Vol. 1. The World Began Without Man (Colored Vinyl With Bonus CD Of Album)
Thinker Thought 20
Released on January 4, 2011
This item is not available for purchase. Sorry!
The wilds of Colorado brought forth the three men of Matterhorn. Daniel Harvey, Jeremy Grobsmith and Aaron Retka have played together for a decade, first in the tech-violence quartet the Great Redneck Hope, whose two full-lengths remain required listening for the genre. Now, as Matterhorn, they've condensed into a thundering instrumental three-piece, relying on low-grade musical telepathy and a collective half-century of musical experience.
Matterhorn's debut release, Vol. 1. The world began without man ... is the first part of a diptych of theme albums, Vol. 1. Providing a bleak and scientifically plausible series of events that rinse life from the Earth. (Vol. 2 will pick up where Vol. 1 leaves off.) Over the course of the album, Matterhorn provides a auditory tour of the end of man, alternately blistering and mild, bombastic and stark. This, along with their explosive live show, should do well in helping secure their legacy.
This is an LP/CD combo. The vinyl is a limited 1 color run of 250 copies. A CD version of the album is also included.
Similar artists: Converge, Baroness, Mastodon, Isis, Pelican, Russian Circles, High On Fire