TAR065 Fistula – Longing For Infection
“The smell that wafted through the cell promised such a good time. It had been worth throwing in yesterday’s brake fluid, the bubbling became so loud I had to hide it in my coughing fits. I have plenty of those.
“Tomorrow, it should be done by tomorrow.” C-boy was getting tense, it really needed to deliver. This was the third ese that was sent by today, fuck. I remember what they did to Lil’ Dutch. Did his name proud, in the end. Don’t get high on your own supply? I need to deliver. I need to know. I need to go.
The wailing of the sirens mixed with the cries of the CO’s, and goddamn me if I didn’t wake up covered in blood. C-boy had been passing down jaunts he must have been hoarding forever. “Gimme sip, bro!” I handed him the plastic container. I feel like a fucking million. I can ignore the itching for now. I’ll have one of them scratch it for me. Fuck.”
Long-running Ohio volume abusers, FISTULA have released their latest album Longing For Infection. The scathing follow-up to the band’s critically-adored 2014 sludge opus, Vermin Prolificus, Longing For Infection was recorded and engineered by Dave Johnson (Midnight, Incantation, Soulless) and features the return of FISTULA founding member Bahb Branca on second guitar, furthering the band’s already torrid brand of sonic violence.
Ohio’s FISTULA was forged in 1998 by musical partners-in-crime Corey Bing and Bahb Branca. Over the years, FISTULA has released a seemingly endless barrage of studio albums and split EPs through numerous lineup changes featuring the creative talents of bands such as –(16)-, Sloth, Hemdale, The Disease Concept, Accept Death, and so many others. FISTULA is a band that is impossible to categorize, combining elements of remedial sludge, hardcore and a proverbial “bad case of the Mondays.” Nearing two decades of ear bleeding, FISTULA remains the kings of doomed-out “miserycore.”
2015 saw the band at its creative peak, headlining the Het Patronaat stage at Roadburn Festival and recording the Destitute demo as well as the new full studio album Longing For Infection. Aside from Roadburn, FISTULA recently played the Haunted Hotel 13th Anniversary Fest as well as the Berserker III Fest. FISTULA will return to Europe (Bloodshed Festival) in October 2016 to bring their ultimate onslaught of pure, unbridled hatred, and negativity. FISTULA will release another full-length this Fall coinciding with the tour on Totem Cat Records. Entitled The Shape Of Doom To Cumm ))), the record will feature guest guitarist David Szulkin from Blood Farmers and Church Of Misery.
Edition of 200 cassettes
150 gangrene purple tapes
50 infection green tapes (only available on tour)