Voices From Corners Unknown, Ep. 7 (Solstice, Zalys, Apostle)

In episode seven we discuss the gargantuan third odyssey White Horse Hill from epic doom metal quintet Solstice, the frigid and isolate expanses traversed in Zalys’s Fragments of Life, and Shallow Graves, the pulverizing debut EP from Marietta-based chaotic hardcore trio, Apostle.

Thank you so much for listening and your continued support. Let us know what you think about each of these releases below and please feel free to leave us some album suggestions for future episodes.

1. Solstice - White Horse Hill

Genre: Epic Doom Metal
Label: Self-released (with physical distribution through Iron Bonehead Productions, Invictus Productions, and Dark Descent Records)
From: U.K.
Album Credits (per Solstice’s page):

“Paul Kearns – Vocals
Rich Walker – Guitars
Andy Whittaker – Guitars
Ian Buxton – Bass
Rick Budby – Drums”

2. Zalys - Fragments of Life

Genre: Space Ambient / Dark Ambient / Drone
Label: Self-released
From: France
Album Description (per Zalys’s page):

“Another sequel for our favorite space wanderer seeking for signs of life. Fragments of Life is the result of what he found in deep space. Each track can be associated to a fragment in which remain different forms of life. Each track has its own atmosphere and its own soundscape.”

3. Apostle - Shallow Graves

Genre: Chaotic Hardcore / Hardcore Punk
Label: Self-released
From: Marietta, Georgia
Album Description (per Apostle’s website):

“Apostle is a chaotic hardcore band from Marietta, GA,  a suburb of Atlanta. Founded in 2017, the band’s lineup consists of Evan Price, Maurice White, and Cameron Austin. In January 2018, Apostle released their first EP, Shallow Graves with plans for a full-length in the near future. Their music is characterized by noise-driven atmospheres, haunting vocals, and persistent, dynamic contrasts [bio].”

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