The Host – ‘IX’ Vinyl

$35.97

The origins of Host, the new project featuring Paradise Lost vocalist Nick Holmes and guitarist Greg Mackintosh, do not trace back to their 1999 album bearing the same name but instead to the West Yorkshire music clubs of the mid-to-late 1980s.

While Holmes and Mackintosh were already certified heavy metal fanatics (“metal thrashing mad” as Holmes equates), they were equally drawn to the New Wave and Goth music scenes. The pounding rhythms, sublime melodies, and undercurrent of darkness drew them in, creating immediate earworms and a desire to delve further.

Holmes and Mackintosh’s soon-to-be burgeoning career as pioneering Gothic doom metallers in Paradise Lost may have cast this fix to the side, but the sounds and aura never left them. In fact, it only grew stronger with each passing decade.

Their debut foray, ‘IX,’ is an eclectic, stirring collection of songs that forges a unified front of darkness that is interwoven with orchestration and textures.

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Additional information

Weight 1.01 lbs
Dimensions 12.32 × 12.32 × 0.31 in
Item

176759

Artist

The Host

Country

England

Genre

Gothic darkwave

Recorded

N/A

Producer

N/A

Label

Nuclear Blast Records

Released

February 24, 2023

Language

English

Type

Vinyl

Color

Ocean blue, black marbled

Tracklist

01. Wretched Soul
02. Tomorrow’s Sky
03. Divine Emotion
04. Hiding From Tomorrow
05. A Troubled Mind
06. My Only Escape
07. Years of Suspicion
08. Inquisition
09. Instinct

Time

–:–:–

Care

Dry storage

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The Host - ‘IX’
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