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MISS LAVA: Portuguese Psychedelic Outfit Issues Cryptic New Video For "Another Beast Is Born" + Tour Dates Announced
Following the Small Stone Records release of their Sonic
Debris LP in May, Portugal's
MISS LAVA has just issued a new video from the record, created for the song
"Another Beast Is Born." The clip is an adaptation of 1971 French
film Don't Deliver Us From Evil (Mais Ne Nous Délivrez Pas Du Mal) by Joël
Offers vocalist Johnny Lee of the song, "In times like
these is unbelievable how often we see people losing their lives by the hands
of cold-hearted creatures who have no regard for human life. 'Another Beast Is
Born' is our trip to hell to meet those creatures. It's a song with a touch of
doom and black metal, a dark place we haven't explored before in MISS LAVA, a
song with a big riff that still blows my mind, and is one of my favorites in
See MISS LAVA's "Another Beast Is Born" video
MISS LAVA also begins a steady burst of Portuguese tour
dates this week in support of the album, with shows booked throughout their
home country from now through November, with many additional live shows to be
continually announced in the weeks ahead.
MISS LAVA Tour Dates:
10/01/2016 Festival Bardoada e AJCOI - Pinhal Novo, PT
10/08/2016 Festival Faro Alternativo - Faro, PT
10/28/2016 DRAC - Figueira da Foz, PT
10/29/2016 Club de Vila Real - Vila Real, PT
11/19/2016 Bafo de Baco - Loulé, PT
See MISS LAVA's previously-released videos for"The
Silent Ghost Of Doom" RIGHT HEREand "In The Arms Of Freaks"
HERE, and stream Sonic Debris in its entirety HERE.
Sonic Debris is available on CD and 180-gram light blue
vinyl limited to 500 units at THIS LOCATION.
A true sonic voyage with a diversity beyond anything yet
evidenced by the band, Sonic Debris traverses unexplored auditory landscapes.
Throughout the record's ten consuming movements, MISS LAVA manifests explosive
sound textures, kaleidoscopic asteroids, and obscure beasts making for an
all-consuming listen that's difficult to overlook. Outlaws Of The Sun notes,
"Sonic Debris sounds like the stoned out offspring of Queens Of The Stone
Age, Kyuss, Monster Magnet and Truckfighters all vying for musical supremacy.
And for that you will be crazy to miss this superb album. Excellent and highly
recommended." Rock And Roll Fables hails the band's fusion of,
"Kyuss' wall of sound with Monster Magnet's psychedelia and a little of
Corrosion Of Conformity's Southern-fried jam sensibility," further
gushing, "Saying MISS LAVA could be the next Kyuss is a bold statement. I
know this. That band was the one that set me on the path to my musical
awakening when I was just a wee lad. If Kyuss followed up Blues For The Red Sun
with another album (and not the Sky
Valley concept), then
they'd be lucky to have it sound as good as Sonic Debris. Yep, I said it."
Sonic Debris was captured at Pentagon Audio Manufacturers,
JDB Showroom, and Estúdio Crossover in Lisbon at various times throughout 2014
and 2015, produced by Fernando Matias and MISS LAVA, engineered by Matias, José
Pedro Ataíde, and Ricardo Bravo, mixed by Benny Grotto at Mad Oak Studios in
Boston, Massachusetts, and mastered by Chris Goosman at Baseline Audio Labs in
Ann Arbor, Michigan. Sonic Debris follows 2013's Red Supergiant and 2009's
Blues For The Dangerous Miles, which was listed among Loud Magazine's Top Five
Portuguese albums of that year, and 2008's limited edition, self-titled EP.