This is sweet, syrupy retro doom from Rhode Island. It’s got the prerequisite “warm” retro doom production and everything. I’m not disparaging that in any way, mind you – I’m breathing a hefty sigh of relief, here. Personally, I find this type of record extremely soothing, like I’m meeting an old friend for a drink. Then we proceed to relive old times, enjoying every minute together. We make plans to get together again very soon. This will get repeat spins.
Pilgrim’s been around the block. SXSW. Treks to Europe. They’ve played with some of the finest bands around (Gypsyhawk, Black Fucking Pyramid, Rwake, NAAM, Black Tusk), basically all the bands we love around here. Usually when a band you don’t know keeps company that good, you know you’re gonna get turned onto what they do. I honestly don’t know how I hadn’t heard about them before today, but my gain is also your gain, my friends!
So, what else? “Misery Wizard” sounds good. It goddamn sounds great. Loving the production here. This is the type of band that does what you want it to do, and you know exactly what you’re getting. Sometimes that could be a fat negative, but not here. I was looking for these sounds, and Pilgrim set me up for an (more…)
“Temples is a musical journey to the edges of the world, the dreamworld, the subconscious, life, existence, oblivion, sensitory control, concentration, reflection, enlightenment of the conscious and the realization of self.”
Temples are a heavy psych band with some pretty wicked tripped out tunes.
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PILGRIM: Rhode Island Doom Trio To Appear On East Village Radio This Tuesday
East Coast Mini Tour To Commence March 1
Rhode Island doom bringers PILGRIM will appear live on East Village Radio’s Metal Inquisition Show this Tuesday, February 28 from 10:00PM – 12:00AM EST. For the first half of the show, the band will be spinning tunes from their own playlist. During the second half, PILGRIM’s latest full-length, Misery Wizard will be played in its entirety. To hear the show, go to THIS LOCATION.