The New York band Vaura play a warped, heady strain of metal, one that incorporates bits and pieces of black metal, post-rock, and prog, melting them all into one singular brooding sludge. The band includes members of bands like Gorguts, Dysrhythmia, and Kayo Dot but doesn’t sound too much like any of them. Their debut album Selenelion, mixed by Krallice’s Colin Marston, is out later this month, and we’ve got a download of the album track “Drachma,” as well as a trailer for the album and a list of the band’s upcoming shows. It’s all after the jump.
2/18 – Brooklyn, NY @ The Knitting Factory (with Junius & O’Brother)
3/14 – New York, NY @ Home Sweet Home
3/31 – Brooklyn, NY @ Public Assembly (with Deafheaven & Alcest)
4/20 – New York, NY @ The Stone
Selenelion is out 2/28 on Wierd.