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Montreal, QC – March 20, 2018
For fans of Toxic Holocaust, Satan’s Wrath, Death, Celtic Frost
HALLUX Unleash New Video “Yersinia Pestis”
Debut Self-Titled Album Out Now!
(L-R) Miles Morrison (Bass / Vox), Ian Demian-Pérez (Drums), Mike Paulson (Guitar / Vox) – Photo Credit: Amanda Bullick
Vancouver’s blackened death thrashers HALLUX reveal their new music video “Yersinia Pestis” in support of their debut self titled album unleashed this past February. Inspired by Toxic Holocaust, Satan’s Wrath, S.O.D, Celtic Frost, and Power Trip, the trio offers a thrash album with influences that draw from Death, Black, Crossover and D-Beat. The album features ragers such as ‘Yersinia Pestis’, ‘Master Machine’, ‘Chosen Enemy’, ‘Absolved in Flames’, and ‘Herders of the Weak’.
The band comments:
“We decided to start a project focused on a straight-forward approach and aesthetic inspired by early extreme metal bands, with the classic three-piece line-up, and leaving behind anything other than the absolute necessity to pull it off. We hope this album is received as a representation of our ideals by like-minded people…We want it to incite feelings of disconformities and disdain by illustrating the corruption of all forms of authority.”
Watch their new music video “Yersinia Pestis” at the following link
1. Exordium (1:29)
2. Herders of the Weak (3:30)
3. Yersinia Pestis (2:53)
4. Master Machine (2:58)
5. Call of The Blackbird (2:42)
6. In Apathy (3:39)
7. Shepherd Pig (3:14)
8. Lowest Common Dominator (2:42)
9. Chosen Enemy (3:01)
10. Absolved in Flames (2:06)
Album Length: 33:33
HALLUX are a band, who, in the immortal words of Max Cavalera, have gone ‘back to the primitive.’ Like a volcano of toxic sludge, they have cracked the crust of conformity that envelopes the world, shedding molten light on the oppression and fear that surrounds us.
Inspired by Toxic Holocaust, Satan’s Wrath, S.O.D, Celtic Frost, and Power Trip, drummer Ian Demian-Pérez describes HALLUX’s sound as “encrusted anti-authoritarian deathened thrash!”, while their debut self-titled album, which includes ragers such as ‘Yersinia Pestis’, ‘Master Machine’, ‘Chosen Enemy’, ‘Absolved in Flames’, and ‘Herders of the Weak’, he describes as “a thrash album with influences that draw from Death, Black, Crossover and D-Beat, we are a band that deals with the deception, lies, and oppression enforced by the powers that be!”
Perez explains the meaning of his band’s intriguing name.
“Hallux means ‘big toe’ in Latin, and is representative of what keeps us human and connected to this realm. No matter how much a person tries to transcend spiritually, their big toe remains buried in the mud.”
Live, HALLUX showcases their no-frills philosophy.
“We play tight and straight to the point sets, with little or no banter between songs and relentlessly playing song-after-song. We are not the kind of band that has gimmicks. We like to keep it simple and direct!”
HALLUX’s self-titled album was released on February 23, 2018 on Bandcamp, iTunes, CD Baby and all major online retailers.
(Bio written Steve Earles)
Shared Stage w/:
Lord Dying, Wild Throne, Griever, Terrifier, Nylithia, Neck of the Woods, Saints of Death, Assimilation, Stab Twist Pull, XUL, WTCHDR, Hashteroid, M16, Mortillery, The Weir, Riftwalker, Waingro, Brass, Bushwhacker, Seer, Expain, Craters, Dead Ranch, Obsidian, Unbeheld, The Mountain Man, Evilosity, and many more
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