Earthbound

by BISON

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    12" - 45 RPM Colour in Colour 180 gram vinyl
    gold inside transparent deep purple vinyl
    Limited to 283.
    Will ship third week in April or sooner.

    American orders will be sent from the USA as media mail hence the cheaper shipping price.
    Canada Post is super nasty some days.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Earthbound via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 14 days
    edition of 250 

      $20 USD or more 

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    New artwork from Victoria-based Anishinaabe artist Mike Alexander, this release has been out of print for the last 10 years.
    Crank it loud af!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Earthbound via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 14 days

      $10 USD or more 

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Label guy say "black is beautiful" so here it is...180 gram - 45 RPM 12" slab of monstrous riffage for the ages.
    This is strictly from the label and limited to 100 copies.
    WE WILL NEVER REPRESS THIS AT THIS WEIGHT OR COLOUR AGAIN!!!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Earthbound via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 14 days
    edition of 80 

      $30 USD or more 

    You own this  

     

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about

Originally released by Forest Records - FR001

"While the band certainly became heavier and slightly more progressive with the following two albums “Quiet Earth” and “Dark Ages,” the fact remains the same: “Earthbound” is a beast. Tracks like “Stokasaurus” deliver a knockout punch right out of the gate with its low end tones and aggressive riffing. Unconventional strum patterns also add to the chaos and really make you miss the welcoming brutality of a mosh pit. “Wartime” is yet another speedy, thick, and technical Bison track that is phenomenal in both its atmosphere and just overall metal mastery. Not only are those songs insanely heavy, but melody and Bison are also two things that go hand in hand. But not in the same way that other metal bands combine melody into their sound. “The Curse” is an awesome example of Bison’s injection of melody into the song’s filthy rock riffing and ever so slight clean vocal style. When all is said and done, every song on “Earthbound” is fantastic.

While “Earthbound” has been sold out for a while now, and only 1100 copies of the record were ever printed, it is available online and is well worth the purchase. From end to end this debut album features some of the most abrasive, sludgy heavy metal out there and is highly recommended for anyone looking for a modern metal beat down with an old school vibe. It may not be as magical as experiencing it live and in the flesh, but it is damn near close."
-Metal Underground

www.metalunderground.com/reviews/details.cfm?releaseid=4140

credits

released April 20, 2018

BISON 2007 line-up
Brad McKinnon-Drums
Dan And-Vocals and guitars
James Farwell-Vocals and guitars
Masa Anzai-Bass guitar

Recorded in March 2007 at The Hive Creative Labs in March 2007 by Jesse Gander.

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