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LISTEN: The Body & Haxan Cloak
The Quietus , February 4th, 2014 10:12

OOF! Quietus favourites The Body to release a new album via RVNG Intl, in collaboration with The Haxan Cloak

You may have noticed that the Quietus are partial to a bit of The Body. The Portland, Oregon-basd duo's recent Christs, Redeemers on Thrill Jockey was among our favourite metal albums of last year, which we described as akin to "that same, panicked cry you hear screaming in your own brain when you stand in the kitchen and think about the inescapable inevitability of your own death".

Now the duo have announced the release of its follow-up, I Shall Die Here, which will be released through RVNG Intl on 1st April. It finds the duo teaming up with another Quietus favourite, Bobby 'The Haxan Cloak' Krlic, for a record which promises to find "the tried and true sound of The Body cut to pieces, mutilated by process and re-animated in a spectral state by the newly minted partnership." Given Krlic's success at honing his sound to a stark, violent and often chilling form of electronic music - see last year's Excavation album - we suspect that the resulting album will be among the most viscerally unsettling things we'll hear all year.

In advance of the album's release, you can listen to album track 'Hail To Thee, Everlasting Pain' via the embed above.

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