Eight Bells to Release Landless via Battleground Records

Portland-based psychedelic doomers Eight Bells are currently in the process of recording their second long-player with Billy Anderson — because why go anywhere else? — for an intended release early in 2016 on Battleground Records. The post-SubArachnoid Space project of Melynda Jackson made its debut with the immersive and far-ranging The Captain’s Daughter in 2013, which Anderson also produced, and in addition to marking a first appearance for new drummer Rae Amitay, what’s been dubbed Landless will find Eight Bells veterans of such respected West Coast festivals as Fall into Darkness and Hoverfest.

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EIGHT BELLS: Experimental Doom Trio To Release Sophomore Full-Length On Battleground Records; New Drummer Announced + 2016 Tour With Voivod Confirmed

Experimental doom trio, EIGHT BELLS, will release their sophomore full-length this Winter via Battleground Records. Titled Landless and featuring new recruit, Rae Amitay (Immortal Bird, Thrawsunblat) at the drum helm, the record is currently in its tracking stages under the watchful ear of legendary producer/engineer, Billy Anderson (Agalloch, Tragedy, Demon Lung, Ommadon, Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth et al) and offers a definitive evolution of EIGHT BELLS’ eclectic sound.

In conjunction with the release of Landless, EIGHT BELLS will serve as direct support to Voivod and Vektor on their Northeastern US Winter tour with dates to be announced in the coming weeks.

EIGHT BELLS was forged in 2010 by Melynda Jackson (SubArachnoid Space) and began as a songwriting collaboration with jazz-trained six-string bassist Haley Westeiner and drummer Chris Van Huffel. Based in Portland, Oregon, EIGHT BELLS explores dark sonic realms with a blackened dissonance combined with ethereal and haunting female vocals.

Landless is the follow-up to the band’s critically-lauded debut full-length, The Captain’s Daughter, recorded by Billy Anderson and issued in 2013 via Seventh Rule and on vinyl by The Flenser.

Landless will be released on vinyl/digital formats via Battleground Records in February 2016 and on tape via Tartarus Records with further info to be disclosed in the coming weeks.


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