Michael Gira claims that Swans' The Seer took 30 years to make: "it's the culmination of every previous Swans album as well as any other music I've ever made, been involved in or imagined." This is not hyperbole. Two years after My Father Will Lead Me Up to a Rope to the Sky, The Seer is the most sprawling, ambitious, thoughtfully conceived and tightly performed recording in the band's catalog – also not hyperbole – over two discs, two hours, and 11 tracks. And it is not an endurance test, but an argument for compulsive listening. It's an exquisitely wrought journey through post-rock, electronic soundscapes, haunting acoustic songs, punishing noise, and (lots of) percussion.
Death Metal meets Hard Rock on the new Debauchery vs. Blood God album! Welcome to the world of Blood Gods! Debauchery has always been unique. Those who couldn't or wouldn't accept and understand it, were kindly asked to **** off. There's one thing the band offers for everyone who's still there: Death Metal straight in your face! Blood God is the Heavy Metal/Hard Rock offshoot of Debauchery. Judas Priest, Accept, Iron Maiden, Motörhead, AC/DC - these bands were the reason why the Blood Gods started playing music. Blood God have a Debauchery feel to them, but everything's still a bit more different: a little bit more Heavy Metal and a lot more Rock 'n' Roll!