Migration

by Giza

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Kroagnon
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Kroagnon Few bands manage to stand out these days in the extremely crowded world of the stoner metal scene. Giza make it look easy though, replacing Electric Wizard influences with a more rhythmic, mysterious, almost folk-like quality. I would like to make a distinction somewhere between Psychedelic Metal and Stoner Metal, citing this as part of the former rather than the latter, but i have no idea where i would start. Very good. Very Distinctive. Very heavy. 8.5/10 Favorite track: Strawberry Caviar.
Maxime
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Maxime So loud it could cause earthquake. Instrumental slude heavyness. Kinda remind me of Conan, without the vocals, with a touch of Pelican. Great great great album.
Zhakathoom
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Zhakathoom I hereby dub Giza the lords of the ethereal crushing. The heraldic lead butterflies of Doom. The magnificent weavers of arachnid concrete. And I bow to their greatness!
Giza has always paved their musical pathways with the heaviest and most crushing stones, but with Migration I feel they lift the attention to the vistas as well and tell the entire journey as an encompassing saga of hair-raising quality and proportion. 4 tracks? It feels like a lot more but still leaves you craving more. The Giza universe is unfolding with every release like a slowmo Big Bang and I'm left in awe at the spectacle. Loving this! Favorite track: March Of The High Priests.
Azazel ♒ 7293
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Azazel ♒ 7293 This is the soundtrack of a planet being destroyed by dudes in black clothing under the influence of LSD. Seriously thought I've been slapped by a comet or something! Favorite track: Strawberry Caviar.
Scumbag
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Scumbag Okay, it's the third album and I'm sure all us listeners of previous Giza material know what to expect. Fortunately they throw in a little treat in the form of vocals (performed ear-pleasingly) which break up the potential monotony of the 13+ minute sludge marathon that is the album's closing track. Favorite track: March Of The High Priests.
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Recorded and Mixed by Matt Bayles.
Recorded at London Bridge Studio in Seattle, WA.
Mixed at Red Room in Seattle, WA.

Art by Shepard Hall at Deadbug Design.
Layout by Ryan Frederiksen.

Additional Guitars on Hashteroid by Bryce Shoemaker.
Vocals on March Of The High Priests by Irene Barber.

credits

released August 1, 2015

Richard Burkett - Guitar
Steve Becker - Bass
Justin Rodda - Drums

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Giza Seattle, Washington

GIZA is an instrumental apocalyptic sludge metal band from Seattle, WA.

"Future Ruins" January 2013 CD / Digital
"I Am The Ocean, I Am The Sea" April 2014 Digital
"Migration"
August 2015
12" Vinyl / Digital


GIZA is Steve, Richard, and Justin.
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