Psalm 88 – Album Cover Art

I’ve been using a version of this image for my Psalm 88 blog posts. It’s a photo I took in my back yard. When I look at it I see something growing where nothing should be growing – on a rock. It’s a picture of solitude and emotion, much like what the author of Psalms 88 could have been expressing.

Normally when you think of industrial music, you think of machines and man-made grime. But not today. Today it is the beauty of nature.

Psalm 88: Vocal Recording Complete

Today I wrapped up the vocal recording. Listening to it again right now, I can hear a number of different influences. I’m thinking of Mortal’s 2nd full album, Fathom. Fathom is an incredible album.

There’s some definite tones there from Lusis as well, and you can listen to it on Amazon Prime Music. Distortion, smoothing out the vocals, along with heavy guitars.

Tough stuff. Next on the agenda: creative editing.

Psalm 88 – Chorus is Now Solid, Heavy Hitting

Today I finally chose a direction for the vocals on the chorus of this song. It went from Led Zeppelin to Skinny Puppy to Rage Against the Machine. In the end I went with something a little different, tapping into my punk rock roots. The chorus breaks down pretty hard, like an industrial hard core breakdown. It’s vicious. Can’t wait to share it with everyone.

In the meanwhile, here’s something else rather vicious to listen to.

Destruction Falls (The Title Track)

Don’t Run for Shelter in the Shadows. #ShadowsFall

Shadow Shelter – Destruction Falls

Shadow Shelter is an offensive song to a lot of people. If you’re offended easily, don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Mohammed can’t save you, he’s a another false god.
Mother Mary can’t save you, she’s another false god.
Joseph Smith can’t save you, he’s another false god.
There’s not a man that can save you, he’s another false god.

Don’t run for shelter in the shadows.
Shadows fall.

Buda can’t save you, he’s another false god.
Charles Darwin can’t save you, he’s another false god.
Mother earth can’t save you, she’s another false god.
Forward thinking can’t save you, you’re another false god.

1 John 4:1-3

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already.

New Track Update: Psalm 88, Read the Lyrics

I made some real progress today on the new track titled Psalm 88. Lyrics are finished. Vocal recording has begun. I wanted to share the lyrics with you tonight. They are, subject to change of course.

Catch up on the song’s history here.

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