Heavy-slow duo BISMUTH have announced their signing to Prosthetic Records, alongside confirmation of a run of tour dates for the new year.
The Nottingham, UK-based two-piece, consisting of Tanya Byrne (bass/ vocals) and Joe Rawlings (drums) released their latest album to great critical acclaim in 2018. The Slow Dying Of The Great Barrier Reef is a two track opus, with the title track clocking in at a hefty 32 minutes. The band has toured consistently with the likes of Primitive Man and Vile Creature as well as performing at festivals such as Roadburn and Supersonic.
Of their signing to the US label, Tanya comments:
“We are excited to share that we will working with Prosthetic Records and they will be releasing our music going forward. We are heading into the studio later next year to record album number three!”
E.J. Johantgen of Prosthetic Records adds: “There’s such a rich seam of heavy underground talent in the UK at the moment – and Bismuth are a band that caught our eye for their distinctiveness and passion. We’re really looking forward to working with Tanya and Joe, and supporting them as we see where this journey takes us.”
BISMUTH are currently writing material for their next album, which will be recorded in 2020 and released via Prosthetic. The band will perform at Roadburn 2020 alongside now-labelmates Vile Creature in a specially commissioned collaborative performance under the banner A Hymn Of Loss And Hope. BISMUTH have also just announced a UK and Ireland run of dates for January – full dates can be found below.
BISMUTH w/ Body Void
January 9 – Stuck On A Name, Nottingham, UK
January 10 – Bello Bar, Dublin, IE
January 11 – Fred Zeppelin’s , Cork, IE
January 12 – The Kazimier Garden Stockroom, Liverpool, UK
January 14 – Nice and Sleazy’s, Glasgow, UK
January 15 – Henry’s Cellar Bar, Edinburgh, UK
January 16 – The Station, Birmingham, UK
January 17 – The Old England, Bristol, UK
January 18 – The Black Heart, London, UK (Matinee show)