BOTANIST - Paleobotany [2-CD ARTBOOK]

€32.90*

This product will be released on 17 May 2024

Product number: EM00154527
Product information "BOTANIST - Paleobotany [2-CD ARTBOOK]"
2CD Book Edition (hardcover, 18x18cm, 60 pages) incl. liner notes, lyrics, drawings, photos, bonus CD, (500 copies available).

On their twelfth full-length "Paleobotany", BOTANIST take us back more than 70 million years to a time when dinosaurs ruled the planet and early forests began to turn to coal. Before the age of giants ended in flames with the apocalyptic impact of the Chicxulub asteroid, many plants also grew much larger than their descendants that we know today. "Paleobotany" comes with all the trademark characteristics that set BOTANIST apart from all other metal acts on this planet. Lyrically, the band from San Francisco, CA revolves around species of plants – in a clean break from the usual genre stereotypes like Satan, dragons, and booze. Their music clearly has its foundation anchored in 'metal', but instead of 6-string guitars the Americans use 110-string hammered dulcimers. To the confused horror of traditionalists, BOTANIST fit these percussion-stringed folk instruments with magnetic pickups and distort them through various perverse means that range from amplifiers via analogue tape to digital manipulation. The resulting sound is as unique as spectacular. BOTANIST's continuing sonic evolution began at an audible Nordic black metal shaped point of entry. The band soon developed a more open, avant-garde style, leading towards a growing complexity. On "Paleobotany", the Californians have shed some of the more convoluted progressive elements in favour of more song-oriented arrangements that are still rich in details and surprises, which is enhanced through the album being mixed by renowned Swedish producer Fredrik Nordström (DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, AT THE GATES) at Studio Fredman. BOTANIST are a unique band. "Paleobotany" expands their dark green sonic range of an avant-garde metal sound into a more accessible and dynamic sonic experience. When quadruped giants walked the earth, plants were already there and they will still be here when mankind has gone back to stardust. BOTANIST win their musical future by travelling millions of years into the past with "Paleobotany"!

Tracklist:
01. Aristolochia
02. When Forests Turned to Coal
03. Magnolia
04. Archaeamphora
05. The Impact That Built the Amazon
06. Sigillaria
07. Strychnos Electri
08. Wollemia Nobilis
09. Dioon
10. Royal Protea

Bonus CD (artbook only)
01. Lampenflora
02. Xerophyte
03. Terraforming
04. The Beat That Rocked the Amazon
05. Teardrop
Artist: Botanist
Label/Manufacturer: Prophecy Productions
Genre: Post Black Metal

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