zhOra release ‘Infernal Liturgy’ single as free download ahead of tonight’s album launch Dublin show!

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Irish sludge powerhouse zhOra have released the latest single ‘Infernal Liturgy’ for free download ahead of their headline tour which starts today with a headline show in Dublin’s On The Rox venue. More details below;


The track is taken from forthcoming sophomore album Ethos, Pathos, Logos which is released on 27 October.

Download ‘Infernal Liturgy‘ for FREE via this link.

Vocalist Colin Bolger comments: “Infernal Liturgy takes place right in the middle of the story. It deals with our main character “Riverchrist” and how he convinces a group of desperate tribespeople to resort to cannibalism and devour each other. We like to think of it as our demented death metal ballad.

It’s slimy yet angular and features our drummer Tom spitting a glorious vocal rhythm with some genuine venom. We took director Zoe Kavanagh, her camera crew and a group of our oldest friends to the forest for a few days in September and shot a mad new video which will be debuting soon. We used fake limbs, fire and skulls, lots of mushrooms, not enough cans and 27 litres of fake blood. Things got weird and sticky just the way we like it and the result is a real horror show.”

Over the span of six years, zhOra have quickly become one of the most recognisable names in the burgeoning Irish metal scene. In this time the band has released one EP Feet Nailed to the Ground (2011) and their debut LP Almaz (2013), both releases garnering huge praise within the scene. Now in 2017, the band is set to undertake the next stage in their journey, Ethos, Pathos, Logos.

zhOra album cover

In the only predictable aspect of the band’s sonic trajectory, Ethos, Pathos, Logos finds the band once again putting themselves under their own microscope and refining their approach. With a lush cover designed by acclaimed Visionary Artist Jake Kobrin, (see above) the record is zhOra’s first back-to-back concept album, an hour-long journey through past lives and cannibalism.

Pre-orders for Ethos, Pathos, Logos are available now via BigCartel, iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Catch zhOra throughout October starting with their show in the Irish capital tonight with special guests Ten Ton Slug, Jenova and Call To Arms. For more information on tonight’s show, please contact EHT Promotions.

October 20 – On The Rox, Dublin
October 21 – The Poor Relation, Cork
October 27 – Central Arts, Waterford
October 28 – Fozzys, Clonmel
October 29 – Siege of Limerick

Find out more about the band via the links below;
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Oran O’Beirne