Locrian ‎– Drenched Lands



Obsolete Elegy In Effluvia And Dross 2:09
Ghost Repeater 10:36
Barren Temple Obscured By Contaminated Fogs 6:11
Epicedium 8:30
Obsolete Elegy In Cast Concrete 6:50
Greyfield Shrines (Version) 30:10

Versions (5)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ATWAR053, DOSEFORTYTHREE Locrian Drenched Lands(CD, Album, Ltd) At War With False Noise, Small Doses ATWAR053, DOSEFORTYTHREE US 2009 Sell This Version
B!127 Locrian Drenched Lands(LP, Cle + CDr, Mini + , Ltd) BloodLust! B!127 US 2009 Sell This Version
UR8X046 Locrian Drenched Lands(8-Trk, Album, Ltd) Utech Records UR8X046 US 2010 Sell This Version
ds003, dose81 Locrian Drenched Lands(Cass, Ltd) DeathSmile, Small Doses ds003, dose81 US 2010 Sell This Version
none Locrian Drenched Lands(5xFile, FLAC, Album, RE) Not On Label (Locrian Self-released) none US 2011


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November 12, 2014
referencing Drenched Lands, CD, Album, Ltd, ATWAR053, DOSEFORTYTHREE
I only discovered this band a couple of years ago, and since then I've been buying everything they've recorded.


August 5, 2010
referencing Drenched Lands, CD, Album, Ltd, ATWAR053, DOSEFORTYTHREE
Although the prolific Chicago based Locrian duo, André Foisy and Terence Hannum, had quiet a few releases since Drenched Lands, I'm still enjoying this dense, drone heavy, massive album. Released on a Scottish drone/noise label, At War With False Noise and Small Doses in 2009, and later repressed by BloodLust!, Utech, and DeathSmile, Drenched Lands is a dark voyage into post-apocalyptic land of abandoned concrete highways and obsolete ruined structures. The inner desperation of desolate landscapes and overgrown wastelands is conveyed with howling vocals, growling guitars and power electronics, blending dark ambient and black metal into cacophony of thick layered sonic palette. With its narrative structure, the album "starts with a slow descent into a dark abyss, moving torturedly, gradually rediscovering the light, then leaving you where everything began - completely transformed". Background distorted riffs are punctuated with foreground guitar strums in an epic buildup, appealing to cinematic soundtracks of deep caverns and cold cells. The last, 30-minute track, is a complete trip. If you dig this sound, be sure to also pick up Locrian's Rain of Ashes (Fan Death, 2009) and their latest album, Territories (2010).