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King Woman / Created In The Image Of Suffering
Album:Created In The Image Of Suffering Collection:General
Artist:King Woman Added:Feb 2017
Label:Relapse Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-02-22 Pull Date:2017-04-26 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:Apr 9Apr 2Mar 12Feb 26

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 28, 2017:The Fuzz Deli
4.Mar 11, 2017:Music Casserole
2.Apr 08, 2017:Reckless Burning (The Wasteland)
5.Feb 25, 2017:Reckless Burning
3.Mar 31, 2017:Music Casserole
6.Feb 25, 2017:Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles

Album Review
DJ Aporia
Reviewed 2017-02-20 
Local! Originally a solo effort from Kristina Esfandiari (formerly of Whirr), King Woman has evolved into a full band that makes dense, droning shoegaze/doom metal. This release was recorded at the Atomic Garden in East Palo Alto and inspired by themes of religious and mental torment. It’s got a certain gloom that feels transcendent, tortured, and deeply human. Another great release from Relapse Records.

Related: Marriages, Chelsea Wolfe, True Widow ‘Avvolgere’

1. (1:09) Citios—The words “created in the image of suffering” looped over increasing noise.
2. (3:10) Utopia—Dense, urgent, evil.
3. (3:54) ** Deny—Brighter, more melodic, with echoing vocals.
4. (3:40) *** Shame—Languishing, dreamlike, desperate.
5. (7:59) **** Hierophant—Nostalgic, widescreen dream rock. Music for driving aimlessly as the sun sets.
6. (4:37) ** Worn—Hazy, pummeling, driving.
7. (6:16) Manna—Starts off like a church choir. Ripping guitars, melted voices.
8. (8:05) *** Hem—Slow, tortured, apocalyptic. Choral finish.

Track Listing
1.Citios 5.Hierophant
2.Utopia 6.Worn
3.Deny 7.Manna
4.Shame 8.Hem