The Seer, the new album from reconstituted NY postpunk drone-gods Swans, is a masterpiece of insane heaviness: 10 songs spread out over two hours, full of yelps and screeches and tribal thuds and cathartic builds and general evil. Closing track “The Apostate” is 23 minutes of clanging and banging, and the edited-down 10-minute version is still the heaviest headfuck you will hear all day. Download it below, and check out a trailer for the live-show DVD that comes with the special edition of The Seer.
- Swans – “The Apostate (Edit)”Download
The Seer is out 8/28 on Young God, and it will peel your whole face back.