The Gorge is here: its full-length debut, Prehistoric Relapse, gets an official release tomorrow night at the Firebird at a show the band will headline. In this week's feature, Ryan Wasoba examines the band, its disparate influences (Coltrane, Stravinsky and Refused, to name three), and its long-standing pursuit of heaviness. You can stream the album through a Bandcamp player below; be sure to buy a copy at the show tomorrow.
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