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[1 May 2020 | No Comment | ]
Secular Hymns Now Available on BandCamp

Released as a CD on Malignant Records in 2012 Secular Hymns is the follow up to Xiphoid Dementia’s landmark sophomore offering Might Is Blight. Demonstrating a more refined sound and expanding on stylistic efforts explored in previous releases Secular Hymns is yet another triptych on the dark journey of the project.
From Sideline Magazine:
Moving somewhere in between dark-ambient and industrial-noise “Secular Hymns” is an opus that catches the attention for its impressive arsenal of sounds and noises that have been used. But the main characteristic of the release concerns the global …

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[30 Apr 2020 | No Comment | ]
Xiphoid Dementia – Prison of Hope LP Reviews

From Musique Machine:
Long awaited LP follow-up to 2012’s Secular Hymns, Divergent Series unleashes Xiphoid Dementia’s latest, Prison of Hope. Continually impossible to pigeonhole, Egan Budd (Existence Establishment, Headstone Brigade) rolls out the big guns for his full length return. Departing from and adding to his sound from his recent split with Bastard Noise, Xiphoid Dementia melds together cinematic grandeur, industrial urgency, bleak ambient, and almost pop sensibilities.
Emerging from the low, oily murk, the bubbling synths that open up Prison of Hope propel the track forward, while at the same time …

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[27 Apr 2020 | No Comment | ]
Video for “Black Sunrise” Premieres on Monomer TV Episode #3

The proprietors over at Doc Monomer’s Audio Emporium have been working meticulously on their new television series and with the 3rd episode they are premiering the latest Xiphoid Dementia video from the most recent LP Prison of Hope.
“Black Sunrise” is the second single from Xiphoid Dementia’s most recent offering Prison of Hope LP. The song is pushes the project’s previously drawn boundaries into new territory with clean sung vocals and further explores the martial industrial sound that the project has dabbled with in the past.

MONOMER TV Episode 3 – 4/27/2020 …

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[12 Apr 2020 | No Comment | ]
Collection of Lost Thoughts 2012-2019 Now on BandCamp

Now available on the Xiphoid Dementia BandCamp page is Part 3 of Collection of Lost Thoughts; a deep retrospective, spanning the life of the project and featuring many unreleased works from over the years.
Released as a cassette box set on Black Horizons in August of 2019. Full color front and back 4-panel large triple norelco case j-cards on pearl metallic stock. Edition of 66 copies on magenta tapes with silver labels.
Collection of Lost Thoughts 2012-2019 by Xiphoid Dementia

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[2 Apr 2020 | No Comment | ]
The Covenant Premieres “Essence Concussion” Video

British Columbia’s dark circle collective The Covenant has premiered the first video from Xiphoid Dementia’s Prison of Hope. Check out the write-up here or view the video below.

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[30 Mar 2020 | No Comment | ]
In The Land of the Living Now Available on BandCamp

Originally released in 2010 as a 4×3″CDR set on FTAM and later re-issued as a tape on Repentance Products In The Land of the Living is a recording of unique live material. The first two tracks were recorded straight from a performance at Richmond, VA Noise Fest 2005 and the second were recorded in studio in late 2009.
The release is a pay-what-you-want item available on the Xiphoid Dementia bandcamp page.

In The Land of The Living by Xiphoid Dementia

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[22 Mar 2020 | No Comment | ]
Might Is Blight Now Available on BandCamp

Originally released in March of 2009 Might Is Blight is the seminal release of Xiphoid Dementia marking a turning point in the project’s evolution. The album is driven by envisioning apocalyptic scenarios and then meticulously crafting an aural accompaniment of prophetic proportions.

Might Is Blight by Xiphoid Dementia

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[5 Mar 2020 | No Comment | ]
Collection of Lost Thoughts 2006​-​2011 now on Bandcamp Page

Now available on the Xiphoid Dementia bandcamp page! Digital version of the second tape from the Collection of Lost Thoughts box set released last year on Black Horizons.
This is Part 2 of Collection of Lost Thoughts; a deep retrospective, spanning the life of the project and featuring many unreleased works from over the years. Released as a cassette box set on Black Horizons in August of 2019. Full color front and back 4-panel large triple norelco case j-cards on pearl metallic stock. Edition of 66 copies on magenta tapes with …

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[29 Feb 2020 | No Comment | ]
Xiphoid Dementia – Prison of Hope LP Now Available

The latest effort from Xiphoid Dementia released in February 2020 on Boston based label Divergent Series. Five new tracks of abstract industrial with elements of noise and power electronics. The release sees more exploration in a stripped down semi-rhythmic approach and even some more musical elements here and there. Considered the next phase of evolution for the project.
Purchase the record at the new Existence Establishment shop.

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[22 Feb 2020 | No Comment | ]
Embalmed In Purity Now Available on Xiphoid Dementia BandCamp

Now available on the Xiphoid Dementia bandcamp page Embalmed In Purity: the debut full-length released in 2005 remastered.
Originally released in edition of 100 copies on CDR in 2005 this is the debut full-length of Xiphoid Dementia. These tracks have been remastered from the originals.
Cascading waves of distortion weave through seething ambience. Echoes of dying machines invade the psyche only to be swept up into the metaphysical tempest. Tendrils of (super)natural phenomena tear the last thread of flesh and bone. A raw twist of fate overloading your sixth sense. Embalmed in …

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