Dark Songs Of The Prairie, the first full-length album
from Denver's ACROSS TUNDRAS, holds eight portraits of heavy
majesty carved out of massive syrup riffage and spacious melodies.
It's almost like hearing some mysterious 70's country rock outfit
thawed out and refitted with mighty amplification, sludgecore
tempos, and shoegazey shimmer that conjures up visions of the wide
open prairies and looming mountains of the band's home territory.
As weighty as the melodic heaviness coming from the from the whole
"post-metal" camp, but coming from a different place altogether,
ACROSS TUNDRAS draw a tangential line from Neil Young to HUM to
NEUROSIS, and unleash a powerful new statement of rustic, crushing
Americana. Features former members of Sioux Falls, SD post-hardcore
outfits SPIRIT OF VERSAILLES and EXAMINATION OF THE...