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|CHRISTIAN MISTRESS unleashed their critically acclaimed debut full length album Possession February 28th on Relapse Records. Today SPIN.com the online home of Spin Magazine is hosting an exclusive stream of the song “The Edge of Time”. This song is only available on the Deluxe iTunes version of Possession. Get a first listen to “The Edge of Time” HERE.|
Following on the heels of the release of their Relapse Records debut Possession, CHRISTIAN MISTRESS are premiering the video for their song “Pentagram and Crucifix”. The clip was shot in the band’s hometown of Olympia, Washington and directed by Christine Davis and David Hoekje. Check out the exclusive premiere courtesy of Pitchfork HERE. (or below) (more…)
“a deliciously retro sound, with two guitars dancing in lockstep over a leather-jacketed chug and swagger reminiscent of early-’80s Black Sabbath.” – Time Out NY
Olympia, Washington’s traditional heavy metal band, CHRISTIAN MISTRESS (Christine Davis: vocals, Oscar Sparbel: guitar, Ryan McClain: guitar, Johnny Wulf: bass, Reuben Storey: drums) formed in 2007, while the band’s 2010 LP, ‘Agony & Opium’, received international critical acclaim for its unflinchingly authentic take on American heavy metal.
In 2009 CHRISTIAN MISTRESS released a 4 song demo cassette, which quickly went on to sell more than 300 copies worldwide. The demo attracted the attention and praise of several underground luminaries and lovers of classic metal including infamous illustrator Dennis Dread, Ajna (more…)
February 2, 2012 | Categories: feature, Introducing... | Tags: Christian Ministry, christian mistress, doom metal, Port Orchid, possession, Relapse Records, retro doom, stoner doom, Washington | 3 Comments
Very like The Devil’s Blood (i.e., highly capable female singer with traditional doom metal/ rock music background), but more 70s rock/metal, less 70s rock/pop. If that made any sense.
Shut up. You read this site. You knew very well what I meant.
“Over and over,” a satanic T-rex, a heavier Kansas… “Pentagram and Crucifix,” almost like a track from Danzig’s eponymous debut (and very nearly as sweet) with its alternating time (i.e., downbeat to forebeat in the verse)… “Conviction” is an (improbably) Y&T-like ripper….
“The Way Beyond” fires up a lap steel-laced acoustic intro and slows things down for a minute or two, before igniting a “Children of the Grave”-esque riff–
seriously, if you’re reading this site, you love stoner/doom riffs. This track alone would complete you sexually: (more…)
January 27, 2012 | Categories: Album Reviews | Tags: Albert King, album review, christian mistress, Death metal, doom metal, Metal, music, possession, rock, soda shop.com, Symptom of the Universe, the soda shop | 3 Comments