CHRISTIAN MISTRESS Complete Recording
Olympia, Washington’s traditional heavy metal band, CHRISTIAN MISTRESS, have completed recording their Relapse Records debut album. The full-length, titled Possession, was recorded with former The Fucking Champs guitarist Tim Green at Louder Studios (Melvins, Saviours) and mastered by John Golden at Golden Mastering.
Possession's full track list is as follows: “Over & Over”, “Pentagram and Crucifix”, “Conviction”, “The Way Beyond”, “Possession”, “Black to Gold”, “There is Nowhere”, “Haunted Hunted”, and “All Abandon”. Possession is currently set for a February 28, 2012 release and the album's Benjamin A. Vierling-adorned art can be previewed here.
CHRISTIAN MISTRESS (Christine Davis: vocals, Oscar Sparbel: guitar, Ryan McClain: guitar, Johnny Wulf: bass, Reuben Storey: drums) formed in 2009, while the band’s 2010 LP, Agony & Opium, received international critical acclaim for its unflinchingly authentic take on American heavy metal.
CHRISTIAN MISTRESS Tour Dates:
Oct. 30 Seattle, WA Black Lodge w/ Black Breath
Nov. 11 Oakland, CA Eli's Mile High Club
Nov. 12 San Francisco, CA Hemlock Tavern w/ Slough Feg
***All dates from Dec. 8 thru Dec. 12 w/ Hammers of Misfortune***
Dec. 8 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret
Dec. 9 Bellingham, WA The Shakedown
Dec. 10 Seattle, WA Highline
Dec. 11 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios
Jan. 12 Olympia, WA with the Body and Thou
“Specializing in the filthier, more raucous side of the NWOBHM… Christian Mistress’s real strength lies in singer Christine Davis, whose raspy, dusky voice adds a unique presence…” – Decibel
“… seriously: fuck a bandwagon, Christian Mistress feel like a one-band revival machine.” – Terrorizer
“Christian Mistress might rule the world.” - Spin