Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
KNAC Magazine KNAC ON-AIR TALENT KNAC Downloads KNAC Contests KNAC Store
News

SUNN O))) Announces The Release Of Pyroclasts LP

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 2:17 PM


Confirmed For Release Through Southern Lord On October 25th; Trailer Posted

- advertisement -
SUNN O))) will release Pyroclasts through Southern Lord on October 25th. The album's cover art, track listing, and a trailer have been issued.

The Pyroclasts album is the result of a daily practice which was regularly performed each morning, or evening during the two week Life Metal sessions at Electrical Audio during July 2018, when all of the days musical participants would gather and work through a twelve-minute improvised modal drone at the start and or end of the day's work. The piece performed was timed with a stopwatch and tracked to two-inch tape, it was an exercise and a chance to dig into a deep opening or closing of the day's session in a deep musical way with all of the participants. To connect/reconnect, liberate the creative mind a bit and greet each other and the space through the practice of sound immersion. The players across the four pieces of Pyroclasts are Tim Midyett, Tos Nieuwenhuizen, Hildur Guđnadóttir, and as always, SUNN O)) founders Stephen O'Malley and Greg Anderson.

The music on Pyroclasts is inextricably woven to Life Metal. It exists on the very same tape reels, was explicitly recorded by Steve Albini. The brightness and vividness of that glorious session glares through these four tracks, the precision and radiance, prismatic lustrousness of the saturation, the elemental sculptural shapes, the abstract renderings. It is a sister, or perhaps a shadow album. Or perhaps the now apparent miasma or aether. But it also exists in a form of a pause, a time space which exist in between and around the compositional structures of SUNN O)))'s titanic works.

For the listener or recipient/participant there are deep rewards within the patience of pulling down the walls and letting the music feel and feel the music. To be immersed will reveal great detail and color, clarify image, encourage a depth of focus and stillness which may lead to a quite profound experience. Sitting inside the space of time. A deep form of elementalism, even atomism, and connection with presence moment, time and reality.

SUNN O))) would invite our audience to consider these points of perception when experiencing and listening to Pyroclasts. SUNN O))) would also invite and encourage their audience to use Pyroclasts as a lens to review and re-experience the complexity of the Life Metal album, and even to interrupt its sequence with Pyroclasts. This elaboration can bring the astute listener both abyssal, hallowed rewards.

Pyroclasts was recorded and mixed by Steve Albini at Electrical Audio on two-inch tape July 2018 and mastered by Matt Colton through all analogue AAA process at Metropolis July 2019. Four of Samantha Keely Smith's incredible consciousness memory landscapes grace the album sleeve artwork.

Stephen O'Malley and Greg Anderson would like to dedicate this album to the memories of Ron Guardipee, Kerstin Daley, and Scott Walker.

View the trailer for SUNN O)))'s Pyroclasts below.

Pyroclasts Track Listing:

SIDE A:

  • "Frost (C)"
  • "Kingdoms (G)"
SIDE B:
  • "Ampliphćdies (E)"
  • "Ascension (A)"
SUNN O))) Tour Dates:
  • 9/01/2019 Granada - Dallas, TX w/ Papa M, Big|Brave
  • 9/02/2019 Emo's - Austin, TX w/ Papa M, Big|Brave
  • 9/04/2019 The Gothic - Denver, CO w/ Papa M, Big|Brave
  • 9/06/2019 Metro Music Hall - Salt Lake City, UTw/ Papa M, Big|Brave, Eagle Twin
  • 9/07/2019 Arcosanti - Phoenix AZ w/ Papa M, Big|Brave
  • 9/08/2019 Mayan - Los Angeles, CA w/ Papa M, Big|Brave
  • 9/09/2019 The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA w/ Papa M, Big|Brave
  • 9/11/2019 The Showbox - Seattle, WA w/ Papa M
  • 9/12/2019 Revolution Hall - Portland, OR w/ Papa M
  • 9/15/2019 Hollywood Forever - Los Angeles, CA
  • 10/07/2019 Backstage - Munich, DE w/ Caspar Brötzmann Bass Totem
  • 10/08/2019 HfG / ZKM - Karlsruhe, DE w/ Caspar Brötzmann Bass Totem
  • 10/09/2019 Kaserne Basel - Basel, CH w/ Caspar Brötzmann Bass Totem
  • 10/10/2019 Felsenkeller - Leipzig, DE w/ Caspar Brötzmann Bass Totem
  • 10/11/2019 Unsound Festival - Krakow, PL
  • 10/13/2019 Kablys - Vilnius, LT w/ Caspar Brötzmann Bass Totem
  • 10/14/2019 Vene Teater - Tallinn, EE w/ Caspar Brötzmann Bass Totem
  • 10/15/2019 Kulttuuritalo - Helsinki, FI w/ Caspar Brötzmann Bass Totem
  • 10/17/2019 Kraken Sthlm - Stockholm, SE w/ Carl Michael Von Hausswolff
  • 10/18/2018 Kulturkirchen Jakob - Oslo, NO w/ Runhild Gammelsćter & Lass Marhaug Duo
  • 10/19/2019 BLA - Oslo, NO [Shoshin (初心) Duo] w/ Runhild Gammelsćter & Lass Marhaug Duo DJ set
  • 10/21/2019 Koncerthuset - Copenhagen, DK w/ Puce Mary
  • 10/22/2019 Doornroosje - Nijmegen, NL
  • 10/24/2019 SWX - Bristol, UK w/ Anna Von Hausswolff
  • 10/25/2019 QMU - Glasgow, UK w/ Anna Von Hausswolff
  • 10/26/2019 The Crossing - Birmingham, UK w/ Anna Von Hausswolff
  • 10/27/2019 Albert Hall - Manchester, UK w/ Anna Von Hausswolff
  • 10/28/2019 Roundhouse - London, UK w/ Anna Von Hausswolff


