Entertainment News
The No. 1 Source For Breaking Music, Film, and TV Headlines

Listen to the riff metal of “Tragedy of the Mind” from Liturgy frontman’s new band Survival

on March 28, 2013, 12:00pm


Hunter Hunt-Hendrix, lead singer of the ontologically-focused, transcendental black metal band Liturgy, will be playing his headstock-less guitar in a new band Survival, who will release their debut self-titled album on May 14th through Thrill Jockey Records. The band consists of Hunt-Hendrix, Greg Smith, and Jeff Bobula, with some help in the studio from Colin Marston (Krallice, Dysrhythmia).

The group’s first single, “Tragedy of the Mind” is a good bridge away from the pure trance of Liturgy and into the more repetitive, riff-based ’70s Brit-metal of Survival, with Hendrix sounding more like a timid Layne Staley (Alice In Chains) than his erstwhile black metal howls. Check out the track below.

According to a press release, the band will be touring the U.S. this summer, while Liturgy remains in the process of recording material that should see the light of day this fall.

No comments