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UNEARTHLY TRANCE Announce New Full-length ‘Stalking The Ghost’

Stalking The Ghost coming February 24th via Relapse Records

New York City sludge/doom/drone trio UNEARTHLY TRANCE re-emerge from the shadows with Stalking the Ghost, their six full-length recording and first album in over seven years.

Stream the band’s new song “Dream State Arsenal” via YouTube HERE and Soundcloud HERE.

An esoteric ritual of seismic doom, Stalking the Ghost taps into the darkest realms of the occult over the course of seven tracks that reek of utter despair. Forming a balance between slow-churning maelstrom and spine-chilling harmony, wrapped beneath a blackened cloud of rumbling feedback, UNEARTHLY TRANCE sound more powerful and exploratory than ever before. Recorded at Menegroth/The Thousand Caves Studios by Colin Marston (Krallice, Gorguts, Panopticon) and featuring cover art by Orion Landau (YOB, Red Fang, Graves At Sea), Stalking the Ghost restores misery to a gentrifying city.

February 24th, 2017 will see the worldwide release of Stalking The Ghost via Relapse Records on CD/LP/Digital. Physical pre-orders and bundles are available via Relapse.com HERE and digital downloads can be pre-ordered via Bandcamp AT THIS LOCATION.

Additionally, UNEARTHLY TRANCE has been confirmed for next year’s prestigious Roadburn Festival. A complete list of confirmed tour dates is available below.

Stalking The Ghost, Tracklist:

Into The Spiral
Dream State Arsenal
Sycthe
Famine
Lion Strength
Invisible Butchery
The Great Cauldron
In The Forests Keep

Unearthly Trance Tour Dates:

Jan 6    Brooklyn, NY    Saint Vitus*

Apr 20  Tilburg, NLD.   Roadburn Festival

*with Thou

Info / Bio:

Hailing from Long Island/Brooklyn, New York, UNEARTHLY TRANCE was forged in 2000 by Ryan Lipynsky (Guitar/Vocals) and Jay Newman (Bass) with Darren Verni (Drums) joining the following year. Over the past 15+ years, the trio has been creating the loudest, most harrowing blackened doom/sludge in the region. UNEARTHLY TRANCE established their early defining sound with the release of their first two full-lengths (2003’s Season Of Séance, Science Of Silence and 2004’s In The Red) released on Lee Dorrian’s Rise Above Records.

In 2006, UNEARTHLY TRANCE signed with Relapse Records and released three more critically acclaimed full-lengths (2006’s The Trident, 2008’s Electrocution, and 2010’s V) exposing the world to a palpable growth in their doom/sludge foundation and well-crafted songwriting. Over the years the band has brought their crushing live show across North America, the UK and Europe with legendary and acclaimed acts such as Electric Wizard, The Melvins, High On Fire, Grief, Sunn O))), Pelican, Sleep, Morbid Angel, Floor, Autopsy, Crowbar, and more.

Now seven years since their last release, UNEARTHLY TRANCE re-emerge from the shadows with their sixth full-length recording Stalking the Ghost. An esoteric ritual of seismic doom, Stalking the Ghost taps into the darkest realms of the occult over the course of seven tracks that reek of utter despair. Forming a balance between slow-churning maelstrom and spine-chilling harmony, wrapped beneath a blackened cloud of rumbling feedback, UNEARTHLY TRANCE sound more powerful and exploratory than ever before. Recorded at Menegroth/The Thousand Caves Studios by Colin Marston (Krallice, Gorguts, Panopticon) and featuring cover art by Orion Landau (YOB, Red Fang, Graves At Sea), Stalking the Ghost restores misery to a gentrifying city.

UNEARTHLY TRANCE are:
Ryan Lipynsky – Guitar, Vocals, Noise
Jay Newman – Bass, Noise
Darren Verni – Drums

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