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Release date: 15 June 2013
Style: Psychedelic rock, Doom metal


7.5 | 26 votes


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01. To Bury
02. The Places You Walk
03. The Divide
04. Into A Sleep
05. And The River Ran Dry
06. Keep Your Weeds
07. Ehjä
08. The Four Of Us Are Dying [feat. JD Guy]
09. Psyar


Jessica "Jex Thoth" Bowen - vocals
Matt Jacobs - guitars
Brandon Newhouse - guitars
Nick Johnson - drums
Danny Gonzalez - bass

Session musicians
Steve Moore - keyboards
Lori Goldston - cello

Guest musicians
JD Guy - guitars

Staff review by

There's been a slow but steady psychedelic revival in the past decade, both in metal and rock circles, much to this neo-hippie's content. Bands like Electric Moon, Samsara Blues Experiment, and even more extreme stuff like Oranssi Pazuzu and Black Meddle-era Nachtmystium have all been helping to give the sound a new, modern identity, with their own distinct twists on it. Another band within this recent trend, Jex Thoth, released their self-titled debut back in 2008, and now here they are 5 years later with quite a nice follow up, 2013's Blood Moon Rise.

published 17.07.2013 | Comments (14)

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IronAngel - 12.06.2013 at 14:38  
  Pretty good, doesn't rock and groove quite as much as the debut. Keep Your Weeds has the greatest initial appeal, I think.
Angel N. - 14.09.2014 at 16:54  
Rating: 7 I think this album is nothing more than a solid 7 WHICH IS JUST GOOD, nothing less nothing more, there will songs that will be just boring as there are songs which are unique sounding. With all the potential I see in their musicianship they could make the whole album slightly better.

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