Sonically expansive, aurally depressive metal band Ether Coven release the music video for As The Noose Of The Ever Changing World Tightens Around Your Neck two days ago.
As The Noose Of The Ever Changing World Tightens Around Your Neck is off Ether Coven’s new full-length album, Everything Is Temporary Except Suffering out now. The album was recorded, mixed and produced by Erik Rutan (Cannibal Corpse, Morbid Angel, Goatwhore) with additional mastering done by Alan Douches (Cradle of Filth, Motorhead) at West West Side. The track Flower Crown,
Born from the ashes of vocalist/guitarist Peter Kowlasky’s (vocals and guitar) former (and occasionally still active) band, Remembering Never, Ether Coven marry the dissonant sounds of Neurosis and Swans, the sumptuous gloom of Type O Negative and the riffing of their home state’s death metal heritage. Helmed by a creative core of Kowalsky and Devin Estep (vocals, guitar), the band has spent the past three years touring clubs and DIY venues across the U.S. and Canada, performing alongside the likes of Thou, Windhand, The Body, Eyehategod, Cro-Mags and Torche. The track This House Is A Tomb Of Memories,
Ether Coven was brought to Century Media Records’ attention by longtime A&R vet, Michael Alago, whose credits include signing Metallica and White Zombie and whose career was recently profiled in the documentary film, Who The Fuck Is That Guy?. «Ether Coven are both brutal and majestic in the presentation of their music», says Alago. «There is also a beauty that is totally arresting in all its heaviness».
Ether Coven is Peter Kowalsky (guitar/vocals), Devin Estep (guitar/vocals), Shane Nerenberg (bass/vocals), and Justin Gianoutsos (drums).
Maxwell Heilman states on Ether Coven`s Bandcamp, «Ether may have released the best sludge metal album of the year. Their concussive energy and passionate despondency takes them all over the map. As vicious powerviolence mingles with morose funeral doom, these Floridians are just as likely to beat you senseless as they are to move listeners to tears. Experimental edge keeps listeners guessing, while its accessible groove keeps their songs catchy and moshable. TINLFMH is an essential encapsulation of sludge metal’s potential and diversity. Favorite track: For Every Nail a Noose».