Portland, Oregon doom/sludge titans NORSKA
— who feature in their ranks members of YOB
— are set to unleash their debut release on September 18 via Brutal Panda Records
. The five-song, 40-minute eponymous debut was recorded by Adam Bradley Pike
, RED FANG
) at Toadhouse Studios
in the band’s hometown. Mixing heavy, meditative riffs and a thundering rhythm section with psychedelic flourishes, NORSKA
prove they are true masters of their craft.
In other news, NORSKA
has lined up a September tour with the mighty YOB
, with whom they share bassist Aaron Rieseberg.