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Jamie Saint Merat - Ulcerate - Shrines of Paralysis - Drum Tracking + Tour Dates
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 18:44

Jamie Saint Merat and Ulcerate’s Shrines Of Paralysis is a flawless continuation of the band's signature sonic philosophy, spanning eight tracks of forward-thinking death metal, incorporating a wider range of styles and ideas than ever before. Influences both within and beyond metal abound: organic, inventive phrasings and novel compositional techniques round-out a thundering package of death, doom, and black metal stylings.

Video on YouTube:

As is characteristic of the band, Shrines Of Paralysis is about much more than just the music. The production, themes, and atmosphere all shape Ulcerate's music, and help guide the way through a highly evocative palette of dark and light passages, subtly dramatic rhythmic manipulation, and unparalleled technical heaviness. The band's most cohesive and powerful release to date.

You can purchase the new album 'Shrines Of Paralysis' here:

This video is raw drum tracking, no editing / fixing / quantisation. Sample enhancement for kick drums only (50/50 blend of mic + sample). Audio mix is drum-specific, sans-vocals.

Gear list:

Drums - Pearl Masters BCX

14x5.5" snare

2x 22x18" bass drums

10x8", 12x9" rack toms

14x14", 16x16" floor toms

All Pearl hardware

Cymbals - Meinl

20" Byzance Brilliant China

18" MB8 China 

08" Byzance Brilliant Splash

10" Soundcaster Fusion Splash

16" Byzance Brilliant Medium Thin Crash

19" Classics Custom Dark Crash

14" Classics Custom Dark Hihats

12" Byzance Traditional Mini-Hats

20" Byzance Jazz Sweet Ride

22" MB20 Heavy Bell Ride

08" Classics High Bell

08" Classics Low Bell

Axis pedals, Evans heads, Vater sticks, Shure Mics.

Jamie endorses Meinl Cymbals, Pearl drums and Axis pedals.

Tour Dates - ULCERATE w/ Zhrine & Phobocosm:

11/02/2016 Complex - Los Angeles, CA

11/03/2016 Elbo Room - San Francisco, CA

11/04/2016 Panic Room - Portland, OR

11/05/2016 Highline - Seattle, WA

11/06/2016 Astoria - Vancouver, BC

11/07/2016 The Golden Bull - Oakland, CA

11/09/2016 Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA

11/10/2016 Yucca Tap Room - Tempe, AZ

11/11/2016 Mesa Music Hall - El Paso, TX

11/12/2016 Limelight - San Antonio, TX

11/13/2016 Acadia Bar - Houston, TX

11/14/2016 Reno's Chop Shop - Dallas, TX

11/15/2016 Siberia - New Orleans, LA

11/16/2016 Atlantic - Gainesville, FL

11/17/2016 The Brass Mug - Tampa, FL

11/18/2016 529 - Atlanta, GA

11/19/2016 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA

11/20/2016 Metro Gallery - Baltimore, MD

11/22/2016 Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA

11/23/2016 Great Scott - Boston, MA

11/24/2016 Piranha Bar - Montreal, QC

11/25/2016 Coalition - Toronto, ON

11/26/2016 Corktown Tavern - Detroit, MI

11/27/2016 Reggies - Chicago, IL

11/28/2016 The Smiling Moose - Pittsburgh, PA

11/29/2016 Saint Vitus Bar - Brooklyn, NY


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