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bcb723 "Sedation" is astonishing & not for the faint of heart. Nux Vomica's Tim Messing unleashes a dissonant noise metal masterpiece into the void for anyone lucky enough to pay attention. This is the definition of a lost classic - and one that will continue to surprise after many listens. Put this on late at night while you sleep - the wall of noise is guaranteed to fuck with your subconscious. I don't fucking know - maybe it's just all the shit in my head. Either way I'm on board for this freefall. Favorite track: Tyrants of Sedation.
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Grimmrobe A blackened fervor that degrades the soul.

The sky has fallen... Favorite track: White Angels.
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Mo Bottles Underrated! Noise! Black metal! Doom! Post rock! Insert underground music genre! Favorite track: White Angels.
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A colossal and swarming chasm of obsidian black droney industrial black noise. T. Messing (guitarist of crust punk legends Nux Vomica) brings you this mind-shattering and incredibly introspective solo work, incarnated into one of the most accomplished, devastating, and visionary masterpieces to have been conceived within the realm of black metal and noise crossover genres in the last five-six years at least. Originally released in 2014 as a limited run of 100 tapes by now defunct tape label Grimoire Cassette Cvlture - Sedation was one of the tail end releases for the label, with the cassette being released close to the label's final demise and as such going nearly completely unnoticed, as all available copies soon vanished from the public eye with the label shutting down its online store and online operations. Sentient Ruin however did not fail to notice this astonishing album, and it eventually took us a good three years to track down Messing and bring him on board for a proper (re)release. Today we are honored and excited to have accomplished this very heartfelt mission, as we bring you the ultimate and final release of Sedation, re-mastered, and re-packaged with spectacularly wretched new artwork done for the project by noise/industrial visionary artist Anderson Cook, and further enhanced by a much needed and absolutely glorious vinyl release. An unforgettable sonic flailing suspended between the realms of extreme metal, drone and noise music, that will delight fans of atmospheric experimental extreme bands like Sutekh Hexen, Locrian, Wraiths, Thisquietarmy, Pyramids, BLSPHM, Darkspace, etc.

A special thanks goes out to Kneeko and Grimoire Cassette Cvlture for passing on the torch to us and allowing us continue the glorious legacy of this release.


released February 9, 2018

Written, performed and recorded by T. Messing.
Electronics/Noise on "White Angels" by D. Costa
Mastered by Will Killingsworth at Dead Air Studios
Art by Anderson Cook


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