As reported recently, PHILM, the power trio featuring Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, will release their debut album ‘Harmonic’ on May 15. Now, they’ve announced a record release show that same night at the Viper Room in Los Angeles.
PHILM have also scheduled a live video chat with fans on May 1. Lombardo, Pancho Tomaselli (War) and Gerry Nestler (Civil Defiance) will take fan questions via live video chat that day at 4pm eastern onYowie.com.
“When people hear about my involvement in PHILM, they automatically assume that it will compare to Slayer’s sound,” explains Lombardo. “They couldn’t be more different. I have scaled down my drum set to a four-piece, reminiscent of the drummers from the late ’60s that influenced me. Each song is unique in itself, I like to refer to it as ‘rhythmic emotion.’ It’s almost like taking all the heavy songs of the ’60s and bringing that era to a modern plateau, then blending them with the modern trance and psychedelic sounds of today.”
Lombardo also produced the album, and said the songwriting and recording process with PHILM was different than his previous experiences.
“We decided to record ‘Harmonic’ in the intimate setting of a home, with various vintage recording equipment. ” says Lombardo on the band’s debut album. “The music was written collectively in an improvisational manner, unlike the majority of recordings I’ve done before. This was very important given this is my first recording where I’m carrying the title of producer and performer. The album achieves a dense, unholy convergence of tones and discords. We also touch on haunting, desolate, ambient sounds. Our music tends to be written in a manner where we never know the outcome until we listen back to what we recorded. A ‘Harmonic’ journey.”
As to what Lombardo’s other band Slayer is up to, the band’s guitarist Kerry King recently revealed to Loudwire that they are working on a new album. Slayer will also be part of this summer’s Mayhem Festival.
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