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Tag Archives: Ecstatic Vision

Metal By Numbers 4/20: Sales in reverse

Posted by on April 20, 2017

    Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Blah blah happy 4/20 bro blah blah. We don’t have a whole bunch of doom/stoner bands on the debut list this week, though the two that are present are particularly good […]

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Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats announce openers

Posted by on August 3, 2015

Ruby the Hatchet and Ecstatic Vision are going on a road trip with their creepy Uncle Acid. What we’re trying to say is that the two Philly bands will be the openers for Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats’ tour that kicks off next month.

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Cruise the Astral Plane with Ecstatic Vision

Posted by on July 16, 2015

After A Life Once Lost broke up in 2013, soon after the release of Ecstatic Trance the year before, guitarist Doug Sabolick formed psychedelic rock / metal band Ecstatic Vision with former ALOL drummer Jordan Crouse. Their debut album came earlier this month on Relapse Records, and now the band just released a 13 minute music video for the song “Astral […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/8: July burns red

Posted by on July 8, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So, I made an oopsie last week; I listed the numbers for the new August Burns Red and Refused albums when, in actuality, they were pre-order numbers that sometimes appear. The numbers you’re seeing […]

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An Ecstatic Vision arises from A Life Once Lost

Posted by on May 7, 2015

We ran into Doug Sabolick, formerly of A Life Once Lost, last year at a show, and he gave us a CD from his new project, Ecstatic Vision. It was one song, and it couldn’t have been more of a departure from his former band, trading in the Meshuggah-like rhythms of ALOL for psychedelia, it […]

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Enslaved streaming In Times just in time

Posted by on March 2, 2015

Enslaved have already released two songs online, which is one third of their new album, In Times. Due out March 10th in the US, this will be the band’s 13th album, and it’s streaming in its entirety below. This new album is their first full-length since 2012s RIITIIR. Co-founding guitarist Ivar Bjørnson said this of the brand new album: “I […]

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Enslaved get gloomy with One Thousand Years of Rain

Posted by on February 27, 2015

Enslaved have posted a lyric video for the song, “One Thousand Years Of Rain” from their latest album In Times which comes out March 9th. This version of the song is a edited, shorter version than what you’ll hear on the actual album. Said guitarist & composer Ivar Bjørnson on the bands’ 13th album: “I was so deep into the songs and ideas […]

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Enslaved touring US in early 2015

Posted by on December 16, 2014

If a new Enslaved album wasn’t enough great news, the band has also announced a US tour in early 2015 with Yob and Ecstatic Vision. Said guitarist Ivar Bjørnson. “Announcing the release of our new album In Times at the same time as a North American tour, both in early March 2015, makes for one hell of an […]

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Relapse Records joyously sign Ecstatic Vision

Posted by on September 3, 2014

Ecstatic Vision, a band half-made of former A Life Once Lost members, have signed with Relapse Records. Said vocalist and guitarist Doug Sabolick,  “We are currently recording our debut album at various studios around Philly. The album is a great mix of trance inducing primitive African tribal meets heavy psych a la Hawkwind.  We are stoked to […]

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