Thursday, February 7, 2019

Prog-doom purveyors THE GHOST NEXT DOOR premier A Feast For the Sixth Sense via Heavy Blog is Heavy

Bay Area prog-doom metallers THE GHOST NEXT DOOR will release their new album, A Feast for the Sixth Sense, this Friday (February 8) on Ripple Music.

In anticipation of the release, Heavy Blog is Heavy is premiering the record in its entirety at this location.

The band will also take its intense live show on the road in March, bringing the record to club stages on the following dates:

    Friday, 3/8 Petie’s, Tarzana, California
    Saturday, 3/9, Bancroft, Spring Valley, California
    Sunday, 3/10, The Quarry, Bisbee, Arizona
    Monday, 3/11, RCBG @ Thunderbird, El Paso, Texas
    Tuesday, 3/12, Deadhorse, San Angelo, Texas
    Wednesday, 3/13, The Guillotine, San Antonio, Texas
    Thursday, 3/14, Swan Dive, Austin, Texas
    Friday, 3/15, Ridglea Theater, Ft. Worth, Texas
    Saturday, 3/16, Kickbutt Coffee, Austin, Texas
    Sunday, 3/17, Growlers, Memphis, Tennessee
    Tuesday, 3/19, Your Mom’s House, Denver, Colorado
    Wednesday, 3/20, Loading Dock, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Thursday, 3/21, Jub Jub’s, Reno, Nevada
    Friday, 3/22, Winters Tavern, Sonora, California
    Saturday, 3/23, Caravan, San Jose, California

The Ghost Next Door was formed in Berkeley, California by singer/guitarist Gary Wendt, a former student of guitar legend Joe Satriani.

Gary grew up in the infamous bay area music scene as a founding member of crossover legends Sacrilege BC and alt-metal champions Release.  He spent a year recording and touring with Skinlab before embarking on the development of his own musical vehicle.

Emerging from the desire to marry the dark melancholy of 80s/90s alternative with the aggression and drive of Bay Area metal, The Ghost Next Door blends
styles and influences from punk to jazz, progressive to sadcore, and modern rock to thrash into meter-bending, riff-driven heaviness fueled by abrasively honest lyrics.

The Ghost Next Door gigs tirelessly out of a compulsion to create and perform their expressive take on modern metal.

Of the band and new record, Gary says, "We're not interested in trends. A song is born from a single idea, but always mixed with some alternative sensibilities. Fusion, extreme, shoegaze, thrash - we write the unexpected.”

A Feast for the Sixth Sense is available on deluxe vinyl, CD and digital from Ripple Music and from the band on the road.

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