Dallas-based blackened crust band Wildspeaker will release upcoming album, “Spreading Adder,” on June 23rd via Prosthetic Records. The blistering 11 track album offers a non-stop grind of driving riffs and thick, weighty atmosphere.
Thematically and lyrically, “Spreading Adder” focuses on the resilience of nature and downfall of human civilization. Check out new track “Cinders” below.
Vocalist Natalie Kahan says, “‘Cinders’ is about the anxiety and unease of changing states. Ultimately, we are still able to burn after the chaos around us cools. The song starts out pummeling fast then becomes punishing and slow. There are a lot of dark layers and tension to ‘Cinders’ that’ll make you clench your teeth.”
Wildspeaker consists of Kahan, guitarists Nelson Favela and Zak Pitts, bassist Garry Brents (Cara Neir), and drummer Ricky Rivera. Self-produced in Brents’ home studio, Spreading Adder will be released on LP, CD and all digital formats. Pre-orders are online here.
1. Apparent Death
2. Spreading Adder
6. False Mourning
7. One Sinking Stone
9. Still Life
10. Petrified Forest
Wildspeaker will head out on a U.S. tour just two days prior to release date and is set continue touring throughout the rest of the year.
6/21 Dover, NH @ Red Alert Skate
6/22 Providence, RI @ Firehouse 13
6/23 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bazaar*
6/24 Baltimore, MD @ Sidebar*
6/25 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Millcreek*
6/26 Cleveland, OH @ The Foundry
6/27 Indianapolis, IN @ Showroom Studios
6/28 Milwaukee, WI @ Quarters Rock and Roll Palace
6/29 Cincinnati, OH @ North Side Yacht Club
6/30 Dayton, OH @ Hank’s Pub
7/01 Pittsburgh, PA @ Black Forge Coffee House
7/02 Allentown, PA @ Good Weekend
7/03 Washington, DC @ Slash Run
7/04 Richmond, VA @ 25 Watts
7/05 Charlotte, NC @ The Station