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[ 22 Feb 2020 | xdementia | 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 …

EVENTS, Headstone Brigade »

[ 6 Feb 2020 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
2/16 – Thief, Headstone Brigade + more

2/16 @ Highline – Seattle, WA
 

THIEF MUSIC electronic-based project fronted by D. Neal (Botanist, DHR) – https://thief-official.bandcamp.com/To End It All intense songs forged from rhythms & noise, synths, & vocals – https://toenditall.bandcamp.com/Jason Walton (Agalloch, Nothing) explorations of the farthest reaches of sound – https://jwalton.bandcamp.com/Headstone Brigade neo-folk compositions by Egan Budd (Xiphoid Dementia) – https://headstonebrigade.bandcamp.com/

 
 

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[ 12 Jan 2020 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Wounds Never Heal now available on Bandcamp

Back in August of 2002 saw the first proper release for Xiphoid Dementia. A three song ep in the form of a 3″ CDR on Polish-based label Soulworm Editions. To this day the material still holds up and it is now available on the Xiphoid Dementia bandcamp page as a “pay what you want” item.

ARTICLES, WEBZINE »

[ 30 Dec 2019 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Top 10 Albums of 2019

This year was a good year for music and I saw many of my favorite artists releasing very good albums. My honorable mentions list was big this year, so big in fact that I decided to ditch it all together for fear of being so inclusive that it wouldn’t do justice to the top ten that I chose with care to stand a head above the rest.
 
 
10. Volahn – El Tigre Del Sur [ Nuclear War Now! Productions / Iron Bonehead Productions ]
FILE UNDER: BLACK METAL / FOLK

El Tigre del …

REVIEWS, WEBZINE »

[ 21 Dec 2019 | xdementia | No Comment | ]
Top 10 Albums of the 2010’s

This was a very difficult list to compile because merely 10 releases over 10 years is extremely limiting. For what criteria do I possibly rate a “best of” for an entire decade?! Do I simply list my most listened to albums?
The criteria I’ve used to choose this is music that shows a big step up for the artist, music that draws the listener in and builds interest over repeated listens, music that pushes the envelope, music that achieves a certain unique atmosphere or mood, and of course music that has …

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