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Siberian Hell Sounds and Convulsing - two of Australia’s finest in extreme music - come together for a split LP on Art As Catharsis.

‘The Breath Of The Beast’ marks the moment when Siberian Hell Sounds transcended the sum of its parts, and emerged as a hypnotically heavy drone machine - more a cataclysmic force majeure than music.

Sounding like the bastard child of elusive French powerhouses Deathspell Omega, the almighty Polish Kriegsmaschine and the cabal of nationless demons known as Hexis, Siberian Hell Sounds draw influence from clandestine corners of extreme music while never adhering to the tropes of any particular subgenre.

Convulsing’s ‘Engraved On Bleached Bone’ exists as a bridge between two selves: between despondency and turmoil of the past, and the uncertainty of the present. It is a knife at the throat of a now-defeated enemy. A bloodied howl of contempt.

As the project of Brendan Sloan (Dumbsaint), Convulsing's 2016 debut 'Errata' made it's mark with an expansive combination of angular death metal, razor raw black metal, ambient menace and transcendent drone, drawing from names like Ulcerate, Dysrhythmia and Krallice.

Do not miss the cathartic excess of Siberian Hell Sounds' The Breath Of The Beast and Convulsing's Engraved On Bleached Bone - out now as a split 12" LP on Art As Catharsis.

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released November 27, 2017

SIDE A: SIBERIAN HELL SOUNDS

Recorded by Brendan Auld at Black Blood Audio, Australia.

Mixed and mastered at Empty Hall Studio, Spain.

All music written and performed by Siberian Hell Sounds.

Thanks to Brendan, Lachlan, Simon, Budge, Bird, Dave, Damian, Kris, Eric, Tim, Asger, Filip, Tommasso, Victor, Geordie and anyone else that has supported us along the way, you know who you are.

SIDE B: CONVULSING

Brendan Sloan - All instruments, vocals, engineering, mixing, mastering.

Recorded, mixed and mastered in "Norway".

Honoured ones engraved herein: John Snyder, James Horne and Evan Craig for tonal cornerstones. Dan Young & SHS for impetus. Michael Tokar, Nicholas Andrews, James Thomas for (in)tolerance. Nick & Rusty. Jessie Warren, Ben Teuben, Cam Price. Geordie Stafford (RELEASE THE BATS). Craig Johnson for dead realty. Leøn & Lemmy. Hannah Fairlamb for depth. dana geier for the long years. Robin, Jack, Darcy, Nathan. Rob and Nox. Mel Damien for hatred. Mattia Alagna for curatorship and passion. Gabriele Gramaglia, the italian doppelganger. Jef Whitehead for correctly identifying the 'Camel riff' on the last album and howled mockeries. You, for taking the time to listen.

In loving memory of K.G. Bartlett.

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