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LIGHT THIS CITY To Release First New Album in a Decade!

Posted by admin on Sep.27, 2017

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We are so excited to announced that LIGHT THIS CITY have reunited to record their first new LP in a decade! The band began in 2002 when best friends, vocalist Laura Nichol and drummer Ben Murray decided to start a melodic death metal project in the vein of At the Gates, Carcass, and In Flames. After the sparks were lit, the two soon wrote their debut 2003 full-length, The Hero Cycle, which quickly landed them a deal with Prosthetic Records, who would go on to release the band’s following three albums- 2005’s “Remains of the Gods”, 2006’s “Facing the Thousand”, and the band’s 2008’s swansong, “Stormchaser”…

In 2010, LIGHT THIS CITY played five final shows, the short tour titled “The Final Thrash Attack”, in which the band could celebrate the songs of “Stormchaser” and give the fans a bit of closure that they never received with the band’s sudden disappearance. In September of 2015, Darkest Hour requested that LIGHT THIS CITY play the San Francisco date of their 20th anniversary tour. The band quickly reunited within a few months to rehearse one final set that would celebrate the band’s four-album career. The show was absolutely one for the books, sparking the flame which lead the band to reunite.

LIGHT THIS CITY will enter Castle Ultimate Studios with Zack Ohren to record their fifth full-length LP in December. Murray’s own Creator-Destructor Records will be releasing the album in March of 2018; stand by for further updates to be released in the coming months. We have also launched a new line of LIGHT THIS CITY Merchandise, starting with two new t-shirts in our online store!

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WILDERNESS DREAM Announce “Paralysis Rise” EP!

Posted by admin on May.23, 2017

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We are incredibly excited to announce the release of WILDERNESS DREAM’s upcoming “Paralysis Rise” EP! Clocking in at just under 20 minutes, the 7 deadly new songs that comprise the band’s upcoming thrash assault retain the same intensity and urgency that characterized the band’s debut self-titled EP release, while boasting similar misanthropic, nihilistic lyrical content. However, the listener will quickly notice that WILDERNESS DREAM have eliminated most remaining melody and lingering punk influences and replaced them with a doubled-down violent dose of dissonant, razor-sharp riffs and unpredictable, chaotic song structures. Tracks like “Spiritual Predator” and “The Observer” see the band at their most blistering speeds yet, thundering through every chainsaw-driven riff and tortured lyric without looking back, leaving the listener zero time to take a breath. At the same time, songs like “Venom”, “Ghosts”, and “No Light” see WILDERNESS DREAM bringing the tempos down to more stomping, punishing grooves, rounding out the band’s second EP release with numerous unique and refreshing moments of sonic domination.

“Paralysis Rise” was recorded in February-April of 2017 with Scott Goodrich at Nu-Tone Studios in Pittsburgh, CA. The EP will be officially released on July 14th, 2017 via Creator-Destructor Records on 12″ EP Vinyl/Digital.

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“The Creator-Destructor Podcast” Returns!

Posted by admin on May.09, 2017

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It’s been a year since we went silent, but “The Creator-Destructor Podcast” is back in action! We did 12 episodes in 2016 with the likes of numerous righteous creative-types and bands (Darkest Hour, The Black Dahlia Murder, Murder By Death, etc), but a’las, the cruel hand of life caught up with us and the podcast got pushed to the side, but fear not! We are back with a renewed energy and sense of world domination, donned in new armor and ready to share all of our undeniably useless opinions to the masses, on just about anything and everything. You heard it here first people, the podcast is back with a vengeance and we plan on releasing an episode every week on Tuesdays!

I thought it was only appropriate to re-launch the podcast the way we launched it initially, with my best friend and bandmate, Laura Nichol – We talk for 2 hours about the new Heartsounds record, what’s been happening in our lives in the past year, and a shit-ton of other intensely fascinating topics. Some say that Laura and I have a “dynamic” that is rare, something only found in best friends (who used to be high-school sweethearts) who have also played in bands together their entire lives… Well, y’all can decide for yourselves. Regardless, it was a goddamn blast to setup the mics again and sit down with Ms. Nichol for two hours of friendshippppp. Give it a listen here!

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Facing the Thousand

Posted by admin on Sep.08, 2015

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PREORDER: Light This City “Facing the Thousand” 180g. LP

Posted by admin on Sep.08, 2015

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More awesome Vinyl Preorder news! Because of the great response to the reissuing of LIGHT THIS CITY’s “Stormchaser” Double LP, we are excited to announce that we will also be re-releasing the band’s acclaimed 3rd Full-Length, “Facing the Thousand” for the first time EVER on Vinyl!

None of LIGHT THIS CITY’s full-length releases have ever received a Vinyl Treatment, so Creator-Destructor is incredibly thrilled to bring this album to life as a 180g. Reissue in ‘Electric Blue’ Colored Vinyl w/ Splatter! This pressing is extremely limited to 250pcs, so get yours before they are gone! While the LP will be released in late 2015, preorders have begun through our online store, and are expected to go quickly, so don’t sleep on this one!

Pressing Info:
-250 Copies Pressed
-Single 180g LP, Colored Vinyl
-Digital Download NOT Included

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LIGHT THIS CITY Reunion + ‘Stormchaser’ Double LP Preorder

Posted by admin on Sep.01, 2015

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We are excited to announce that we will be releasing LIGHT THIS CITY’s 4th and Final 2008 LP, “Stormchaser” for the first time EVER on Vinyl! LIGHT THIS CITY came out of the Bay Area in 2002 and released 4 full-length albums on Prosthetic Records, finally disbanding in 2008. In that time, the band firmly established themselves as one of the country’s most exciting Melodic Death Metal bands. Featuring HEARTSOUNDS members Laura Nichol on Vocals and Ben Murray on Drums, this is definitely a must check-out for fans of Heavy Metal and HEARTSOUNDS alike! None of LIGHT THIS CITY’s full-length releases have ever received a Vinyl Treatment, so Creator-Destructor is incredibly thrilled to bring this album to life as a Double LP 180g. Vinyl Reissue! This pressing is extremely limited to 250pcs, so get yours before they are gone! While the Double-LP will be released in late 2015, preorders have begun through our online store, and are expected to go quickly, so don’t sleep on this one!

Furthermore, LIGHT THIS CITY has announced a one-off reunion show in San Francisco, CA on Sunday, November 8th @ The DNA Lounge alongside DARKEST HOUR, who will be headlining and celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band, as well as the 10 year anniversary of their ‘Undoing Ruin’ album, which they will be playing in full. Get stoked.

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Stormchaser

Posted by admin on Aug.31, 2015

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