LOCRIAN Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of experimental, dark ambient/noise trio LOCRIAN. The band will enter Electrical Audio in Chicago later this year with producer with Greg Norman to record its new album. Furthermore, this summer Relapse will reissue the group's most recent vinyl-only release, "The Clearing", as a two-CD/digital deluxe album with a bonus disc, re-titled "The Clearing/The Final Epoch".

Formed in late 2005, LOCRIAN consists of André Foisy (electric and acoustic guitars, arp avatar, electronics), Terence Hannum (vocals, synthesizers, piano, organ, mellotron and tapes) and Steven Hess (drums, electronics). The group, located in Chicago, Illinois and Baltimore, Maryland, has released over 20 recordings on an eclectic array of labels in their relatively short but prolific career, including a recent split with labelmates HORSEBACK.

Commented Foisy: "It's really an honor to be working with one of the labels that we grew up with and a label that's put out such a wide variety of material that we love."

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