CORMORANT: New Song Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area progressive extreme metallers CORMORANT have unveiled a new song off their upcoming full-length, "Metazoa", which was recorded with and produced by Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, MELVINS, SLEEP, PRIMORDIAL). The song, entitled "Salt of the Earth", debuted on the band's MySpace page on February 24. According to bassist/vocalist Arthur von Nagel, the group chose to use "Salt of the Earth" as the first single because "the song succinctly brings our doom, folk, black metal, prog rock and death metal elements together."

Mixed by Anderson and mastered by Justin Weis (HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE, LUDICRA, SLOUGH FEG), "Metazoa" features ten tracks of forward-thinking, multihued black metal that combines the folk-tinged atmospheres of AGALLOCH with straight-up heavy metal thunder, the expansiveness of post-rock, and the progressive blackness of latter-day ENSLAVED. Increasingly often mentioned in the same breath as friends and like-minded souls HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE, LUDICRA, GIANT SQUID, and ASUNDER, CORMORANT has established itself as one of the brightest rising stars of the once-again-burgeoning San Francisco metal scene.

"Metazoa" track listing:

01. Scavengers Feast
02. Uneasy Lies the Head
03. Salt of the Earth
04. Blood on the Cornfields
05. Hanging Gardens
06. Hole in the Sea
07. The Crossing
08. The Emigrant's Wake
09. The Sky Burial


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