated LOCRIAN news / album information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and the LOCRIAN Facebook page.


“Plenty of bands play music that sounds dark, but few can make every note bleed black and breathe smoke. Count Locrian as part of that select circle.” – Pitchfork


“Countless musicians have tried to imitate [Locrian’s] brand of dense, blackened experimentalism, but Locrian remains in a class all their own.” – OMG Vinyl


“As I listen to The Clearing, I feel like a snake shedding its skin, because with every spin of this record I hear something new” – CVLT Nation


“They access the alienated moods and harsh outlook of metal’s blackest wings in distinct but complementary ways.” – MetalSucks

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LOCRIAN:  Sign To Relapse Records