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
SEVEN SPIRES Reveal New Album Emerald Seas
WILDSTREET Drop New Video For "Three Way Ride"
DELAIN Streaming New Single For "One Second"
KNOTFEST Announces Inaugural KNOTFEST AT SEA Cruise
ONCE HUMAN Unleash "Sledgehammer" Video
OZZY OSBOURNE To Be Joined By MARILYN MANSON For Rescheduled 2020 North American Dates
HIGHLY SUSPECT Release Video For Single "16"
JORN Announces Heavy Rock Radio II - Executing The Classics Album
RAGE Release New Single, Video For "True"
TOOL To Release Fear Inoculum Expanded Book Edition
SONS OF APOLLO Launch Video For "Goodbye Divinity"
FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Announce North American Tour 2020
CROWBAR's KIRK WINDSTEIN to Release Debut Solo LP, Dream in Motion
UFO To Continue "Last Orders Tour" In 2020
SNAKEYES Publishes New World Order Teaser
DANCE GAVIN DANCE Confirm The Spring Headline Tour
TOOL Extends North American Tour
SEVEN KINGDOMS Launch Music Video For "Valonqar"
IN THIS MOMENT Announce Spring 2020 Headline Tour
BOOZE & GLORY Release New Video For "Ten Years"
TRIUMPH Classics To Be Re-Released As A Double LP
ALTER BRIDGE Announce "WALK THE SKY TOUR 2020' Tour Dates For February
RAVEN BLACK Streams New Track "He Is The One"
OZZY OSBOURNE Announces Rescheduled "NO MORE TOURS 2" 2020 UK And European Dates
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Drops New Video For "Cabin Pressure Drops"
KING DIAMOND Streams New Song "Masquerade of Madness"
THE AGONIST Unleashes "The Gift of Silence" Video
SEPULTURA Release First Single "Isolation" From Upcoming Concept Album Quadra
CROBOT Announces "Year Of The Dawg Tour"
KILLER BEE Vocalist BRIAN FRANK Announces Solo Project
JASTA Drops Two New Bangers From New Collabo Album The Lost Chapters — Volume 2
Detroit’s WILSON Says Goodbye With Final Hometown Show
BLACKTOP MOJO Premiere "Come Get Your Coat" Video
SONS OF TEXAS Return With New EP Resurgence
MAYHEM Release "Falsified & Hated" Video
OZZY OSBOURNE Drops New Single "Under The Graveyard", First New Single In Nearly 10 Years
Japan's DEFILED Reveal New Album Details For Infinite Regress
SONS OF APOLLO Unveil New Album MMXX
OBITUARY Announce East Coast December Dates
STONE SOUR Set To Release First Official Live Album, Hello, You Bastards: Live In Reno
FEAR CULTURE Unveil Powerful New Video "Supernova"
Frontiers Music Signs ARCHON ANGEL With ZAK STEVENS On Vocals
MAMMOTH MAMMOTH Releases New Single "Lead Boots"
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Announce Spring 2020 North American Tour
DESTRAGE Launches "About That" Video
MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND Bassist TIMI HANSEN Dies At 61
SLEEPING WITH SIRENS Announce "The Medicine Tour"
ANGEL WITCH Unleashes "Death From Andromeda" Video
AMARANTHE Announce North American Tour 2020
VOLBEAT Debuts "Die To Live" Video Featuring NEIL FALLON Of CLUTCH
CANNABIS CORPSE Announce European Headlining Tour
NILE Stream New Track "Snake Pit Mating Frenzy"
SEVENDUST Guitarist CLINT LOWERY Announces Debut Solo Album, God Bless The Renegades
ANGELES Release Picture Video For "Eye of The Storm"
GEORGE LYNCH Reveals New Project DIRTY SHIRLEY With Vocalist DINO JELUSICK
AGNOSTIC FRONT Release Music Video For "I Remember"
NORDIC NOISE Announce Full 2020 Lineup
BLUE OYSTER CULT Announce Release Of Live Album Hard Rock Live Cleveland 2014
AIRBOURNE Launch "Backseat Boogie" Video
MARYLAND DOOM FEST Announces 2020 Lineup
EDGE OF PARADISE Release Video For "Fire"
SCHAMMASCH Ready New Album Hearts Of No Light
JINJER Releases New Video For "Pit of Consciousness"
SKINLAB Unleash Second Album Venomous
SWANFEST Reveals Lineup Additions For 2020
COLLATERAL Release New Video, Single "Mr. Big Shot"
STEVE HARRIS' BRITISH LION Set For New Album The Burning
ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Release New Single 'Ever So Bold'
