MOLASSESS Streams New Album in Full via Decibel Magazine Thursday October 15 2020, 12:00 AM
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MOLASSESS Streams New Album in Full via Decibel Magazine

Dutch psychedelic rock formation  MOLASSESS  has partnered with Decibel Magazine to share the full stream of their debut full-length, 'Through the Hollow,' ahead of tomorrow's release! The record can be heard in its entirety at  THIS LOCATION .



"Today we can finally truly let go. And celebrate with great pride and a sense of relief the sprouting of this seed!" comments  MOLASSESS . "May it blossom and infinitely resonate, may it shake hard shells of human soul and feed our lust for creation once more. This germ of a journey is out of our hands and free to spread wherever it desires. Here’s to whatever it may become. Through The Hollow!"

Featuring four musicians from THE DEVIL'S BLOOD,  MOLASSESS  was formed upon being commissioned for a performance during the 2019 edition of Roadburn Festival. Yet,  MOLASSESS  is not a continuation of a buried past, nor a celebration of a cherished collaborator, but a culmination of heartache, requisite resolution, a rediscovery of rage and the relighting of a fire that never really burned out.

'Through the Hollow" can be pre-ordered  HERE .

The cover artwork, which was created by Max Rivers, can be found below along with the tracklist.

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Tracklist:
1.  Through the Hollow  (11:06)
2. Get Out From Under (06:50)
3. Formless Hands (10:54)
4. Corpse of Mind (04:58)
5. The Maze of Stagnant Time (04:03)
6. I Am No Longer (06:21)
7.  Death Is  (04:54)
8. Tunnel (05:21)
9.  The Devil Lives  (10:33)
Total: 01:05:00

MOLASSESS  was beckoned to life as a commissioned performance for the 2019 edition of Roadburn Festival, five years after THE DEVIL’S BLOOD – a chaotic coterie of musical misfits lead by the efficacious guitarist Selim Lemouchi – ended their fever dance.

The invitation inspired new shoots of creativity to blossom where death had walked. THE DEVIL’S BLOOD’s supernal singer Farida Lemouchi formed new bonds with old cohorts Oeds Beydals, Job van de Zande, and Ron van Herpen (ASTROSONIQ), Bob Hogenelst (BIRTH OF JOY) and Matthijs Stronks (DONNERWETTER). Not a reunion, but a confirmation of deep binds and steadfast connections, much like the substance of their namesake – deep and all-consuming, and impossible to untangle.

Taking their name from the final song on Lemouchi’s solo EP ‘Earth Air Spirit Water’ – and tragically his last mortal offering before his death in 2014, the band is not a continuation of a buried past, nor a celebration of a cherished collaborator, but a culmination of heartache, requisite resolution, a rediscovery of rage and the relighting of a fire that never really burned out.

Recording the music of the Roadburn performance on a two-track single,  MOLASSESS  released ‘Mourning Haze / Drops Of Sunlight’ via Ván Records in 2019.  The circle was completed once more with the coming together of a tribe that had been torn apart but found their moment of re-connection: being together again, but also being something new.
 
Now, with the band’s first full length,  MOLASSESS  are setting out on a new path:
 
“Through The Hollow - She proudly carries forth seeds of the past, present and future and cuts loose entirely within the new sonic search of Molassess. An infinite search for personal and spiritual renewal, a remedy for reason and rationality. The state where earth and neither flow inseperable. The new light that follows the one great death.”


Genre :   Psychedelic rock

Line-up:

Oeds Beydals - guitar

Ron van Herpen - guitar

Job van de Zande- bass guitar

Bob Hogenelst- drums and percussion

Matthijs Stronks- keys

Farida Lemouchi- vocals

Recording studio : The Void Studio
 
Producer / sound engineer : Pieter G. Kloos & Molassess
 
Mixed and mastered:  Pieter G. Kloos


For more on  MOLASSESS , visit the band's official  FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM , and  BANDCAMP .

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