New York City’s RUIN LUST has spent the better part of the last decade spreading a drape of black violence across the dank basement corners of the deepest underground. Though temporarily dormant after their debut, the band returned with new music in 2019 with their Sacrifice album. And now, in 2020, the third RUIN LUST atrocity Choir Of Babel marks the band’s 20 Buck Spin debut, the label this week unveiling the record’s cover art, track listing, and lead single “Prison Of Sentient Horror” through all digital providers.
Thoroughly uncompromising and bestial, Choir Of Babel squanders no time on subtlety, laying waste with barbaric ferocity via a ruthless attack crafted not to disappear in a blur of forgettable noise but devastate with jagged menace and complexity. Visions of blood red bodies in mass graves, piles of broken skulls and decimated fields strewn with carrion pervades the war-like stench of death conducting this primal choir.
Whether one classifies this under the banner of death metal, black metal, war metal, or any other extreme metal subgenre, the suffocating savagery of RUIN LUST has no remorse for destruction left in its wake, only more cruelty. Recorded and mixed by Travis Bacon, mastered by Dan Lowndes at Resonance Sound Studio, and completed with artwork by the band, Choir Of Babel promises to be one of the harshest titles ever to be issued under the 20 Buck Spin banner.
Stream “Prison Of Sentient Horror” from Choir Of Babel at YouTube HERE, Bandcamp HERE, and through all digital platforms.
RUIN LUST’s Choir Of Babel will be released Friday the 13th of March on LP, CD, cassette, and digital via 20 Buck Spin. Fans of Revenge, Archgoat, Mylingar, Of Feather And Bone, Embrace Of Thorns, and Bestial Warlust, take note. Watch for physical preorders, additional audio from the album, and more to be issued.
RUIN LUST will perform live throughout 2020, leading with a set supporting Blood Incantation in Brooklyn on February 15th.
RUIN LUST Live:
2/15/2020 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY w/ Blood Incantation, Funeral Leech [info]