METAL ALLEGIANCE Confirm Their Annual January Metal Assault In Anaheim
BEARTOOTH, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Announce Winter 2020 Co-Headline Tour
NOVEMBERS DOOM Premiere "What We Become" Video
Poland's METALMANIA FESTIVAL Reveals Full 2020 Lineup
DAVEY SUICIDE Drops "Rock Ain't Dead" Video
QUIET RIOT Premiere Video For "In the Blood"
HAMMERFALL Announces 2020 North American Headline Tour
EXMORTUS Streams "Legions Of The Undead" Track
ICED EARTH Announce Alive In Athens 20th Anniversary Edition
TRIBULATION Launches "Strains Of Horror" Live Video
CAGE Confirm New Reissues, European Perfromance Dates
OZZY OSBOURNE Announces Halloween Costume Contest
ANTI-FLAG Announce New Album 20/20 Vision
THE MURDER OF MY SWEET Announce New Studio Album Brave Tin World
UNLEASH THE ARCHERS Stream Track "Heartless World"
DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces 2020 North American Tour Dates
THROUGH FIRE Announce "The Holiday Havok Tour"
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Launch "Chemical" Video
TOM KEIFER #KEIFERBAND Drops New Track "Waiting On The Demons"
SUICIDE SILENCE Are Set To Become The Hunter With New Studio Album
SODOM Release New Song, "Down On Your Knees"
ANVIL Reveal New Album Legal At Last
DANKO JONES Announces U.S. West Coast Tour Dates
HYPERSPACE METAL FESTIVAL Confirms Full Line Up For 2020 Edition
MAGNUM Reveal New Album The Serpent Rings
RAGE To Release New Album Wings of Rage
Philly METAL & BEER FEST 2020 Confirms First 2020 Bands And Breweries
METALACHI Announce Southwest U.S. Tour Dates
AIRBOURNE Launch New Single "Backseat Boogie"
ANNIHILATOR Unveil New Album Ballistic, Sadistic
ALICE COOPER Announces Spring 2020 North American Tour Dates
STITCHED UP HEART Release New Track "Crooked Halo"
MACHINE HEAD Drop New Video For "Do Or Die"
RUNNING WILD Set To Release Crossing The Blades EP
JINJER Unleash "On The Top" Single, Music Video
CHILD BITE Set To Blow Off The Omens With New Album
Fourth Set Of IRON MAIDEN CD Digipak Albums
PERIPHERY Extend Hail Stan Tour With 2020 Dates
QUIET RIOT Drummer FRANKIE BANALI Has Stage Four Pancreatic Cancer
MAMMOTH MAMMOTH "Tear It Down" With Streaming New Track
INFECTED RAIN Unleash "Black Gold" Video
NIGHTWISH Announce Decades Live In Buenos Aires
EDDIE VAN HALEN Receiving Treatment For Throat Cancer
KIKO SHRED Shares "The Knights Of The Round" Video
AFTER THE FALL Drop New Lyric Video For Track "New S.A."
METALLICA To Headline All 2020 Danny Wimmer Presents Hard Rock Festivals
DOWN ‘N’ OUTZ Debut Lyric Video For "This Is How We Roll"
MOUNTAIN Drummer CORKY LAING Releases New Solo Album Toledo Sessions
ANGEL WITCH Launches Second Single, "Condemned"
WHILE SHE SLEEPS Announce First Ever North American Headline Tour
Sunset Strip 80s Metal Icons HAWK Release Self-Titled Debut Album On CD, Digital Format
EMPTY TRAIL Set To Release Debut EP Lost
CANNABIS CORPSE Unleash True Stoner Terror In New Music Video, "Dawn of Weed Possession"
SEPULTURA Announce New Concept Album Quadra
Celebrity Bowlers And Guests Lining Up For Fifth Annual BOWL FOR RONNIE Bowling Party
PRAYING MANTIS Announce New Live Album Keep It Alive
MASS DESTRUCTION METAL FEST III Coming In November
MACHINE HEAD Confirm 2020 US Burn My Eyes 25th Anniversary Tour
PRONG Enter The Age Of Defiance With New EP
HYPERSPACE METAL FESTIVAL Announces First Batch Of Performers For 2020 Edition
FIRE FROM THE GODS Set To Release New Album American Sun
METAL SWAP MEET Returns To San Diego For 10th Year
CATTLE DECAPITATION Streams New Single "Bring Back The Plague"
Power Metallers METAL DE FACTO Reveal Debut Album Details For Imperium Romanum
ALLEGAEON Unleashes "Metaphopbia" Video
PRETTY MAIDS Vocalist RONNIE ATKINS Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
ANTI-FLAG Share New Single "Christian Nationalist"





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2019 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News