Press releases come in all sizes, as in short, long and book length. The messages are sometimes easily identifiable, others require wading through dense prose and sorting out the hyperbole from facts, unscrambling ambiguity to find the point. Here is one that stood out from the pack on Tuesday.
"Bringing horror, mayhem, and pain through a medium that brushes on brutal death metal, Edmonton, AB's BLËED officially unleash their debut album 'The Hatred Inside'. The 11 track ripper is available both digitally and on CD (which features a booklet of grotesque artistic imagery and band photos) via the band's website here and on bandcamp here.
"With a live show that combines costumed performances with crushing, groovy thrash peppered with blood. The band pays homage to theatrical metal kings, GWAR, through their own original material and costume design. They guarantee that fans will be chanting along with their grotesque lyrics from such songs as ‘Committed’ complete with appropriate props to accompany much of the material they write.
"The Hatred Inside has now been unleashed in all of its rampant, blood lusting glory! Serving as a catalyst, we have set forth bringing our own variety of the macabre that can only be defined as BLËED. Well you would be to get your own copy and indulge in the vile depravity held within! And well you would be to witness the horrific mayhem unfold live by staying tapped into the main vein at www.bleedband.com for our future upcoming shows!" comments vocalist Robert Kreed.
"The blood covered four piece is composed of Ron (guitarist), Rob (vocalist), Mike (Bass) who also plays bass in Samandriel, and Chuck (Drums) who also plays in Idolatry and Ivardensphere. They draw inspiration from many bands; Slayer for their in your face delivery and lyrical content, GWAR for their stage show and lyrical content, Strapping Young Lad for their chaotic sound and comedic entertainment, Zimmer's Hole for their stage show and variety of song style, and DevilDriver for their overall heavy/borderline death metal sound. Fans and crowds are guaranteed to be covered in blood by the end of the show with their endless ferocity.
"Their song writing strategy is simple: start with a guitar riff, structure it, and map it out, from there they add bass and drums, rehearse liberally, and continue to craft the instrumentals until they are completely ‘fleshed’ out. Lyrics are usually written in one sitting by Robert (vocals), once the emotion is found, a story begins to unfold, be it about war, demons, death, torture, and other unpleasantries.
"For more info, please visit http://www.BleedBand.com "
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