EVEN HELL HAS ITS HEROES: DIRECTOR CLYDE PETERSEN IS RAISING MONEY

Director Clyde Petersen is raising money through t-shirt sales to pay for the audio mix and color correction of Even Hell has its Heroes. 

Richey Beckett designed these beautiful t-shirts to celebrate the upcoming Earth film. They feature portraits of…

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EG INTERVIEWS #8: EARTH

In 2019 Earth celebrate their 30th year anniversary as a band. Before their show in Berlin, we talked with Dylan Carlson and Adrienne Davies about “Full Upon Her Burning Lips”. The latest Earth full-length, focusses on the humanity of Carlson…

Lighter And Heavier: ADRIENNE DAVIES of Earth Interview // The Brooklyn Rail

(via The Brooklyn Rail)

Adrienne Davies is one of two permanent members of Earth, a Seattle band formed in 1989 by Dylan Carlson and credited with inventing ambient metal—a contradiction that caught on and evolved into the doom genre associated with groups like Boris and Sunn 0))). When Earth re-emerged following Carlson’s recovery from addiction after 2000, his guitar playing confessed a tender spot for the gothic moments of American country music. In its second life, the band evoked the cinema of Ennio Morricone, the hypnotic savagery of Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian, any Western with a sad and bloody ending. As striking was the addition of a new drummer in a band known to use machine programming in lieu of live percussion. With her unnatural restraint and stark rhythm patterns, Davies enhanced Earth’s geologic pace. Earth has since continued to expand on its meditative approach to hard rock, but 2019’s Full Upon Her Burning Lips promises an outlook sunnier than what the band’s followers have come to expect. On a recent tour, Davies spoke with me about the new album, her hybrid drum kit, the physical and mental challenges of playing at glacial tempos, and Earth’s fanbase—including a few doom-loving domesticates