Just out today is the collaboration I did with Wilt.It's a double CD called "The Trough of Armageddon" and there is an additional cassette called "Poisoned Sleep/Broken" that features two additional long tracks. It's nearly 3 hours of music all together. James likes to say this record was 20 years in the making. We've known … Continue reading The Trough of Armageddon
Today I release The first new gruntsplatter full length since "The Aberrant Laboratory" came out in 2006. The new record is called "Dowsing in the Cancer Lands" and came out on my own Crionic Mind. It's 12 tracks, 70 minutes of dark noise ambient, or whatever you like to call what I do. It's available … Continue reading Dowsing In The Cancer Lands
In anticipation of the two new CD's imminent arrival I created a Crionic Mind Bandcamp page you can check out here. The page features all of the digital releases from the past couple years, and physical copies of the CD's I still have some copies of from the first go round. I still have a … Continue reading Crionic Mind on Bandcamp
"Primordial Shadows" is a collaboration between Theta and The Corvidae Cabal. It came out today on Total Division Records through their Bandcamp. There are 12 physical copies that come as a CDR with an etched stone. It's also available digitally. I will get it added to The Corvidae Cabal Bandcamp site soon. I want to … Continue reading Primordial Shadows
A bit of a news round up... I have finished recording a new gruntsplatter record. It's called "Dowsing In The Cancer Lands" and I'll be pressing it on CD myself under Crionic Mind. Limited to 300 and also available digitally. Expected Spring, it will go to press as soon as I have the art sorted. … Continue reading On the horizon
Dragging The Rivers of Sleep is finally available. Fall of Nature released it in December, and I received my copies a few days ago. This record collects 12 tracks of rare and unreleased material from 1999-2015, and was all mastered/remastered by Thomas Garrison in 2016. The idea for this started way back in 2013 I … Continue reading Dragging The Rivers Of Sleep
This release explores the process the mind goes through at the end of life to prepare for transitioning into what comes next.
My wife Nora, who had been living with cancer for 6+ years, passed away 3 weeks ago.
Back in May of this year, James Keeler (Wilt) proposed the idea of a collaboration. I released one of Wilt's early albums, "Wither" on Crionic Mind, and always kind of felt like we'd probably end up doing something together at some point. Now, essentially 20 years later, we are. He sent a bunch of sounds … Continue reading Wilt and Gruntsplatter Collaboration
The good folks at Noisextra Podcast discuss Grunstplatter's Pest Maiden release in their latest episode. In addition to diving deep into the sounds, the episode includes an interview with me as well as additional thoughts from Jonathan Canady (Deathpile/Angel of Decay) and Phil Blankenship (Troniks/The Cherry Point). In addition to focusing on Pest Maiden we … Continue reading Noisextra Podcast