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The River




United Kingdom - Active.

Description

Traditional Doom, Post-Metal/Post-Core

This mysterious group from the UK plays emotional and crushing music in the style of Warning. In their unusual and intense take on traditional doom, The River combines mountainous riffs and harsh feedback with depressive female vocals and deeply personal lyrics. Their newest work, Ez No Ozunu, sees them taking a lighter, instrumental approach. Very cynical, yet captivating music that lies close to the works of Patrick Walker (from 40 Watt Sun as well as Warning).

Discography

The Perry Rise Sessions1999NoneDemo
The River2001NoneDemo
Oneiric Dirges in Mono2003NoneDemo CD
Quercus/The River/Oktor Split2005Forestshadow ProductionsSplit CD
Different Ways To Be Haunted2005NoneDemo CD
Drawing Down The Sun2006RetributeCD
In Situ2011MiskatonicCD
En No Ozunu2013Self-releasedCD

Contact

info@doomriver.co.uk

Band Site
MySpace

Reviews

Oneiric Dirges in Mono (2003)
Quercus/The River/Oktor Split (2005)
Different Ways To Be Haunted (2005)
Drawing Down The Sun (2006)
In Situ (2011)
En No Ozunu (2013)

Misc

Drummer Jonathan Gibbs used to play for another UK traditional doom outfit Unsilence

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